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    Is Ladakh part of Buddhist ring encircling China?

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    HARDLINE Buddhist monks in Sri Lanka have celebrated the creation of a new Buddhist entity in Ladakh. It is an optical illusion that Jammu and...

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    How liveable and safe Dhaka is

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    THERE might be debates on the ways to measure how safe and liveable a city is, but there are certainly some indicators that are pretty...

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    Sins of the Arab leaders

    Elias Akleh | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    AN AMERICAN friend asked me the following question: How is it that the large Arab World that extends from the Persian Gulf east all the...

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    There is a time when the laughter has to stop

    Seth Ferris | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    COMETH the hour, cometh the man. Some hours have thrown up war leaders who are not equipped to achieve much in peacetime — a Winston...

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    Exiting Afghanistan

    Zahid Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    IT MAY not be a Saigon moment for the American forces, yet an imminent deal with the Taliban clearing the way for gradual withdrawal of...

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    G7 was a joke, 3 degrees warming isn’t

    Laurie Laybourn-Langton | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    THE spirit of international cooperation is in an advanced state of decay — and last week’s G7 Summit offered the latest illustration. President Trump —...

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    Legal exclusion and religious misadventures of NRC

    Vineet John Samuel | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    August 31 saw the Indian state draw up its final list for the National Register of Citizens. The process was touted to be one of...

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    Prisoner of the supreme law

    Deena Stryker | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    EVERY elected official in the United States of America pledges to defend the constitution; not the king, or even the president, but the nation’s founding...

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    Apartheid had always been the plan

    Kenn Orphan | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    WHAT do wealthy capitalists do in response to the ever present threat of nuclear annihilation or a biosphere teetering on the edge of collapse? Why...

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    West became third world itself

    Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on September 05, 2019

    MANY have already noticed: The US really, really doesn’t feel like the world leader, or even as a ‘first world country’. Of course, I write...

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