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    Liberation War of Bangladesh: Actions, reactions and inactions of foreign powers – XXI

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:00am on July 30, 2018

    NEVERTHELESS, in the evening of December 15, writes Kader Siddik, ‘two thousand and eight hundred Indian soldiers, two thousand members of the regular Mukti Bahini and three thousand guerrilla fighters of the Kaderia Bahini began their joint campaign from Tangail towards Dhaka’....

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    Ecuador’s case for Assange asylum stronger than ever

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 30, 2018

    AS ECUADORIAN president Lenin Moreno visited the United Kingdom this week, there was much speculation as to whether Ecuador would continue to protect Julian Assange....

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 30, 2018

    INDIA had to do something to end what it perceived as a situation of its gradual political and diplomatic isolation....

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    Global economy more vulnerable a decade on

    Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on July 30, 2018

    TEN years ago the world awakened about the reality of a financial crisis, rapidly engulfing the world, and turning into a ‘Great Recession’.....

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    DUTA must stop toeing partisan line

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 30, 2018

    A GROUP of citizens from various professions has rightly stood against the Dhaka University Teachers’ Association, asking it to offer apologies,....

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    Repeated surveys no solution to mosquito menace

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 30, 2018

    Government efforts to contain the spread of Aedes mosquito in Dhaka continued to remain unsuccessful....

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    Living in a world bereft of privacy

    Annie Machon | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2018

    AFEW days ago I first received a menacing email from someone calling herself Susana Peritz....

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    Liberation War of Bangladesh: Actions, reactions and inactions of foreign powers – XX

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2018

    President Nixon, therefore, wrote to Soviet leader Brezhnev in the strongest terms to ‘join me in ending the crisis before we ourselves were dragged into it’, by way of ensuring ‘an immediate cease-fire in the West’,....

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    Afghanistan Imran’s early priority

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2018

    EVEN before elections in Pakistan had taken place, the media which articulates the western establishment point of view, like the Economist, had already declared it a ‘flawed election’; it even screamed ‘foul play’ which the ‘khaki umpire’ (for which read the army) had rigged....

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    Diplomats losing clout

    M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on July 29, 2018

    ONE must wonder what the US ambassador Marcia Bernicat thinks these days about the United States’s role in our domestic politics....

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