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Peter Griffiths

Bulgaria warns Cameron over 'isolationist' immigration plan

22 Dec 2013

LONDON Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has attacked British Prime Minister David Cameron's plan to tighten immigration rules for Bulgarians and Romanians, saying it will damage London's global standing for the sake of short-term political gain.

Bulgaria warns UK's Cameron over 'isolationist' immigration plan

22 Dec 2013

LONDON Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has attacked British Prime Minister David Cameron's plan to tighten immigration rules for Bulgarians and Romanians, saying it will damage London's global standing for the sake of short-term political gain.

UK spies told to ignore U.S. detainee abuse after 9/11 - inquiry

19 Dec 2013

LONDON British intelligence officers in Afghanistan knew about the mistreatment of suspected militants by the United States after the September 11, 2001 attacks, but were told not to intervene for fear of offending Washington, an inquiry found on Thursday.

UK spies told to ignore U.S. detainee abuse after 9/11 - inquiry

19 Dec 2013

LONDON British intelligence officers in Afghanistan knew about the mistreatment of suspected militants by the United States after the September 11, 2001 attacks, but were told not to intervene for fear of offending Washington, an inquiry found on Thursday.

UK spies told to ignore U.S. detainee abuse after 9/11: inquiry

19 Dec 2013

LONDON British intelligence officers in Afghanistan knew about the mistreatment of suspected militants by the United States after the September 11, 2001 attacks, but were told not to intervene for fear of offending Washington, an inquiry found on Thursday.

Cameron to resist closer EU defence plans

18 Dec 2013

LONDON Prime Minister David Cameron will block any attempts to give the European Union a bigger role in co-ordinating the bloc's defence policy when he attends a meeting of EU leaders this week, a British official said on Wednesday.

In echo of Bush, UK's Cameron says mission accomplished in Afghanistan

16 Dec 2013

LONDON Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday that British troops could leave Afghanistan next year with a sense of having accomplished their mission, despite worries about the ongoing Taliban insurgency, drug cultivation and human rights abuses.

In echo of Bush, Cameron says mission accomplished in Afghanistan

16 Dec 2013

LONDON Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday that British troops could leave Afghanistan next year with a sense of having accomplished their mission, despite worries about the ongoing Taliban insurgency, drug cultivation and human rights abuses.

In echo of Bush, UK's Cameron says mission accomplished in Afghanistan

16 Dec 2013

LONDON Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday that British troops could leave Afghanistan next year with a sense of having accomplished their mission, despite worries about the ongoing Taliban insurgency, drug cultivation and human rights abuses.

Syrian opposition seeks more help from abroad, warns of chaos

14 Dec 2013

LONDON Syrian opposition leaders called on Western and Arab allies on Friday to give them funding to reorganise their forces after Islamist fighters seized some of their weapons.

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