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    Nepal turns the corner

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 21, 2017

    MANY western diplomats and development-walas, cheered on by their Kathmandu plaudits, tend to portray Nepal as a failed or failing state...

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    Assange, Sweden, and continuing battles

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on May 21, 2017

    IT HAD been, from the start, a cruel wait and see game. Lacking logic and consistency, the Swedish effort to extradite Julian Assange from the...

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    CPEC factor in China-India relations

    by Vladimir Terehov | Updated at 12:05am on May 20, 2017

    THE ambitious project of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is gradually moving to the centre stage in the troubled bilateral relations between the two Asian giants...

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    Tips for Trump as he meets Muslim leaders in Riyadh

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on May 20, 2017

    ON MAY 21, Saudi deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Sultan has organised a Muslim Jamboree for president Trump. He will thereby attempt to demonstrate that...

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    A man we hardly knew of and cared about

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on May 20, 2017

    IT TAKES a lot to become a citizen of three states, one at a time. Every birth, of the citizen and of the states, has...

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    Brewing crisis over Trump’s Comey firing

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:05am on May 20, 2017

    President Trump’s firing of the FBI director James Comey has rocked Washington. And while the president is still outwardly unperturbed and his aides are doing...

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    The curse of development

    by Mahbub Sumon | Updated at 12:05am on May 19, 2017

    FOSSIL fuels such as coal, oil and gas served as the basis on which the modern world has been built. Until James Watt came along...

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    Breaking down cyber barriers

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 19, 2017

    By teaching girls programming and computer literacy, two sisters in Afghanistan have triggered something of a digital revolution, write Jennifer Collins and Storay Karimi...

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    OBOR project is making the world a safer place

    by Dmitry Bokarev | Updated at 12:05am on May 19, 2017

    THE extremely ambitious Chinese project known as One Belt, One Road is becoming a reality with every passing day. As you must know, the project...

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    No dogs, no Indians

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 19, 2017

    In a world mediated by sound-bites, perhaps the theatre can take us back to what it means to be human, writes Siddhartha Bose...

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