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    Siren call of postponing Lanka elections yet again

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:01am on July 15, 2020

    THE containment of COVID-19 spread in Sri Lanka relative to other countries, including its immediate neighbours, put the government on a strong footing to face...

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    COVID-19 and youth employment

    by Mohammad Kabir Mia | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2020

    WORLD Youth Skills Day has been observed globally on July 15 since 2015. In November 2014, the United Nations, at its General Assembly declared July...

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    Planning the new normal post COVID-19

    by Mohammad Taufiqul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown have changed how we work, it has changed how we live and it has changed how we play. It has...

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    Are we doing it right?

    by Mohammad Abdur Razzak | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2020

    SANITARY landfill is a public facility where municipal solid waste is finally disposed of. It is a carefully designed structure built into or on top...

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    200 years since the discovery of the continent

    Sofia Pale | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2020

    THE ice-covered continent, Antarctica, spanning the Earth’s South Pole is rarely covered in news reports. For now, policies of the world’s leading nations do not...

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    Counterterrorism measures have gone too far

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2020

    OVER a matter of weeks, in early 2019, Shamima Begum became a household name. Not because her actions were more horrific or her situation more...

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    Uncertainty clouds Afghan talks

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2020

    WITH the US presidential election barely four months away, top American officials have been engaged in another round of shuttle diplomacy to get intra-Afghan talks...

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    The potential danger of herd immunity without a vaccine

    Mohammad Shah Alam | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2020

    THE herd immunity, an epidemiological term, was introduced approximately a century ago. It was widely used following an increase in the use of vaccines and...

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    If Trump needs a war to win, which enemy will he choose?

    by Paul Rogers | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2020

    Trump has failed on COVID-19 and the economy is tanking. Could a military adventure in Afghanistan, Iran or North Korea be coming soon? Paul Rogers...

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    Iran-China pact turbocharges New Silk Roads

    by Pepe Escobar | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2020

    China will invest $400 billion in Iran’s energy and infrastructure but nothing in the strategic pact allows for a Chinese troop presence or island handover,...

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