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EU’s Central African Republic mission back on track

The European Union is to finally launch the long-delayed mission in the Central African Republic.

Putin completes Crimea’s annexation

Vladimir Putin has signed laws completing Russia's annexation of Crimea as investors took fright at a US decision to sanction his inner circle.

US, EU impose sanctions after Crimea applies to join Russia

The US and EU have imposed sanctions, including asset freezes and travel bans, on a small group of officials from Russia and Ukraine.

EU eases Zimbabwe sanctions but keeps them on Mugabe

The European Union has suspended sanctions on eight of Zimbabwe's military and political figures but have kept them on Robert Mugabe and his wife.

EU takes it easy on Zimbabwe, not Mugabe

European Union sources say the organisation plans to ease sanctions on Zimbabwe, however it will maintain its restrictions imposed on Robert Mugabe.

Iron Lady Thatcher changed face of Britain

Margaret Thatcher, also known as the "Iron Lady" has died, aged 87, after suffering a stroke.

UK trips itself up on internet freedom comments

Britain has faced criticism for considering curbs on social media after recent riots while recent comments castigated blocking the internet.

Commonwealth confidential report puts emphasis on human rights

A confidential report says the Commonwealth must act decisively to uphold human rights among its 54-member nations or risk a slide into irrelevance.

Labour urges Cameron to push for European growth

British opposition leader Ed Miliband has urged Prime Minister David Cameron to show leadership over the international economic crisis.

Oh, it’s on: Cameron vows retribution for UK ‘thuggery’

Prime Minister David Cameron has told Parliament he will hunt down the gang members and opportunistic looters he blamed for the violence in Britain.

Billions raised in Gates-championed vaccination drive

Donations led by the UK and Bill Gates have far exceeded the $3.7-billion targeted in a drive to fund vaccinations for children in poor countries.

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.

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