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    Now, Nicaragua

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 20, 2018

    IT IS now Nicaragua. Rightist-induced extremist violence and deaths, armed gangs-triggered bloody strikes and imperialism-imposed sanction have gripped Nicaragua for months....

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    Liberation War of Bangladesh: Actions, reactions and inactions of foreign powers – X

    by Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:05am on July 19, 2018

    The government of Sirimavo Bandaranaike also used the Indian ‘assistance in overcoming the violent JVP agitation’ against her government....

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    The last World Cup as we know it

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 19, 2018

    WRITING on the eve of Italia ’90 in the magazine Marxism Today Stan Hey had this gloomy prediction: ‘The global success of football has almost...

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    BRICS seen critically from below

    by Patrick Bond | Updated at 12:05am on July 19, 2018

    THE Durban rapper Ewok captured the spirit of progressive social forces in South Africa with his condemnation of elite politics at a March 2013 protest...

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    A serious concern for Dhaka city

    by Mehnaz Abbasi Badhan | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2018

    ENVIRONMENTAL pollution has become a major concern because of the impact on public health and development of Bangladesh. Bangladesh occupies the 179th position, the second...

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    Helsinki theatrics: Trump meets Putin

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2018

    THE first official meeting between Russian president Vladimir Putin and his counterpart Donald Trump was a fairly casual, unpeopled affair, absent bureaucrats and note takers....

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    Quota: middle class or aspirant upper class?

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2018

    AS OFTEN stated, the ruling class of Bangladesh is compose of four layers. At the top is the Armed Forces which has the highest level...

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    Liberation War of Bangladesh: Actions, reactions and inactions of foreign powers – IX

    by Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:05am on July 18, 2018

    The Foreign Affairs Minister of Indonesia, Dr Adam Malik, publicly stated on March 27 that whatever was happening between the two wings of Pakistan was...

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    Liberation War of Bangladesh: Actions, reactions and inactions of foreign powers – VIII

    by Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    Earlier, during his visit to New York between May 26 and 28, Justice Abu Sayed Chowdhury, special envoy of Bangladesh’s government-in-exile, extensively lobbied ambassadors and...

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    Losing faith in redemption

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    THE government has commenced launching its Gam Peraliya or rapid rural development programme and is also about to commence prosecutions under the fast track anti-corruption...

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