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  • Bangladeshi student gets 42 years jail for terror attack on Australia host

    Bangladeshi student gets 42 years jail for terror attack on Australia host

    Momena Shoma, 26, admitted to engaging in a terrorist act when she stabbed Roger Singaravelu in the neck with a kitchen knife just eight days after arriving in Australia.

    June 5, 2019
  • The Begum’s gambit

    The Begum’s gambit

    With the national elections in Bangladesh scheduled to be held on 23 December, the supposedly secular Begum Hasina appears to have adjusted gears by playing to the Islamist gallery in the twilight phase of her current tenure as Prime Minister. There can be no questioning the decision of a Muslim country’s head of government to …

    November 10, 2018
  • Apocalyptic Indonesia

    Apocalyptic Indonesia

    Indonesia bears witness to apocalyptic scenes close to 14 years after the deaths of thousands in the Asian tsunami of 26 December 2004. The death toll in the earthquake and tsunami that hit the city of Palu last weekend has crossed 840, and is bound to rise as the search for survivors has intensified and …

    October 3, 2018
  • Butchery in Indonesia

    Butchery in Indonesia

    Indonesia was in mourning as the week began. Sunday’s savagery was brutal enough for the predominantly Muslim country to recoil in horror, roiled as it was by the worst outrage by fundamentalist Islamists since the Bali bombings in 2002. ISIS has swiftly claimed responsibility for the butchery in three churches in the city of Surabaya, …

    May 15, 2018