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    Safeguarding Lanka from recurrence of bombing

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on June 11, 2019

    SRI LANKA is still trying to emerge out of its three-decade ethnic war that ended in 2009. Unfortunately, the Easter Sunday bombings linked to the...

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    The geo-port-politics of Gwadar and Chabahar

    Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    IN A highly surprising move, Iran’s foreign minister, on an unscheduled and unannounced visit to Pakistan on May 23, announced the proposal to link Pakistan’s...

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    A chilling sign of global Islamophobia

    Peter Oborne | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    The spectacle of the Myanmar Nobel laureate’s meeting with Viktor Orban highlights the monstrous threat posed to Muslims around the world, writes Peter Oborne FOR...

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    Pakistan and Sino-US cold war

    Munir Akram | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    AFTER the secretive Bilderberg meetings in Switzerland last week, Martin Wolf, the respected Financial Times economic columnist, wrote an op-ed entitled: ‘The 100 year fight...

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    The symphony of our times

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelley | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    More on Ministry of Women Affairs creationThe curious relationship between the chief executive and head of the state president General Ziaur Rahman and me only...

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    Britain in crisis and going further downhill

    Brian Cloughley | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    NO, BRITAIN’S crisis isn’t the result of Trump’s recent and highly unpopular visit to that haywire country (with Newsweek reporting that ‘only 21 per cent...

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    Language, the opening move

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    LANGUAGE makes us human. During the process of natural evolution, the human brain acquired the ability to engage with the world primarily through linguistic transactions....

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    Corporate media will regret abandoning Assange

    John O’Day | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    AFTER British police arrested Julian Assange on April 11, the first instinct of corporate journalists was to perform a line-drawing exercise. In so doing, corporate...

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    The immediate neighbourhood

    Suhasini Haidar | Updated at 12:00am on June 08, 2019

    THE government has shown its commitment to its strategy of ‘Neighbourhood First’ by inviting the leaders of neighbouring countries for the second time...

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    Own the defeat and regroup

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on June 08, 2019

    THERE’S good chance there was big corruption in the Rafale warplanes deal. Do you have the resources to pin down the guilty and put them...