Opinion

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    A question of writ

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    The Sabarimala and Asia Bibi cases put the spotlight on how institutions adhere to constitutional principles, writes Sanjay Hegde ON THE streets of India and...

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    ‘The tide will turn’

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    On PEN International’s ‘Day of the Imprisoned Writer’, Arundhati Roy writes to jailed photographer Shahidul Alam saying that his arrest ‘is an attack not on...

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    Stopping migrant caravans

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    PRESIDENT Donald J Trump has been engaged with berating human caravans, a spectacle that might have been odd in another era. At first instance, it...

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    Bangladesh politics on the roller coaster

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    POLITICS in Bangladesh is on the roller coaster. The announcement by Jatiya Oikya Front, or the National Unity Front, that it will participate in the...

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    Globalists take it all – life, liberty, God, and future

    Phil Butler | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    THE big push is on to convert Greece into a bastion of liberal democracy and godlessness. At least this is what the latest news from...

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    Unwrapping Armageddon

    Conn Hallinan | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    THE decision by the Trump administration to withdraw from the Intermediate Nuclear Force Agreement appears to be part of a broader strategy aimed at unwinding...

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    Rajapaksa’s return

    Mahir Ali | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    APAIR of prime ministers, an embattled president, and a brewing constitutional crisis: the scenario that has been unfolding in one of Asia’s oldest democracies over...

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    See Sri Lanka’s national crisis for what it is

    Ahilan Kadirgamar  | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    OVER the past fortnight, Sri Lanka has witnessed an escalating political crisis, with a standoff between president Maithripala Sirisena and the parliament....

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    What now?

    Andrew Levine | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    THE good news is that Democrats will take over the House of Representatives and hold onto or take back governorships in the upper Midwest and...

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    Judicial sovereignty needed to safeguard national sovereignty

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    SEVERAL political parties and civic groups are to file appeals to the Supreme Court against the dissolution of parliament by president Maithripala Sirisena....

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