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    Lanka president’s address to highlight reconciliation challenges

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2018

    THE recent interventions of president Maithripala Sirisena into issues of governance brings out sharp differences of opinion within the government coalition he heads....

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    2+2 is less than the sum of its parts?

    MK Narayanan | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2018

    THE much heralded 2+2 Dialogue between the US and India finally fructified on September 6....

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    BNP and international pressure that no longer matters

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2018

    SEARCH for political relief at the UN doors shows the crisis of confidence that Bangladeshi politicians have in the national political structure....

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    Shatila refugee camp, 70 years on

    Marika Sosnowski and Darrian Traynor | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2018

    THE light is dank, sneaking down to ground level in streets barely wide enough for one car, between buildings, which have grown over the seventy...

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    Changing trends of religious vote in Pakistan

    Imran Khalid | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2018

    THE voting data of 2018 elections in Pakistan have divulged an interesting trend as far as the performance of the religio-political parties is concerned....

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    When rescue at sea becomes a crime

    Valentina Zagaria | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2018

    ON THE night of Wednesday, August 29, 2018, six Tunisian fishermen were arrested in Italy....

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    Focus on trade

    Bijendra Man Shakya | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2018

    THE fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation concluded recently in Kathmandu by widening the areas of cooperation...

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    High Court decision on death reference

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2018

    THE Section 302 of the Penal Code of Bangladesh provides, ‘whoever commits murder shall be punished with death, or imprisonment for life, and shall also...

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    India, US and their first 2+2 dialogue summit

    Vladimir Terehov | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2018

    THE talks between American and Indian foreign and defense ministers, loosely described as the 2+2 dialogue were held on September 6 in New Delhi....

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    The symphony of our times

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelley | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    AFTER a chance meeting in the Islamabad Club in early September, I told Dildar of my predicament. Here I was with everything ready for my...

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