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    Deaths underestimated by 5 to 1

    Nicolas Davies | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    AN NGO responsible for reporting on war deaths in Yemen has acknowledged that it has underestimated the casualties in the three-year-old conflict by at least five to one....

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    Academia and state

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    ON October 13, Professor KN Panikkar sounded the alarm....

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    Judicial sovereignty needed to safeguard national sovereignty

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    SEVERAL political parties and civic groups are to file appeals to the Supreme Court against the dissolution of parliament by president Maithripala Sirisena....

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    What now?

    Andrew Levine | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    THE good news is that Democrats will take over the House of Representatives and hold onto or take back governorships in the upper Midwest and elsewhere....

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    Unabated transport workers’ crimes

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    FATAL traffic safety condition in Bangladesh is known to all. However, passengers’ lives in the high ways are not only at risk of road accidents, criminal misconduct of the transport workers have been taking lives...

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    Women must be empowered financially for healthier life

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    THE share of women entrepreneurs in the small and medium enterprises loan portfolio remains almost unchanged in the last five years.

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    Still searching for appropriate structures of governance

    Rene Wadlow | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    ON FRIDAY, November 9 2018, at the invitation of the Russian government and under the chairmanship of the Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov began what has been called ‘The Moscow Format’ to end the armed conflicts and to find appropriate structures of governance in Afghanistan....

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    End Yemen’s ‘humanitarian nightmare’

    Julia Conley | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    ANTI-WAR groups and progressive lawmakers expressed cautious optimism this weekend after the Trump administration announced it would end its policy of refueling Saudi planes that are engaged in Saudi Arabia’s assault on Yemen — but called for bolder and broader policy changes to ensure an end to the attacks that have killed more than 15,000 civilians....

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