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    The symphony of our times

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelley | Updated at 12:05am on April 09, 2018

    THERE were two more significant encounters with SM Rasheed, the owner of the Broadway Bakery in Rawalpindi and reputed amateur palmist who foretold the future...

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    The legacy of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on April 09, 2018

    THERE was nothing of the Siddhartha about her. Modest and sombre middle ways are not the stuff of revolutionary ardour. Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s mark on history...

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    Who is protecting whom?

    by Seth Ferris | Updated at 12:05am on April 09, 2018

    THE poisoning of an alleged Russian double agent and his daughter in Salisbury, UK, has become a red herring for global consumption. Everyone is commenting...

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    Malevolent villain and vicious buffoon

    by Brian Cloughley | Updated at 12:05am on April 08, 2018

    THERE are currently several characters of clownish tendency on the stage of international affairs, with others waiting in the wings for an opportunity to prance...

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    Afghanistan: US diplomacy to find new allies

    by Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:05am on April 08, 2018

    THERE is no gainsaying that Afghanistan’s road to peace after 17 years of war with the US is not going to be an easy one....

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    Campaign finance

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:05am on April 08, 2018

    THE play of money in the political process is an unfortunate necessity that no democracy has been able to discard...

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    Saudi crown prince, Trump together staring at Syrian exit door

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 08, 2018

    THE crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman, 32, has once again given international affairs a twist which has caused a hush to descend...

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    Let the furore live, let the noise make changes

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on April 08, 2018

    THE furore has died down. The furore about the harassment of some girls, dozen of them or more, on March 7 that featured prominently everyday...

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    Limited justice for Syria on the horizon

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 07, 2018

    THE recent attacks in Eastern Ghouta in which a swath of land housing a population of 4,00,000 was surrounded, shelled incessantly and later invaded have...

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    Kashmir-Palestine

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 07, 2018

    SCARCELY a day goes by in Pakistan that we ordinary mortals are not reminded about the Indian state’s brutalities in Kashmir. This past week saw...

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