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Philip Hammond appointed UK foreign minister
Former defence minister Philip Hammond to replace William Hague as part of a major cabinet reshuffle.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 12:14 GMT
UK foreign secretary steps down in reshuffle
William Hague says he is stepping down from his role after four years as British PM announces major changes to cabinet.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 05:53 GMT
Israel bomb hits disabled centre in Gaza
Rehabilitation centre hit on fifth day of Israel's aerial offensive on Hamas, which PM Netanyahu says will not stop.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 05:54 GMT
UK to destroy more Syria chemical weapons
Britain agrees to take an extra 50 tonnes of stockpiles, bringing the total amount it will destroy to 200 tonnes.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2014 11:28 GMT
Iraq's Kurds rule out giving up Kirkuk
Massoud Barzani says ambition of incorporating city "achieved", amid growing calls for inclusive government in Baghdad.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2014 16:52 GMT
NATO allies agree to boost military budgets
Higher defence spending and new sanctions among steps being weighed to compel Russia to withdraw forces from Ukraine.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2014 02:18 GMT
Ukraine leader seeks Putin action over crisis
Poroshenko calls for talks with Russian president after pro-Moscow rebels down Ukraine's military helicopter amid truce.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2014 10:31 GMT
Britain set to reopen embassy in Tehran
Foreign Secretary announces embassy opening after it was shut nearly two years ago, as the West opens up to Iran.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 12:39 GMT
UK summit bids to end sexual violence in wars
Actress Angelina Jolie and UK Foreign Secretary William Hague vow to strive to end the use of rape as a weapon of war.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 05:49 GMT
War zone rape summit begins in London
First global event to focus on ending use of rape as weapon of war and punish those responsible.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2014 18:55 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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