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    Regime change, globalisation fuel Europe’s refugee, migrant crisis

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 22, 2018

    ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT political forces in both the United States and Europe have seized on the issue of illegal immigration, seen by many voters as a threat...

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    Signs of a geopolitical whirlwind

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 22, 2018

    WITH a New Year tweet from his handle accusing Pakistan of ‘lies and deceit’ in return for ‘33 billion dollars in aid over the last...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 22, 2018

    BRAHMANBARIA’S contribution to the educational development of East Bengal, the present-day Bangladesh, is significant...

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    How west made east ‘shitholes’

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on January 22, 2018

    PRESIDENT Trump’s recent ‘shithole’ comments are despised by decent Americans and rejected by the international community...

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    Now Trump menaces Pakistan

    by Brian Cloughley | Updated at 12:05am on January 21, 2018

    INTERNATIONAL fame, at last! Pakistan hit international headlines because it was the subject of Donald Trump’s first tweet of 2018. The country will have a...

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    Reflecting on Rahul and cow belt, with eyes closed

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on January 21, 2018

    IMISSED out on the ‘tumult’ these past weeks in circumstances which remind me of Shah Sarmad, the great Sufi saint of Jewish extraction, who wrote:...

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    Ministers above law

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on January 21, 2018

    WHEN it comes to claiming exemption from accountability to the law, ‘holy men’ do not lag far behind ministers and celebrities. Yogi Adityanath feels entitled...

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    Avoiding Armageddon in Korea

    by Rajan Menon | Updated at 12:05am on January 21, 2018

    MOST people intuitively get it. An American preventive strike to wipe out North Korea’s nuclear bombs and ballistic missiles, or a commando raid launched with...

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    North Korea: an agent of peace?

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 20, 2018

    THE false alarm on a ballistic missile attack on Hawaii last Saturday from North Korea did not help the Peace Talks which were essentially initiated...

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    Tentacles of autocratic regimes: the case of Egypt

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 20, 2018

    AUTOCRACIES, to maintain their hold on power, rely on heavy doses of repression...

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