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    Syria: let there be mayhem

    Myriam Youssef | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2020

    As media turn away from covering government-controlled areas, Syrians are experiencing an unprecedented level of structural violence, writes Myriam Youssef ‘I WOULD not have cared...

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    Same country, different script

    Sudheendra Kulkarni | Updated at 09:00pm on January 24, 2020

    Pakistan is changing in significant ways — for its own good and for the good of its neighbours, writes Sudheendra Kulkarni ‘LASHKAR-E-TAIBA is now jobless...

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    Culture of blaming, denial mustn’t mar Bangladesh politics

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    THE mayoral candidate of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party for the Dhaka North City Corporation is reported to have been attacked during canvassing at Gabtali...

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    Myanmar’s ploy to fail Rohingya return issue at play again

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    THE process for the repatriation of the Rohingyas having run into glitches for a couple of time, the issue of the violence by Myanmar’s military...

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    2,153 wealthier than 4.6b of world’s poorest

    Jessica Corbett | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    ‘ECONOMIC inequality is out of control.’ That is the opening line of Time to Care: Unpaid and Underpaid Care Work and the Global Inequality Crisis,...

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    Lanka: sustaining state legitimacy requires ethics

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    PRESIDENT Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s image continues to rise amongst the general public because of the variety of manifestations of his commitment to get things done better...

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    Never again?

    Mahir Ali | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    We are drifting down a slope that leads to the ghosts of Hitler and Stalin, writes Mahir Ali IT WILL be 75 years ago next...

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    Stand against rape

    Monira Nazmi Jahan | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    FOR many years, rape has disgracefully been considered a property crime. Men treat women as property; and being the aggressors, they use their genital organ...

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    Britain must open a new chapter with Africa

    Tony Blair | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2020

    Economic growth in African countries has triggered a global race for influence. Britain cannot afford to be left behind, writes Tony Blair AFRICA is the...

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    US actions in Iraq may reshape region to its disadvantage

    Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2020

    EVER since Qasim Soleimani’s killing in a US drone strike in Iraq, a momentum for driving the US of the region seems to be building...