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    Kashmir on boil again as student protests spread

    by Mir Suhail | Updated at 01:05am on April 25, 2017

    PROTESTS against the Pulwama raids by the police have escalated to other towns outside Srinagar...

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    Climate change as genocide

    By Michael T Klare | Updated at 01:05am on April 25, 2017

    NOT since World War II have more human beings been at risk from disease and starvation than at this very moment...

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    The vulnerability of the orphan children

    by Md Mahedi Hasan, Nigar Sultana and Wahid Soruar | Updated at 01:05am on April 25, 2017

    April 24, 2013, a black day in the history of the garments industry of Bangladesh. According to different sources, the collapse of eight storied Rana Plaza building took lives of more than 1129 workers. Some are still missing as their dead bodies could not be traced...

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    Cambodia’s role in Russia’s south-eastern Asia pivot

    by Dmitry Mosyakov | Updated at 01:05am on April 25, 2017

    TODAY, Russia’s foreign policy in Southeast Asia is getting increasingly centred on both the development of both bilateral ties with all the countries of the region along with establishing good relations with the ASEAN as a whole...

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    De-partisanise bureaucracy

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 25, 2017

    IT PERHAPS comes as no surprise that the government on Sunday promoted 277 more civil service cadre officers to the rank of deputy secretary although there were no vacancies in the approved structure for civil bureaucracy...

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    Workers still die at factories

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 25, 2017

    As the nation mournfully observed the fourth anniversary of the collapse of Rana Plaza, 3 workers died in two separate factory fires...

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    Is Euroland on verge of disintegration?

    by F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:14am on April 24, 2017

    THE decision last year by a majority of British voters to exit the European Union was more than a simple vote of the people...

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    US charging Julian Assange could put press freedom on trial

    by Andy Greenberg | Updated at 12:08am on April 24, 2017

    JULIAN Assange has made himself a difficult figure to love. The organisation he created, WikiLeaks, has spilled secrets that infuriate the right and, more recently, the left side of the political aisle...

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    An anonymous visit to a garment factory

    by Mahmudul H Sumon | Updated at 01:05am on April 24, 2017

    MY COLLEGE friend told me to tell his name at the factory gate. But the security officer wanted to talk to him directly (via my cell phone, of course!) and check my identity before allowing me to enter....

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 24, 2017

    THE story of Mohiuddin Madhu did not end in 1968. His role as a freedom fighter on the diplomatic front is unforgettable. He joined the war of liberation during 1971 in London...