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    Jimmy Carter chastises Trump

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    YOU may not have noticed it, but America’s war with Iran started some days ago and may not be going too well for the world’s...

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    Saving rice landraces, ecotypes, ecosystems

    by Mohammed Ataur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    THERE were thousands of varieties of rice, the most important grain crop in Bangladesh, but more than 5,000 local rice varieties have become extinct in...

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    The most extensive classified leak in history

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 18, 2019

    The ‘Iraq War Logs’ disgorged an unprecedented profusion of documents, military reports and videos, writes Patrick Lawrence FOR WikiLeaks, 2010 was an exceptionally eventful year....

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    Pakistan: cauldron to inferno

    by FS Aijazuddin | Updated at 12:00am on May 18, 2019

    A PENCHANT for masochism should be included in the job description of every governor State Bank of Pakistan. Too many recent incumbents have seen their...

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    Narendra Modi: India’s divider in chief

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on May 18, 2019

    TIME magazine’s May 20 international issue has given the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi its prestigious cover. He was on Time’s cover in 2015 that...

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    Is there a way out of US-Turkey deadlock?

    by Martin Berger | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    WASHINGTON’S overt aggressive behaviour on the international stage provoked by its desire to impose its own vision of the way that the Middle East must...

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    Hiatus or busted deal?

    by Jack Rasmus | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    THIS past week the US and China failed to reach agreement on a new trade deal, despite high level China representative Lie He meeting in...

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    The rise of BJP in West Bengal

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    How it slowly gained strength to become the Trinamool’s main opponent, writes Smita Gupta THE most vitriolic exchanges this election season have perhaps been between...

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    Can budget not consider EEW system?

    by Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    EARTHQUAKES do not hold that power that can create dissenting view on proposal for an earthquake early warning system in Bangladesh. Bangladesh does never hold...

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    As you were then? South Africa’s 2019 election

    Gregory Mthembu-Salter | Updated at 12:00am on May 16, 2019

    For now, South Africa can chalk up the 2019 elections as another win for democracy, writes Gregory Mthembu-Salter 2019 was the most apathy-dominated South African...