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No breakthrough on Assange in meeting between Patiño and Hague

London - The meeting between Ecuador's Foreign Minister, Ricardo Patiño and his UK counterpart, William Hague offered no "breakthrough". Julian Assange is now prepared for a half-decade stint in the Ecuadorian Embassy.

Date is set for meeting between Ecuador's Patiño and UK's Hague

London - The British Foreign Secretary was mulling over whether to meet with Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño in London during his June visit, to discuss the situation of Julian Assange. Now a date has been agreed for the meeting.

Ecuador's Ricardo Patiño to visit Assange & Hague in London

London - Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño will be visiting London later this month to talk with both Julian Assange and UK Foreign Secretary, William Hague.

Litvinenko's widow seeks public inquiry into death

London - Marina Litvinenko, the widow of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, has called for an inquest into his death to be replaced with a public inquiry.

UK to provide Syrian opposition with armored vehicles

According to the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom William Hague his country will provide armored vehicles and body armor to Syrian rebels under the pretext of helping to "save lives" in that country.

Argentina ditches talks in latest Falklands row

London - The Argentinian Foreign Secretary, Hector Timerman, was due to meet British Foreign Secretary William Hague in London and discuss the Falkland Islands. He has now ditched those plans due to the latest spat.

US, Britain speak on risks of Israeli ground war

Bangkok - US President Barack Obama and UK Foreign Secretary William Hague said Sunday that Israel has every right to defend itself, but warned of the risks that a ground war poses.

Assange to address UN live on RT on Wednesday on human rights

New York - A high-level talk on the legal and ethical legitimacy of diplomatic asylum will be held at the UN headquarters in New York on Wednesday. Julian Assange will be addressing permanent representatives to the UN General Assembly. (Video Update)

Russia says Syria ceasefire needed before UN-Arab peace mission

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that a ceasefire in Syria is required before any UN-Arab peacekeeping mission could be deployed.

International disgust at Russia, China veto on Syria resolution

The U.S., U.K., and France have each vocalised their disgust over the Russian-Chinese veto of the UN Security Council resolution on Syria, which was supported by each of the other 13 voting nations.

David Cameron uses British veto to scupper EU treaty

Brussels - David Cameron, the UK prime minister, has used his country's veto to stop and EU treaty proposed by France and Germany to tackle the ongoing European debt crisis.

Op-Ed: Sign the petition against war with Iran

The expulsion of Iranian diplomats earlier this week is leading to a heightening of tensions between Iran and Britain, but not everyone is prepared to stand by and allow yet another war in the Gulf.

Iranian diplomats face 2 p.m. deadline to leave the UK

London - Iranian diplomats have until 2 p.m. (GMT) to leave the UK after being ordered out of the country by the Foreign Secretary on Wednesday.

UK flies cash to Libya

Public sector workers starved of cash for months in Libya will now have some relief after UK’s Royal Air force flew £140m worth of Libyan banknotes (280m Libyan dinars) out of £950m to be handed to the Central Bank in Benghazi.

‘Pakistan Talibans’ kill 80 in suicide bombing

Islamabad - Eighty people were killed by two suicide bombers outside a Paramilitary training centre Pakistan’s Northwest making it the first attack since the killing of Osama Bin Laden.

Foreign Secretary attends second Libya Contact Group meeting

Foreign Secretary William Hague was in Rome today to attend the second Libya Contact Group meeting. Among those attending the meeting were representatives from the UN, NATO, the European Union and the Arab League.

Syrian Ambassador's Royal wedding invitation withdrawn

As Britain condemns the brutal killing of protesters in Syria the Syrian Ambassdor's invite to the Royal wedding has been withdrawn by the Foreign Office.

Bradley Manning’s British mother appeals to UK Foreign Secretary

The British mother of Bradley Manning – the US soldier accused of leaking sensitive military information – has made an appeal to the UK Foreign Secretary, William Hague.

William Hague speaks at first Libya contact group summit

Foreign Secretary William Hague travelled to Doha, Qatar, today for the first meeting of the Libya Contact Group, which has been set up to help co-ordinate the assistance that Libya will need to shape its future

No immunity for Kusa, Scotland requests interview over Lockerbie

The UK Foreign Secretary confirms that defected Libyan Foreign Minister Musa Kusa will not receive immunity from British or international justice.

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