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    North Korea: the art of the deal

    by Paul Rogers | Updated at 12:05am on August 06, 2017

    NORTH Korea’s nuclear ambitions are causing widespread concern in the international arena...

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    Overall negligence in preservation of cultural history

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 06, 2017

    Successive governments in Bangladesh have shown very little interest in preserving its diverse cultural past and ethnic diversity...

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    Deplorable govt inefficiency that sprains city life for years

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 06, 2017

    THE government should not think that it can cause inconvenience to people, that too for a prolonged period, by way of its projects, big or small, even when these projects purport to afford a better life with a tinge of uncertainty though about how far the projects could make life better in the end...

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    WASA’s unilateral water tariff increase unacceptable

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 05, 2017

    THE increase in water tariff that the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority decided beginning on August 1 is unacceptable. This is more so in view of the perennial supply shortage and low quality supply of water to many areas of the capital...

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    No room for indifference to worker trafficking

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 05, 2017

    SUFFERINGS of migrant workers appear to have taken a new turn. Workers from Bangladesh are reported to have been trafficked to Libya and some European countries after they reach the Sudan on job visa...

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    Catastrophic impact on developing countries

    by Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:05am on August 05, 2017

    THE Paris agreement on climate change, signed in November 2016, was the first time all the world’s nations (except Nicaragua and Syria) signed up to reduce emissions and cap man-made global warming...

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    Hindu-Muslim in cricketing diaspora

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on August 05, 2017

    WHEN he completed his hat-trick by trapping South Africa’s Morne Morkel leg before wicket in the third test match at the Oval with his orthodox off-spin, Moeen Ali entered the record books on three counts...

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    Biological annihilation and the sixth mass extinction

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 05, 2017

    HUMAN beings are now waging war against life itself as we continue to destroy not just individual lives, local populations and entire species in vast numbers but also the ecological systems that make life on earth possible. By doing this we are now accelerating the sixth mass extinction event in earth’s history and virtually eliminating any prospect of human survival...

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    Turkey, Russia and interesting new Balkan geopolitics

    by F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:05am on August 05, 2017

    THE geopolitical template of the entire European Union is undergoing one of its most profound changes since the collapse of the Soviet Union more than twenty-five years ago. At the June 30 meeting in Ankara of the Turkish-Hungarian Business Forum Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orbán stated that Hungary ‘stands by its friends’ and it is on Turkey’s side in its current war of words with the European Union...

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    From pariah to partner

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 04, 2017

    AFTER more than 20 years, the west has decided to upgrade Sudan from rogue state to partner...

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