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    Revisiting the history of framing

    Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    THE International Crimes (Tribunals) Act 1973 aims at ensuring that the proceedings against people alleged to have committed crimes under the jurisdiction of the International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh are carried out in a fair and free manner....

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    Language oppression in France?

    Nicolette Teta | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    ON SEPTEMBER 16, Institut Montaigne, a non-profit, trans-partisan think-tank based in France released a 617-page report titled ‘The Islamist Factory’ by Hakim El Karoui....

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    The bride hunt

    Rafia Zakaria | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    WE HAVE all heard or overheard this conversation. ‘We are looking for a bride for our son,’ a woman exclaims to another woman at a wedding/ birthday party/ funeral....

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    Not all quiet on South China Sea

    Gerry Brown | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    THE near collision last week between a US warship and a Chinese destroyer in the Spratlys was more than two naval powers playing cat and mouse on the high sea....

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    Worrying decline in passport value in global ranking

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    BANGLADESH passport has slipped five notches to the 100th position, as the Henley and Partners passport index shows....

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    Attacks on CPB, Udichi should also be tried

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    THE trial of the grenade attack that took place on August 21, 2004 on the then party in opposition Awami League and its leaders,....

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    World community must walk Rohingya response talk

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2018

    THE concern that the Inter Sector Coordination Group expressed about the Rohingya response running the risk of being severely underfunded is gravely worrying....

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    Inequality slows down macro economic growth

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2018

    A HIGHER growth rate often does not bridge the gap of income inequality. So has been the case of development in Bangladesh. As the nation prepares to graduate from low-income to lower-middle income country, the gap between the rich and the poor is widening....

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    But world fails Nadia’s Yazidi people

    Lara Whyte | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2018

    YAZIDI activist and ISIS survivor Nadia Murad has been named this year’s Nobel peace prize winner, along with Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege, for their efforts to end sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict....

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    Demonstrating commitment to promise of ‘never again’

    Adama Dieng | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2018

    THIS year we will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (the Genocide Convention)....

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