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    Inside the Sad House

    Mohammad Khabir Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    LITERALLY coarse as the epigraph: Qui es-tu, toi, voyeur d’ombres? (who are you, you, peeping tom of shadows?) of this novella seems to be, its...

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    Luring readers

    Zubeida Mustafa | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    A DISCUSSION on libraries always leads to the chicken-and-egg debate. We have few libraries because there are no readers. Or people do not read books...

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    An exhausted revolutionary?

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    IF WE are to look at Venezuela from Cuba, and at Venezuela together with Cuba, we should go back to December 1994, when Hugo Chávez,...

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    France, Italy set at odds by failed EU elites

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2019

    Fortress Europa as Hitler once deemed his failing Third Reich is under assault from the inside rather than from the Allied forces of Britain, America,...

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    Where are Afghanistan’s women?

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2019

    To ensure the interests of women are also taken into account in the peace talks with the Taliban, they must participate on an equal footing...

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    A US tax on wealth is long overdue

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2019

    Between 1930 and 1980, the rate applied on the highest incomes was on average 81 per cent, and the rate applied to the highest inherited...

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    A European take on Warsaw’s anti-Iran show

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2019

    Analysis of US diplomacy and discourse after May 2018 suggests that the administration has revived its 1979 Iran-pathology with a vengeance, writes Erwin van Veen...

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    A case for Commons sense

    Balakrishna Pisupati  | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2019

    WHEN 196 countries met at Sharm el-Sheik, Egypt, in November 2018 for the 14th meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological...

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    Pluralist ethos is more relevant to national identity

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2019

    ONE of the fallouts of the political crisis that occurred towards the end of last year in October was the mobilisation of civil society groups...

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    Left or right? Or, what… is left in the end

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2019

    IF YOU consider yourself fortunate to be a part of society that is prevalent in the western hemisphere and also consider yourself to be ‘on...

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