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    Deporting Sharbat Gula

    by Sikander Ahmed Shah | Updated at 10:35pm on November 15, 2016

    SHARBAT Gula became the world’s most famous refugee after a photograph of her appeared on the cover of a 1985 issue of the National Geographic. She made headlines again recently when she was arrested by the FIA ..

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    The political world after Trump’s win

    by Joe Lauria | Updated at 10:18pm on November 15, 2016

    ANEW political force in America was unleashed on Tuesday and how the Democratic Party reacts to it could determine its future as a major party. Millions of discontented Americans who have lost out to the computerisation and the globalisation of the economy — and who have been disproportionately called on to fight America’s...

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    A well-meaning move with a lot more to do to restore rivers

    | Updated at 12:10am on November 15, 2016

    The government’s directive for the deputy commissioners of Dhaka, Narayanganj, Gazipur and Munshiganj to enforce a ban on dirt-filling of and illegal, and further, construction on...

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    Alarming increase in diabetes threat

    | Updated at 12:10am on November 15, 2016

    Diabetes keeps threatening public health. A whopping 10 per cent, or 84 lakh, of the adult in Bangladesh now live with diabetes, as New Age reported on Monday quoting a...

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    A well-meaning move with a lot more to do to restore rivers

    | Updated at 02:05am on November 15, 2016

    THE government’s directive for the deputy commissioners of Dhaka, Narayanganj, Gazipur and Munshiganj to enforce a ban on dirt-filling of and illegal, and further, construction on foreshores of the four rivers...

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    Alarming increase in diabetes threat

    | Updated at 02:03am on November 15, 2016

    DIABETES keeps threatening public health. A whopping 10 per cent, or 84 lakh, of the adult in Bangladesh now live with diabetes, as New Age reported on Monday quoting a World Health Organisation study conducted in 2015...

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    Manohar Parrikar urges jettisoning of ‘no first-strike’ nuclear pledge

    by Keith Jones | Updated at 02:00am on November 15, 2016

    INDIAN defence minister Manohar Parrikar has publicly called for India to renounce its pledge to never mount a nuclear ‘first strike.’..

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    Uprooted from Syria, stranded in Gaza

    by Isra Saleh el-Namey | Updated at 01:58am on November 15, 2016

    NASSAR al-Adeeni has vivid memories of how an uprising began in Syria more than five years ago. At least 15 children were captured and tortured in Deraa, the city where he lived, after graffiti, critical of the Damascus government was found on a school wall...

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    Donald Trump’s win: an analysis

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 01:55am on November 15, 2016

    AGAINST all the predictions of the pundits, pollsters and polling groups, Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States. Well except one, that is from my alma mater — University of Southern California, Los Angeles...

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    Support of people can’t be taken for granted by their leaders

    | Updated at 01:48am on November 15, 2016

    The lesson that the Sri Lanka government can learn from Brexit and now from the Trump victory is that the people’s vote cannot be taken for granted. One of the great strengths of the present government is that it is an alliance consisted of the two largest political parties, which can ensure it a two-thirds majority in parliament, writes Jehan Perera..

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