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    Trump’s special relationship with Saudi monarchy

    Gary Leupp | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    THE Saudi crown prince and de facto leader of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman bin Abduld Aziz al Saud, 33, has cultivated an international reputation as a progressive reformer, claiming in particular to improve the lot of Saudi women....

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    The great Indian abdication

    Nissim Mannathukkaren  | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    AFTER the slew of verdicts by the Supreme Court, on triple talaq, Section 377, adultery, and the Sabarimala temple, a prominent cartoonist adapted the famous ‘Road to Homo Sapiens’ picture to depict the Supreme Court Justice as a barber who cleans up the barbarous Neanderthal to make him a modern human....

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    Mobile courts in maintaining order

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    THE recent protests of students against the anomalies prevailing in the transport sector have made sensible citizens understand that what the schoolchildren did for a couple of days in the Dhaka city is actually the task of mobile courts....

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    Libya’s free for all

    Karim El-Gawhary | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    IS MAY have lost its Libyan territory, yet it is anything but certain whether the jihadists will soon be a thing of the past....

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    Safe migration still an illusion

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    SAFE migration is still an illusion for workers aspiring to overseas jobs. Majority of the workers still return home, abused, exploited and empty-handed....

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    Malady of plagiarism rightly rued

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    PLAGIARISM, which implies using the work, ideas, or expressions of others as if one’s own, is reported to have become epidemic, unfortunately,...

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    The quake or the misery?

    Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    AS I was reading, on board an Air Canada flight from Mexico City to Vancouver, The Globe and Mail coverage of the horrors that have been unraveling for several days on the island of Sulawesi,....

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    Revisiting the history of framing

    Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    THE International Crimes (Tribunals) Act 1973 aims at ensuring that the proceedings against people alleged to have committed crimes under the jurisdiction of the International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh are carried out in a fair and free manner....

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    Language oppression in France?

    Nicolette Teta | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    ON SEPTEMBER 16, Institut Montaigne, a non-profit, trans-partisan think-tank based in France released a 617-page report titled ‘The Islamist Factory’ by Hakim El Karoui....

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    The bride hunt

    Rafia Zakaria | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    WE HAVE all heard or overheard this conversation. ‘We are looking for a bride for our son,’ a woman exclaims to another woman at a wedding/ birthday party/ funeral....

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