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.
Argentina reacted bitterly to Britain's announcement that it was sending a destroyer to participate in naval exercises near the Falkland Islands as the 30th anniversary of the war the two countries fought over the islands approaches. RAF pilot Prince William w
Children, forcibly recuited to fight in Somalia's brutal war, were maimed and killed in battle and executed for running away, says Human Rights Watch: All sides in Somalia's war recuited child soldiers, according to Human Rights Watch. Boys were sent to the fr
Britain will spend nearly $800,000 to continue supporting the Syrian opposition, agreeing to provide “practical non-lethal support” to regime opponents within Syria, the British foreign secretary announced Thursday. Such help could include training for Syrian
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.
Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan arrived in Syria amid a flurry of diplomatic activity following the massacre of more than 100 people -- most of them women and children -- in the town of Houla.
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
Hope isn't a strategy. But it was a major part of NATO's decision to launch an air war against Libya's Moammar Kadafi almost three months ago.
Back in March, when the bombing began, the leaders of France, Britain and the United States hoped Kadafi's...