UK seeks political consensus for Syria air strikes
UK seeks political consensus for Syria air strikes

The British defence minister has appealed for political consensus while laying the groundwork for air strikes on Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria, saying the terrorists needed to be targeted "at source".

Fresh push in Iran nuclear talks in Tehran, Vienna

 Major-power foreign ministers and the UN atomic watchdog chief were set to launch a fresh two-pronged push Thursday to nail down an elusive nuclear deal with Iran in a sixth day of high-stakes diplomatic poker.

UK tabloid ex-deputy cleared over phone-hacking

 The former deputy editor of Britain`s News of the World tabloid, which media tycoon Rupert Murdoch closed down four years ago over phone-hacking, was on Wednesday cleared of involvement in the practice.

Fiji extends deadline for decision on new flag

Fiji on Tuesday said it was delaying plans to create a new national flag amid intense public interest in designing one that does not feature Britain`s Union Jack.

British toll in Tunisia attack to rise to `around 30`

The number of Britons killed in a gun massacre in Tunisia is expected to rise to "around 30", officials said on Monday, as a British military plane evacuated some of the injured.

Britain, US say no UN exit from Darfur

Britain and the United States said Monday it was too soon for UN peacekeepers to leave Sudan's troubled Darfur region as the Security Council extended the mission for another year.

Britain braces for heatwave as temperature soar to 33 degree Celsius

A heatwave is forecast to hit the UK, sending temperatures soaring up to 33 degree Celsius and triggering a health alert.

Tunisia makes first beach attack arrests as UK urges fightback
Tunisia makes first beach attack arrests as UK urges fightback

Tunisia said Monday it had made its first arrests after a beach massacre that killed 38 people, as European officials paid tribute to victims of the country`s worst jihadist attack.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu lambasts West over N-talks

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned P5+1 group of world powers over what he described as "their retreat from the red lines they had set in their nuclear talks with Iran", saying there is no reason to rush into a final deal with Tehran.

Barack Obama sent Iran message ahead of nuclear deadline: Report
Barack Obama sent Iran message ahead of nuclear deadline: Report

US President Barack Obama recently sent a private message to Iran`s leadership via Iraq`s prime minister, an Iranian newspaper reported Monday on the eve of a deadline for a nuclear deal.

John Kerry, awaiting Zarif, says `too early` to tell if Iran deal sealed

US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Monday it was too soon to tell if a nuclear deal with Iran is possible as he awaited the return of Iran`s foreign minister from consultations in Tehran.

IS executes over 3,000 in Syria in year-long 'caliphate'

The Islamic State group has executed more than 3,000 people in Syria, including hundreds of civilians, in the year since it declared its self-described "caliphate," a monitor said on Monday.

Britain says no Iran deal `better than a bad deal`

 No nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is better than a "bad deal", Britain`s foreign minister said Sunday as he arrived for talks just days before a deadline for an accord.

Tunisia to ramp up security after beach attack

Tunisia weighed new security measures on Sunday as it scrambled to secure its vital tourism sector after 38 people were killed at a seaside resort in the worst jihadist attack in its history.

Alert cops if kids are embracing terror, parents told

British Home Secretary Theresa May has urged parents to report their children to police if they are at risk of becoming terrorists.

Obama interviews David Attenborough on climate change

US President Barack Obama has lamented the slow progress in combating the threat posed by climate change as he discussed global warming and pressing environmental issues with celebrated British naturalist Sir David Attenborough.

UK warns of possible further attacks in Tunisia
UK warns of possible further attacks in Tunisia

The British government cautioned Sunday that other attacks "are possible" in Tunisia after the mass shooting two days ago that left 38 people dead including at least 15 Britons.

Britain mourns at least 15 dead in Tunisia attack

Three members of the same family were among at least 15 Britons killed in the Tunisia attack, reports said Sunday, in Britain`s worst loss of life in a terror incident since the 2005 London bombings.

Argentina orders asset seizure from Falkland oil firms

An Argentine judge Saturday ordered the seizure of $156 million and other assets from British and US oil companies looking for crude in waters off the disputed Falkland Islands.

British PM warns death toll from Tunisia attack will rise

Prime Minister David Cameron warned Britain on Saturday to prepare for further casualties from the attack on a Tunisian beach resort -- already the worst loss of British life in a terror incident since the 2005 London bombings.