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Russian Communists slam NATO on Syria

by our Arab Affairs correspondent

FIERCE fighting continues in Aleppo as Syrian soldiers battle to drive Nato-backed rebels out of the commercial hub of the country. Iran has warned Turkey of grave consequences that would follow any Turkish incursions into Syrian territory.

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Millions face 6 months workfare

by Caroline Colebrook

MILLIONS of unemployed people could face six moths compulsory unpaid work or face losing their benefits, according to a report from the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion (CESI).

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Editorial

Bread and Circuses in London

FEW OF US have been able to afford a seat at the London Olympics and those who do and then manage to struggle through the queues face another fleecing from the corporate caterers, determined to make the most of the monopolies they’ve paid for in the grounds.

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