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    Bangladesh up on global terrorism index

    by Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    AN AUSTRALIAN outfit, Centre for Peace and Economic Studies, has stated that Bangladesh has gone up four positions in the global terrorism index, according to its ranking....

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    Frills and thrills of elections

    by Konka Karim | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    NATIONAL elections are essentially a celebration of representative democracy, reinforcing the people’s constitutional right to elect candidates who they deem most capable of upholding the collective mandate in the legislature and the government....

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    Young Tunisians see red

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    Inspired by France’s ‘gilets jaunes’, the Tunisian ‘red vest’ movement reflects the widespread discontent in the North African country, where protests against spiralling living costs,...

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    Europe’s strategic humanitarian aid

    by Paul Cochrane | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    THE Syrian conflict will soon be into its ninth year, and the Yemen conflict into its fifth year....

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    Efforts needed to stem tide of human trafficking

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    It is shocking that at least 6,758 human traffickers were arrested but only 29 of them were convicted, according to the Police Headquarters’ Human Trafficking Cell, leaving trafficking victims and their families disappointed, without remedy and compensation....

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    Commission must be empowered to conserve rivers

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    GOVERNMENT agencies not complying with the recommendations that the National River Conservation Commission has made for the reclamation of rivers that flow through 49 districts and the canals connected to them is worrying....

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    Deep red Rosa

    by Mahir Ali | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    Red Rosa now has vanished too.Where she lies is hid from view.She told the poor what life is about,And so the rich have rubbed her...

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    A pandemic no Longer hidden

    César Chelala | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    Worldwide, violence is as common a cause of death and disability among women of reproductive age as cancer, writes César Chelala HARVEY Weinstein never imagined...

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    A need to rethink staying out of government

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    THE east is a part of the country where the price paid by the people where the ethnicisation of politics is still a dominant factor....

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    Into the vortex

    Anthony Barnett | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    What does the unprecedented Brexit defeat of the UK government mean? Anthony Barnett writes IT WAS the oddest ‘historic’ day in Westminster politics. What was...

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