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    End wars to halt refugee crisis

    Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    EUROPE is facing the most significant refugee crisis since World War II. All attempts at resolving the issue have failed, mostly because they have ignored the root causes of the problem....

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    India’s pivot to Eurasia

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    SANDWICHED between US president Donald Trump’s acrimonious public exchanges with other leaders at the G-7 (group of seven industrialised countries) summit (June 7-8) and the headline-hogging US-North Korea summit (June 12), the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Qingdao, China (June 9–10) attracted little international attention....

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    AL political culture infested with corruption, violence

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    Political culture has become obsessively violent and corrupt in the current tenure of the Awami League-led government....

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    Children coming in conflict with law worrisome

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 21, 2018

    A SIGN of worry has raised its head as juvenile delinquency — in which children, people below 18 years of age in the Bangladesh context, come in conflict with the law — has been on the increase....

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    Julian Assange and the Mindszenty case

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

    DURING World War II Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty was a huge critic of fascism and wound up in prison....

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    Together to decrease number of refugees

    Marcia Bernicat | Updated at 12:05am on June 20, 2018

    TRAGICALLY, more than 68 million people worldwide have been forced from their homes and are in need of generous hearts to help them through challenging times....

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    People’s spaces

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on June 20, 2018

    MANY consider the following opinion, authored by US supreme court justice Louis Brandeis in 1927, as one of the greatest defences of free speech: ‘Those who won our independence believed that the final end of the state was to make men free to develop their faculties;....

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    Moudud-Obaidur syndrome and Bangladesh politics

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

    THE recent Eid-centred political event in the Moudud-Obaidur constituency is a sign of the state of politics here....

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    ‘Two Muslims near the very top in British politics’

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on June 20, 2018

    THE three column, six inch deep headline on page 1 of the Daily Telegraph caught my eye: ‘Doors open to thousands more skilled migrants.’ Given the anti-immigrant rhetoric I had heard in Rome and elsewhere in Europe, the headline was refreshing....

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    Necessity to expose Israel’s self indictments in Gaza protests

    Dan Lieberman | Updated at 12:05am on June 20, 2018

    IN MAY 2018 Gaza demonstrations, by its arrogant and aggressive stance toward legitimate demands of a people it has oppressed for decades, Israel indicted itself several times, validated Palestinian actions, and exposed its tyrannical manner....

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