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    World must get and attend to core issues to root out terrorism

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    THE deadly attacks on three churches outside Colombo and three high-end hotels in the heart of Colombo in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday taking place...

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    Battle for Tripoli: what awaits Libya?

    Yuriy Zinin | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    THE sound of machine gun fire in Tripoli after the start of Khalifa Haftar’s military campaign to ‘liberate the city’ is accompanied by a bitter squabble between two conflicting sides aired by media outlets and on social networking sites....

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    US out of everywhere

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    TRUMP’S December 19 announcement of troop withdrawals from Syria and Afghanistan led to immediate opposition not only from the Right but also from liberal commentators, demonstrating the overlap between liberals and the right wing when it comes to the imperialist US foreign policy...

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    Politics of adjustment in Pakistan

    Khurram Husain | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    The government is now having a difficult time managing the very beginnings of the adjustment process. Once in an IMF programme, it will have to wade deep into it, own the adjustment, and submit to a review every three months....

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    Confusion dominates as Algeria heads into troubled waters

    Jean Perier  | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    WITH the presidential election day approaching in Algeria, the sheer number of political forces aiming to secure power in this troubled state leaves geopolitical analysts bewildered and confused....

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    The only way to fight global oligarchy

    David Adler | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    A COUP is under way at the World Bank, and no one is watching. On April 5, the executive directors of the world’s most powerful multilateral bank voted unanimously to appoint David Malpass — a staunch supporter of Donald Trump and fierce critic of ‘globalism’ — as its new president....

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    Assange and agenda for global war

    James Petras | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    FOR almost a decade Washington has sought to silence, jail and eliminate the world’s most prominent investigative journalist, Julian Assange and his team of co-workers at WikiLeaks....

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    Rising inequality in Bangladesh

    Shazzad Khan | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    BANGLADESH attained its interim graduation from the least developed country to middle-income status in 2018 and is expected to achieve the status permanently in 2024 if it succeeds to meet conditions based on which the status is given by the Committee for Development Policy of the United Nations....

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    Mechanism for making compensation claims needed

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    PUBLIC transports continue to take lives as government efforts to discipline the transport sector have proved futile....

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    CID must submit report early, govt must make reports public

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    THE Criminal Investigation Department which was investigating the theft of $101 million from the Bangladesh Bank’s account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has yet to submit its report....