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    A distinctive educational framework

    Vivian Huizenga | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2020

    EVERY child begins journey through life with an incredible potential: a creative mentality that approaches the world with curiosity, questions and with a desire to...

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    The Zionist colonisation of Palestine

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2020

    THE Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not the product of ancient ethnic hatreds. It is the tragic clash between two peoples with claims to the same land....

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    Sanders stalks Trump tour

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2020

    THE Gujarati language is the lingua franca of Indian stock exchanges. Gujarati businessmen traditionally play both sides of the political street and this is no...

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    Assange and the imperium’s face

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2020

    IF WE are to believe it, Julian Assange of WikiLeaks, the man behind showing the ugliness of power, is the one responsible for having abused...

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    Iran’s ongoing war against its religious minorities

    Haidar Khezri | Updated at 12:00am on February 25, 2020

    ON FEBRUARY 3, the Islamic Republic upheld death sentences for seven Sunni Kurds after some ten years of holding them in detention on charges of...

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    Why no retired generals oppose America’s forever wars

    Danny Sjursen | Updated at 12:00am on February 25, 2020

    THERE once lived an odd little man — five feet nine inches tall and barely 140 pounds sopping wet — who rocked the lecture circuit...

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    The massacre, the moving on and the indifference

    Syeda Nazneen Ferdousi | Updated at 12:00am on February 25, 2020

    THE 11th anniversary of the atrocious carnage at Pilkhana BDR Headquarters in the capital is being observed today. Families, friends and comrades of those brutally...

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    USA’s ‘Middle Eastern Vietnam’

    Vladimir Platov | Updated at 12:00am on February 25, 2020

    THE United States lost the Vietnam War forty five years ago. By carrying out air strikes against the North and deploying US troops in the...

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    The breakdown of Palestinian politics

    Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:00am on February 24, 2020

    A PRECIOUS moment has been squandered, as Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas, had the chance to right a historical wrong, by reinstating Palestinian national priorities...

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    Forging a new India-US modus vivendi

    | Updated at 10:06pm on February 23, 2020

    IT IS easy to be contrarian about US president Donald Trump’s visit to India early next week, given his idiosyncrasies, his often-unpredictable, rambunctious ways and...

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