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Not illegal, but lacks legitimacy: Sir Abed on new government in Bangladesh
Posted by on January 17, 2014
Sir Fazle Hasan Abed yesterday said the country's new government is not illegal, but not legitimate either. The founding chairman of the Brac said when everybody takes part in the polls then the gove
Posted by on June 21, 2013
President Thein Sein of Myanmar is in Washington this week, the first Burmese head of state to visit since the military dictator Gen. Ne Win in 1966. Much has changed since 1966. Fifty years of dir
The special relationship: Putin and Berlusconi
Posted by on June 08, 2013
The only other divorcee among Russian leaders before President Vladimir Putin was Czar Peter I, or Peter the Great. Peter’s first bride, Evdokiya Lopukhina, was chosen for him by his mother — a
Building a better economic yardstick
Posted by on May 31, 2013
This week the government released yet another revision of first-quarter economic growth showing that the U.S. economy grew a tad less than initially reported ‑- 2.4 percent rather than 2.5 percent.