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    Ardern brings more limelight to New Zealand

    Imran Khalid | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2018

    UNLIKE most female politicians across the globe, who find it easier to remain in the limelight by projecting themselves as champions of woman rights or by adopting hard-line stance on contentious political issues against their male opponents,....

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    State violence and illusions of modernity in Egypt

    Maged Mandour  | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2018

    MASS repression in Egypt and the use of state violence has been growing since the coup of 2013. It was inaugurated with a series of massacres committed by the Egyptian security forces against the supporters of the deposed president, Mohamed Morsi,....

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    Authorities must renovate risky RU buildings

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2018

    BUILDING safety issues have not been seriously by authorities despite many building collapses that have left thousands dead....

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    Food security, food safety still remain a major challenge

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2018

    FOOD security — which entails the adequacy of food, equitable distribution, confirmed supply, fair access and sustained sources, among other issues — and food safety — which entails safe sources of all food,...

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    Fifty years of Mexican October

    Kent Paterson | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2018

    IN UNDERSTANDING contemporary Mexican politics and society, the careful observer might well draw a line before and after October 2, 1968....

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    Reparations office can bind Lankan nation together

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2018

    LIMPING and internally conflicted thought it be, the government of national unity once again showed its value when it got the Office for Reparations bill passed through parliament....

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    Is hostility set in stone in Bangladesh politics?

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2018

    THERE is no in-between anything in Bangladesh politics. One is either a loyalist or a traitor....

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    Humanitarian bombs

    David Swanson | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2018

    ONE should not sell bombs to a government that abuses human rights, which means murders a man without using one of the bombs....

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    Editors take to the streets

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2018

    EDITORS of more than a dozen daily newspapers stood, lining along the footpath, in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Monday....

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    ARI recommendations need to be implemented

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2018

    IN THE face of an alarming increase in fatal accidents on the roads and highways, the government has taken a number of steps to streamline the public transport sector rigged with corruption and irregularities....

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