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    Is WB beyond accountability and above law? – II

    by Ismet Zerin Khan | Updated at 12:05am on May 22, 2017

    THE high profile litigation against the World Bank has recently been adjudicated in the High Court with a milestone judgement against it....

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    Tragedy of forced displacement

    by Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:05am on May 22, 2017

    IT CONSTITUTES the greatest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War affecting huge numbers of people and demanding all that is best in us....

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 22, 2017

    IT WAS a trip from Hangu to Kohat, this time in broad day light that Khashru and Rakib met with a severe accident when their vehicle crashed into a roadside tree...

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    Effective regulation a must for inland waterways

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 22, 2017

    The river transport sector which is almost in a state of chaos because of the negligence of successive governments needs to be properly addressed...

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    High-handed move would further complicate politics

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 22, 2017

    THE sudden police raid of Saturday morning on the office of Khaleda Zia, a former prime minister for three terms who heads the Bangladesh Nationalist Party, in search for ‘anti-state materials’ on false charges is bad politics and smacks of autocratic high-handedness of the incumbents...

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    Start of an old game in a new fashion

    by Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:05am on May 21, 2017

    DONALD Trump’s up-coming visit to Saudi Arabia is likely to see him granting a de-facto recognition to the Islamic Military Alliance, or the so-called ‘Arab NATO...

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    Is WB beyond accountability and above law?

    by Ismet Zerin Khan | Updated at 12:05am on May 21, 2017

    THE culture of impunity and arrogance with which the World Bank engages in unlawful malfeasance in Bangladesh and other developing countries of the world is absolutely mind boggling...

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    Nepal turns the corner

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 21, 2017

    MANY western diplomats and development-walas, cheered on by their Kathmandu plaudits, tend to portray Nepal as a failed or failing state...

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    Assange, Sweden, and continuing battles

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on May 21, 2017

    IT HAD been, from the start, a cruel wait and see game. Lacking logic and consistency, the Swedish effort to extradite Julian Assange from the United Kingdom, not for formal charges but the pretext of questioning him over sexual assault and rape, collapsed on Friday....

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    Database is must to plan on road transport sector

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 21, 2017

    STOCK-TAKING is important in getting to the root of a problem and planning how to resolve this sustainably....

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