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Don't forget dangers posed by Pak's nukes, says UK's ex-Def Secy


Washington: The global community should not forget the dangers posed by Pakistan's nuclear weapons and its two new heavy water plants capable of producing 24 atomic warheads a year, a top former British official has said.

Hammond named as UK defence secretary

Philip Hammond is regarded as a safe pair of hands who had held the Transport Ministry briefly.

UK Defence Secretary quits over "adviser" scandal

British Defense Secretary Liam Fox resigned on Friday amid a furor over his friendship with a businessman with defense interests.

Cameron to rule on top defence minister`s fate

Liam Fox allegedly acted inappropriately in allowing Adam Werritty access to Britain`s Defence Ministry and to meetings.

UK Defence Secretary under fire over aide?

Fox is accused of giving Werritty access to the MoD and allowing him to go on official foreign trips.

`Islamists may be active within Libyan rebels`

UK`s defence secretary warned that Islamist militants may have been behind Gen Yunis` assassination.

British Defence Minister visits Sri Lanka

British Defence Minister Liam
Fox has arrived here on a visit amidst mounting pressure from
the UK to investigate alleged war crimes.

UK defence secretary `moves to secure location over terror fears`

Dr Liam Fox has moved out of his London flat to secure government apartment.

British defence secretary cancels Sri Lanka trip

Foreign Ministry feared Fox`s visit would upset London`s approach to Colombo.

Gurkha regiment in Britain may be axed

World-famous Gurkha regiment is part of British Army for almost 200 years.

British Foreign Secy in landmark Afghanistan visit

Britain`s Foreign Secretary William Hague and two senior colleagues arrived in Afghanistan on Saturday for their first visit since a new coalition government took power in London this month.