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    Preparations for 2nd summit between Kim and Trump

    by Konstantin Asmolov | Updated at 12:00am on December 03, 2018

    THE Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun, citing sources in the US administration, has reported that the next summit between the United States and DPRK was to...

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    Fathers and sons (with apologies to Turgenev)

    | Updated at 10:03pm on December 02, 2018

    In a story worthy of the great Russian novelist Ivan Turgenev, in the Bushes’ case the sins of the son were visited upon the father,...

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    The symphony of our times

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelley | Updated at 12:00am on December 03, 2018

    Disheartening reportsTHE description of widespread want of food and other essentials in the immediate post-liberation Bangladesh was very depressing. We, the Bangladeshi expatriates in Britain...

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    The myth of the will of the people

    by Albert Weale | Updated at 12:00am on December 03, 2018

    SHORTLY after he became president of France, Emmanuel Macron visited Greece, where he addressed an audience in Athens. In an assured performance he surprised everyone...

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    Civilisation’s future, victims of western brutality

    Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2018

    The culture of greed and instant profit has no space for children, for their rights, for their upbringing within a frame of human rights, fair...

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    RSS in Kashmir

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2018

    Mehbooba acted wisely in taking the initiative to seek Omar Abdullah’s support, writes AG Noorani THE land we have known and loved faces today a...

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    US Congress must block Trump selling for a handful of silver

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2018

    WHO would have imagined that the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria on the Latin Bridge in Sarajevo in June, 1914 would signal the...

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    Neighbourhood first?

    Suhasini Haidar | Updated at 11:04pm on December 01, 2018

    In a calibrated move, the Modi government is dialling down aggressive postures in bilateral ties, writes Suhasini Haidar When prime minister Narendra Modi touched down...

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    Stripping Aung San Suu Kyi’s awards

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    IT IS impossible to see peace prize or freedom awards as anything other than fragments of an industry. In time, ideals become marketable and matters...

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    Will monsoon rain lead to another outbreak of mosquito-borne diseases?

    Muhammad Morshed | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    DHAKA has been experiencing dengue virus outbreaks for decades and chikungunya virus outbreaks for the past few years. Cases of mosquito-borne infections will not be...