Mir Mostafiz : Dhaka does not expect any positive outcome involving the Teesta water-sharing problem during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's upcoming visit to Indian state of West Bengal. The prime minister will meet her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and chief...
Mahathir Mohamad, 92, has just been sworn in as prime minister of Malaysia. It is hard to overstate what a feat this is. Led by Mr Mahathir, the political alliance called Pakatan Harapan - Alliance of Hope - swept...
An impeachment motion against the CJI can be initiated when at least 50 MPs of Rajya Sabha give a signed notice to the presiding officer. However, in the case of Lok Sabha, the notice needs to be signed by...
Sinem Cengiz : Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan this week paid a historic visit to Uzbekistan, Central Asia’s most populous and resource-rich country. While there, economic, defense, political and cultural issues topped his agenda. The Turkish leader was accompanied on...
LOUIS PROYECT:  As the Trump administration’s openly racist policies become ever more pronounced, two timely documentaries serve as an anti-toxin. Available exclusively from its distributor Bullfrog Films, “A Dangerous Idea: Eugenics, Genetics and the American Dream” takes on the...
DANIEL WARNER: Much is and will be written comparing the student uprisings in the late 1960s in the United States and the current turmoil in some French universities. Like the nostalgia for the Cold War, the media is going...
Moulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani’s finest hour came in the final phase of the mass upsurge against Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan in early 1969. As the struggle for a restoration of democracy intensified in what was yet a...
Maurice Obstfeld The year 2017 appears to be ending on a high note, with gross domestic product (GDP) growth in much of the world continuing to rise, marking the broadest cyclical upswing since the start of the decade. Throughout Europe...
By Neil Murphy The 31-year-old blogger has travelled extensively across the Middle East. Russian-born Ben Tzion at a mosque in the Saudi city of Medina. Ben Tzion An Israeli blogger has provoked outrage across the Middle East by posing for a picture...
Smoke from fires in Myanmar's Rakhine state is seen across the Naf River in a photo taken from Teknaf, Bangladesh, Aug. 31, 2017. Nearly 400 people, mostly ethnic Rohingya Muslims, have been killed amid communal violence in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine...
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