Opinion

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    Is China an ‘imperial power’ in image of the west?

    Walden Bello | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    OWING to geography and geopolitics, my country the Philippines finds itself in the middle of an escalating conflict between the United States and China. Like...

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    Iraqi civilians in the firing line

    Birgit Svensson | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    THE air is bad in Baghdad. In both senses. On the one hand, new winter fog is pushing deep down into the lower strata of...

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    Cost and benefits of LDC graduation

    Jamil Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    BANGLADESH was included in the least developed country list in 1975. In 2015, Bangladesh crossed the threshold of the World Bank-defined lower middle-income country. In...

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    Myanmar faces three international courts

    Daniele Archibugi | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2019

    IN THE past week, three separate judicial actions were undertaken against Myanmar. The charges are the same in each: genocide and other human rights abuses...

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    How to save the planet and ourselves

    by Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2019

    IF YOU read only one book this year, it should be Roger Hallam’s Common Sense for the 21st Century: Only Nonviolent Rebellion Can Now Stop...

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    Kashmir fallout has been a total disaster

    by Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2019

    TO THE proud Kashmiris, the conversion of their state into a mere union territory would be seen as utter humiliation, even by those who were...

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    The forgotten plunder of Iraq

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2019

    Few talk or think about Iraq these days and the media ignores this important but demolished nation, writes Eric Margolis VICTOR Hugo said of the...

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    Meanwhile, BRICS is alive, well

    by Vladimir Platov | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2019

    THERE’S been no shortage of interest towards the recently concluded ninth BRICS summit in Brazil. This association brings together a total of five countries, with...

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    Imperialist imprint in Bolivia coup

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2019

    IMPERIALIST imprint in the just carried out Bolivia coup is visible. Donald Trump, the US president, has said in a statement: ‘The United States applauds...

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    The president of all who voted for and against

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2019

    PRESIDENT Gotabaya Rajapaksa scored an impressive victory at the hotly contested presidential election winning 52.5 per cent of the vote when the general expectation was...

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