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Celebrate Summer With Tanqueray Bloomsbury

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first_img 5 Classic Whiskey Cocktails You Should Know How to Make Easy 3-Ingredient Cocktails You Can Master 10 Classic Vodka Cocktail Recipes You Can Mix at Home At only 20-years-old, Charles Waugh Tanqueray took over the gin company after his father, Charles Tanqueray, passed away. Tanqueray master distiller Tom Nichol looked to the younger Tanqueray for the inspiration behind the gin’s newest edition: Tanqueray Bloomsbury. The original recipe goes back to 1880, when the Tanqueray distillery was based out of Bloomsbury, England.Tanqueray Bloomsbury features prominent notes of Tuscan juniper along with additional botanicals including coriander, angelica, winter savoury and cassia bark.“I wanted to make something that was completely different from our other limited editions and with this gin I do feel we have achieved that. It is very inspirational to work with an original Tanqueray family recipe, and for it to taste this good,” says Nichol.In the mood for a light summer cocktail? Pick up a bottle of Tanqueray Bloomsbury to create one of the refreshing cocktails below. But better hurry, only 100,000 bottles of Tanqueray Bloomsbury will be available.Bloomsbury White Negroni1 oz Tanqueray Bloomsbury1 oz Suze1 oz Dolin Blanc VermouthBuild in glassServe on the rocksGarnish with an orange twistBloomsbury BuckA Buck is a classic style of cocktail that denotes a highball made with ginger ale or ginger beer; a “London Buck” was made with Gin.2 oz Tanqueray Bloomsbury.5 oz Fresh lemon juice4 oz ginger ale2 dashes Angostura bittersCombine gin, lemon, and ginger ale in a highball glass with ice and stir, dash bitters on topGarnish with a lemon wheelFor more information, visit tanqueray.com. 6 Essential Scotch Cocktails That You Need to Know 6 Classic Gin Cocktail Recipes You Can’t Live Without Editors’ Recommendations last_img read more

Inquiry into reported killings of Afghan prisoners sought by UN human rights

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“Reports of the death and summary execution of prisoners after capture are a source of serious concern, since such acts amount to breaches of international humanitarian law,” said Kamal Hossain, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan, in a statement released in Geneva.Mr. Hossain noted that international human rights organizations had expressed grave concern at the deaths which occurred in Qala-i-Janghi and the circumstances surrounding the reported prison uprising there. “Concern has also been expressed about reported summary execution and maltreatment of prisoners,” he said. “Inquiries need to be held on these reports by the authorities concerned and corrective action taken, including appropriate measures against any person found responsible for committing such breaches.”The Special Rapporteur emphasized that the international action against global terrorism must be viewed as a campaign to uphold the international rule of law. “It is important for all concerned to keep this in view in order to ensure strict compliance with international humanitarian law, especially since increasing numbers of prisoners are expected to be taken in the coming days,” he said. read more