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The DLR: Your news explained

The DLR presents a new segment: Your news explained. In it, we explain the news. To you. Today’s query is on the vote to condemn Syria in the UN, which China and Russia both vetoed. The BBC coverage is linked … Continue reading

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Road to Damascus

Are some revolutions more important than others? Obviously not for the inhabitants of the country involved, but in strategic terms it is true that some political overhauls have wider consequences than others. The events in the Middle East — this … Continue reading

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