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    Is this a remake of 1941 Hitler-Stalin great war?

    by F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:00am on August 12, 2020

    IF WE step back from the details of daily headlines around the world and try to make sense of larger patterns, the dominant dynamic defining...

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    Ram Temple celebrations in Modi’s India

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on August 12, 2020

    IN THE past week, India’s prime minister Narendra Modi, dressed like a priest-king in a saffron scarf and a silver crown, performed a sacred ritual...

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    Beirut goes up in smoke

    by Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on August 12, 2020

    TO SEE Beirut and its port area with a huge mushroom cloud hanging above is a truly surreal sight. But what is not surreal in...

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    A sorry state of licensing of hospitals, clinics private

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2020

    THE health ministry’s asking all private medical colleges, hospitals and clinics to apply for licences or licence renewal by August 23 brings to the fore an unpalatable proposition that there are hospitals and...

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    Assistance urgent for post-flood recovery

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2020

    HUNDREDS of flood victims, especially in the north where flooding has significantly improved, started returning home from embankments and shelter centres as floodwater started receding. The victims are now...

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    Consequences for India

    Dmitry Bokarev | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2020

    IT IS widely acknowledged that from a geopolitical point of view, India is caught between a rock and a hard place. It shares its land borders with China, its most powerful competitor in Asia, as well as Pakistan, and...

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    Predicament for citizens

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2020

    IT IS unfortunate for us that there is hardly any organisation within the country that we can fully rely on as a philosopher and guide. An all-pervading mistrust mostly for all entities that constitute civil society largely eats up...

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    Creating digital commons after COVID-19

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2020

    ON DECEMBER 31, 2019 the Wuhan Medical Health Commission informed the World Health Organisation of a new form pneumonia, of unknown cause, that had struck three patients. Six months later, with 14 million reported cases...

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