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    Suez: the end of Europe’s empires

    by Eric Margolis | Updated at 12:10am on November 29, 2016

    SIXTY years ago, I was at home after school, sitting in our living room on New York’s Central Park West, reading a history of Rome...

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    Is there a brighter future for Afghanistan

    by Jean Périer | Updated at 09:55pm on November 29, 2016

    IT GOES without saying that Afghanistan has a special geopolitical, geo-strategic and geo-economic importance, that is why its territory has become an arena of bitter...

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    Turkey’s EU accession negotiations: The big freeze

    Nassir Djafari  | Updated at 12:05am on November 28, 2016

    With Turkey maintaining an ever greater distance from the European Union, the EU needs to reconsider its options, writes Nassir Djafari TURKEY has been aspiring...

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    The police encounter in India

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:10am on November 28, 2016

    THE disease of ‘encounters’, or extra-judicial killings, by members of the police, security or armed forces is at least half a century old, but has...

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    Fidel, Comrade, red salute!

    by Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:15am on November 28, 2016

    Fidel, dear comrade, red salute. YOU embodied humanity’s struggle for a free, dignified life, a life free from exploitation, a life full of love and...

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    Part CXXXVIII: The symphony of our times

    Dr. Mizanur Rahman Shelly | Updated at 11:23pm on November 27, 2016

    THE closing months of 1966 were busy with my normal work of teaching and writing books and articles...

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    US still seeks regime change across Asia

    Ulson Gunnar | Updated at 11:15pm on November 28, 2016

    WHILE the US could accurately be described as a global power in decline, the ambitions of prominent special interests at the centre of its economic...

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    An environmental award an Sunderbans

    | Updated at 10:44pm on November 26, 2016

    The prime minister has received the Champion of the Earth award, the United Nations’ highest environmental accolade in recognition of Bangladesh’s far-reaching initiatives to address...

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    Good governance in banking sector

    | Updated at 10:38pm on November 26, 2016

    The Bangladesh Bank has called on managing directors and CEOs of nine banks recently and cautioned them in the wake of ‘aggressive banking' and huge...

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    Fidel Castro: life is truer than death

    by Azfar Hussain | Updated at 09:45pm on November 27, 2016

    WASHINGTON and Wall Street want him to die. And surely there are folks out there who have been wishing him a quick death — the...