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    The Hero Alam syndrome in Bangladesh elections

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    LIKE it or not, the electoral candidate most discussed in Bangladesh is neither Hasina nor Khaleda but a very popular YouTube star called Hero Alam....

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    Civil society inquiry calls for radical reforms

    Joe Hall | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    A TWO-YEAR independent inquiry into civil society has called for ‘radical reforms’ to counter growing social divisions....

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    Facts must be respected, even in Syria!

    Kristin Helberg  | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    HOW often have you heard it said that truth is the first victim of war? And that — in the Syrian conflict for example —...

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    Saddar massacre in Karachi

    Arif Hasan | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    ON the orders of the Supreme Court, over 1,400 shops, including leased ones, have been demolished in Karachi’s Saddar area....

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    Netanyahu’s ceasefire meant to keep Gaza imprisoned

    Jonathan Cook | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2018

    PALESTINIANS in Gaza should have been able to breathe a sigh of relief last week, as precarious ceasefire talks survived a two-day-long, heavy exchange of...

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    The Brexit question: Britain on the edge

    Vidya Ram | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    OVER the past week, a 2015 tweet by former British prime minister David Cameron has been widely reshared online....

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    Dreams and expectations

    Muhammad Amir Rana | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    LED largely by a jubilant CPEC discourse in recent years, Pakistan-China ties have entered a review and rationalisation phase....

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    President is best situated to resolve Lanka crisis

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    THE political crisis that erupted unexpectedly on October 26 still continues and is now entering its fourth week....

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    ‘No’ to NATO, ‘no’ to Bases, ‘no’ to wars

    David Swanson | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    AS I head over to Ireland for a conference on closing US and NATO military bases around the world — and at which some of...

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    The dangerous rush to judgement against Julian Assange

    Bill Blum | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2018

    AFTER years of speculation, we now know that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been accused by the justice department of committing crimes against the United...

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