Here are the five things you need to know on Tuesday 17 June 2014... 1) TALKING TO TEHRAN The rise of al Qaeda offshoot Isis
Women are not allowed to serve food at the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague because they might distract the men. No it's
Crimea has only been part of Ukraine since 1954, a technical decision by Khrushchev, which made little practical difference as the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic was an integral part of the Soviet Union. If it should wish to re-join Russia then so be it.
Foreign Secretary William Hague today commended the people of Zimbabwe for holding peaceful presidential polls, but voiced
Although no weapons will be delivered before the end of the summer and the EU insists that only weapons shall be delivered that serve the protection of civilians. One wonders what kind of weapon that might be as there are hardly any - if at all - weapons out there that have a pure defensive character. Whether rhetoric needs to be underlined by action remains to be seen.
The UK will push for the European Union's arms embargo on Syria to be lifted to enable the potential supply of weapons to
Foreign ministers from the G8 are holding talks in London on Thursday with tensions on Korea high on the agenda, as well
Foreign Secretary William Hague has clashed with EU ministers over whether an arms embargo on Syrian rebels should be lifted
Britain and Russia are conspiring to shut down the inquest into the death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko to preserve
Islamist extremists fighting the Assad regime in Syria could carry out terrorist attacks in the UK, William Hague has warned