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    Sweden finally question Assange after 6 years

    by Robert Stevens | Updated at 10:56pm on November 15, 2016

    ON MONDAY morning, Sweden’s deputy chief prosecutor Ingred Isgren arrived at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London to question WikiLeaks founder and editor Julian Assange. Isgren...

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    Deporting Sharbat Gula

    by Sikander Ahmed Shah | Updated at 10:35pm on November 15, 2016

    SHARBAT Gula became the world’s most famous refugee after a photograph of her appeared on the cover of a 1985 issue of the National Geographic....

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    The political world after Trump’s win

    by Joe Lauria | Updated at 10:18pm on November 15, 2016

    ANEW political force in America was unleashed on Tuesday and how the Democratic Party reacts to it could determine its future as a major party....

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    Manohar Parrikar urges jettisoning of ‘no first-strike’ nuclear pledge

    by Keith Jones | Updated at 02:00am on November 15, 2016

    INDIAN defence minister Manohar Parrikar has publicly called for India to renounce its pledge to never mount a nuclear ‘first strike.’..

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    Uprooted from Syria, stranded in Gaza

    by Isra Saleh el-Namey | Updated at 01:58am on November 15, 2016

    NASSAR al-Adeeni has vivid memories of how an uprising began in Syria more than five years ago. At least 15 children were captured and tortured...

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    Donald Trump’s win: an analysis

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 01:55am on November 15, 2016

    AGAINST all the predictions of the pundits, pollsters and polling groups, Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States. Well except one,...

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    Support of people can’t be taken for granted by their leaders

    | Updated at 01:48am on November 15, 2016

    The lesson that the Sri Lanka government can learn from Brexit and now from the Trump victory is that the people’s vote cannot be taken...

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    Should we worry about ‘Doing Business’ ranking?

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 11:29pm on November 13, 2016

    THE World Bank has recently published its high-profile Doing Business Report 2017 with the theme ‘Equal Opportunity for All’. Bangladesh ranked 176th among 190 economies,...

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    The symphony of our times

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelley | Updated at 11:16pm on November 13, 2016

    HISTORY was evolving. Political developments, though a little less clear to many at that time, were moving at a rapid pace. Pakistan’s central ruling machine...

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    Ceasefire pact

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 11:05pm on November 13, 2016

    THE continuous exchange of fire across the line of control in Kashmir and the working boundary between the armed forces of India and Pakistan has...

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