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    Good governance in banking sector

    | Updated at 10:38pm on November 26, 2016

    The Bangladesh Bank has called on managing directors and CEOs of nine banks recently and cautioned them in the wake of ‘aggressive banking' and huge...

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    Fidel Castro: life is truer than death

    by Azfar Hussain | Updated at 09:45pm on November 27, 2016

    WASHINGTON and Wall Street want him to die. And surely there are folks out there who have been wishing him a quick death — the...

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    ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: Facing grim reality

    Lakshmi Puri | Updated at 09:35pm on November 27, 2016

    EACH year on November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is commemorated. A commemoration in essence is an opportunity to reflect...

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    Election of Trump foreshadows trade war in Asia

    | Updated at 11:34pm on November 25, 2016

    What a Trump administration is preparing to initiate is a trade war and arms race in Asia that risks an open military conflict. The roots...

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    Homage to Mohan Mia

    by Moshiur Rahman | Updated at 11:32pm on November 25, 2016

    A firebrand politician, visionary and above all a humanist Mohan Mia represents a culture of politics now consigned to the folds of history...

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    Solving abusive international relationships

    | Updated at 11:30pm on November 25, 2016

    How many people in the United States know that Jimmy Carter met North Korea’s government in 1994 and made an agreement between the United States...

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    In Russia’s media, censorship is silent

    by Nataliya Rostova | Updated at 11:28pm on November 25, 2016

    THE idea of conducting a survey of Russian journalists came to me after seeing something similar in New York magazine, which earlier this year polled...

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    The new abnormal in Kashmir

    | Updated at 11:26pm on November 25, 2016

    SIXTEEN years is a long time to do something about a situation that causes immense suffering to millions of innocent people. But when I returned...

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    Developing communities for greater welfare

    by SM Maruf Ahmed | Updated at 12:18am on November 25, 2016

    BANGLADESH faces a lot of problems regarding social issues and social development. Because of a huge rural-urban migration and dependence on the centre, human resources...

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    PRESS FREEDOM IN TURKEY: Writing in a state of fear

    Cigdem Akyol | Updated at 12:10am on November 25, 2016

    ‘There is no significance to being a journalist in Sweden or Finland’, said Can Dundar, the former editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet, the Turkish newspaper in president...

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