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    Jimmy Carter chastises Trump

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    YOU may not have noticed it, but America’s war with Iran started some days ago and may not be going too well for the world’s...

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    Saving rice landraces, ecotypes, ecosystems

    by Mohammed Ataur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    THERE were thousands of varieties of rice, the most important grain crop in Bangladesh, but more than 5,000 local rice varieties have become extinct in...

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    A well-deserved win of Tigers in Dublin tri-series

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    THE Tigers won what they needed in the final of the tri-series in Dublin on Friday, with a crushing five-wicket win over West Indies. They...

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    Govt must buy paddy directly from farmers

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    BORO farmers incur losses as middlemen continue to control the procurement process. Government intervention in setting the price of 40 kilograms of boro paddy at...

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    The most extensive classified leak in history

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

    The ‘Iraq War Logs’ disgorged an unprecedented profusion of documents, military reports and videos, writes Patrick Lawrence FOR WikiLeaks, 2010 was an exceptionally eventful year....

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    Pakistan: cauldron to inferno

    by FS Aijazuddin | Updated at 12:00am on May 18, 2019

    A PENCHANT for masochism should be included in the job description of every governor State Bank of Pakistan. Too many recent incumbents have seen their...

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    Narendra Modi: India’s divider in chief

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on May 18, 2019

    TIME magazine’s May 20 international issue has given the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi its prestigious cover. He was on Time’s cover in 2015 that...

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    WASA decentralisation alone won’t bring accountability

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

    THE supply water agency’s failure to provide safe water, especially in Dhaka, has become a major cause of public suffering. In October 2018, a World...

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    Laws, their enforcement too lenient to ensure safe food

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

    LENIENT punitive measures, an endemic culture of impunity which is born out of legal leniency, food business and lack of consumer awareness are said to...

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    Is there a way out of US-Turkey deadlock?

    by Martin Berger | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    WASHINGTON’S overt aggressive behaviour on the international stage provoked by its desire to impose its own vision of the way that the Middle East must...

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