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Adrian Croft

Adrian Croft

    EU's Central African Republic mission back on track
    EU's Central African Republic mission back on track
    The commander of a planned European Union peacekeeping force for Central African Republic has decided he now has enough soldiers and equipment to...
    US, EU impose sanctions after Crimea applies to join Russia
    US, EU impose sanctions after Crimea applies to join Russia
    The United States and the European Union imposed sanctions, including asset freezes and travel bans, on a small group of officials from Russia and...
    EU eases Zimbabwe sanctions but keeps them on Mugabe
    EU eases Zimbabwe sanctions but keeps them on Mugabe
    The European Union suspended sanctions on eight of Zimbabwe's most powerful military and political figures on Monday, but kept them on President Robert Mugabe and his wife, in a cautious...
    EU takes it easy on Zimbabwe, not Mugabe
    EU takes it easy on Zimbabwe, not Mugabe
    The European Union is to further ease sanctions on Zimbabwe next week, but will keep a travel ban and asset freeze on President Robert Mugabe and...
    Iron Lady Thatcher changed face of Britain
    Iron Lady Thatcher changed face of Britain
    Margaret Thatcher, the "Iron Lady", was a towering figure in British 20th century politics, a grocer's daughter with a steely...
    UK trips itself up on internet freedom comments
    UK trips itself up on internet freedom comments
    Britain faced criticism on Tuesday for considering curbs on social media after recent riots, even as Foreign Secretary William Hague castigated...
    Commonwealth confidential report puts emphasis on human rights
    Commonwealth confidential report puts emphasis on human rights
    The Commonwealth of Nations must act decisively to uphold human rights among its 54-member nations or risk a slide into irrelevance, according to a...
    Labour urges Cameron to push for European growth
    Labour urges Cameron to push for European growth
    British opposition leader Ed Miliband on Sunday urged Prime Minister David Cameron to show leadership over the international economic crisis and...
    Oh, it's on: Cameron vows retribution for UK 'thuggery'
    Oh, it's on: Cameron vows retribution for UK 'thuggery'
    The United Kingdom's Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Thursday to hunt down the street gang members and opportunistic looters he blamed for...
    Billions raised in Gates-championed vaccination drive
    Billions raised in Gates-championed vaccination drive
    International donors led by the United Kingdom and Bill Gates pledged $4.3-billion on Monday to buy vaccines to protect children in poor countries...
    Ministers meet amid fears of Libya stalemate
    Ministers meet amid fears of Libya stalemate
    Ministers gathered in Qatar on Wednesday for talks on Libya's future, with some eager to step up air strikes against Muammar Gaddafi's forces,...
    EU weighs intervention in Libya
    EU weighs intervention in Libya
    Britain urged the world to exert greater pressure on Libyan leader Moammar Gadaffi on Thursday and the European Union said it was considering...