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    Rising inequality in Bangladesh

    Shazzad Khan | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    BANGLADESH attained its interim graduation from the least developed country to middle-income status in 2018 and is expected to achieve the status permanently in 2024 if it succeeds to meet conditions based on which the status is given by the Committee for Development Policy of the United Nations....

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    Assange and agenda for global war

    James Petras | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    FOR almost a decade Washington has sought to silence, jail and eliminate the world’s most prominent investigative journalist, Julian Assange and his team of co-workers at WikiLeaks....

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    The only way to fight global oligarchy

    David Adler | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    A COUP is under way at the World Bank, and no one is watching. On April 5, the executive directors of the world’s most powerful multilateral bank voted unanimously to appoint David Malpass — a staunch supporter of Donald Trump and fierce critic of ‘globalism’ — as its new president....

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    Confusion dominates as Algeria heads into troubled waters

    Jean Perier  | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    WITH the presidential election day approaching in Algeria, the sheer number of political forces aiming to secure power in this troubled state leaves geopolitical analysts bewildered and confused....

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    Bangladesh government must shore up issues of diarrhoea incidence surge

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    THE incidence of diarrhoea has, as New Age reported on Wednesday, registered an unusual surge in and around the capital as the summer started setting...

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    Psychosocial support also needed to bring in relief

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    THE collapse of Rana Plaza, said to be the worst-ever ‘industrial accident’, left 1,133 dead and thousand more wounded and incapacitated. The collapse exposed the...

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    Indian elections, South Asian concerns

    Kanak Mani Dixit | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    The rest of South Asia wants the very best of democracy for India, plus to share in the peace dividend, growth and camaraderie, writes Kanak...

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    Julian Assange’s victory

    Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    THROUGHOUT history, dark and reactionary forces have always attempted to control the world; by violence, by deceit, by kidnapping and perverting the mainstream narrative, or...