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Kashmiri Muslims: Must fate play cruel tricks on them eternally? Often portrayed as the only inordinately blood-spattered Muslim-majority territory in the world where more than 47,000 people have been killed excepting the disappeared ones, the Indian state of Kashmir and Jammu (K&J) — the 70-year-old flashpoint over which Delhi and Islamabad have fought two wars […]

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Focus on global governance and information

Ambassador Walther Lichem THE past seventy years since the end of the Second World War have been marked by profound changes in our international system. Relations between states have become more horizontally structured interactions with a rising significance of the common good articulated and pursued by newly-created international programmes and organisations.The international agenda increasingly consists […]

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Zero population growth vs. population control Marian Starkey Knowledge is power, but with the caveat that said knowledge is based in fact. Otherwise, it’s misinformation.I appreciate the journalism of IPS. Similarly, I respect and spend much of my time advocating for Americans to demand that the United States support the work of the UN Population […]

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Outbreak of Dengue: Need for confronting it sensitively As outbreak of Dengue has by now assumed the form of a dreaded infection rapidly spreading beyond Dhaka city, hospitals swamped with patients are filled to the brim consequent upon which overstrained doctors, nurses and pathologists are facing a very hard time handling the unprecedented deluge of […]

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THE AGE OF DIGITAL GEOPOLITICS

Proxy war between United States and China Annegret Bendiek, Nadine Godehardt and David Schulze THE geopolitical significance of key digital technologies now takes centre stage in a new global conflict between the US and China. The dispute over the Chinese technology group Huawei exemplifies this situation. The US government perceives the Chinese telecom equipment provider […]

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Senator Warren warns of US economic “crash” Nick Beams DEMOCRATIC Senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has warned of a crash of the US economy on the scale of the 2008 financial meltdown or even worse. In a commentary published Monday on Medium titled “The Coming Economic Crash and How to Stop It” she says […]

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Priya Saha vis-à-vis ulterior motive Like a bolt from the blue a rather unfamiliar name, Mrs. Priya Saha, hit the headlines of print and electronic media across the globe the content of which gave many people a stupefying bewilderment. Even though she spoke of lack of safety of the monority people in Bangladesh, the situation […]

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Flood- affected people vis-à-vis chasing sensationalism: Vacillating position of the media Syed M. Fuad AS OF July 22, 2019, northern regions of Bangladesh have been afflicted by some of the worst floods in recent years. Rain-swollen rivers have broken through embankments, and according to International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), hundreds […]

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General (Retd) H.M. Ershad passes away Death is an inevitable phenomenon that happens to all mortals. Jatiya Party chief and former head of state H M Ershad, who breathed his last at a ripe old age of 89, will be remembered by his party colleagues as well as beneficiaries to whom he was a benefactor. […]