Topic: David Cameron

All Content

  • Russia dooms Western hopes for tough UN action against Syria

    Russia dooms Western hopes for tough UN action against Syria

    Western countries including the US say the United Nations needs to get tough on Syria for its crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. But Russia appeared to block those plans Monday.

  • In Pictures 9/11 10th anniversary

    President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, former president George W. Bush, and Laura Bush salute the flag during 10th anniversary ceremonies at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York on Sept. 11. The 9/11 attacks changed life in the US forever, but 10 years after the devastating hit, New Yorkers have learned to live in a more dangerous world and are ready to move on.

  • Ban on Syrian oil: EU tightens the noose

    Ban on Syrian oil: EU tightens the noose

    The EU announced the embargo on oil imports amid the continued repression of pro-democracy forces in Syria. Western diplomats see renewed efforts at the UN to adopt a resolution on sanctions.

  • Libya rebels postpone attack on Qaddafi stronghold in show of confidence

    Libya rebels postpone attack on Qaddafi stronghold in show of confidence

    Today, Libya's transitional leaders extended the deadline for the Qaddafi stronghold of Sirte to surrender. The move is a bid to avoid a fight that undermines efforts to build postwar unity.

  • At Libya summit in Paris, a bid for new relationship with North Africa

    At Libya summit in Paris, a bid for new relationship with North Africa

    A Libya summit convening this evening will target the National Transitional Council's governing and financial needs. French and British hosts are keen to avoid any echoes of past European colonialism.

  • How NATO could find itself protecting Qaddafi loyalists in Libya

    How NATO could find itself protecting Qaddafi loyalists in Libya

    NATO's mandate in Libya is to protect civilians, and with rebels now promising to attack cities loyal to Qaddafi, the alliance could be called on to protect civilians there. It is one complication that has NATO pressing for a peaceful resolution to the crisis.

  • Social media firms: Can they stop UK riots?

    Social media firms: Can they stop UK riots?

    Social media executives meet with British government, police officials to talk about how to keep social media from being misused by would-be rioters.

  • Could NATO's Libya mission be its last hurrah?

    Could NATO's Libya mission be its last hurrah?

    With the austerity gripping Europe and a new generation of leaders not shaped by cold-war politics, NATO's future is increasingly in question.

  • Should the Lockerbie bomber go back to jail?

    Should the Lockerbie bomber go back to jail?

    US and British politicians want Libyan rebels to extradite Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, the Lockerbie bomber released by Scotland in 2009 after doctors gave him three months to live.

  • Opinion British riots: Cameron clashes with basic law

    By proposing that rioters and their families be evicted from public housing, British Prime Minister Cameron is promoting collective punishment for the acts of an individual – an ancient injustice that the Old Testament rejected.