Latif Quader

The sweat, toil and deaths behind 2022 FIFA World Cup

June 14, 2014
The sweat, toil and deaths behind 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar will be the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the first Arab country to do so, as they hosted the 2006 Asian Games. Read more »

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Rainer Ebert

Fiddling while Rome burns: The ethical cost of living the high life

June 13, 2014
Fiddling while Rome burns: The ethical cost of living the high life

On April 24 last year, more than 1,100 people lost their lives in the rubble of Rana Plaza. The tragedy made headlines around the globe Read more »

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Ishrat Firdousi

Copa Mundial 2014

June 12, 2014
Copa Mundial 2014

Am I so round with you as you with me,

That like a football you do spurn me thus? Read more »

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Nadia Choudhury

Britain: A haven for war criminals

June 10, 2014
Britain: A haven for war criminals

Augusto Pinochet (the Chilean dictator), Rifaat Al-Assad (the butcher of Hama), Pervez Musharraf (Pakistan’s military leader), Phillip Machemedze Read more »

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International Crimes Strategy Forum (ICSF)

1971 women victims: Violated and forgotten

June 10, 2014
1971 women victims: Violated and forgotten

The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict is no doubt a laudable and timely initiative. We are, nevertheless, surprised by the fact that Read more »

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Anis Chowdhury

Budget 2014: Deficits, borrowings and the political economy

June 9, 2014
Budget 2014: Deficits, borrowings and the political economy

Understandably, the discussion now in Bangladesh is dominated by the recently presented 2014 budget. Read more »

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Hammad Ali

A dark future

June 11, 2014
A dark future

The topic of this piece is something that has already been written about a lot in the past month or so, and by people far more important than me. Read more »

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Dhiraj Kumar Nath

Demise of a great media personality

June 7, 2014
Demise of a great media personality

The news of sudden expiry of Mahbub Alam was shocking since I have lost a dear friend and the nation lost an illustrated son of the soil. Read more »

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Afsan Chowdhury

Dealing with Osmanistaan

June 5, 2014
Dealing with <em>Osmanistaan</em>

So the AL chief has finally spoken. By officially declaring the Osmans of Narayanganj as patriots, the curtain of protection Read more »

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