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    State violence and illusions of modernity in Egypt

    Maged Mandour  | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2018

    MASS repression in Egypt and the use of state violence has been growing since the coup of 2013. It was inaugurated with a series of massacres committed by the Egyptian security forces against the supporters of the deposed president, Mohamed Morsi,....

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    Ardern brings more limelight to New Zealand

    Imran Khalid | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2018

    UNLIKE most female politicians across the globe, who find it easier to remain in the limelight by projecting themselves as champions of woman rights or by adopting hard-line stance on contentious political issues against their male opponents,....

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    How US weaponises them to accuse China of debt trap diplomacy

    Gerry Brown | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2018

    WITH China and Russia named as the two greatest threats to continuing American hegemony end of last year, the velvet gloves have come off the Washington establishment, baring their knuckles against the Middle Kingdom in plain view of the entire world....

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    Dark story behind global warming aka climate change

    by F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2018

    THE recent UN global warming conference under auspices of the deceptively-named International Panel on Climate Change concluded its meeting in South Korea discussing how to drastically limit global temperature rise....

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    Broadcasting law must be cogent, devoid of coercive scope

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2018

    IN THE wake of the passage, amidst opposition by journalists, of the Digital Security Act 2018, having at least nine sections which could curb the freedom of expression and the freedom of the press that are internationally recognised as devices to make democracy meaningful,....

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    ARI recommendations need to be implemented

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2018

    IN THE face of an alarming increase in fatal accidents on the roads and highways, the government has taken a number of steps to streamline the public transport sector rigged with corruption and irregularities....

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    Editors take to the streets

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2018

    EDITORS of more than a dozen daily newspapers stood, lining along the footpath, in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Monday....

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    Humanitarian bombs

    David Swanson | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2018

    ONE should not sell bombs to a government that abuses human rights, which means murders a man without using one of the bombs....