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The brutal new world of espionage and repression
From unconvincing alibis on visiting cathedrals to highly public revelations of their personal details, a new generation of Russian and other...
Lalon Fakir: A monarch in the realm of mysticism
Side by side with materialism the people of this country have their remarkable heritage in the domain of spiritualism. In different eras, bards, as...
Will Khashoggi case bring down Saudi’s crown prince?
David A Andelman
Saudi Arabia and especially its young crown prince – who has been variously portrayed as naïve, venal and blood-thirsty – appear...
Zafrullah and BNP politics
The nation is well aware of Dr. Zafrullah Chowdhury’s lies about the current army chief, the spreading of which I believe is the wrong kind...
The not so conscientious Dr. Kamal Hossain
Shah Ali Farhad
As young law students growing up in Bangladesh in the early 2000s and believing in a progressive ideology, we had few role models to look up to in...
Opposition unity: Between principles and misplaced expediency
Syed Badrul Ahsan
Some rather strange permutations and combinations have been going within the political opposition. To all intents and purposes, former foreign...
India's unfair tirade against Bangladesh puzzles Indians too
Tasteless remarks about Bangladeshis repeatedly expressed by senior Indian leaders like Amit Shah, president of India’s ruling Bharatiya...
What happens if no Brexit deal is reached?
Md Sharif Hasan
Brexit has been at the forefront of British politics since the country voted in a referendum for a divorce from the EU in June 2016. It’s a...
How Khashoggi’s disappearance could change Middle East politics
The disappearance and possible murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has cast a long shadow over Saudi Arabia’s global image. If the Saudi...
The curious case of Jamal Khashoggi
The name Khashoggi bring backs a lot of memories, especially of opulence, ostentation, arms deals and the super luxurious yacht called Nabila....
Why US sanctions won’t change Iran’s foreign policy
The messages from Tehran are stark. On October 1, Iranian forces fired six missiles at Islamic State positions in eastern Syria. The weapons landed...
South Asian “zing” in the Brexit sandwich!
So how would a sandwich look like in post-Brexit Britain? That is if there’s no deal. Well, how about two pieces of bread, a slice of meat...
In ‘safe spaces,’ hidden dangers
Few great social changes are wholly positive. “Safe spaces,” for example. Most popular in universities, they’re meant to provide...
The murder of Che Guevara
Syed Badrul Ahsan
Ernesto Che Guevara was murdered in the Bolivian village of La Higuera on October 9, 1967. Caught a day earlier by Bolivian soldiers in the jungles...
Thank God! Quota Abolished – Live with dignity
The quota system in recruitment for the government service has been abolished. Thank God for that, although the system remains alive for the third...
Abbas misses a chance to help Palestinians
On September 27, Palestinian Authority President and Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas addressed the U.N. General...
Takeaways from Donald Trump speech at UNGA
Md Sharif Hasan
In his speech at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, US President Donald Trump covered a spectrum of issues ranging from...
What Trump’s new trade pact signals about China
US President Donald Trump has finally agreed to a fairly modest and sensible update of the North American Free Trade Agreement, while attempting to...
The story of unconditional love
She was known for her smile, the flow of positive energy. Life for her was nothing more than giving and receiving showers of immense love. Apple of...
BNP’s list of pledges ring hollow
Shah Ali Farhad
On 30th September, at a public meeting at Suhrawardy Udyan, Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) announced a 12-point list of pledges regarding what...
Awami League secretariat meeting on Friday
AL not for Mahbub Talukdar resignation
Saudi Arabia keen to be part of Bangladesh’s development: Crown Prince
People’s tribute to Ayub Bacchu at Shaheed Minar Friday
‘People will unite when time is right’
ACC grills Transcom boss Latifur Rahman
Kaneria admits guilt in Westfield spot-fixing case
Khashoggi’s last call for free speech in Arab
EU calls for free, credible and all-inclusive polls
Euler Hermes sees 70 pct chance of Brexit deal at last minute
LRB frontman Ayub Bachchu passes away
Narsingdi female terror suspects were out on bail
Hasina meets Saudi crown prince
Oikya Front liaison panel formed
Subversion cases of 2014 election in court
‘Saudi king for continuation of Hasina administration’
Works by Rabindranath Tagore to go under hammer at London
US greenhouse emissions fell in 2017 as coal plants shut
There should be no abuse of power in Bollywood: Saif Ali Khan on #MeToo
Someday, work with me again: Salman Khan tells Karan Johar
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