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    On hunt for a new Congress president

    Gopalkrishna Gandhi | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    RESIGNATIONS are not an intention. Nor are they something to be offered, like an explanation or an apology. There is no such thing as ‘I...

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    Fast retreating Himalayan glaciers

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    GLACIER melt in the Himalayas today is twice as fast as it was before 2000. With conditions remaining unchanged, the glaciers are likely to lose...

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    Two roads to ‘friendship among peoples’

    Deena Stryker | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2019

    PRESIDENT Trump’s ‘daring’ step over the demarcation line between North and South Korea to shake hands with Chairman Kim wouldn’t be making such headlines were...

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    Sanctions: failure of US foreign policy

    David Rosen | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korea’s supreme leader, Kim Jong Un, on June 30 may turn out to be more than just another publicity...

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    China on maps

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    The upshot is the Sino-Pakistan boundary agreement signed in March 1963, under which Pakistan received from China 2,000 square kilometres of administered territory – contrary...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    ON BOTH the UN and NGO dimensions, Bangladesh found a unique asset in Dr Mohammad Yunus of Grameen Bank whose successful model of micro-credit for...

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    Baghdad’s new era of freedom

    Judit Neurink | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2019

    SLOWLY, normality is returning to Baghdad. Since the terrorist militia ‘Islamic State’ was ousted from Iraq, the city of eight million inhabitants has changed considerably....

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    IMF and World Bank: partners in backwardness

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    Guns and Butter host Bonnie Faulkner interviews Michael Hudson, a financial economist and historian. He is president of the Institute for the Study of Long-Term...

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    Post-Rahul, party may splinter but something new is needed

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    WHEN Trinamool’s Mahua Moitra took the parliament by storm in her debut speech in June, a thought crossed my mind. In over two decades as...

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    Venezuela building socialism in the midst of a war

    Roger D Harris | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    ‘Venezuela,’ Daniela Rodríguez explained, ‘is building socialism in the midst of a war.’ According to Rodríguez, ‘the US is using new tools of warfare trying...

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