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    Misguided spying and the New Zealand massacre

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    NOW that the bodies of 49 innocent human beings are lying in a Christchurch, New Zealand, morgue — gunned down by a heavily armed terrorist...

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    Nuclear apocalypse

    by Rabel Z Akhund | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    THE Indian air strikes at Balakot on February 26 and Pakistan’s retaliation the next day brought India and Pakistan to the brink of nuclear war...

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    Partition, freedom and democracy

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    HAD Krishna Sobti, the eminent Hindi novelist, not died this January, she would have renovated our appreciation of the truth about freedom and Partition occurring...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    THE evening meeting of the Bangladesh Society organised by ATM Wali Ashraf and his friends proceeded peacefully and smoothly. After the chief guest, the British...

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    Some more thoughts are due

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2019

    VOTING is favourite to citizens of Bangladesh. Although the country got its freedom through an armed struggle, the foothold of the liberation war was the...

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    Kashmir matters

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    RELATIONS between India and Pakistan have nosedived since Narendra Modi became prime minister in 2014. If anyone thought that he would make up the loss...

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    The return of the Brahmin?

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    IN 1996 my book The Last Brahmin Prime Minister was on the stands. The title was so controversial that friends like Dilip Padgaonkar stopped talking...

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    The Christchurch shootings

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    FIVE weapons were said to have been used, all inscribed with symbols, numbers and insignia. The individual charged with the shootings at two Christchurch mosques...

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    Vigil for independence: Viva Venezuela

    Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    VENEZUELA is on the brink of a US ‘takeover’. The dominant narrative, through western press, is of dismal failures of a ‘corrupt authoritarian regime.’ Thus,...

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    Brexit: a red, white and blue race to the bottom

    Miriam Brett | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    The only people that are taking back control from Brexit are the same vested interests that fuelled voter discontent in the first place, writes Miriam...

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