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    Catalonia and the art of differential diagnosis

    by Thomas S Harrington | Updated at 12:05am on November 17, 2017

    AS IN the sound practice of medicine, the key to generating useful political analysis lies in the art of differential diagnosis. This is especially true...

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    An itinerary in search of a strategy

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 17, 2017

    Parsing Donald Trump’s statements and Twitter posts through his 12-day, five-nation tour of Asia — the longest for a US president in 25 years —...

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    ASEAN fails as corporate interest dominates

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 17, 2017

    THE 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila, the Philippines, ended on November 14, 2017. There was the usual fanfare and show of unity as well as...

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    Time to take working children seriously

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 16, 2017

    FROM November 14 to November 16, 2017, the International Labour Organisation is holding its fourth Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour in...

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    Judge Moore, Joseph the Carpenter ain’t the same!

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:05am on November 16, 2017

    AS PRESIDENT Trump is visiting Southeast Asia, another Republican is making the headlines in the US news media...

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    The trials of Benjamin Netanyahu

    by Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:05am on November 16, 2017

    WHETHER the string of scandals, now hounding Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, lead to his sacking or not, it matters little....

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    Living insecure and lonely

    by Monwarul Islam | Updated at 12:05am on November 16, 2017

    WHILE talking to a doctor friend of mine, who is pursuing a higher degree in psychiatry, about a few days ago, I was astonished to...

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    Two meetings: Arafat and Rabin

    by Uri Avnery | Updated at 12:05am on November 15, 2017

    DURING last few days, I met with two old friends: Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin....

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    Is Iran facing a greater regional war in making?

    by Petr Lvov | Updated at 12:05am on November 15, 2017

    ON THE morning of November 10, it was announced that US president Donald Trump would not be holding an exclusive meeting with his Russia’s counterpart...

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    The iceberg syndrome

    | Updated at 12:05am on November 15, 2017

    ICEBERGS are famous for being mostly hidden under water with only 10 per cent visible. That is why it makes a deadly obstacle when a...

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