Justice system a ‘sexist operation’, study finds

The criminal justice system is condemned as an institutionally sexist operation that lets down female victims, fails to help women offenders out of a cycle of crime and prevents professionals reaching the top jobs.

Charitiy axes actress over Gaza criticism

A Jewish star of stage and screen is stunned that a Jewish charity has cancelled her appearance because she is appearing in a play critical of Israel\'s actions in Gaza.

Will Pakistan Become Obama’s Vietnam?

“Stop the Taliban now – or we will,” cried a recent headline in London's Sunday Times.

US rejoins UN’s human rights forum

Bush had shunned it as an ineffective dictator's club. Obama's team pledges to work from within to 'improve' it.

Abbas plans new Palestinian cabinet

Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, has said he will swear in a new government, without the rival Hamas movement, in the next 48 hours.

Health trusts face big bills for dealing with GP’s misconduct

Lib Dems condemn cost of delayed disciplinary cases. Two doctors have been suspended for 1,810 days.

Palestine calls for Security Council resolution in wake of UN report

Palestinian authority expresses its satisfaction of the latest UN report on Gaza, Calling on the UN to purse for compensation.

Israel’s BAD FAITH NEGOTIATING POSITION

PARIS -- Israel has always believed in “creating facts on the ground,” whose existence may later come as a unpleasant surprise to others. Iran now seems to have learned from this Israeli precedent, to Israel's disadvantage.

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