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    Iran, the US and the world

    by Robert Fantina | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2017

    MAINTAINING a straight face, United States secretary of ‘defence’ James Mattis calls Iran ‘the primary state sponsor of terrorism’. This from the man whose country is bombing at least six nations...

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    Nuclear weapons: barbaric tools of death

    by Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2017

    THE existence of nuclear weapons is an ugly symbol of the violent consciousness that plagues humanity...

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    An analysis of G20 summit 2017

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2017

    THE two-day annual meeting of G20 — the leaders of the world’s 19 wealthiest nations plus the European Union — has wrapped up in Hamburg, Germany with a closing speech from its host....

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    Enforcement of relevant rules is the solution

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2017

    IT IS disparaging that movement of modified trucks and covered vans is still rampant on highways and roads defying the High Court and the government’s repeated orders against it...

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    Illegal construction in the Kaptai Lake

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2017

    IN PLAIN sight, over the past two decades, hundreds of illegal structures have cropped up in the Kaptai Lake of Rangamati district...

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    Anti-populism: ideology of the ruling class

    by James Petras | Updated at 12:05am on July 10, 2017

    THROUGHOUT the US and European corporate and state media, right and left, we are told that ‘populism’ has become the overarching threat to democracy, freedom and … free markets...

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    A world in trouble: drought, war, food, flight

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 10, 2017

    SIX years ago there were fears of a transnational famine developing across much of eastern Africa. At least 11 million people were at risk in what might have been the worst disaster of its kind since the early 1970s...

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    Substance and optics

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 10, 2017

    AS HIGH-level visits go, prime minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel was bound to attract superlatives like ‘historic’ and ‘groundbreaking’...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 10, 2017

    AS THE days of the joint camp came near to their close, some of us planned to observe rag day or night to mark the occasion...

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    A bombshell for Trump

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:05am on July 10, 2017

    THE reclusive North Korean nuclear regime has shifted world attention from the surreal drama in Washington and a US president and his obsession for tweets to a real one in the Korean peninsula...

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