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Bangladesh on a knife edge: Why India needs to wake up to the economic crisis and political instability looming in the east

Bangladesh on a knife edge: Why India needs to wake up to the economic crisis and political instability looming in the east

Protests and violence are so routine in Bangladesh that treating the ongoing crackdown on opponents of Sheikh Hasina as anything other than the noise generated by the election might seem like a stretch. From the latest deaths of opposition activists in police shootings, and the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) demanding an “interim” administration that …

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New England 'imports European prices' in looming gas supply crisis

New England ‘imports European prices’ in looming gas supply crisis

A European-style winter energy crisis is looming over New England in the northeastern United States, even as US producers of natural gas export record volumes and a wave of fuels crosses the Atlantic. Utility bosses in the region have called for emergency help from Washington in anticipation of a crisis, while lashing out at a …

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