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    Leaving Paris for all the wrong reasons

    by Sara Mersha and Carol Schachet | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2017

    THE announcement by Donald Trump that that United States intends to ignore the non-binding Paris Climate Agreement, with the intention to renegotiate it to foist his America First policy on the rest of the world, should come as no surprise to anyone...

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    Migrant workers must have access to justice

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2017

    SUCCESSIVE governments have hardly put in efforts to secure justice for migrant workers who make a significant contribution to the national economy by way of remittances...

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    An early step needed to rid roads of traffic congestion

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 19, 2017

    PEOPLE in the capital city have started facing an abnormal traffic congestion for quite a few days...

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    Politics behind fire in London’s Grenfell Tower

    by Natasha Hakimi Zapata | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    EARLY Wednesday, at least 17 people died and dozens of others were injured in a blaze that enveloped a high-rise ‘social-housing’ building in London....

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    Reviving a party

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    THE Congress Working Committee met in New Delhi on June 6, with its president Sonia Gandhi in the chair, to pave the way for elevation of the vice president — her son Rahul — to the presidency by Oct 15....

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    Deciphering the Iranian elections

    by Akbar E. Torbat | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    IRANIANS voted in the presidential as well as the city and village councils elections on May 19. The two elections were arranged to be on the same day to boost participations and show support for the clerical regime in Tehran....

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    Western arms and Islamic terrorism: an endless spiral

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    IT WOULD be bad form to describe Saudi kings as fools, but the temptation is vastly enhanced by the brazenness with which the Americans dive into Saudi coffers at will and wink at each other....

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    UN the last hurdle before Israel can rid itself of Palestinians

    by Jonathan Cook | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    ISRAELI and US officials are in the process of jointly pre-empting Donald Trump’s supposed ‘ultimate deal’ to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They hope to demote the Palestinian issue to a footnote in international diplomacy....

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    Appalling management failure of BRTC

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    THE state-run Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation, which continues to suffer from inefficient management, has failed to discharge its mandated duty to provide citizens with an effective transport services....

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    Ruling class political leadership must rein in violence

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    POLITICAL violence and the number of death associated with such violence has worryingly been on the increase....

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