Showing posts with label United Kingdom. Show all posts
Showing posts with label United Kingdom. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Thursday, November 3, 2022

UK has ‘no plans’ to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem: PM office

UK has ‘no plans’ to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

The United Kingdom has “no plans” to relocate its Israel embassy to Jerusalem, according to a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, dismissing his predecessor’s review into a possible move of the embassy away from Tel Aviv.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

UK home secretary slammed for asylum seeker ‘invasion’ remarks

migrants and refugees in small boats across the English Channel

Home Secretary Suella Braverman has come under heavy criticism for describing the arrival of asylum seekers on the United Kingdom’s southern coast as an “invasion”, with lawmakers from across the political spectrum and non-governmental organisations denouncing her choice of language as “inflammatory” and “heinous”.

Thursday, April 14, 2022

UK to send Channel asylum seekers to Rwanda: Reports | Al Jazeera

Channel asylum seekers

The United Kingdom is expected to sign a deal to send male asylum seekers who cross the English Channel in small boats to Rwanda while their claims are processed in the UK.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Chagos Islands dispute: Mauritius calls US and UK 'hypocrites'

Chagos Islands

Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth has labelled the British and Americans "hypocrites" and "champions of double talk" for the way they have behaved over the Chagos Islands.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

UK activists demand end to Saudi Arabia, UAE arms sales

Campaign groups and legal experts have called on the UK to end arm sales to Saudi Arabia and its allies, warning that continuing to do so may be in violation of international law.

Monday, June 12, 2017

EU, UK Citizens' Status First on Brexit Talks Agenda: Brexit Secretary

The status of UK citizens in the European Union and EU citizens in the United Kingdom will be tackled first in Brexit talks, UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis said Monday, confirming that the negotiations are still set for June 19.

Friday, May 12, 2017

'Major disruption' as UK hospitals hit by cyber attack

Hospitals and doctors' surgeries across Britain have been forced to turn away patients and cancel appointments after a nationwide cyber attack which crippled some computer systems in the country's health service.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017

More Than 12,000 Sign UK Petition Demanding Apology for Balfour Declaration

More than 12,000 people have signed the petition demanding British authorities apologize to Palestinians for the so-called Balfour Declaration, a letter sent by then-UK Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Walter Rothschild, the second Baron Rothschild and a leader of the British Jewish community, back in 1917. In the letter, the British government formally endorsed the idea of creating a Jewish state on Palestinian territory.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Spanish FM Vows to Protect Interests in Contested Gibraltar After Brexit

Madrid will not accept Brexit terms that put its interests at risk in Gibraltar, a tiny UK territory in Spain’s south, Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis told the parliament on Wednesday.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Blair voices `sorrow, regret and apology` after Iraq war report

Former British prime minister Tony Blair voiced "sorrow, regret and apology" after a damning report on the Iraq war Wednesday, but said he did not mislead parliament and did not regret toppling Saddam Hussein.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...