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Shahidul Alam gets bail: All you need to know about the Bangladeshi photographer whose arrest had sparked protests

Editor’s note: Shahidul Alam, a noted photographer from Bangladesh, was on Thursday granted bail by a high court. This article is being republished in this context. Noted photographer from Bangladesh, Shahidul Alam was on Thursday […]

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US facing national security and military crisis, could lose in war with China or Russia, warns congressional panel

Washington: The United States is facing a national security and military crisis and could lose in a war against Russia or China, a bipartisan congressional panel warned in a report Wednesday. Congress had tasked the National […]

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No snap polls for Sri Lanka: SC overturns President Maithripala Sirisena’s order on dissolution of Parliament

Colombo: The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka on Tuesday overturned President Maithripala Sirisena’s move to dissolve the parliament, and ordered a halt to preparations for snap elections. The decision was the latest dramatic twist in the crisis […]

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Twitter warns 2 Pakistan activists about govt criticism: Cyber crime bill has emboldened deep state to silence dissent

Two years ago a cyber crime bill was tabled in Pakistan’s Legislative Assembly for the first time. It emerged from the genuine need to curtail cyber harassment where minorities, civil rights movements and women bore the […]

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White House flip-flops on Jim Acosta’s suspension: From ‘hands on female intern’ to ‘refused to surrender mic’

After CNN sued US president Donald Trump over the suspension of Jim Acosta’s press credentials, the White House appears to have changed its stance on the issue. Where the administration had last week accused Acosta of […]