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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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Diplomatic attempts to end the war may be at risk from the cuts
Counter-terror cuts prompt fierce backlash

By Alex Stevenson and Ian Dunt. The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats have demanded the government explains why counter-terrorism resources for Pakistan are being cut. Foreign Office minister Glenys Kinnock admitted to the Lords yesterday that a “vigorous efficiencies programme” had not failed to prevent “staff redundancies, cuts to travel and training, and reduced programme funding… Read more »

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Afghans face another round of voting
Miliband admits Afghan poll difficulties

By Alex Stevenson David Miliband admitted the security situation and the drawn-out conclusion of the first round of voting in Afghanistan “makes life more difficult” as British troops prepare to secure a second round next month. After incumbent president Hamid Karzai accepted the need for a second round yesterday coalition forces are contemplating preparing a… Read more »