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    A border crisis of our own making

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2019

    FOR more than 30 years, I’ve led faith-focused delegations to Central America — and since 2016, to US-Mexico border communities....

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    Kashmiris bear brunt of India-Pakistan shelling

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2019

    ‘WAR does not feel far away here’, says Hajji Mohammed Hussain as he picks up the remains of his roof which was destroyed the night before by a mortar shell....

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    IMF negotiations

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2019

    THE IMF is in town again to negotiate a programme with the government....

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    Brides not before 18

    by Bipasha Dutta | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2019

    ONE in every five girls in the world marry before the age of 18. Each year 12 million child marriage (marriage before the age of 18) take place worldwide....

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    Standing up for Julian Assange

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2019

    THE arrest of Julian Assange, the publisher of WikiLeaks, in early April in London, is an attack on free speech and media freedom on a global scale....

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    Oil spillage near River Halda yet again

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2019

    THE spillage of about 105,000 litres of furnace oil into a canal that is linked with the River Halda, the only natural breeding field of Indian carps such as catla, mrigal and rohita in Bangladesh, is worrying as April–June is the breeding season when carps reach the spawning ground of the river from the Karnaphuli, Matamuhuri and Sangu rivers....

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    Worker well-being is still nobody’s concern

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2019

    LABOUR rights organisations celebrated May Day on Tuesday with much festivities. Apparel workers voiced their grievances....

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    Who’s afraid of Assange and WikiLeaks?

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    Confusing the persona, ‘Assange’, with the impact of Wikileaks, masks the chilling effect that his extradition could have on media freedoms and civil liberties, writes...

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    Lanka: candidate for a NATO base?

    by Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    SRI Lanka, Easter Sunday, April 21: More than half a dozen bomb blasts shook the country killing from 250 to more than 350 people. Depending...

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    No good options in Afghanistan

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    In Afghanistan, ‘reconciliation’ means different things to different players and to different groups of Afghans , writes Rakesh Sood DURING the last 50 years, Afghanistan...

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