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    Reality and the US-made famine in Yemen

    by Kathy Kelly | Updated at 01:05am on March 24, 2017

    THIS week at the voices for creative nonviolence office in Chicago, my colleague Sabia Rigby prepared a presentation for a local high school...

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    Coal in ‘freefall’ worldwide

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 24, 2017

    The coal industry is in ‘freefall’ worldwide, the latest annual survey from environmental groups Sierra Club, Greenpeace, and CoalSwarm finds...

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    The enduring myth of microfinance

    by Moin Qazi | Updated at 01:05am on March 24, 2017

    ACCESS to the right financial tools at critical moments can determine whether a poor household is able to capture an opportunity to move out of poverty or absorb a shock without being pushed deeper into debt...

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    Haphazard power supply line is a threat to city life

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 24, 2017

    ELECTROCUTION has become a menace to city life as, according to the Dhaka Medical College burn unit resident surgeon quoted in a New Age report on Thursday, at least 150 victims of it come to the hospital for treatment from different parts of the capital every day...

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    Address salinity in drinking water of coastal zone

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 24, 2017

    BANGLADESH stands at the forefront of emerging climate chaos, with its coastal region witnessing dramatic sea-level rise over the last three decades...

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    A last chance for resistance

    by Chris Hedges | Updated at 01:05am on March 23, 2017

    THE crawl toward despotism within a failed democracy is always incremental. No regime planning to utterly extinguish civil liberties advertises its intentions in advance...

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    The dance goes on

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 23, 2017

    THE dhamal, the ecstatic whirling dance of Pakistani Sufis, is one of the most vibrant and colourful manifestations of Muslim spirituality...

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    Don’t shoot your neighbour, if you dont want to be shot at

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 01:05am on March 23, 2017

    WHEN some citizen of the Indian Union dies at the Pakistan border, the Delhi media says that an Indian has died...

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    Repair city roads before monsoon

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 23, 2017

    IT IS not even monsoon and the city roads are already waterlogged and unfit for vehicle movements...

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    Aquatic biodiversity of Dhaka Rivers is at risk

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 23, 2017

    POLLUTION of the major rivers — Buriganga, Sitalakhhya, and the Turag — flowing by the capital Dhaka continues to take its toll...

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