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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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    The Brexit question: Britain on the edge

    Vidya Ram | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    OVER the past week, a 2015 tweet by former British prime minister David Cameron has been widely reshared online....

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    Dreams and expectations

    Muhammad Amir Rana | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    LED largely by a jubilant CPEC discourse in recent years, Pakistan-China ties have entered a review and rationalisation phase....

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    President is best situated to resolve Lanka crisis

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    THE political crisis that erupted unexpectedly on October 26 still continues and is now entering its fourth week....

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    ‘No’ to NATO, ‘no’ to Bases, ‘no’ to wars

    David Swanson | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    AS I head over to Ireland for a conference on closing US and NATO military bases around the world — and at which some of us will make plans for protesting NATO in Washington on April 4, 2019 — the presidents of France and Germany are talking up the need for a European military that can fight the United States, Russia, and/or China....

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    The dangerous rush to judgement against Julian Assange

    Bill Blum | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    AFTER years of speculation, we now know that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been accused by the justice department of committing crimes against the United States....

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    Punitive measures against perpetrators are the answer

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    THE Financial Institutions Division’s plan to train directors to safeguard interests of state-owned banks sounds farcical as it is unlikely to work....

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    Govt must reorient economic development to create jobs

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    THE overall youth employment rate keeps growing as it registered an increase by 1 percentage point in eight years....

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    Aasia Bibi: surrender is not an option

    Pervez Hoodbhoy | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    AN INFLAMMATORY video filmed just after the Aasia Bibi verdict has received well over five million views. Therein you can watch the TLP leadership calling...

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    Israel can’t use violent self-defence while occupying Gaza

    TJ Coles | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2018

    WHENEVER bombings and shootings escalate in the Middle East, Israeli propagandists say that Israel is exercising its right of military self-defence against indiscriminate attacks coming...