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    Sewage disaster

    by Charu Ferdousi Naima | Updated at 12:05am on March 04, 2018

    DHAKA is on the brink of sewage collapse. The recent sewage disaster on the Central Road is indicative of that impending disaster...

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    Why is China lifting two-term limit for Xi?

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 04, 2018

    WHY is China lifting the two-term limit for Xi? The answer can be found by reading the amendment itself (and remembering a little history)...

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    Mapping the Chinese century

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2018

    EACH succeeding week brings fresh evidence of how anarchic the international global order has become. Quite a few nations, including many of the newer ones,...

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    Prostituting charity: the Oxfam debate

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2018

    OXFAM has outdone itself. In the murky, squalid business where charity seems to chase, then embed itself in disaster zones like a dedicated virus, Oxfam...

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    An inexorable tide

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2018

    THERE are no exact figures on the number of murders and kidnappings committed in Iraq; the authorities there are not interested in the long-term documentation...

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    The rise of neo-liberalism

    by Michael Welton | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2018

    In his melancholic book, Age of Extremes: the Short Twentieth Century 1914-1991 (1995), British historian Eric Hobsbawm states: ‘The history of the twenty years after...

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    The authoritarians who silence Syria questions

    by Jonathan Cook | Updated at 12:05am on March 02, 2018

    I AM loath to draw more attention to the kind of idiocy that passes for informed comment nowadays from academics and mainstream journalists...

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    Priceless moments: how capitalism eats our time

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 02, 2018

    ONE of the most famous advertising campaigns of my generation is MasterCard’s Priceless. Launched in 1997, this twenty-year-long award-winning international campaign has been watched in...

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    The ‘brazenness’ belongs to Israel

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 02, 2018

    ‘IRAN brazenly violated Israel’s sovereignty,’ stated Netanyahu on February 10. ‘They dispatched an Iranian drone from Syrian territory into Israel.’..

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    Worker right to form and operate trade union

    by Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on March 02, 2018

    BANGLADESH has a population of roughly 156 million people and a working age populace, 15 years and above, of 106.3 million, of whom 58 million...

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