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    The wounds of war in Afghanistan

    Kathy Kelly  | Updated at 12:00am on October 01, 2019

    Recovering from a broken hip, the author reflects on her experiences with people disabled and traumatised by war, writes Kathy Kelly ITS economy gutted by...

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    Graft in relief distribution must be arrested

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

    A TRANSPARENCY International, Bangladesh report, released on Sunday, revealing widespread corruption, irregularities, political favouritism and nepotism in distribution of relief materials among the affected people...

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    Justice is still a far cry for aggrieved community in Ramu

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

    POLITICAL party in power, although pledged to ensure communal harmony, have failed to dispense justice to the survivors of communal violence. Seven years have passed...

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    Bewildered in Jerusalem

    Mats Svensson | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2019

    IT WAS desolate. Quiet. In the quietness I heard voices, whispers, words being repeated. Words that had been repeated for a long time. ‘Two states’, ‘peace’, ‘demolitions’, ‘negotiations’, ‘walls’, ‘rocks’, ‘keys’, ‘reconciliation’, ‘resistance’,...

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    Climate crisis and militarism are intertwined

    Medea Benjamin | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2019

    THE environmental justice movement that is surging globally is intentionally intersectional, showing how global warming is connected to issues such as race, poverty, migration and public health. One area intimately linked to...

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    A highlight of the ‘disquiet’ world

    Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2019

    THE 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened in the past week amid simmering tension in the Middle East over recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, which Saudi Arabia and the United States blame...

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    Government lags behind in NCD prevention, cure

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2019

    FATALITIES from non-communicable diseases, particularly cardiovascular diseases, are alarmingly high. The National Health Bulletin 2018 says that the main cause of morbidity in district and medical hospitals was...

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    Making wealth public could be first step to curb corruption

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2019

    THE Bangladesh Nationalist Party, now in the opposition camp, at protests that it held in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday demanded that the ministers and the ruling party members of parliament should...

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    Bin Qasim’s ghosts

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2019

    GHOTKI is otherwise a quiet city in Sindh, bordering Pakistan’s Punjab in the north and India in the east. Historically, this place has been at...

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    India’s constitution spurned

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2019

    WHEN a major political party or organisation rejects the constitution of its country, there are grave implications for the country’s governance and its democratic system....

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