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    Romancing coal: the Adani obsession

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 01:05am on March 20, 2017

    THE rain pours with torrential fury in north Queensland, opening up with ominous welcome as it slices through layers of stifling humidity...

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    The revolution in work calls for an evolution in living

    by Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2017

    POVERTY blights the lives of billions of people throughout the world: in developing countries, where it is acute, and industrialised nations, where it’s hidden but...

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    A wealth of opportunities for Nepal

    by Sofia Pale | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2017

    NEPAL is a small country in the Himalayas squeezed between India and China. These two Asian giants have long been vying for Nepal. Though, traditionally,...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 20, 2017

    THE mess havildar has been supplying you with food on credit from the suppliers who are now reluctant to advance any more credit...

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    Nagaland and the fight for women’s quota

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 19, 2017

    NAGALAND, in north-east India, is the only state where there has been sustained opposition to the 33 per cent reservation for women to participate in...

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    Propaganda, fake news, and media lies

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 19, 2017

    THE expansion of public relations and propaganda firms inside news systems in the world today has resulted in a deliberate form of news management...

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    Brussels, NATO, and the globalists: in total disarray

    by Phil Butler | Updated at 01:05am on March 19, 2017

    THE EU, NATO, and the western alliance have utterly failed the people of eastern Europe. The unrequited love of former Soviet bloc nations is slowly...

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    Portrait of a Muslim home in shadow of rising BJP colossus

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 01:05am on March 19, 2017

    IT WAS a spectacular celebration. The beating of drums, sprinkling of colours, group songs, dancing continued well after dusk...

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    One hundred years of the Balfour decision

    | Updated at 10:22pm on March 17, 2017

    Plans to celebrate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration is based on an illusion that something awful is really something prideful. The only way you...

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    Communism and human nature

    | Updated at 10:19pm on March 17, 2017

    The communist morality, in fact, is nothing but a corollary of the Golden Rule, that you should treat people as you’d like to be treated,...