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.’..
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...
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,...
| 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...
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,...
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...
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...
by Bernie Sanders | Updated at 11:02pm on November 13, 2016
MILLIONS of Americans registered a protest vote on Tuesday, expressing their fierce opposition to an economic and political system that puts wealthy and corporate interests...
by Sam Ben-Meir | Updated at 10:54pm on November 13, 2016
DUE to the pressures of popular demand for relevance in education, we have lost sight of the purpose for which true education exists. I would...
by AKM Saiful Islam | Updated at 11:24pm on November 12, 2016
THIS week representatives from 197 parties who signed the Paris Agreement are meeting at Marrakesh for the 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22). As of November...