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How Bangladesh Can Ensure a Free and Fair Election Using Electronic Voting Machine (EVM)?

Finally, the Election Commission has agreed to spend Tk. 8711 crore on the purchase of 2 lakh brand-new Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) to be...

Revolution Upending: Iran, Protests and Its Transactional Gambit

The torture and subsequent killing of Mahsa Amini by Gasht-e-Ershad (moral police) in September 2022 has brought the concern of civil liberties in Iran...

Economic Woes Ahead of China’s 20th Party Congress: What Can We Expect?

China faces internal economic challenges ahead of the 20th Party Congress, which will be held on Oct. 16. The economy of China is dwindling,...

The Role of Shinzo Abe in Shaping Indo-Japanese Ties

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot dead on the morning of July 8 during a political event. He was addressing a gathering...

Saving Face: China is not Giving Up its Zero-COVID Policy

While many Western countries have been adopting the living with COVID-19 strategy, China has strangely insisted on controlling and suppressing the pandemic. Deplorably, infection...

Medellin: A Saga of Civic Transformation

Medellin, Colombia, is the city that best exemplifies the revitalisation of a city. As a direct result of architects' efforts, the public's concept of...

Afghan Sikhs: Their Immediate Challenges and Emotional Dilemma

While at one point in the 1970s the population of Afghan Sikhs and Hindus was estimated to be over 2,00000, today the number of...

Cambodia’s Hun Sen Shows His Weakness With Post-election Repression

Many observers have been surprised by the new wave of political repression which has taken place in Cambodia since the communal elections of June 5.   Prime Minister...

History in the Making: Rewriting Pinochet’s Constitution for Chile

Chile's protests began because of an unpopular public transportation rate hike, similar to France's 2018 "yellow vest" riots— with protestors going to the streets...

Beijing’s COVID Policies Are not Healthy

Difficult to gauge in a country without political polling, but there does seem to be an almost palpable sense of opportunity lost.  The Whac-A-Mole approach...

Sudanese Revolution Is Not Over: People Will Fight Until the Military Regime Falls

Flags with portraits of martyrs proudly held high in the sky, men and women fearlessly chanting their demands surrounded by clouds of tear gas,...

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Is Myanmar’s Military Junta Losing Its Political and Military Influence?

The military junta in Myanmar has been facing a...

How Bangladesh Can Ensure a Free and Fair Election Using Electronic Voting Machine (EVM)?

Finally, the Election Commission has agreed to spend Tk....

Revolution Upending: Iran, Protests and Its Transactional Gambit

The torture and subsequent killing of Mahsa Amini by...

Pakistan-US Ties: The Complexities and Challenges

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif while addressing a reception...

Featuring ‘Ukraine War’ in the 77th UNGA Session: How Was Bangladesh Different?

War neither brings peace nor solution; rather brings endless...