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    Sri Lanka doesn’t need to remain tied to past

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on February 07, 2019

    SRI Lanka enters its 71st year of independence with political uncertainty in the air. The only certainty is that 2019 will be a year of...

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    Afghanistan: peace in our time?

    by Mahir Ali | Updated at 12:00am on February 07, 2019

    IN THE light of the recent negotiations in Doha between the United States and the Taliban, there has been much talk about peace returning to...

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    Cracks in the framework

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 07, 2019

    With the systematic weakening of institutions, the government risks pushing all resistance to the streets, writes Neera Chandhoke THE government of India has reportedly suppressed...

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    China, Germany, Japan at Davos forum

    by Vladimir Terehov | Updated at 12:00am on February 07, 2019

    THE scheduled World Economic Forum, held at the end of January in a Swiss town of Davos, was noteworthy in several ways. First of all...

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    Brexit in context of British history

    by Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:00am on February 07, 2019

    HOW should Brexit be seen against the broad backdrop of British history? Analogies multiply, with the crudest coming from prominent Brexiteer MP Mark Francois who...

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    Facebook should see the greatest of dangers in Myanmar

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 07, 2019

    FACEBOOK is reported to have banned four groups ‘fighting’ against Myanmar’s military from its social network with a purported aim at preventing and disrupting offline...

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    ICT education must include internet safety issues

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 07, 2019

    BANGLADESH is ranked the fifth in Asia to have used the internet most, with more than 80 million having internet access as of December 2017,...

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    Representing Palestinians in history education

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 06, 2019

    It is not merely a question of the way Palestinians are presented but, poignantly, of the definitions that are imposed or elided when shaping perceptions...

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    Afghan dynamics and déjà vu

    by Riaz Mohammad Khan | Updated at 12:00am on February 06, 2019

    THE decision by the US to engage in direct dialogue with the Afghan Taliban and its willingness to pull out of Afghanistan has set off...

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    On the west’s dangerous game in Venezuela

    by Ramzy Baroud and Romana Rueo | Updated at 12:00am on February 06, 2019

    Hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets of besieged Gaza to show their support of the democratically-elected government of Venezuela and its legitimate leader, president...

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