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    Journalists and PTSD

    Abbas Nasir | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2020

    FERGAL Keane has said he was stepping down as BBC’s Africa editor because he needed to address the post-traumatic stress disorder he was suffering from...

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    Mosul is a devastated Iraqi city

    Mark Lattimer | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2020

    AS IRAQ this month faces the threat of new conflicts — including a proxy war between the US and Iran — the shadow of the...

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    The Assange extradition case drags on

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2020

    IT IS being increasingly larded with heavy twists and turns, a form of state oppression in slow motion, but the Julian Assange extradition case now...

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    Dire warning for global capitalism

    Ilana Novick | Updated at 09:26pm on January 26, 2020

    ‘I DON’T think 500 billionaires are the reason we’re in trouble,’ former vice president Joe Biden told an audience at the Brookings Institute in 2018....

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    Globalising the war on indigenous people

    Jess Franklin | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2020

    A MAN who has repeatedly romanticised dictatorship and advocated the use of torture seems like an odd choice for guest of honour at the annual...

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    When will the winter come to an end?

    Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2020

    ON JANUARY 17, Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, led the Friday prayers for the first time in eight years. He mocked the ‘American clowns’...

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    Leprosy still a stigma

    Sazedul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2020

    WORLD Leprosy Day, observed on the last Sunday of January, was initiated in 1954 by French philanthropist and writer Raoul Follereau as a way to...

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    Police excesses

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2020

    NO UNITED civil liberties movement exists as such in India today. But police excesses have mounted. The movement against the Citizenship Amendment Act has spread...

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    India opens wounds on citizenship

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2020

    SINCE the word ‘partition’ has figured in the discourse on CAA, NCR, NPR the mind turns towards Maulana Azad, who was so fiercely opposed to...

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    The game’s afoot

    Ilya Matveev | Updated at 12:00am on January 26, 2020

    RECENT years have shown that the Russian authorities are most comfortable operating in the regime of ‘special operations’ — whether inside Russia or outside. Sudden...

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