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    Tongue-tied Arabs

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    It is one of the most important Semitic world languages. One of the six official languages of the UN. The language of Ibn Arabis –...

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    Lanka: a rational approach to counter violence needed

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    THE 10th anniversary of the end of the three decade-long war that pitted the Sri Lankan state against the LTTE passed by uneventfully and without...

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    India reluctance puts water sharing issues in imbroglio

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    DHAKA has written again to New Delhi requesting a meeting between water resources secretaries of Bangladesh and India, which generally precedes a meeting between the...

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    Non-payment of worker wage breaches labour law

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    IT HAS grown as a habit on the industrial sectors to deprive workers of due wages. About 25,000 jute mills workers are now holding protests...

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    Contesting impunity and preventing mass atrocities

    by Meghna Guhathakurta | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    HOW can we further our police investigation? ‘Unless a disappeared can appear as a witness to her own disappearance,’ says the conclusion of the police...

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    The task of restoring democracy

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    Civil society has a big role to play in restoring institutions that form the bulwark of democracy, writes GN Devy ON APRIL 24, an ultra-right...

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    Did we forget dancing devils of Guantanamo?

    by Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    HAS the evil icon faded away from human memory? Perhaps not! The evil has always enjoyed a short expiration date in our memory bins. Not...

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    Fight for inclusive Afghan peace

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    In his short life, he had developed a clear vision of what peace looked like – from the bottom up, working for the people, and...

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    Language and society

    by Anjum Altaf | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    THERE is something intriguing about the use of script and language in Pakistan that is crying out for an explanation. My observations of the phenomenon...

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    The Christchurch pledge and a regulated internet

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    IT HAD to come. A massacre, broadcast in real time and then shared with viral automatism; the inevitable shock, and the counter from the authorities....

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