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    Escaping violence during parliament election

    Md Waheed Alam | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2018

    THE schedule of eleventh parliament election has been declared. Although, there has been no consensus on the outcomes of recent dialogue between the government and...

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    Prohibitive precedents key to stopping extrajudicial killing

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2018

    EXTRAJUDICIAL killing in the name of anti-drug drive by the members of Rapid Action Battalion and the police is continuing. Rights organisation, Ain o Salish...

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    EC instructions for observers do not signal a credible election

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2018

    A FULLY transparent and accountable election system should be open to scrutiny not just from political participants but also from interest groups as observers with...

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    The Hero Alam syndrome in Bangladesh elections

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    LIKE it or not, the electoral candidate most discussed in Bangladesh is neither Hasina nor Khaleda but a very popular YouTube star called Hero Alam....

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    Civil society inquiry calls for radical reforms

    Joe Hall | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    A TWO-YEAR independent inquiry into civil society has called for ‘radical reforms’ to counter growing social divisions....

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    Facts must be respected, even in Syria!

    Kristin Helberg  | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    HOW often have you heard it said that truth is the first victim of war? And that — in the Syrian conflict for example — no side can be trusted as they’re all simply spreading propaganda and waging a ‘war of images’? Probably very often....

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    Saddar massacre in Karachi

    Arif Hasan | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    ON the orders of the Supreme Court, over 1,400 shops, including leased ones, have been demolished in Karachi’s Saddar area....

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    Netanyahu’s ceasefire meant to keep Gaza imprisoned

    Jonathan Cook | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    PALESTINIANS in Gaza should have been able to breathe a sigh of relief last week, as precarious ceasefire talks survived a two-day-long, heavy exchange of strikes that threatened to unleash yet another large-scale military assault by Israel....

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    Govt needs to prioritise safety in electric vehicle registration

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    THE government, earlier opposed to the registration of electric vehicles, has initiated a move to bring all these vehicles under a legal framework....

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    Dhaka must take all on board to make Rohingya return happen

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    THE repatriation process of the 7,20,000 Rohingyas, who fled violence in Rakhine in Myanmar and crossed the border by boat into Bangladesh in more than than year to live in crowded camps at Ukhiya in Cox’s Bazar, was meant to begin, in a complex and controversial process, in the past week....

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