Opinion

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    Famine in Yemen finally reaches western headlines

    by Helen Lackner | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2017

    WHILE it is worth discussing whether the missile in the November 4 attack came from Iran in the first place, the outcome is unarguable...

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    Existential crisis before Japan

    by Amitava Mukherjee | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    ON 12 October last there was an important news item in a mass circulated English language daily of Kolkata which stated that under the weight...

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    Causes, consequences and remedies

    by Ikhtiar Mohammad | Updated at 12:05am on November 21, 2017

    LET’S start with some newsflash on money laundering from Bangladesh. A report by the central bank of Switzerland claims that the total deposit by Bangladeshi...

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    Corporate power, e-commerce, and WTO

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    IN THE early 1990s, transnational corporations in the agriculture, services, pharmaceuticals, and manufacturing sectors each got agreements as part of the WTO to lock in...

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    The symphony of our times

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelley | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    AS SDO, the execution of my plan for negotiating with the official environment was largely satisfactory. So was the communication with the elite of Brahmanbaria,...

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    Why progressives should support wikileaks

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    HISTORY is replete with disquieting figures, it is often difficult to know whether they deserve our support or mistrust. Julian Assange seems increasingly to be...

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    No one has the right to kill

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    WHEN, on April 6, 1994, the immediate response to the death of the Rwandan president in a plane crash allegedly caused by the Tutsis turned...

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    Crime and politics

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on November 19, 2017

    ON November 3, a leading English daily Indian Express published a full-page report on criminal cases against union ministers and current and former chief ministers...

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    Trump’s excellent Asian adventure

    by Roy Morrison | Updated at 12:05am on November 19, 2017

    DONALD Trump returns from a most pleasant vacation. He’s talked tough about North Korea. Blamed previous administrations for trade deficits with China...

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    Such a long legacy: on Indira Gandhi

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 19, 2017

    THE term populism has acquired considerable currency these days, and is widely used to describe a distinctive mode of politics...

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