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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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    A deadly spring for Syria and the world

    by Gordon Duff | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    TRUMP has just asked Congress for $150b for military operations in the Middle East at a time when the US is, supposedly, shutting down its...

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    Peace is the sole option

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

    The world cannot ignore the verdict of history that wars do not solve any problem, writes IA Rehman AS THE tension between India and Pakistan...

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    Female criminality: a way out

    Sarmin Akther | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

    IN RECENT times, female offending is widely reported by newspapers and television channels which are getting attention of all quarters. Only a few decades ago,...

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    Wealth concentration drives a new global imperialism

    Peter Phillips | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    REGIME changes in Iraq and Libya, Syria’s war, Venezuela’s crisis, sanctions on Cuba, Iran, Russia, and North Korea are reflections of a new global imperialism...

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    Role of consulting firms in energy sector

    Dieter Reinhardt | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    THE Bangladesh journal ‘Bangal Energy’ reported exuberantly in February 2019, that the owner of the Rampal plant, Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company, ‘has been contributing significantly...

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    Give diplomacy a chance in Venezuela

    Jesse Jackson | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    THE United States is pushing for an overthrow of the government of Venezuela. The Trump administration has denounced Nicolas Maduro as a ‘dictator’, dismissing the...

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    Kashmir problem and ‘entente of evil’

    Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2019

    PERHAPS the most important event in February was Pakistan’s magnanimous release of the captured Indian pilot. Prime minister Imran Khan announced that the captured Indian...

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    In the pursuit of four freedoms: on elections

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 14, 2019

    The principles that inform a lived life of dignity must dictate choices in the great Indian election of 2019, writes Neera Chandhoke THE schedule for...