Britain’s new foreign secretary confirmed on Monday that the government will continue to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia, despite allegations that they are being used to commit war crimes in the offense against Houthi rebels in Yemen.
LONDON — Oxfam have criticized the UK government after an agreement was made with the Saudi Arabian government to sell the country arms. The aid agency has said that arms could used to back the Yemeni government in its ongoing civil war.
According to the UK daily The Times, the conservative MP for Harborough, Sir Edward Garnier, was paid by a branch of the Gulen organization over £ 115 000 in February of 2015, to co-author a report on human rights in Turkey. That report was published in September of 2015 and submitted to the House of …
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he intends to launch a lawsuit against the British government for the Balfour Declaration of 1917. Abbas issued a statement at the Arab League summit in Mauritania that called for aid from other states in creating this lawsuit.
Yesterday, the Prime Minister of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, while commenting on the upcoming Balkan Summit in Paris, said that he expects that Croatia will repeat their reasons for blocking Serbia’s EU accession talks. “But tomorrow – Croatia will get clear answers from Serbia”, Vučić added.
Yesterday, a meeting on the Serbian negotiations under Netherlands’ presidency held by the EU Working group was ended without support from Croatia and the UK for Serbia to open Chapter 23. A Croatian representative withheld his support due to “substantial reasons”, while the UK representative cited “technical reasons”.
The mother of two and Labour MP was murdered whilst serving in her home constituency this afternoon.
LEEDS, UK— Labour MP, Jo Cox has died in hospital after she was was shot and stabbed in Birstall, Yorkshire just outside of Leeds.