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    Creating digital commons after COVID-19

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2020

    ON DECEMBER 31, 2019 the Wuhan Medical Health Commission informed the World Health Organisation of a new form pneumonia, of unknown cause, that had struck...

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    Predicament for citizens

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2020

    IT IS unfortunate for us that there is hardly any organisation within the country that we can fully rely on as a philosopher and guide....

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    Consequences for India

    Dmitry Bokarev | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2020

    IT IS widely acknowledged that from a geopolitical point of view, India is caught between a rock and a hard place. It shares its land...

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    Fighting over Kashmir could blow up planet

    by TJ Coles | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2020

    JAMMU and Kashmir, widely referred to as Kashmir, has had many designations since India and Pakistan were partitioned by Britain and gained their respective independence...

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    The Gitmo detainees of 9/11

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2020

    The Guantanamo (Gitmo) camp was established by US president George W Bush’s administration in 2002. At the time of its establishment in January 2002, the...

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    Climate justice

    by Ataur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2020

    Civil society organisations, government institutions and other stakeholders in the development sector should come forward to present the cause of Bangladesh in international forums, writes Ataur...

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    When corruption turned into carnage

    by Walid el Houri | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2020

    Since the massive explosion, the state has been absent, leaving people to fend for themselves – while leaders seem more concerned with dodging blame, writes...

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    War and pandemic journalism

    by Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2020

    During both, the truth can quickly disappear, writes Patrick Cockburn THE struggle against COVID-19 has often been compared to fighting a war. Much of this...

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    Interpreting Sri Lankan mandate

    by Jayadeva Uyangoda | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2020

    The SLPP struck a chord projecting political stability and capitalising on failures of the previous coalition government, writes Jayadeva Uyangoda THE results of Sri Lanka’s...

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    Pakistan, India education compared

    by Pervez Hoodbhoy | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2020

    ON July 29, Narendra Modi’s government unveiled what it calls a groundbreaking new national education policy. The 65-page document’s wide range — from primary to...

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