Home Secretary Says Britain Will Not Accept Economic Migrants from Africa

Home Secretary Says Britain Will Not Accept Economic Migrants from Africa Theresa May, the Home Secretary, has said Britain will not join in a Europe-wide initiative to resettle African migrants crossing the Mediterrean to enter Europe. She further indicated that some of these migrants should be forcibly returned to their countries of disembarkation.
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All sides in Syria have weapons ‘except the good guys’, says British official

Foreign office official suggests Syrian opposition has insisted on getting access to arms before agreeing to enter talksAll sides in the Syrian conflict have access to weapons “except the good guys,” according to the official in charge of handling Britain’s response to the crisis in Syria.Reza Afshar, head of the Syria team at the foreign […]
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APR Energy surges 10% after winning Libya power supply contract

Company unveils biggest contract in its history to help country rebuilt after political upheavalAPR Energy, the temporary power supply business, has surged more than 10% following news of a contract win in Libya, the largest in the company’s history.As Libya rebuilds following its political upheaval, it has awarded APR a 250MW contract for its dual-fuel […]
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Straw accused over torture of Libyan dissidents

Former foreign secretary named in legal documents concerning Gaddafi opponents held after MI6 tip-offsJack Straw, the former foreign secretary, and Sir Mark Allen, a former senior MI6 officer, have been cited as key defendants in court documents that describe in detail abuse meted out to Libyan dissidents and their families after being abducted and handed […]
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How Qatar is taking on the world

The Gulf state is daring to flex its diplomatic, cultural and military muscles. And the effects are being felt from the Shard to SyriaOn Thursday evening Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani, who combines the roles of Qatar’s prime minister and foreign minister, stood with the Duke of York and mayor of London, Boris Johnson, to […]
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MI5 ‘gave Libyan spies details of dissidents in Britain’

Libyan agents were reportedly greeted at Heathrow and given mobiles and a safehouse in Knightsbridge on 2006 missionThe details of some of Muammar Gaddafi’s opponents who had fled to Britain were given to Libyan spies by MI5, it has been reported.Documents uncovered from archives in Libya reveal that agents for the British secret service supplied […]
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