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    Young Iraqis rise up for a life worth living

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    HE WAS one of the first to take the streets of Basra. Hussam is 23 years old, wears ripped jeans like so many young people in the west, smokes and looks worn out....

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    Sun-powered golden sandwich boosts energy

    Tim Radford | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    JAPANESE scientists have developed a sun-powered golden sandwich: an experimental solar panel that they claim could be up to 11 times more effective than most equipment on the market so far...

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    A legacy of the British colonial policy

    ABM Razaul Karim Faquire | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    THE Rohingya are the inhabitants of Rakhine state (historically known as Arakan) in Myanmar....

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    Entering a new era

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2018

    THEY voted along secular, liberal and national lines. Of the more than 22 million people eligible to vote in Iraq, just 44.5 percent turned out....

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    What does it mean to celebrate International Peace Day?

    by Brad Evans | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2018

    WE KNOW the world continues to be dangerous. We know our cities are continued targets for indiscriminate attacks....

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2018

    THE first morning in London felt like the first page of a yet unopened book of suspense and thrill. It was Monday, October 23, 1972. I woke up in the centrally heated room of the President hotel....

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    Faultlines in India’s parliamentary democracy

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2018

    DEMOCRACY is a form of government understood to revolve around the consent of the governed....

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    A worrying breach of Bangladesh border by Indian guards

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2018

    INDIA’S Border Security Force intruded into the Bangladesh territory. A team of the Indian force on Friday, as New Age reported on Sunday, breached the international border,....

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    Broad-based opposition alliance for positive changes

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2018

    WHILE broad-based political alliance among opposition parties against autocratically behaving incumbents has mostly brought in change of guards in this country,....

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    The responsibility to not protect?

    Shoshana Fine and Thomas Lindemann | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    ALTHOUGH the number of migrants and refugees arriving in the European Union has decreased this year to numbers comparable to pre-2014, the probability of dying for migrants crossing the Mediterranean has increased....

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