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    The baby daddy of ISIS

    by John Andrew Morrow | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2017

    WARNING of impeding apocalypse reached me in 2010 when I was notified of a massive shipment of weapons to, of all places, Syria...

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    The Barkati saga in West Bengal

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2017

    RECENTLY in Kolkata, a saga played itself out that is quite interesting. Barkati, the infamous imam of the famous Tipu Sultan Mosque situated in central...

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    War on terror was always about initiating aggressive wars

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2017

    AT THIS stage in the ‘game’, 16 years since 9/11 ushered in the US-led ‘war on terror’ — with multiple attacks now occurring across Europe...

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    Indian high commissioner’s good tidings for Bangladesh elections

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2017

    THE Indian high commissioner Harsh Vardhan Sringhla, in a recent address to the Diplomatic Correspondents Association of Bangladesh, said something extremely significant...

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    Role, obligation and responsibility of attorney general

    by Ismet Zerin Khan | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2017

    ARECENT news report titled ‘Hot Exchanges between AG, Kamal Hossain disrupt apex court hearing’ published in the New Age newspaper on May 18 is an...

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    Hasina defies stereotyping in Bangla politics to beat her opponents

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2017

    INVENTING and reinventing herself in the political power game in the past decades has been key to Hasina’s survival and flourishing....

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    The west’s war on free speech

    by Tony Cartalucci | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2017

    WITH a name like the ‘National Democratic Institute’ (NDI) one might expect the US state department-funded, corporate-financier chaired front to be the premier proponent of...

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    The Saudi hand in British foreign policy

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2017

    THE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia always knows when it’s onto a good thing. That particular ‘thing’, in the few days left before the UK elections,...

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    The puzzle of continuing impunity

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2017

    SOME years ago, in 2011, there was a phenomenon called the ‘grease devils’ that struck fear in communities in different parts of the country, and...

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    The Khalidi Library: a hidden gem preserving Palestinina identity in Jerusalem

    by Vittoria Volgare | Updated at 12:05am on June 06, 2017

    WALKING in the old city of Jerusalem, there is a significant institution that might easily go unnoticed: the Khalidi Library...