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    Results overshadow competences

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on May 20, 2018

    THE results of secondary public examinations, Secondary School Certificate and other equivalent examinations in the vocational and madrassah streams, have been out, having the pass...

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    The Korean example for India and Pakistan

    by Vladimir Terekhov | Updated at 12:05am on May 19, 2018

    ‘I N ORDER to resolve the contradictions between India and Pakistan, one should learn the experience of Korean reconciliation’. Under such heading (with reference to...

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    War, peace and John McCain

    by Howard Lisnoff | Updated at 12:05am on May 19, 2018

    A FIRESTORM of controversy swirled around Senator John McCain as he struggled with a form of brain cancer that is almost always fatal. I don’t...

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    1968: a revolution too early to judge

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 19, 2018

    THE 50th anniversary of the events of 1968 has not provoked a welter of emotions. I have in mind, of course, not academic and cultural...

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    Education-employment link

    by Faisal Bari | Updated at 12:05am on May 19, 2018

    RECENTLY, a friend needed to hire an administrative and finance officer for an entry-level position in office administration. He advertised the post on one of...

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    France’s role in Africa

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 19, 2018

    FAKE news, propaganda, public relations, advertising — it goes by many names, but at the core of all these terms is the idea that powerful...

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    Unofficial truth commission shows way for Lanka

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on May 18, 2018

    A MEETING of a truth commission took place in Kandy on Sunday in which I was an observer....

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    70 years of Palestinian resistance

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 18, 2018

    THE Great March of Return in the Gaza Strip has reminded the world of Palestinian resistance and the Palestinian struggle for rights....

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    Imagining alternatives to more war in Syria

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 18, 2018

    LAST month we read of yet another missile attack on Syria paid for by US, British, and French taxpayers as ‘punishment’ of the Assad regime’s...

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    A ‘pilgrimage’ to Nepal

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 18, 2018

    LAST week, Narendra Modi visited Nepal, his third since he became prime minister in 2014. Each of the visits has been markedly different, in terms...

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