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From bad to worse

From bad to worse

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Wed, Oct 23 2013

We would rather that our lawmakers emphasised on the more pressing national issues that remain unsolved...

Finding common ground

Finding common ground

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

There is a bilateral consensus between the AL and BNP that we need a neutral interim cabinet to administer...

Europe steps up

Europe steps up

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

While it is our responsibility to enforce a proper minimum wage in the country, regulations passed by...

Other mountains to scale

Other mountains to scale

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

Corruption, poverty and our broken political system also need attention When Captain Haddock, in Hergé’s...

Toward an AIDS-free generation

Toward an AIDS-free generation

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

Young people must be treated with dignity, respect and without moral judgement, regardless of whether...

Kurdish rebels threaten new fight in...

Kurdish rebels threaten new fight in...

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

Syria’s civil war has complicated Turkey’s efforts to make peace with Kurdish militants, but Ankara strongly...

The yellow submarine

The yellow submarine

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

There is a red line, arbitrarily set by governments past and present, often differing from case to case...

Looking to diplomacy with Iran

Looking to diplomacy with Iran

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

Nixon had recognised a major adversary’s new willingness to change course and he seized the opportunity...

Food security is in the hands of Bangladesh’s...

Food security is in the hands of Bangladesh’s...

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

When I visit farmers one of the questions I ask is what do you want your children to be when they grow...

Still no clarity

Still no clarity

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

She would have been better served to have either insisted on amending the constitution to reinstate the...

BCIM corridor a welcome move

BCIM corridor a welcome move

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Tue, Oct 22 2013

We should make the most of this opportunity as it will make us a stronger nation, and bolster ties with...

The wrong call

The wrong call

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Sun, Oct 20 2013

It would be in the interests, both of the party and the nation, for the BNP to try to engage with the...

Winning the war on hunger

Winning the war on hunger

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Sun, Oct 20 2013

What we need to do now is intensify our efforts so that we continue to see progress in achieving our...

Che’s shadow over a forgotten Dhaka...

Che’s shadow over a forgotten Dhaka...

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Sun, Oct 20 2013

One of the guys from that rainy night in 1988 now drives a BMW a garment magnate who has hit gold and...

The agony of uncertainty

The agony of uncertainty

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Sun, Oct 20 2013

Consequently, the proposal by the PM to the opposition to submit names of their MPs to be included in...

A response to Rainer Ebert

A response to Rainer Ebert

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Sun, Oct 20 2013

Ebert’s argument is based on his premise that animal sacrifice is not a part of the core spiritual truth...

Let actions follow the words

Let actions follow the words

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Sat, Oct 19 2013

The government’s unwillingness to be both genuine and consistent in its attitude towards the opposition...

The shame of modern slavery

The shame of modern slavery

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Sat, Oct 19 2013

There can be no doubt that there is substantial truth to the charge, and that even one person who qualifies...

Your move, BNP

Your move, BNP

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Sat, Oct 19 2013

It was therefore, a massive surprise,that the olive branch was more of a tree and much more than anyone...

Terrorism in the context of...

Terrorism in the context of...

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Sat, Oct 19 2013

No one would be much surprised if large-scale lawlessness and terrorism set in this country within a...

Militia rivalries threaten new war in...

Militia rivalries threaten new war in...

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Sat, Oct 19 2013

The drama at the Corinthia Hotel was a startling reminder of the power former fighters wield two years...