keywords: Spies

  • INTERNATIONAL

    'Red pole' justice in Nepal

    • Sushma Joshi
    • 12 June 2006

    The three metre long red wooden pole is an instrument of humiliation for convicted criminals that is chillingly reminiscent of the Chinese Red Army. It has made its appearance,  not under Maoist inspiration, but because of the absence of a functioning state legal system.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    A sporting chance | Seven last words | Dutch (er, Russian) courage

    • Rosie Hoban, Morag Fraser, Kate Stowell
    • 31 May 2006

    Thoughts from Rosie Hoban, Morag Fraser, Kate Stowell

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Tally-ho!

    • Brian Matthews
    • 30 April 2006

    I see that the Brits are about to bite the quirt and outlaw fox hunting. Only in England would the pursuit of the common fox threaten to divide the nation.

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