Home » Politics (page 807)


Britain to bolster Falklands defences, reports say, due to ‘increased threat’

Britain to bolster Falklands defences

Britain’s military garrison on the Falkland Islands could be bolstered to deter an increased risk of invasion, according to reports. The defence secretary, Michael Fallon, would announce reinforcements of troops ...

Read More »

Ukraine Crisis: US House Urges Obama To Send Weapons

US House Obama send arms Ukraine

The US House has passed a resolution calling on President Barack Obama to send lethal weapons to Ukraine, despite the fragile truce in the eastern part of the country. The ...

Read More »

Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories must end – White House chief of staff

White House chief of staff

The White House issued a passionate call for eventual Palestinian statehood on Monday as it stepped up criticism of the Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, for appearing to question a ...

Read More »

Tunisia’s Bardo Museum to reopen after deadly attack

Tunisia's Bardo Museum

Tunisia’s Bardo Museum is due to reopen less than a week after gunmen killed at least 22 people, mostly European tourists, in the capital Tunis. A concert and a public ...

Read More »

Netanyahu apologizes to Arab Israelis for Election Day remarks

Netanyahu apologises Israeli Arabs election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he “regrets” warning “the Arabs are voting in droves” during last week’s elections. He said he had not meant to offend Israeli Arab ...

Read More »

Israeli settlers take Palestinian land, pretext of protecting historical sites – UK govt

Palestinian Israeli

Israeli settlers are further encroaching on Palestinian territory by moving into areas under the pretext of protecting historical archaeological sites, the British government has said. UK ministers say they are ...

Read More »

Ted Cruz to be first to announce 2016 bid

Senator Ted Cruz US

Senator Ted Cruz is to set out on Monday his plans to run for the US presidency in 2016, according to advisers. The 44-year-old Texan is expected to announce his ...

Read More »

US urges vigilance after ‘IS online threat’ to military

US urges vigilance IS online threat military

The US military has called for “vigilance” after an online threat was allegedly made by Islamic State (IS) to about 100 of its personnel. A list of names and addresses ...

Read More »

Syria rebels capture crew of downed military helicopter

Syria rebels helicopter

A Syrian government helicopter has crashed in a rebel-held area in the country’s north-west, activists say. The helicopter went down in Jabal al-Zawiya in Idlib province, an area held by ...

Read More »

Broadcasters and politicians FINALLY reach agreement on televised debates

Election debates agreement

Broadcasters say a deal over the TV election debates has been reached, with PM David Cameron taking part in one with seven party leaders but no head-to-head with Labour’s Ed ...

Read More »