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    Islamophobia practically enshrined as public policy in Australia

    Jason Wilson | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    Any 28-year-old has grown up in a time when racism was ratcheting up in the public culture, writes Jason Wilson THE worst terror attack in...

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    The world’s most dangerous divide

    John Feffer | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    IN THE beautiful and terrifying novel The City of Devi, communal hatreds escalate in India and Pakistan until the two countries feel compelled to threaten...

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    Disenfranchised students’ concerns must be addressed

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

    THE much awaited elections to the Dhaka University Central Students’ Union and hall students’ union took place on March 11 amidst allegations of rigging. Most panels, except for the panel of Bangladesh Chatra League boycotted the polls and demanded re-elections....

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    Intense monitoring needed to ensure doctors’ presence

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

    THE health minister admitted on Sunday to the fact that about 22 per cent doctors remained absent from their work....

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    A rising movement

    Tooba Syed | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    MARCH 8, 2019, will be remembered as a day of hope and unabashed protest, in which thousands of women in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Hyderabad, Quetta, Peshawar, Gilgit-Baltistan and Mardan took to the streets and marched....

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    Nativity of Nepali English

    Abhi Subedi | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    LAST week, I was invited to present a discourse to English teachers in Surkhet on a broad topic ‘A critical reflection on Nepalese English literature’, by Bishnu Kumar Khadka, president of NELTA Karnali province committee....

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    Grieving in the anthropocene

    Kenn Orphan | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    A FEW years ago I saw my first glacier. I was on a trip to Alaska with my family before my father died and he had always dreamed of seeing the region; so we were happy we could do this one last trip to fulfill it for him....

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    There is nothing shocking about the massacre of Muslims in New Zealand

    Walid El Houri | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    IT IS easy to blame Donald Trump or white supremacists for the massacre that was committed by a white man called Brenton Tarrant in Christchurch (Ōtautahi), New Zealand on March 15th....

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    Participation of coastal communities in climate change adaptation

    by Mohammed Mamun Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    BANGLADESH is already vulnerable to the gradual effects of climate change and extreme events related to it. The coastal zone of Bangladesh covers 19 out of its 64 districts....

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    Misguided spying and the New Zealand massacre

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

    NOW that the bodies of 49 innocent human beings are lying in a Christchurch, New Zealand, morgue — gunned down by a heavily armed terrorist — New Zealand media are asking the obvious questions: why did our intelligence agencies not know there were xenophobic, murderous, white supremacists on the loose in Christchurch?...

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