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    Hiatus or busted deal?

    by Jack Rasmus | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    THIS past week the US and China failed to reach agreement on a new trade deal, despite high level China representative Lie He meeting in...

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    The rise of BJP in West Bengal

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

    How it slowly gained strength to become the Trinamool’s main opponent, writes Smita Gupta THE most vitriolic exchanges this election season have perhaps been between...

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    Can budget not consider EEW system?

    by Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 17, 2019

    EARTHQUAKES do not hold that power that can create dissenting view on proposal for an earthquake early warning system in Bangladesh. Bangladesh does never hold...

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    Govt must break pervasive culture of rape, violence

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

    SEXUAL violence has taken an epidemic turn in recent times. What is more shocking is that a large number of victim of such violence are...

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    Hardly any action against harmful food chemicals

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

    NO DEARTH of evidence that four-fifths of the processed food sold on the market are harmful to humans, as food engineering experts say, speaks volume...

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    As you were then? South Africa’s 2019 election

    Gregory Mthembu-Salter | Updated at 12:00am on May 16, 2019

    For now, South Africa can chalk up the 2019 elections as another win for democracy, writes Gregory Mthembu-Salter 2019 was the most apathy-dominated South African...

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    Inching closer to the brink: on JCPOA

    Rakesh Sood  | Updated at 12:00am on May 16, 2019

    As the US provokes Iran, the onus is on Europe to somehow stand by its end of the nuclear deal, writes Rakesh Sood THERE is...

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    How billionaires define socialism

    Manuel E Yepe | Updated at 12:00am on May 16, 2019

    IT WASN’T surprising to hear multi-billionaires Bill Gates, Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett, interviewed on CNBC-TV on May 9, defending capitalism. But it was indeed...

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    The plot to kill Venezuela

    Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on May 16, 2019

    And who is caught between an economy reliant on oil revenues and a sanctions regime designed to create suffering? The people caught in the squeeze...

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    Traffic safety moves mustn’t cause traffic congestion

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

    THE steps that the authorities have taken to fight traffic congestion and prevent road accidents in the capital appear to be piecemeal efforts rather than...

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