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    Policing Islamism: a fatal disconnect

    Paul Rogers | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    THE radical preacher Anjem Choudary was released early on October 19 from Belmarsh high-security jail in south-east London, having been moved there from Frankland prison in Durham, north-east England,....

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    There is no ‘proxy war’ in Yemen

    Rannie Amiri | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    THOSE in the western media too busy to be bothered trying to understand the complexities, intricacies and nuances of the Middle East often resort to concluding nearly all conflicts there are some kind of ‘proxy war’ between Saudi Arabia and Iran....

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    Lament Lenin: the rant

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    LAMENTING Lenin is a regular ritual of a section of scholars donning, on occasions, a red apron...

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    Autonomy curbed

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    ALL federations make foreign affairs a central subject. But none render the states as dependent on the centre as India does. Chief ministers take its permission for travel abroad.....

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    Govt must put in more efforts in better heart care

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2018

    THE National Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and Hospital struggling with 414 beds but about a thousand patients a day is concerning....

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    A singer who will be sorely missed

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2018

    THE singer Ayub Bachchu, who died on Thursday morning at the age of 56, has been a byword for rock music in Bangladesh....

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    Modi’s foreign policy – by whim, not design

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2018

    JUDGING by the unsavoury exchanges between the Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers at the recent United Nations General Assembly, the already deeply troubled bilateral relationship has reached a new low...

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    Agenda 2030 marred by MDG mindsets on steroids

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 20, 2018

    THIS year’s United Nations General Assembly had its usual share of highs and lows....

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