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    Fidel Castro’s African legacy

    by Paresh Soni | Updated at 12:05am on July 15, 2017

    IT WAS Benjamin Disraeli who said: ‘The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.’ Fidel Castro’s legacy to the world mirrors this quotation accurately...

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    EC needs to understand what its challenges are

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 14, 2017

    THE Election Commission, as New Age reported on Thursday, have become split over reshuffle as the commission has already transferred 33 officials without informing the commissioners...

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    Govt needs to act early on undiagnosed disease

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 14, 2017

    IT IS alarming that nine children died of an undiagnosed disease in a remote hilly area in Chittagong in the past four days. According to the civil surgeon’s office, as New Age reported on Thursday, the children aged between two and 10 years suffered from fever coupled with breathing problem, vomiting, rash...

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    Modi visit and Indo-Israeli partnership

    by Deepal Jayasekera | Updated at 12:05am on July 14, 2017

    NARENDRA Modi’s three-day visit to Israel last week, the first by an Indian prime minister to the Zionist state, represented a turning point in the development of military-strategic ties between the two countries...

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    Foreign policy challenges

    by IA Rehman | Updated at 12:05am on July 14, 2017

    ASERIES of developments have made it necessary for Pakistan to review some of the basic assumptions on which its foreign policy has traditionally been based. Unfortunately, matters are coming to a head while a lame-duck government is only concerned with its own survival...

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    The ‘abduction’ of Farhad Mazhar. One lie too often

    by Shahidul Alam | Updated at 12:05am on July 14, 2017

    THE cafeteria at Prabartana had an unusual rule. Men could only go if accompanied by a woman. While I disagree with discrimination of any form, given there is such a blatant bias against women, I thought this was an interesting way of at least reminding us, that such a bias exists...

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    Ignoring the human disaster in Yemen

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 14, 2017

    IT IS hard to imagine that along with the catastrophe that has been inflicted on Syria for the past six years, another calamity is unfolding in Yemen of damning proportions while the whole world looks on with indifference...

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    Canada’s little known history of impoverishing the Congo

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2017

    In 2002 a series of Canadian companies were implicated in a UN report titled ‘Report on the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources and other Forms...

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    A new vision for the left

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2017

    NOW that the UK general election is over, it is time to think about the political future of the left...

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    But for how long?

    by Amitava Mukherjee | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2017

    THE Dalits, the most exploited and tortured community of the Indian society, are hogging the limelight again, though for all the wrong reasons...

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