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    The bomb that did not detonate

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    THOSE at The Guardian certainly felt they were onto something. It would be a scoop that would have consequences on a range of fronts featuring...

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    Rights of rivers

    by Zubeida Mustafa | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    CAN a river have legal rights as, say, a human being? Why not, a Maori would say....

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    A sure way to perpetual feud

    by Grete Mautner | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    AMONG the most pressing challenges of today one can find the growing shortage of fresh water for everyday use, which can lead to wars and...

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    The dangers of a push-button Brexit

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    MY WIFE grew up in rural New York State, where many working-class families kept horses....

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    Still on the last chance saloon

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    THE world is in deep trouble. Average global temperatures have crossed a degree Celsius above preindustrial levels and such concentration of carbon dioxide in the...

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    End of the world versus end of the month

    Danica Jorden | Updated at 12:00am on December 07, 2018

    After the COP21 in Paris, Macron wanted to become the world leader on Climate Change. But what could seem accurate policy measures not always are...

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    Yemen: 85,000. Dead. Kids.

    Charles Pierson | Updated at 12:00am on December 07, 2018

    IN YEMEN, a place where things couldn’t get worse, things have gotten worse. Eighty-five thousand children under the age of five may have died during...

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    Noam at 90

    Mahir Ali | Updated at 12:00am on December 07, 2018

    Chomsky’s aim has been not just to interpret the world but to change it, writes Mahir Ali ‘AT 90, he remains a stealth dagger through...

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    Future challenges in seaborne trade

    Md Rezaul Karim | Updated at 12:00am on December 07, 2018

    ENCOURAGING seaborne trade requires improvement in port facilities and other logistics support. In 2017–18, goods worth $51.53 billion were imported in Bangladesh while goods worth...

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    Yemen, poisoned water and a green new deal

    David Swanson | Updated at 12:00am on December 06, 2018

    WHILE UN figures suggest that it would take 1 per cent of US military spending to provide the world with clean drinking water, the United...

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