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    The Russia-China plan for North Korea: stability, connectivity

    by Pepe Escobar | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2017

    THE United Nations Security Council’s 15-0 vote to impose a new set of sanctions on North Korea somewhat disguises the critical role played by the...

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    The Rohingya genocide and ambivalent Bangladesh – II

    by Taj Hashmi | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2017

    INTERESTINGLY, European countries — including United Kingdom — have registered their displeasure at the recurrence of state-sponsored violence against the Rohingyas in Myanmar...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2017

    AS ASSISTANT commissioners under training, we were required to under go a process of ‘sub-divisional attachment’. The administrative unit called the sub-division does not exist...

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    Hunger in Africa

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2017

    GLOBALLY, 108 million people faced food crises in 2016 — 35 per cent more people compared with about 80 million in 2015, according to the...

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    ISIS: a war unwon

    by Paul Rogers | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2017

    IN THE past month, ISIS has suffered serious reversals in Iraq and Syria....

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    The Rohingya genocide and ambivalent Bangladesh – I

    by Taj Hashmi | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2017

    ‘AMBIVALENCE’ is a state of having simultaneous conflicting beliefs and opinions towards people, objects, events, and concepts...

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    Gorkhaland total bandh enters fourth month as leaders duck

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2017

    DARJEELING, Thimpu, Gangtok and Siliguri are a tight cluster on any map even in a large atlas...

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    Rethinking poverty

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2017

    AS THE United Nations Second Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008–2017) comes to an end and the world celebrates International Day for the Eradication...

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    Big oil, failed democracy and false prophets

    by Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:05am on September 16, 2017

    TO A certain extent, Aung San Suu Kyi is a false prophet. Glorified by the west for many years, she was made a ‘democracy icon’...

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    Under US radar: BRICS

    by Deena Stryker | Updated at 12:05am on September 16, 2017

    AS THE ninth annual BRICS gathering, held this year in China, comes to an end, it’s time to point out that these five nations representing...

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