03 Jul

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective



Report identifies Syria’s ‘torture centres’

Human Rights Watch details widespread policy of torture carried out by several intelligence agencies.
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2012 15:42 GMT

Dozens killed in Iraq car bomb attack

Blast in a busy market in the southern city of Diwaniya kills at least 40 people and wounds 75 others, says official.
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2012 12:10 GMT

Middle East

Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline ‘guilty of fraud’

 British drugmaker pleads guilty and agrees to pay $3bn fine in largest case of healthcare fraud in US history.
GlaxoSmithKline Plc, the British drugmaker, has agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor criminal charges, and pay $3bn to settle what government officials described as the largest case of healthcare fraud in US history.
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2012 04:30 GMT

Vocalising sexual harassment in Egypt

Women who suffer sexual abuse often suffer in silence, but following the revolution attitudes are starting to change.

Barclays’ chief operating officer Jerry del Missier (left) who followed chief executive Bob Diamond out of the door at Barclays

Bloodbath continues at Barclays

Oliver Wright: Chief executive Bob Diamond’s resignation was swiftly followed by that of Barclays’ chief operating officer Jerry del Missier, as it also emerged that Diamond could be entitled to a pay-off of up to £30m.

Other News

1Bob Diamond resigns as Barclays chief executive with immediate effect

4 minutes ago

2What if Britain left the EU?

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3Will we see City bankers behind bars?

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4UK is losing the war on drugs, says Ken Clarke

15 minutes ago

5The school at the centre of Cruise split

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6Exclusive: Top Tories dragged into banking scandal

18 hours ago

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