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Book Review: The far-reaching power of networks

Related Articles Niall Ferguson, prolific historian and author of 14 books, explores in “The Square and the Tower,” his latest publication, whether it is better to be in a network that gives you influence or in a hierarchy that gives ...

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John Worboys: Minister considering judicial review

The justice secretary is considering a judicial review of the decision to free sex attacker John Worboys on parole. The Sunday Times reports David Gauke has sought advice on whether a judicial review could succeed. It is understood he will ...

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John Worboys: 'No plans' to review rape cases

Almost 100 unprosecuted cases against sex attacker John Worboys will not be reviewed by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), it has emerged. Lawyers representing Worboys’ victims asked the CPS to review the 93 cases that the 60-year-old rapist was not ...

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India’s Supreme Court Orders Review of Gay Sex Ban

Advertisement NEW DELHI — In a possible advance for gay rights in India, the Supreme Court ordered a review on Monday of Section 377, a colonial-era law reinstated in 2013 that criminalizes consensual sex between men. Responding to a petition ...

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Book Review: A controversial story on storm-hit Cairo

Related Articles “Using Life” by Ahmed Naji was first published in Arabic in 2014 and received praise throughout the Arab world. In 2016, however, Naji would be sentenced to two years in prison after a reader complained that the book ...

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Book Review: Dreams of a forgotten childhood in Shiraz

Related Articles Author Cyrus Kadivar gives us a fascinating account of the last days of Pahlavi rule in Iran in his new book, “Farewell Shiraz: An Iranian Memoir of Revolution and Exile.” He left Iran at the age of 16, ...

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US to review Obama administration’s handling of Hezbollah drug initiative

Related Articles WASHINGTON: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered an investigation into allegations that the administration of former US President Barack Obama undermined efforts to target Hezbollah drug trafficking.The announcement comes after Politico reported that Project Cassandra, a program ...

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