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    People’s Bhashani, Bhashani’s people

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019

    November 17 marks the death anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani. Azfar Hussain pays tribute to a revolutionary who remains an inspiration in the...

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    A case of two interlocking triangles

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019

    IT WAS delusory to imagine that the Ayodhya verdict would bring down the communal temperature, even though Muslims will acquiesce in the judgement after a...

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    Precarious work makes women more vulnerable

    Radhika Balakrishnan and Magalí Brosio | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019

    That is why the recent International Labour Organisation’s convention on violence and harassment at work is so important. Governments need to take it further, write...

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    US, Israel cast lone UN vote against peace measures

    Ben Norton | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2019

    Most of the international community supported draft resolutions calling for a nuclear weapons-free Middle East, measures to stop an arms race in outer space and...

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    Blowback from Modi’s covenant

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2019

    I AM yet to reel back from the aftershocks of India’s political bedlam of August 5. India’s prime minister Narendra Modi’s government shocked millions who...

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    Yemen: a beleaguered Saudia opting for a ‘political solution’?

    Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2019

    WHILE originally being a war waged by a Saudi-led coalition against the Houthis in Yemen, it quickly turned into a war being fought as much...

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    Morales and the coup condition

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2019

    The Bolivian order was always going to be vulnerable. But as with other states strangled by the policies of austerity imposed by the International Monetary...

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    Role of shariah-based banks and FIs

    Abu Zafore Md Saleh | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2019

    THE shariah-compliant banking was introduced in Bangladesh in 1983 to present halal and interest-free banking. The shariah-based banking has since then flourished. It has earned...

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    Revisiting the Brandenburg Gate

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2019

    THINKING about why the celebrations to mark the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall seemed so inadequate, I remembered a story told...

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    Prospects for proposed RCEP free trade deal

    Vladimir Terehov | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2019

    THE fate of the ASEAN Plus Six project has become a key issue at the annual ASEAN summits, the latest of which was held in...

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