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    West pushes Russia, China closer together

    Ron Henry | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    WITH Beijing celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s rule, there has been a heated discussion across the Western world about the role that China is going to play in the...

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    Legal shortcoming in addressing electronic issues

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    THE Digital Security Act 2018 has primarily given its attention to a number of harmful activities that may be carried out through electronic means. The law, which has declared such activities as...

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    Babri verdict

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    THE Supreme Court of India’s judgement in the Babri Masjid case does no credit to the court’s reputation. It comes in the wake of its studied denial of redress to the Kashmiris after the...

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    Peak hubris

    Paul Edwards | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    ‘HUBRIS’ is defined as rash and foolish pride, a dangerous overconfidence, manifested with arrogance.  The deep state vaunts our ‘exceptionalism’, and since Reagan’s ‘city on a hill’ trope Americans have been...

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    Coming to terms with the US role in Central America

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    ON MARCH 11, 1999, president Bill Clinton took an unprecedented step. During a four-nation visit to Central America, he expressed regret for the role the United States had played in a brutal counter-terrorism campaign that...

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    A worrying either-or proposition of dengue detection

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019

    THE Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research coming up with a figure of death from dengue which is lower than what the physicians have...

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    Atrocious minister’s remark on plight of migrant workers

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019

    THE exploitation and inhuman sufferings of women migrant workers in Saudi Arabia came to light again when a worker in her desperate attempt to save...

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    Precarious work makes women more vulnerable

    Radhika Balakrishnan and Magalí Brosio | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019

    That is why the recent International Labour Organisation’s convention on violence and harassment at work is so important. Governments need to take it further, write...

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