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    The militarisation of culture: a short history

    by Tom Valovic | Updated at 12:05am on June 25, 2017

    ARE you interested in patterning your dietary and culinary habits after the chefs that serve CIA officers and staff? I’m guessing probably not....

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    Origin of Saudi-Qatar spat: what lies in the future

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:05am on June 25, 2017

    THE western media, which was shy of mentioning the Muslim Brotherhood as a threat to the Saudi regime, has now started describing it as a...

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    Strengthening our ecological imagination

    by Leslie Davenport | Updated at 12:05am on June 24, 2017

    TO SEE differently is to live differently, and living differently is the key to avoiding environmental crisis....

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    Liberation or protectionism

    by Mats Sederholm | Updated at 12:05am on June 24, 2017

    THE western world has slowly been forced to realise that the old cornerstones of society are no longer a given. Liberal market economy, representative democracy...

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    A major power shakeup

    by Abdus Sattar Ghazali | Updated at 12:05am on June 24, 2017

    SAUDI Arabia’s king Wednesday appointed his son Prince Mohammed bin Salman as Crown Prince, replacing his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef, as first in line to...

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    Why I reject western courts and justice

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 24, 2017

    THERE is a small courthouse from the ‘British era’, standing right in the centre of Hong Kong. It is neat, well-built, remarkably organised and some...

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    Will the Rohingiyas get justice at all?

    by Amitava Mukherjee | Updated at 12:05am on June 24, 2017

    IT IS now high time for Aung San Suu Kyi, the state counsellor of Myanmar, to opt for real reconciliation in her country....

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    What exactly is the Democratic Unionist Party?

    by Seth Ferris | Updated at 12:05am on June 23, 2017

    Following Theresa May’s loss of majority, the Democratic Unionist Party from Northern Ireland has suddenly come to international prominence....

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    Happy birthday, Professor!

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on June 23, 2017

    SERAJUL Islam Choudhury, or SIC as he is known to his students and colleagues, was my teacher when we were students of English at the...

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    The details: surviving the war in Yemen

    by Bonyan Jamall | Updated at 12:05am on June 23, 2017

    IT IS the details that kill you. It is the details that really get to you: a simple gesture, a sarcastic smile, a shadow of...

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