In World News
Feb 18th, 2012
Dealing with the Iranian nuclear programme is a “crisis coming down the tracks” which could lead to military conflict in the Middle East, the Foreign Secretary warns. In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, the Foreign Secretary says that Iran is threatening to spark a nuclear arms race in the Midd...
In East Africa
Feb 6th, 2012
Somalia has started a major operation to remove tens of thousands of people who have been squatting in government buildings in the capital. Mogadishu’s mayor told the BBC that alternative housing was not being provided, as the squatters were able to pay rent to illegal landlords. Many thousands...
Feb 2nd, 2012
Britain has appointed its first ambassador to war-torn Somalia in more than two decades. The announcement came Thursday, as British Foreign Secretary William Hague made a landmark visit to the Horn of Africa country, where he spoke with reporters after meeting with President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed. “The...