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Tension here was palpable

The streets have been unusually quiet over the last few days as Bangladesh’s capital saw the greatest disturbances in decades when the border guards mutinied. Paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles soldiers staged a dramatic and bloody armed uprising   just two months after the new democratically-elected government was returned to power by a huge majority.  To read the…
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Snowfall in Britain – why the panic?

What is all the fuss about? A few flakes of snow and the country has shut down.   For a Canadian this is just delightfully amusing. There are hardly any people on the streets, and the ones who have braved the snow are out making snowmen or laying on the ground making snow angles. Everyone is…
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