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    Einstein’s atomic regrets

    by Karl Grossman | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2019

    ‘IF I had known that the Germans would not succeed in constructing an atom bomb, I never would have moved a finger’, wrote Albert Einstein...

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    State-breaking is not nation making

    by Neera Chandhoke | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2019

    IN INDIA most linguistic and ethnic groups aspire for a state of their own. Militants have taken up arms against the government and against other...

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    Hong Kong’s inevitable showdown

    by Patrick Lawrence | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    IT IS impossible not to admire the bravery and commitment pro-democracy demonstrators display daily as they clog Hong Kong streets, shut down its airport, and...

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    The legitimacy of Article 370

    by Nyla Ali Khan | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    THE recent unilateral decision of prime minister Modi’s government to revoke Article 370, which guaranteed the special status of Jammu and Kashmir; dismemberment of the...

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    Nixon’s nightmares coming true

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    Washington’s demonstration of its readiness to deploy even more American troops to Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan to promote its policies and support its satellite-states has...

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    Time for univs to zero in on social, emotional skills

    by Sheikh Nahid Neazy | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    IN THE era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, universities around the world are becoming more concerned with employability and life or soft skills that employers...

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    Israel’s secret

    Elias Akleh | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    IT IS an established, and a very well-known fact that Israel is a genocidal, terrorist, ethnic-cleansing colonial state. Backed by a genocidal blood-thirsty real estate...

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    The majority that Lanka president must win

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    THE delay in the announcement of the ruling party’s presidential candidate continues. There are reports of negotiations and breakdown of negotiations within the UNP. The...

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    Only if Kashmiris unite

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

    KASHMIRIS are a fractious lot, not unlike anyone from Balochistan or Uttar Pradesh. And it’s not just about Hindus and Muslims. I once invited Syed...

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    Victims of the civilisational agenda

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

    IN DEALING with recent conflicts, US president Donald J Trump, Israeli and Indian prime ministers Benyamin Netanyahu and Narendra Modi and Arab and Muslim leaders...

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