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British Finance Minister says hoping to reopen Tehran embassy this year

 Britain is hoping to reopen its embassy in Tehran by the end of the year following a nuclear deal with Iran, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Wednesday.

Jul 15, 2015, 18:24 PM IST
Angelina Jolie opens centre for women in war-zones

Angelina Jolie opens centre for women in war-zones

Actress-director Angelina Jolie has joined forces with Britain's former foreign secretary William Hague to open a centre to help combat war-zone violence against women.

Feb 12, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

British PM reshuffles his cabinet on Twitter

Getting the latest news on a British government reshuffle once meant waiting outside the prime minister`s Downing Street office for ministers to emerge, and judging their fate by the look on their faces.

Jul 16, 2014, 01:40 AM IST

British PM David Cameron reshuffles Cabinet ahead of General Elections next May

Britain`s William Hague announced his resignation as foreign secretary to become leader of the lower house of parliament on Monday, part of a reshuffle of the Conservative-led government.

Jul 15, 2014, 02:49 AM IST

Iran nuclear talks sides far apart: UK`s Hague tells paper

Significant differences remain between the six world powers and Iran in negotiations over Tehran`s nuclear programme, British Foreign Minister William Hague told an Austrian newspaper.

Jul 10, 2014, 15:18 PM IST

British minister welcomes decision to install Gandhi statue

Shailesh Vara, an Indian-origin British Minister for Justice, has welcomed the UK government`s decision to install a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square here by early next year.

Jul 09, 2014, 10:17 AM IST

UK keen to work with Modi government: British ministers

British Foreign Secretary William Hague and Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and conveyed the UK`s keen desire to work with the new government here to further deepen and expand Indo-UK ties in key areas including defence and trade.

Jul 08, 2014, 23:30 PM IST

UK keen to work with Modi government: British ministers

British Foreign Secretary William Hague and Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and conveyed the UK`s keen desire to work with the new government here to further deepen and expand Indo-UK ties in key areas including defence and trade.

Jul 08, 2014, 23:30 PM IST

Hague tells Afghan leaders to learn from Iraq failure

British Foreign Secretary William Hague told Afghanistan`s leaders Tuesday they should learn from crisis-hit Iraq`s failures and ensure an orderly transfer of power.

Jul 08, 2014, 20:32 PM IST

Mahatma Gandhi`s statue to be installed at Britain`s Parliament Square

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi would be installed by early next year in Parliament Square in Britain, the country he took on for India`s freedom.

Jul 08, 2014, 15:57 PM IST

UK Foreign Minister to arrive in India today

United Kingdom`s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, William Hague, will arrive in India on a two-day visit for the first time after the formation of the NDA government in the country.

Jul 07, 2014, 09:27 AM IST

UK Foreign minister on two-day visit from Monday

In its first engagement with the new government here, UK`s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs William Hague will embark on a two-day visit to India from Monday to hold talks with top leadership on key areas including trade and defence.

Jul 06, 2014, 01:24 AM IST

Top UK ministers on two-day visit from Monday

Two top British ministers- Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs William Hague and Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne- will arrive on a two-day visit to India from Monday to hold talks with new leadership here on key areas including trade and defence.

Jul 05, 2014, 22:35 PM IST

UK ministers to meet Narendra Modi next week

Britain`s foreign secretary William Hague and Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne would be among the first high-level UK delegation to meet PM Modi during a visit to India next week.

Jul 01, 2014, 21:14 PM IST

UK ministers to meet PM Narendra Modi next week

Britain`s foreign secretary William Hague and Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne would be among the first high-level UK delegation to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a visit to India next week.

Jul 01, 2014, 18:23 PM IST

British foreign secretary William Hague in Baghdad for talks

British Foreign Secretary William Hague arrived in Iraq`s capital Baghdad in a surprise visit Thursday for talks with Iraqi leaders, media reported.

Jun 26, 2014, 16:52 PM IST

Hague arrives in Baghdad, urging unity in face of jihadists

British Foreign Secretary William Hague made a surprise visit to Baghdad on Thursday to urge Iraqi political leaders to unite in the face of a "mortal threat" from Sunni militants.

Jun 26, 2014, 15:15 PM IST

West, African countries agree to eliminate Boko Haram

Western powers and African countries Thursday agreed on a series of multinational missions to eliminate militant group Boko Haram and free the abducted Nigerian school girls, media reported on Friday.

Jun 13, 2014, 12:20 PM IST

`No question` of British forces for Iraq: Foreign Secretary William Hague

British Foreign Secretary William Hague said there was "no question" of British troops being sent back to Iraq to help battle Islamic militants who have seized control of key cities.

Jun 12, 2014, 02:06 AM IST

Angelina Jolie says being survivor of sexual violence isn`t shameful

Angelina Jolie opened up about ending sexual violence during the London summit saying that "there is no disgrace in being a survivor of sexual violence".

Jun 11, 2014, 13:24 PM IST