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  • EU sanctions blacklist expanded

    The EU has extended its blacklist of sanctions against Russians following the downing of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. The news comes as Russian's foreign ministry accused the US of launching a "smear campaign" over its alleged involvement in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. The new EU sanctions list - which now i...

Afghanistan

Ashdown blasts 'shaming' Afghan interpreter asylum process

Paddy Ashdown has lambasted the failure of the Government’s programme to offer asylum to Afghan interpreters who worked with British forces. After it emerged that...

Africa

FCO: Minister for Africa welcomes release of Meriam Ibrahim in Sudan

FCO press release Minister for Africa welcomes release of Meriam Ibrahim in Sudan Mark Simmonds welcomes release of Meriam Ibrahim and calls on Government of Su...

Asia

George Osborne: Modi has enthused India and shown real spirit to bring country together

George Osborne has praised India’s new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, for a “stunning victory” which he said no one could have predicted. "We should first of all ...

Defence

MOD: Defence Secretary thanks commonwealth games troops

Ministry of Defence press release The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has met the regular and reserve military personnel who are supporting Police Scotland to mak...

Europe & EU

IMF: Ukraine - IMF MD holds telephone conversations with President Poroshenko and Prime Minister Yatsenyuk

IMF press release   An IMF spokesperson:   "Christine Lagarge, Managing Director of the IMF, had telephone conversations with President Poroshenko and Prime M...

International development

Labour: No time to lose, millions of lives to save – Jim Murphy

Labour press release Today in New York representatives from across the world will come together to finalise their proposals for global development for the next 15...

International news

FCO: Death of British national in Air Algerie crash

FCO press release Death of British national in Air Algerie crash It is with deep regret that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office confirms the death of a British...

Iran

FCO: Foreign Secretary welcomes UN vote to help over 4 million Syrians

FCO press release Foreign Secretary welcomes vote to end Assad stranglehold over Syrian aid routes. The Foreign Secretary has welcomed the unanimous vote at the ...

Iraq

FCO: Foreign Secretary visits Iraq, stresses importance of unity

Foreign Office press release Foreign Secretary William Hague is visiting Iraq to stress the importance of political unity. Arriving in Baghdad today as Iraq face...

Middle East

DfID: UK assistance to Gaza this week reaches £7 million

Department for International Development press release The UK will provide an additional £2 million in emergency assistance for the United Nations Relief and Work...

The Americas

Mark Carney: New normal materially lower than old normal

Mark Carney indicated that the fallout from the financial crisis meant a return to 5% interest rates was unrealistic. "When we get back to normal - what I’m telli...

US News

Hillary Clinton: Undecided over Presidential run but wants a woman in the White House

Hillary Clinton said she is not sure whether she will run for President, but insisted she wanted to see a woman in the White House.  “I’m not sure, that is why I ...

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