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Academy of Medical Sciences

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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Members of the Yemeni army
London hosts Yemen meeting

By staff David Miliband is chairing a meeting of the representatives of 21 states on the growing terrorist threat emanating from Yemen. The foreign secretary’s meeting on international support follows the failed Detroit terrorist attack of Christmas Day 2009, which was linked to al-Qaida in Yemen. The Middle Eastern state is emerging alongside Somalia… Read more »

A British troop gazes at the skyline in Iraq. Yesterday's testimony raised serious questions about the legality of the war.
Goldsmith: Why I changed my mind on Iraq

By Ian Dunt Lord Goldsmith has finally explained why he changed his mind about the legality of the war in Iraq. Appearing before the Iraq inquiry, the former attorney general faced sustained questioning on his reasoning in the build-up to war and why his final advice appeared to have none of the uncertainty of his… Read more »