Park, who was known by some as the "Queen of Spies" after four decades as one of Britain's top female intelligence agents, is believed to have been sent by MI6 to the Belgian Congo in 1959 under an official diplomatic guise as the Belgians were on the point of being ousted from the country. … [Read more...] about MI6 ‘arranged Cold War killing’ of Congo prime minister
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According to Human Rights Watch, women in the United Arab Emirates are effectively second-class citizens. Among the restrictions they face are the need for permission from a male guardian to marry. Once married they are expected to be “obedient” to their husband and in most cases need his consent to take on paid employment outside the home. … [Read more...] about Women-only carriages around the world: do they work?
Munir, who was first imprisoned under Egypt's autocratic president Gamal Abdel Nasser in the 1950s, insisted the Brotherhood was cooperating fully with a government review of the Brotherhood ordered by David Cameron in April. The prime minister has been criticised for bowing to pressure from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt, all rattled by the role of Islamist movements in the Arab spring. … [Read more...] about Muslim Brotherhood leader hits out at Britain after Sisi sworn in