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    Hiking along the Teesta

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 06, 2017

    TRAVELING through rivers have always been one of my favourite adventure activities...

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    The Pope in Egypt

    by Maxim Egorov | Updated at 12:05am on May 06, 2017

    THE visit of Pope Francis to Egypt in April 28–29 (previously, the Pope visited the Middle East three years ago — Jordan, Palestine, and Israel...

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    Revolution sets China and India apart

    by Ding Gang | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2017

    WHEN I was standing in the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML), looking up at the antique pillars, I felt like I had travelled into...

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    The song remains the same

    by Enayetullah Khan | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2017

    IT GETS you every time, doesn’t it? It could just be the most touching, most enduring paean to a Bengali heart’s yearning...

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    It’s hardly democracy

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

    THE constitutional reform of 2016 — President Bouteflika’s delayed response to the ‘Arab Spring’ — promised more transparency, democracy and political participation...

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    Relations between India and Pakistan on the boil again

    by Keith Jones | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2017

    RELATIONS between India and Pakistan are again on the boil, just months after South Asia’s rival nuclear-armed powers came to the brink of war...

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    Could they slip out of control?

    by Rene Wadlow | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2017

    THERE have been over the years since the 1953 armistice periodic increases of tension related to the policies of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea...

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    Apartheid references in Israel

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 04, 2017

    WE ARE faced with an increasing onslaught on criticism of Israel with attempts being made to drawn the lines ever more narrowly...

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    Added dimension to Tamil hartal in Lanka’s north, east

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on May 04, 2017

    SRI LANKA secured a timely victory in the European Parliament when a motion to deny the country of the benefit of the GSP Plus tariff...

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    Winning back the valley

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 04, 2017

    THE deteriorating situation in Jammu and Kashmir, together with strained relations among the Agenda for Alliance partners in the State, obviously prompted the meeting between...

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