Empowering local government
Dr. Forqan Uddin Ahmed writes for DOT : Local Government or local self-Government is defined by the United Nations as “political sub-division of a nation or state which is constituted by law and has substantial control over local affairs, including the power to impose t ...বিস্তারিত
How can the new Egyptian measure achieve a truce in Gaza?
Middle East Monitor The pace of regional and international measures aimed at reaching a consensus regarding the path to achieving a truce that reduces the chances of a new confrontation between Israel and Hamas is picking up. Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence, ...বিস্তারিত
Does Britain want to turn back time on Brexit?
Nagihan Haliloğlu, Assistant professor at Fatih Sultan Mehmet University/ Daily Sabah, Turkey It seemed, and still seems, that while Brexiters want fortress U.K., Remainers seem to campaign for fortress Europe As anyone who has had any exposure to British popular cu ...বিস্তারিত
If a prince murders a journalist, that’s not a hiccup
Nicholas Kristofis, New York Times Op-Ed Columnist/BDnews24 The reports about Jamal Khashoggi, the missing Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor, whom I’ve known for more than 15 years, grow steadily more sickening. Turkey claims to have audiotape of Saudi i ...বিস্তারিত
Will 2019 be the Year of Men?
Ephrat Livni/QUARTZ One year ago, people got woke—or so the story goes. After the New York Times and the New Yorker revealed a slew of sexual assault and sexual misconduct allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, countless women were moved to share their ...বিস্তারিত
Imran Khan has to make some tough choices
Farhan Bokhari, Pakistan-based commentator / Gulf News Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s decision last week to seek a fresh loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a sharp devaluation of the rupee almost in tandem, must prepare Pakistanis for a period of ...বিস্তারিত
Do good to others not because of who they are, but because of who you are
Oleg Vishnepolsky, Global CTO at DailyMail Online and Metro.Co.Uk/Linked In While I was waiting for my INTERVIEW in a reception area, a pizza delivery man, a young guy, dressed in a T-shirt and jeans carried a heavy pack of pizza boxes and water bottles. He struggled wit ...বিস্তারিত
Rage when you disagree: How ‘safe spaces’ led to today’s political mobs
Karol Markowicz, Saudi socio-political commentator/Gulf News What’s behind the recent spread of outraged mobs on US streets, wild-eyed and throwing violent fits because their favored political outcome didn’t happen? How did so many Americans give up on resolving disag ...বিস্তারিত
First hurdle down but not all smooth sailing for PM-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim
Dr Norshahril Saat, Fellow at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute/Channel NewsAsia Even with the Port Dickson seat in the bag, there are more obstacles to clear before Anwar can assume the country’s top position, says one observer at the ISEAS Yusof-Ishak Institute. On Satur ...বিস্তারিত
What do young people think about politics: UK
Seven Billion Today Young people are often categorised as disinterested in politics. But actually they are not that disengaged from politics. They are talking politics online and on social media platforms. They have opinions about their country and the world. They are ...বিস্তারিত