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    A world of multiple detonators of global wars

    James Petras | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    WE FACE a world of multiple wars some leading to direct global power conflagrations and others that begin as regional conflicts but quickly spread to big power confrontations....

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    Yearning for independence, democracy

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    AROUND the fag end of the British rule in India, World War I and II broke out with a gap of only 20 years....

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    A tale of two cities

    Andrew Levine | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    HERE follows a tale of two cities — not, as in Dickens’s novel, Paris and London, but Paris and Madison, Wisconsin....

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    Can socialism save democracy?

    Theo Horesh | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    A CONSENSUS is emerging on the left that capitalism produces inequality, which leads to oligarchy, which undermines democracy, and paves the way to fascism; and only socialism can save democracy, because it can break the oligarchy, which will restore equality, so democracy can function effectively....

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    Govt must find right way to deal with wrong-way driving

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    WRONG-WAY driving continues to be a nagging problem of traffic management in the capital Dhaka as this adds to the risk of fatal accidents and happens to be a major factor contributing to traffic congestion....

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    Lung cancer needs to be fought adequately

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    A STUDY on 1,549 women cancer patients who visited the National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital between January and June finds that 12 per cent of the women are suffering from lung cancer....

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    Talks on the sidelines

    Vladimir Terehov | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    FROM the point of view of developments in the ‘game’ of global politics, the most interesting thing about the recent Group of Twenty (G-20) summit, held in Buenos Aires from November 30–December 1, was not so much the forum itself, but the moves made by the main participants on the sidelines of the event....

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    Yemenis: pawns in a cynical game

    Karim El-Gawhary | Updated at 12:00am on December 14, 2018

    THERE are many different ways to end a war: for example, when a superior party in the conflict forces its political design for the post-war period onto the inferior party...

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