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    American Anomie

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    THE French sociologist Emile Durkheim in his classic book ‘On Suicide’ examined the disintegration of social bonds that drive individuals and societies to personal and...

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    Young Iraqis rise up for a life worth living

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    HE WAS one of the first to take the streets of Basra. Hussam is 23 years old, wears ripped jeans like so many young people...

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    Sun-powered golden sandwich boosts energy

    Tim Radford | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    JAPANESE scientists have developed a sun-powered golden sandwich: an experimental solar panel that they claim could be up to 11 times more effective than most...

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    A legacy of the British colonial policy

    ABM Razaul Karim Faquire | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    THE Rohingya are the inhabitants of Rakhine state (historically known as Arakan) in Myanmar....

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    Entering a new era

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2018

    THEY voted along secular, liberal and national lines. Of the more than 22 million people eligible to vote in Iraq, just 44.5 percent turned out....

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    What does it mean to celebrate International Peace Day?

    by Brad Evans | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2018

    WE KNOW the world continues to be dangerous. We know our cities are continued targets for indiscriminate attacks....

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2018

    THE first morning in London felt like the first page of a yet unopened book of suspense and thrill. It was Monday, October 23, 1972....

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    Faultlines in India’s parliamentary democracy

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2018

    DEMOCRACY is a form of government understood to revolve around the consent of the governed....

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    The responsibility to not protect?

    Shoshana Fine and Thomas Lindemann | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    ALTHOUGH the number of migrants and refugees arriving in the European Union has decreased this year to numbers comparable to pre-2014, the probability of dying...

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    Is Paris 2015 already underwater?

    Robert Hunziker | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    THE Paris Agreement of 2015 remarkably brought together all of the nations of the world, except for the United States after Trump cancelled,....

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