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  • Sep 19 / 2016
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UN expert pushes for HR in trade regime

Bangladesh, Sept. 13 — The United Nations Independent Expert on promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, Alfred de Zayas, on Tuesday called on States and Parliaments to make sure that all future trade agreements stipulate the primacy of human rights. Existing treaties should be revised to ensure they do not conflict with the [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Why a progressive foreign policy is good for US national security

Dhaka, April 21 — Few were expecting Bernie Sanders to come out swinging on foreign policy as he did in the ninth Democratic debate. He had been dismissed or ridiculed in the media for months for an alleged delinquency on foreign policy issues. Hillary Clinton supporters released a letter just prior to the debate slamming Sanders for [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Fall of the liberal-humanitarian agenda

Dhaka, March 16 — The global order is undergoing a tectonic shift. The Cold War and the subsequent unipolar moment of United States heralded the rise of liberalism-humanitarian agenda. Although fraught with challenges, the very promise of greater priority to human rights and socio-economic freedoms seemed enticing. Ironically, however, the promise has lately been eclipsed [...]

  • Nov 03 / 2015
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Asia-Pacific

The concept of sovereignty in the contemporary world

The concept of sovereignty in the contemporary world M. Mizanur Rahman 1111 words 3 November 2015 The Financial Express (Bangladesh) FNEXBD English Copyright 2015. The Financial Express   Bangladesh, Nov. 3 — The way nations perceived the idea of sovereignty centuries ago has started changing in the last few decades, especially after the failure of [...]

  • Sep 11 / 2015
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Asia-Pacific

Make Aylan’s home safe

  Make Aylan’s home safe Author Md. Harun Or Rashid 907 words 11 September 2015 Kashmir Images HTKASI English Copyright 2015. Kashmir Images.   Srinagar, Sept. 11 — The image of the three-year-old Syrian boy Aylan’s lifeless body stimulated public outcry to deal with the refugee crisis. The body of Aylan Kurdi, who drowned along [...]

  • Oct 16 / 2014
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Asia-Pacific

Can Asian ideas stem the “Hell on Earth”?

Can Asian ideas stem the “Hell on Earth“? Kalinga Seneviratne 1223 words 16 October 2014 Dhaka Courier DKCOBD English Copyright 2014. Dhaka Courier   Dhaka, Oct. 16 — In 2003 when US President George W Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair were contemplating invading Iraq based on the now discredited claims of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein [...]

  • Nov 28 / 2013
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Asia-Pacific

British PM’s human rights tirade exposes western double standards

British PM’s human rights tirade exposes western double standards Kalinga Seneviratne 1833 words 28 November 2013 Dhaka Courier DKCOBD English Copyright 2013. Dhaka Courier   Dhaka, Nov. 28 — In his opening address to the Commonwealth leaders’ summit (CHOGM) in Colombo this month, Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapakse concluded his speech by quoting from the [...]

  • Mar 23 / 2013
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Asia-Pacific

For a non-interventionist foreign policy

For a non-interventionist foreign policy Jean Bricmont 2406 words 23 March 2013 The New Nation (Bangladesh) NNATBD English Copyright 2013. Ittefaq Publications   Dhaka, March 23 — The events in Syria, after those in Libya last year, are accompanied by calls for a military intervention, in order to “protect civilians”, claiming that it is our [...]

  • Feb 14 / 2013
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Asia-Pacific

Ease Syrian suffering

Ease Syrian suffering Kenneth Roth 757 words 14 February 2013 The New Nation (Bangladesh) NNATBD English Copyright 2013. Ittefaq Publications   Dhaka, Feb. 14 — The Syrian people are caught in a horrible downward spiral. The government’s slaughter seems only to intensify as President Bashar Al Assad pursues a ruthless strategy of draining the sea [...]

  • Nov 05 / 2012
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Asia-Pacific

Ballot battle 2012 for the White House

Ballot battle 2012 for the White House Aranya Syed 2822 words 5 November 2012 Weekly Blitz HTBLIT English Copyright 2012. Weekly Blitz   Dhaka, Nov. 5 — The Presidential Elections will take place today (06/11/12) in the United States of America (USA) where the incumbent President Barack Hussein Obama, representing the centre-left Democratic Party, will contest [...]

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