Ecuador and Britain met Thursday in New York over the deadlocked case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has now holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for 100 days. But while the two sides left the meeting pledging to meet again, there were no sig
Britain shared new details Tuesday surrounding its reaction to the death of British businessman Neil Heywood, whose alleged murder figures in a political scandal that has roiled China, as it continued to press for justice in the sensitive case.
Several people were injured in a pair of attacks Wednesday on another dangerous day for foreigners in the Arabian Peninsula nation of Yemen. Arab media and diplomats reported that a shell or missile struck a vehicle carrying five British Embassy ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and several other European leaders have urged the Egyptian government to enact democratic reforms and stop further violence against protesters. Merkel told Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in a Sunday phone call that she expects
British Foreign Secretary William Hague, who is in Bahrain, said the British government was "studying very closely" comments by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Vice President Omar Suleiman earlier today concerning the formation of the new government. "t i
Britain's Foreign Office announced Friday that certain arms export authorizations for Bahrain and Libya were being revoked out of concern the weapons could be used to suppress internal unrest. The government said it was still reviewing export licenses for Yeme
Venezuela’s foreign minister said he hoped for a "peaceful solution" to the violence in Libya after a phone call between the two countries’ foreign ministers Monday, according to a statement the Caracas-based ministry provided to the Associated Press. Venezuel
NATO has no plans at the moment to intervene in the Libyan crisis, the head of the Western military alliance said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine. "I would like to stress that NATO has no plans to intervene and ...
Britain is working with European allies to impose limited sanctions on Syrian leaders in response to the ongoing government suppression of pro-democracy protesters, Foreign Secretary William Hague told Parliament on Tuesday. “We are now working with our Europe
Pressure was mounting on the embattled regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad. European foreign ministers agreed to extend sanctions against Syria, and King Abdullah of Jordan called on Assad step down.
Britain announces that it is closing its embassy in Tehran and gives Iranian diplomats 48 hours to leave London. The announcement came the day after hundreds of Iranian demonstrators stormed the British embassy and another diplomatic compound in Tehran.