The UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office Ministers- including the Foreign Secretary- bring fellow parliamentarians up to date on the situations in Burma, Iran, the Middle East and Zimbabwe.
The House of Commons today starts a debate on the situation in Zimbabwe; and what options there are for the UK to put further pressure on the regime of Robert Mugabe for true democratic reform.
Five leading UK Islamic charity organisations have joined together in a new initiative over this year’s Ramadan to help raise 100-million pounds to help the world’s hungry. The move is also being supported by the UK government.
The British Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary have sent out messages of support for Muslims during the month of Ramadan.
The British Foreign Secretary has launched the British Hajj delegation; a team that will provide on the ground medical and consular support for British pilgrims attending the Hajj later this month.
En una entrevista a fondo, Ed Milliband, el Secretario de Estado Britanico de Energia y Cambio Climatico, dijo que obtener un tratado global sobre el cambio climatico es vital.
June 30, 2011
Unions estimate around 750,000 workers went on strike over proposed changes to pension schemes.
July 5, 2011
British tabloid News of the World is under fire for allegedly hacking the voicemail of a missing girl – while police were still searching for her.
The British Foreign Secretary, Mr David Miliband, has been speaking about his concerns over the humanitarian crises in Burma and China. He particularly criticised the Burmese regime for hampering the supply of Western aid to victims of the recent cyclone.
The British Foreign Secretary, Mr David Miliband, has been chairing an important panel discussion on the need for the international Arms Trade Treaty.
The British Foreign Secretary, Mr.David Miliband, has unveiled a plaque at the Foreign Office honouring British diplomats who helped rescue Jewish victims of Nazi oppression before and during World War Two.
The British Foreign Secretary, Mr. David Miliband, has flown to Kabul for talks with various Afghan leaders today; the main subject under discussion expected to be the continuing British support to Afghanistan, and coalition troop levels for the future.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is promoting the message of peace in Dublin, Ireland. This the third leg of her five-day trip to Europe and Russia.
On arriving in Dublin, Clinton met Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen and urged communities in Ireland and Northern Ireland to follow through on the peace process.
Hillary Clinton the US Secretary of State said "Here in Phoenix Park, whose name symbolises renewal, I am absolutely in accord with former President Kennedy that the Irish future is as promising as your past is proud."
The peace process is at a deadlock between Northern Ireland's rival Catholic and Protestant leaders over transferring responsibility for Northern Ireland's justice system from British to local hands.
Clinton's visit to Dublin came on the day the Irish National Liberation Army, an IRA splinter group responsible for some of the most notorious killings of the Northern Ireland conflict, renounced violence and signalled it could hand over weapons soon to disarmament officials.
INLA officials said the announcement was not timed to coincide with the Secretary of State's visit.
Clinton had meetings earlier in London with British Foreign Secretary David Miliband, and with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
Week 2 of UN World Climate talks have started in Copenhagen, leaving five days left for world negotiators to try to strike a substantive deal on climate change. Clean Skies News is there with team coverage and comments from UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband, Executive Director of International Energy Agency (IEA) Nobuo Tanaka, South Africa Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Chesapeake Energy CEO, Aubrey McClendon.
Iraq politicians start fighting during a live TV debate, maybe this will give Cameron, Clegg and Miliband ideas for the next leaders debate.