• It’s In No One’s Interest to See Southeast Asia Become a Ground for Proxy Tensions: Indonesian Envoy0

    • Blog
    • January 23, 2018

    By Devirupa Mitra on 22/01/2018 In an interview ahead of the India-ASEAN Commemorative summit, Indonesian envoy Suryodipuro talks about ASEAN unity and the role of outside powers in the region. Indonesia’s ambassador to India Sidharto Reza Suryodipuro. Credit: Twitter New Delhi: Southeast Asia should not again become a proxy battleground for competition between major global powers,

  • Sri Lanka President’s 2020 Dilemma?0

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    • January 22, 2018

    By Dr. S. I. Keethaponcalan, January 21, 2018 Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena surprised many people by asking the Supreme Court (SC) whether he has “any impediment to continuing in the office of President for a period of six years.” Sirisena was elected to the office on January 8, 2015, for a term of six years

  • WAR CRIMES: One still at large0

    • Blog
    • January 20, 2018

    By F R Chowdhury   Jan 14, 2018  [This relates to Balkan war that eventually saw the disintegration of former Yugoslavia giving way to a number of independent countries. In the process thousands of Muslims were massacred. Radovan Karadzic and Ratko Mladic were eventually tried and jailed by the International Criminal Court in the Netherlands but


    • Blog
    • January 20, 2018

      By F R Chowdhury    Jan. 14, 2018   As we embrace the New Year, I try to recollect some of the persons in our recent politics who, to the best of my knowledge, maintained a clean image in politics. They refrained from the lure of corruption. They neither made fortune out of politics

  • Anger on social media after Waziristan man killed in Karachi ‘encounter’0

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    • January 20, 2018 | Imtiaz Ali    January 18, 2018 A photo of the deceased Naqeebullah.— Photo: Facebook Acquaintances and relatives of a man who was killed in an allegedly staged encounter by police in Karachi last week have disputed the police claim that the deceased was a militant affiliated with the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Naqeebullah, a 27-year-old hailing from

  • Bangladesh : Hasina wants election to keep her party in power, no matter what0

    • Blog
    • January 20, 2018

      Faruque Ahmed     19.1.2018 The High Court stay of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) election for three months in the wake of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s announcement of parliamentary election in December this year seems highly misleading. Many believe it may be art of a complex political calculation in an election year although clearly


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  • AUW 10th Anniversary Symposium Schedule

    AUW 10th Anniversary Symposium Schedule

    From Survival to Sustainable Development: Overcoming Challenges for Achieving a Just World. Friday, May 11th 2018 at the Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh To be held at the Radisson Hotel, Chittagong By all accounts, the earth’s people have never had it better—we live longer and healthier and more productive lives than any time

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