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HAQQANI INSURGENT GROUP PROVES RESILIENT FOE IN AFGHAN WAR

Washington Post article on the Haqqani network. “money from trucking, extortion and racketeering. The fighters conduct kidnappings, collect illegal taxes and shake down Afghan shopkeepers for protection fees.” They seek to control three of the Eastern provinces of Afghanistan, based in Khost.

CHINA USED PRISONERS IN LUCRATIVE INTERNET GAMING WORK

If you ever read Solzhenitsyn’s “First Circle”, there is a novel begging to be written in this story. Chinese prisoners slaving to create virtual reality characters or obtain artefacts to sell online. Gold farming, it is called. Wonder what the true story is and how much has been inverted here for a quick headline. is this cybercrime?
[and if you havent read First Circle, why on earth not?]

GUIDELINES ON DNA SAMPLES UNLAWFUL

Supreme Cort [as in England and wales] now agrees with European Court that ACPO guidelines are unlawful. scottish system of retention likely to be adopted.
Isnt it time we brought back some form of legal education for ACPO members?

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