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    After Khashoggi, nowhere is safe for dissent

    by Can Ture | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    APART from breach of diplomatic immunity, the Jamal Khashoggi episode has reminded us of one more thing: The longstanding but recently rising phenomenon of extra-territorial...

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    A recession is coming

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    Having squandered the last crisis, we cannot make the same mistakes again. A Green New Deal is the only reasonable response, write Yanis Varoufakis and...

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    No option but to resume Afghan peace talks soon

    by Yead Mirza | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    IN EARLY September, the US president Donald Trump called off the peace negotiations with the Taliban after they had carried out a suicide car bomb...

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    Scramble of October 2019, a new world

    by Gordon Duff | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2019

    TWO weeks into the Turkish offensive against the Kurds in Syria and everything is changing. Whatever the case, Syria is back, as the Syrian Arab...

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    The Berlin Wall, thirty years later

    Victor Grossman | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2019

    REMEMBRANCE Days are rewarding for journalists, especially since Google made research digging so easy. And how the German media love such days! Their favourite dates...

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    Privacy: the new battleground of ours

    Edward Snowden | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2019

    The US, UK and Australia are taking on Facebook in a bid to undermine the only method that protects our personal information, writes Edward Snowden...

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    Between Wuhan and Chennai

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2019

    THE Chinese are inscrutable in the nuanced practice of diplomacy, and utterly ferocious when their core interests are challenged, a potent blend of Marx and...

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    Death, misery and bloodshed in Yemen

    Kathy Kelly | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2019

    WRITING about his visit to the world’s largest weapons bazaar, held in London during October, Arron Merat describes reading this slogan emblazoned above Raytheon’s stall:...

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    The age of radical evil

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    IMMANUEL Kant coined the term ‘radical evil.’ It was the privileging of one’s own interest over that of others, effectively reducing those around you to...

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    Wake-up call of Lanka’s Elpitiya local elections

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    THE victory of the SLPP at the long-postponed pradeshiya sabha election in Elpitiya did not come as a surprise. This had been an area that...

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