22 Jun

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective



Egyptians pack Tahrir to slam military ‘coup’

Cairo’s iconic square is again seething with anger as the nation nervously awaited the results of the presidential poll.
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2012 11:45 GMT

Middle East

Taliban siege of Kabul hotel ends

Afghan police say 18 people killed during 13-hour assault on hotel in Qargha Lake on the outskirts of the capital.
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2012 12:14 GMT

Central & South Asia

Co-ordinated attacks in Kabul

Turkey drops anti-abortion legislation

Government withdraws controversial plan to slash time limit for abortions after mounting pressure from civil society.
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2012 09:59 GMT


Moody’s cuts credit ratings of 15 major banks

Agency downgrades banks found to be vulnerable to “outsized losses”, including Bank of America, Barclays and HSBC.
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2012 13:03 GMT

Deadly blasts hit market near Baghdad

At least 14 people killed and 106 wounded after two bombs explode in mainly Shia area of Husseiniya in Iraq.
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2012 10:43 GMT

Rep Lisa Brown reading 'The Vagina Monologues' in Lansing, Michigan

Rep Lisa Brown (centre) reads her part during a performance of Eve Ensler’s ‘The Vagina Monologues’ on the Michigan Statehouse steps, 18 June 2012, in Lansing. Photograph: Dale G Young/AP

Vagina: say it loud, Lisa Brown

Conservatives can legislate for vaginal probes but if a woman says the word, it’s a scandal? Damn right, we should call it out

You’ve got to love Lisa Brown and her vagina.

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