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    Facebook and Palestinian revolt against Jewish state

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 20, 2018

    FACEBOOK is under pressure to chill or suppress speech that delegitimises the Jewish state in the context of the Palestinian national liberation movement and international solidarity for Palestinians...

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    Lebanon – should it be devil, deep blue sea… or Russia?

    by Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:05am on February 20, 2018

    LEBANON, as so often in the past, is facing mortal danger. Saudi Arabia is putting great pressure on the Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri, a powerful but controversial figure who holds dual nationality — Saudi and Lebanese...

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    Post-election message of care to marginalised

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on February 20, 2018

    SRI Lanka’s three year journey with a national unity government comprising the two major national political parties is in doubt...

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    Subjecting Marma victims to further harassment unacceptable

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    FOR victims of sexual violence in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, justice still appears to be a far cry. Instead of being provided legal support and safety, ethnic minority women are subjected to further state surveillance and violence, as is evident in the recent incident of rape and sexual assault of two Marma sisters in Rangamati....

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    New twist in question leak, govt left with old task

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    QUESTION paper leak in the ongoing Secondary School Certificate examinations took a new turn, with the multiple-choice questions along with their answers being available on Facebook and WhatsApp groups an hour before the Bangladesh and global studies examination on Saturday...

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    Law should apply equally to all

    by Raisul Sourav | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    THE young girl named Zakia Sultana Rupa was raped and brutally killed by some transport workers on August 25, 2017. After 173 days of committing these heinous crimes, four of the total five perpetrators got capital punishment and another convicted to seven years of rigorous imprisonment from the subordinate court on February 12....

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    The symphony of our times

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelley | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    MA’S experience in Brahmanbaria also included an agitation by the workers of the private-sector Kokil Textile Mills. The installation was the one and only private-sector industrial unit in Brahmanbaria at that time....

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    Are modern cities sustainable?

    by Susan Roberts | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    AROUND 4 billion people, or more than 50 per cent of the world’s population, now live in cities. By 2050 that percentage is expected to rise to 75 per cent, as the world population soars to 9.7 billion....

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    Science should have the last word

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    AFEW years ago, I was at an international conference in Delhi which dealt with important issues arising from changes brought about by the rapid progress of science and technology....

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    Neoliberalism and Iran’s protest movement

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 18, 2018

    THE protests in Iran, like those elsewhere, are the outcome of discontent in our circumstance and the present situation in the world...

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