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Anti war reception for Kerry in London | Stop the War Coalition

John Kerry got a lively anti war reception as his armed entourage swept into the Foreign Office. He was greeted with chants of ‘no means no’ and ‘hands off Syria’ as he went into talks with William Hague about the Syria crisis. Stop the War convenor Lindsey German asked, “Why is Hague talking to Kerry? The British people are overwhelmingly ...

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UK issues a ‘threat’ to storm Ecuador embassy if Assange is not handed over | GlobalPost

Britain has threatened to storm Ecuador’s embassy in London if WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up inside, is not handed over to police, Ecuador’s foreign minister said during a press conference. According to Reuters, Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said: “Today we’ve received a threat by the United Kingdom, a clear and written threat that they could storm our ...

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Residents in Bid to Stop Olympic Missiles on Roof | ABC News

The British military plans to deploy surface-to-air missiles at six sites around London as part of a vast security operation for the July 27-Aug. 12 games. But residents of the 17-story Fred Wigg Tower in Leytonstone, east London, say they were not consulted about the move. via Residents in Bid to Stop Olympic Missiles on Roof – ABC News.

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Tony Blair: Why Inter-Faith Understanding Is More Important Than Ever in Leadership | The Huffington Post

The Alpha Leadership conference taking place today in London is a reminder that despite all the negative news about religion, a different face of faith is visible and real the world over. The Alpha course on leadership, which was begun under Nicky Gumbel of the Holy Trinity Church in London, has been taken by 18 million people world-wide and is ...

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‘Occupy Wall Street’ protests go global | Al Jazeera

Protesters worldwide have joined the “Occupy Wall Street” movement in a cry of rage against bankers, financiers and politicians they accuse of ruining global economies and condemning millions to poverty and hardship through greed. Dozens of cities across the world – from Tokyo to Alaska via London, Frankfurt and Washington – are holding demonstrations on Saturday, in a show of ...

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Cameron speaks on riots in UK Parliament | RT On air

British Prime Minister David Cameron is making a statement to an emergency session of Parliament to discuss the rioting and looting that has caused widespread devastation across England. The address is to be followed by a debate led by country’s Home Secretary, Theresa May. This comes amid talks of possible usage of rubber-bullet guns and water cannons to put paid ...

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Tottenham Riots: David Cameron Recalls Parliament During Ongoing Crisis (LIVE UPDATES) | Huffington Post

LONDON — British Prime Minister David Cameron recalled Parliament from its summer recess Tuesday and tripled the number of police on the streets of London to deal with the crisis touched off by three days of rioting. Cameron described the scenes of burning buildings and smashed windows in London and several other British cities as “sickening,” but refrained from more ...

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Thousands in London protest against Afghanistan war

Thousands of protesters have marched through London against the war in Afghanistan as as Nato leaders agreed a strategy to withdraw their troops from the country. The demonstration, which organisers said was 10,000-strong, came as the prime minister, David Cameron, said the withdrawal of British combat troops from Afghanistan by 2015 was a “firm deadline” that would be met. Speaking ...

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