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There are two main issues. The first is whether the British and US Governments exaggerated ("sexed up" in the words of one unnamed source) the basic intelligence on Iraq weapons in order to justify a war. The second is whether the intelligence was wrong in itself. There is another but subsidiary issue about a background paper from the UK Government listing Iraqi human rights violations. This was found to have been partly based on...

2003-06-19

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Video games depicting war have come under fire for flouting laws governing armed conflicts.
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Internet giant Google says it may end its operations in China after hackers targeted the e-mail accounts of Chinese human rights activists.

2010-01-13

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Chimpanzees deal with death in much the same way as humans, studies suggest. ... The scientists say this suggests other species, particularly apes, are more like humans than we might think.

2010-04-26

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Jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been named the winner of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.

2010-10-08

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British officials in Bangladesh have confirmed Wikileaks reports that the UK is training a police force in the country accused of being a death squad.

2010-12-22

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When Israel kills demonstrators is that the same as when Syria or Libya does the same?

2011-05-16

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Naked Rambler Stephen Gough has been jailed for another 657 days after enjoying less than 60 seconds of freedom. The 52-year-old was arrested outside Perth Prison almost immediately after he was released from his previous 21-month sentence.

2011-08-24

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