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    Venezuela: another failed coup attempt

    Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2019

    IN THE early morning hours of April 30, 2019, the self-declared ‘interim president’, Juan Guaidó, launched what at first sight appeared to be a military...

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    Brexit: a classic case of dog’s dinner

    M Ashiq | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2019

    INFORMED people worldwide are now quite familiar with the term Brexit, that is, the decision of the UK to leave the European Union after almost...

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    Allegation of sexual harassment against a teacher and protests

    by Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2019

    A TEACHER of the English literature in Chattogram University of Science and Technology and former professor of Chattogram Univesity for more than for decades, Professor...

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    A likely casualty of broader freedoms of citizenry

    Ahilan Kadirgamar  | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2019

    AS REPORTS about those behind the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka emerge, many questions remain about the motives of the extremists...

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    A border crisis of our own making

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2019

    FOR more than 30 years, I’ve led faith-focused delegations to Central America — and since 2016, to US-Mexico border communities....

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    Kashmiris bear brunt of India-Pakistan shelling

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2019

    ‘WAR does not feel far away here’, says Hajji Mohammed Hussain as he picks up the remains of his roof which was destroyed the night...

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    IMF negotiations

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2019

    THE IMF is in town again to negotiate a programme with the government....

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    Brides not before 18

    by Bipasha Dutta | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2019

    ONE in every five girls in the world marry before the age of 18. Each year 12 million child marriage (marriage before the age of...

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    Standing up for Julian Assange

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2019

    THE arrest of Julian Assange, the publisher of WikiLeaks, in early April in London, is an attack on free speech and media freedom on a...

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    Who’s afraid of Assange and WikiLeaks?

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    Confusing the persona, ‘Assange’, with the impact of Wikileaks, masks the chilling effect that his extradition could have on media freedoms and civil liberties, writes...

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