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Terrible human cost of Afghan War

THE number of civilians killed or wounded in Afghanistan rose by 31 per cent in the first six months of the year. More than 1,200 civilians were killed and another 1,997 injured, the United Nations has said. These are the worst figures since the Taliban was driven out following the 9/11 attacks in 2001. The … Continue reading

Blow to Blair EU Presidency bid

EU leaders also moved closer to an agreement on a new president on Thursday, with Dutch PM Jan Peter Balkenende and Finnish ex-PM Paavo Lipponen emerging as the key contenders. Former British prime minister Tony Blair’s ambitions were dealt a blow when his supposed political allies, the European parliamentary group of Socialists, failed to endorse … Continue reading

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