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    Syrian militants secretly flown to Afghanistan, China raises a battalion

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2018

    AMONG the dozen or so guests US ambassador Frank Wisner was escorting to Bhutan for a holiday Richard Holbrooke, former US ambassador to the UN....

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    The Rohingya run and imperialism

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2018

    THE long Rohingya run is passing more than a year in its current phase, resulting in a huge number of the Rohingyas in Bangladesh. Amidst diplomatic dialogues and imperialist intrigues, the Rohingyas staying in Bangladesh are passing difficult days....

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    Footbridges, underpasses should be pedestrian-friendly

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2018

    THE three photographs that New Age printed on its front page on Saturday, which show people making their way through barbed wire fences on the road divider on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue in Dhaka risking their lives,....

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    Murderous Myanmar army lies about Rohingya crisis

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2018

    MYANMAR’S murderous army, which has tortured and persecuted almost the entire Rohingya people living in their homeland Rakhine State forcing more than a million of them to flee to Bangladesh,....

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    Literature can displace anthropology

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2018

    WHEN I found myself well into my career as an anthropologist specializing in Himalayan peoples, I came across an historical episode concerning two no-longer living but obviously brilliant women who had performed remarkable political feats in the early 20thcentury....

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    The flaws and bias of Assam NRC

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2018

    THE publication of the final draft of the National Register of Citizens in Assam has brought cheer in the Bharatiya Janata Party....

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    Was Jinnah wrong?

    by Zubeida Mustafa | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2018

    MANY who listened to prime minister Imran Khan’s maiden speech on August 19 would not have failed to note the striking similarities in his address and the Quaid-i-Azam’s oft-quoted speech of August 11, 1947....

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    Is liberal order doomed by general will?

    by Phil Butler | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2018

    THE liberal world order is writhing in pain over a world fed up with its flawed liberalism....

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    Bribery, corruption need to be rooted out

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2018

    IT IS not surprising that at least 68 per cent of the rural and 65 per cent of the urban people experienced bribery while seeking legitimate services from law enforcement agencies,....

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    Govt must criminalise involuntary disappearances

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2018

    THE Asian Legal Resources Centre report, which it submitted to the UN Human Rights Council in view of its 39th session in September 10–28 in Switzerland,....

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