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Which way to go Qatar’s strategy

Rayhan Ahmed Topader::  When Gulf Arab powers announced on June 5 that they were severing diplomatic ties with Qatar over its ties to terrorists, the message was clear: get in line with regional policies, or pay the price. Nearly a week later, Qatar appears in no hurry to comply. And it is the incoherence of US President Donald Trump’s foreign ...

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Time is running out for Putin’s kleptocracy

Rayhan Ahmed Topader :: Probably the most serious international crisis since the end of the Cold War, and the White House targets individuals. Why this response? Because at last, after fourteen years of dealing with President Vladimir Putin as a legitimate head of state, the U.S. government has finally acknowledged publicly what successive administrations have known privately—that he has built a ...

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The UK Grenfell Tower blaze & Corporate Manslaughter

Barrister M. A. Muid Khan ::  Prologue “This is the richest borough in our country treating its citizens in this way and we should call it what it is. It is corporate manslaughter. And there should be arrests made; frankly, it is an outrage,” Labour MP David Lammy, 15 June 2017, London Watching the heartbreaking news of the Grenfell Tower ...

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Mrs May – jump or be pushed

By Munir Ahmed :: Mrs May is toast. Her inept handling of national issues are coming to the surface in quick succession. The tower block inferno in West London could be the last nail on her political coffin. She must go or she will be pushed off the cliff. No government which is stumbling so much and lacking overwhelming majority in ...

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What to do toward the end of the month of Ramadan

Dr. Mozammel Haque :: The blessed month is approaching to the end; only a few days and nights remain. Today is Tuesday, 25 Ramadan corresponding to 20th of June, 2017. Either Sunday, 25th or Monday, 26th of June, there will be Eid, Insha Allah, depending on the sighting of the moon of Shawwal. Eid Mubarak to you all. May Allah accept our good deeds.   I ...

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Perez to tackle Ronaldo problem

Florentino Pérez’s first task after being reelected unopposed as Real Madrid president on Monday will be to appease superstar Cristiano Ronaldo amid speculation the four-time world player of the year wants to leave. ‘As no other candidature was put forward to the board … it is proclaimed that Mr Florentino Pérez Rodríguez is president of Real Madrid,’ the Spanish and ...

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Germany make winning start to Confederations Cup against Australia

World champions Germany beat Australia in Sochi to get their first Confederations Cup campaign since 2005 off to a winning start.   Germany dominated the game from start to finish, taking the lead after just five minutes when Lars Stindl drove home his first international goal. But they failed to convert dominance into goals, and after Trent Sainsbury missed a ...

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Diego Maradona prefers Lionel Messi, but dubs Cristiano Ronaldo ‘incredible’

Argentinian footballing legend Maradona said Monday that he preferred compatriot Lionel Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo all the while dubbing the Portugal captain an “incredible” player, AFP reports.   “I can’t remember having seen Lionel Messi play badly,” Maradona told TyCSports.   “I prefer Messi to Cristiano Ronaldo but I acknowledge that the latter is an animal. He’s incredible,” said the ...

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Andy Murray to make Grenfell fire donation from Queen’s winnings

Britain’s world number one Andy Murray will donate any winnings from the Aegon Championships at Queen’s to families of the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. Murray, 30, can earn up to £350,000 in prize money by winning the tournament. He starts his campaign for a sixth Queen’s title on Tuesday when he faces fellow Briton Aljaz Bedene. Seventy ...

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WB finds road construction cost in Bangladesh world’s highest

The World Bank has revealed that the road construction cost in Bangladesh is higher than any other country of the world.   On Tuesday, the world’s financial custodian disclosed this presenting a list of infrastructure cost, especially in road construction that shows the cost of per kilometre high road construction is $2.5 million to $11.9 million in Bangladesh, which is ...

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