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    Worshipping the electronic image

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    DONALD Trump, like much of the American public, is entranced by electronic images. He interprets reality through the distortions of digital media. His decisions, opinions, political positions, prejudices and...

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    Low-risk crimes with high impact

    Israt Tarique | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    NEW opportunities have opened in the age of globalisation, allowing people, organisations and states to interact across national borders in a more sophisticated and speedy way. The age of globalisation and the growth...

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    Beyond winning and losing

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    SEEING the legendary Farokh Engineer among the spectators at the Old Trafford, with his shock of curly white hair and a Falstaffian girth that seemed to meld nicely with his incorrigibly impish smile, my mind went into the enticing time...

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    Un-spinning China’s yarn of destabilisation

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    For 17 years, Gitmo prisoners have been held and tortured without trial in total violation of the international law. At the end of the day, ‘human rights’ is a weapon to manipulate credulous liberals into supporting...

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    A curious case of standards testing incapabilities

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    THE High Court’s order of Sunday for the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution to have pasteurised milk of 14 brands tested in four government laboratories in a week and to submit the reports to the court at the...

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    Govt must stop railway accidents

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    LACK of people’s awareness and the poor maintenance of level crossings and railway bridges by the authorities concerned contributed to an increase in railway accidents, which claimed...

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    The UN’s free speech problem

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    ANYONE willing to consult the international law book on the subject of free speech will find it heavy with protections for free speech. The UN Declaration of Human Rights features, in its preamble, the ideal that...

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    Israel’s involvement in Libya’s civil war

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    SINCE mid-2014, Libya has been mired in civil war, pitting the UN-recognised Government of National Accord in Tripoli against a rival administration in Tobruk, the House of Representatives, which is allied with...

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