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    Iran is no one’s colony

    Christopher Black | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2019

    Armed action to block Iranian exports of oil is the logical step the US will have to take if the illegal ‘sanctions’ are ignored and...

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    Keynes in Islamabad

    Aqdas Afzal | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2019

    Had Keynes been Pakistan’s finance minister today, he would have serious reservations about present economic policies and would have offered a different prescription for taking...

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    The days after in Sri Lanka

    Harini Amarasuriya | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2019

    THE first reaction of disbelief after receiving news of the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, with more than 350 now confirmed dead, has not...

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    Lethal bungling: Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2019

    THE number of dead is bound to rise, already standing at more than three hundred. The bombs, worn by seven suicide bombers, struck at three...

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    NATO at 70: retirement or renaissance?

    Ulson Gunnar  | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    US VICE-PRESIDENT Mike Pence has recently referred to NATO as, ‘the most successful military alliance in the history of the world.’...

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    India’s perilous obsession with Pakistan

    Nissim Mannathukkaren | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    COME Indian elections, the bogey of Pakistan has overwhelmed the nationalist discourse in the shrillest manner, with the prime minister and other ministers’ relentless branding...

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    Our mosques and churches are also burning

    Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    AS THE 300-foot spire of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris tragically came tumbling down on live television, my thoughts ventured to Nuseirat Refugee Camp,...

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    Public health expenditure

    Tahmina Sultana | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    FROM the very beginning of our childhood, we all have heard the proverb ‘health is wealth’. We have learnt that good health is the key...

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    Reflections on Notre-Dame de Paris

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    The fire that went through the Cathedral has been described variously as catastrophic and disastrous, but the nature of such creations is their permanent vulnerability...

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    What revolutionaries have learnt since

    Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    TWO very different political waves are sweeping through the Middle East and north Africa. Popular protests are overthrowing the leaders of military regimes for the...

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