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    Don’t expect justice from imperial criminal court

    Justin Podur | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    IN JUNE, a group of international lawyers sued the European Union for crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court. The lawyers claim that when the EU switched to a policy of...

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    Inclusion is essential to survival

    Amina Mohammed | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    HEADS of state and government will gather at the United Nations in New York in September 24–25 for the first global summit on the Sustainable Development Goals since the adoption of the...

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    Transfer (mis)pricing

    Tanya Rawal-Jindia | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    AMAZON.COM Inc was brought to court by the US. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in 2017 for transfer pricing discrepancies. In 2005 and 2006, the multinational tech company had transferred $255 million in royalty...

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    Govt must manage railway, waterway septage

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Seventy-seven million cubic metres of septage and 20.64 million tonnes of solid waste generated in river vessels and trains in a year are dumped on the railway and waterway, polluting the environment and...

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    High economic growth without economic development

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    THE prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, in her winding-up speech in the parliament on Thursday said that the people who were criticising the increase in gas prices — effected by 32.8 per cent on an average for all...

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    National liberation v endless negotiations

    Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2019

    THOSE who are still hoping that the new American agenda on Palestine and Israel is temporary, or reversible, should abandon this false hope. Washington’s complete...

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    Why central banks need to take human rights more seriously

    Daniel Bradlow | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2019

    It is time that central banks developed a better understanding of the social and environmental impacts of their decisions, writes Daniel Bradlow MOST central bankers think...

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    BJP’s dream state is Muslims’ purgatory

    Raihan Amin | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2019

    WHEN Indian Hindus are moved by the plight of Palestinians, they are perhaps influenced by the fact that Palestine belongs to the third world and...

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    Sudan’s first steps towards democracy?

    Karim El-Gawhary | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2019

    Following weeks of unrest, the governing military council and protest movement in Sudan have reached agreement over a transitional administration. But scepticism remains over whether...

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    Govt must ensure fire safety protocols in all hospitals

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2019

    TWENTY to thirty per cent of the hospitals have no fire extinguishing system, the health and family welfare minister said in the parliament on Wednesday...