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07 Sep

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

Honour killings: Crimewave that shames the world new

It’s one of the last great taboos: the murder of at least 20,000 women a year in the name of ‘honour’. Nor is the problem confined to the Middle East: the contagion is spreading rapidly

Robert Fisk’s report into ‘honour’ killings reveals crimes that will shake your faith in humanity…………………………………….

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US Qur’an burning plan condemned

General David Petraeus

General David Petraeus says proposals by evangelical group could harm US citizens …………………………………………………..
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IISS John Chipman

Al-Qaida and Taliban threat is exaggerated, says security thinktank

Strategy institute challenges idea that troops are needed in Afghanistan to stop export of terrorism to west……………………………..
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Jefferson Thomas (L) and Ernest Green (C) of the Little Rock Nine, with President Bill Clinton
Jefferson Thomas (left) and Ernest Green (centre) of the Little Rock Nine, sing with President Bill Clinton after receiving congressional gold medals in 1999. Photograph: Scott Applewhite/AP
One of nine teenagers to first test racial segregation at US schools in 1957 dies, aged 67………………………………………………..

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Jordan and Syria call for Israeli Withdrawal from all Arab lands

Leaders of both states say that Israel must return to pre-1967 borders in order to end Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Leaders of Both states Say That Israel must return to pre-1967 borders in order to end Israeli-Palestinian conflict…………………..

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