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    Chronically insecure

    by Maysam Behravesh | Updated at 12:05am on May 15, 2017

    IN LATE March 2015, Saudi Arabia, supported by nine allies, launched a military campaign in its southern neighbour Yemen....

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    The decline of the west revisited

    by Pepe Escobar | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2017

    EUROPA, in Greek mythology, was a Phoenician princess abducted by Zeus and carried off to Crete. In time, Europe was meant to designate the western...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 15, 2017

    THE men who live in the district of Kohat are mostly Pathans. They stand for and truly reflect everything that the word Pathan implies and...

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    Is custodial killing heroic?

    by Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on May 14, 2017

    How does one restore dignity to the memory of a youth who was picked up and tortured, who died of torture, whose body was not...

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    Surging corruption in Afghanistan

    by Brian Cloughley | Updated at 12:05am on May 14, 2017

    THE Associated Press reported that on April 24 ‘a senior US military official speaking on condition of anonymity said in Kabul that Russia was giving...

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    Fair is foul and foul is fair in Syria

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on May 14, 2017

    LIKE Henry Kissinger, New York Times columnist, Thomas L Friedman, belongs to a growing tribe of strategists who insist that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict has been...

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    Status of international labour standards in Bangladesh

    by Muhammod Shaheen Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on May 14, 2017

    THE landscape of labour jurisprudence in Bangladesh is wide enough to gauge the conditions of workers through the lens of core international labour standards...

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    Will Lebanon be ‘handed over’ to ISIS?

    by Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:05am on May 13, 2017

    NOW that the Syrian armed forces have liberated Palmyra, pPresident al Assad has thanked Vladimir Putin and the Russian people for the substantial support they...

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    More women at Lankan universities in spaces dominated by men

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 13, 2017

    IN SRI Lanka, women are more educated than men. This has been a growing trend, most stark in higher education...

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    Social reaction bares its teeth

    by Alex Lantier | Updated at 12:05am on May 13, 2017

    YESTERDAY, French President-elect Emmanuel Macron’s Republic on the March (REM) movement unveiled a list of most of its candidates for the legislative elections of June...