Britain's Kim Howells, who chairs Parliament's security and intelligence committee, called Wednesday for the withdrawal of British troops from Afghanistan. Public discontent has been rising.
The Obama adminstration denied a report that the US already told Britain that it will send around 40,000 more troops. But it also says it's in the decision-making process.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown says the UK will add the troops if the British military properly equips them, the Afghan army recruits more soldiers, and other NATO countries 'bear their fair share.'
At the Conservative Party's conference Thursday, David Cameron will try to project a more compassionate image even as he calls for public-spending cuts and tax hikes.
Ireland says 'yes' to Lisbon Treaty. Reforms will give European Union a unified foreign policy, and a permanent president.
For the first time since 1997 Britain’s top-selling newspaper, the Sun, backed a party other than PM Gordon Brown’s Labour. The loss, which came shortly after Brown’s high-profile effort to rally support, underscored Labour’s troubles ahead of May elections.
Sunday's missile tests come after the US, Britain, and France revealed Iran's secret nuclear facility, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is urging US lawmakers to act now.
President Obama will demand at the G-20 summit today that Iran open the nuclear fuel plant to inspectors immediately. If Tehran refuses, it could bolster the case for sanctions.
Ahead of G-20 meetings on Friday, Obama said the nuclear facility underscores Iran's 'continued unwillingness to meet its obligations' under international agreements.