Some Conservative MPs have criticised the U-turn by David Cameron under which about 500 refugees from Syria will be allowed to enter Britain.
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Friday 20 December 2013
Pope had gift packages delivered to the Dono di Maria homeless shelter in Rome
Friday 20 December 2013
The US President has deployed a small military contingent to the country 'to protect American citizens and their property'
Thursday 19 December 2013
British nationals will be airlifted out of the capital Juba today amid fighting
Wednesday 18 December 2013
There are now fears the country is on the brink of civil war ‘along ethnic lines’
Saturday 14 December 2013
A car bomb has exploded in the Malian town of Kidal, killing at least two UN peacekeepers.
Sunday 08 December 2013
Fighting between rival militias and random attacks on civilians has killed at least 400 people in three days
Saturday 07 December 2013
Inspectors from the UN nuclear agency have arrived in Tehran to visit a nuclear facility that has long been off-limits to outside experts, an Iranian news agency has said.
Friday 06 December 2013
650 troops on the ground with more to follow, but Hollande vows to keep mission brief
Thursday 05 December 2013
The worst day of violence in the Central African Republic since Muslim-led rebels overthrew the Christian president in March has resulted in swift action from the United Nations
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Mexican police have found a container that held radioactive material and which was stolen by thieves as it was being transported near Mexico City, the country's national nuclear safety commission CNSNS has said.
Monday 02 December 2013
Navi Pillay, the United Nations human rights chief has said the highest level of Syrian government is responsible for crimes against humanity
France sends in troops to Central African Republic to stop 'another Rwanda' as conflict threatens to explode into Muslim-Christan war
Tuesday 26 November 2013
Deployment is likely to win UN Security Council approval
Monday 25 November 2013
Syria's warring government and opposition are to meet for the first time in an attempt to halt the fighting that has killed more than 100,000 people.
Thursday 21 November 2013
The alleged victim remains in police custody after telling a radio station she had been sexually assaulted and held captive overnight
Sunday 17 November 2013
This year, 5,500 tons of opium will be produced in Afghanistan, 90 per cent of global supply
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
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