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Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage,… Read more »

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Afghanistan revelations rock coalition
Afghan war leaks: Bitter truths of a bitter conflict

By politics.co.uk staff Leaked US military papers recording the war on Afghanistan have provided a long list of disturbing revelations about the struggle against the Taliban. Whistleblower website Wikileaks published its ‘Afghan War Diary’, made up of 90,000 records covering 2004 to 2010, overnight. The leaked intelligence documents suggest that hundreds of civilians were killed… Read more »

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Prospect of UK exit from Afghanistan starting next year raised by Cameron
Afghan exit ‘could begin next year’

By Alex Stevenson British forces could start being withdrawn from Afghanistan next year, the government has confirmed. Speaking after talks with Barack Obama in the White House, Mr Cameron said British soldiers could follow American troops’ planned withdrawal from as early as July 2011. Deputy prime minister Mr Clegg then made clear to MPs that… Read more »