| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:48 PM
President Barack Obama said key NATO allies stood ready to join the United States in military action to defeat Islamic State militants in Iraq as he vowed to 'take out' the leaders of a movement he said was a major threat to the West.
Obama said the...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
British Prime Minister David Cameron proposed new counter-terrorism laws Monday that would make it easier for the government to seize the passports of suspected militants from Britain traveling to Syria and Iraq.
The proposed legislation would also...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:57 PM
British prosecutors withdrew an arrest warrant for the parents of a cancer-stricken boy who removed him from a hospital in England without the consent of physicians to seek care abroad, officials said Tuesday.
Britain’s decision led Spanish...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The United States plans to fight Islamic State until it is no longer a force in the Middle East and will seek justice for the killing of American journalist Steven Sotloff, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday.
He added destroying the militant group...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless enemy that for a time seemed...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
HONG KONG - The U.K. will this week lead its first major film trade delegation to China to take part in the Beijing Film Festival, which kicks off Wednesday.
The trade delegation is organized by the British Film Institute (BFI) BFI in partnership with...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:26 PM
The intellectual property advisor to British Prime Minister David Cameron has some advice for Hollywood: Work with Google.
"We shouldn't just focus on Google being the problem," said Michael Weatherley, a member of the British Parliament, at a meeting...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:43 AM
LONDON – Setting up an intriguing election battle, Britain’s opposition Labor Party announced Friday that it had hired President Obama’s chief campaign advisor to help the party return to power next year over the ruling Conservatives....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Prime Minister David Cameron is under fire for suggesting that Britain “should be more confident about our status as a Christian country.” That assertion came in a column the Tory leader wrote for the Church Times, an Anglican publication....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:05 AM
LONDON — In a historic first, the president of Ireland began a state visit to Britain on Tuesday to mark the growing reconciliation between his nation and the one that long ruled it from afar through centuries of oppression and rebellion.
| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:31 AM
LONDON -- Marriage-minded gays and lesbians can begin tying the knot in Britain on Saturday, becoming the latest same-sex couples in Europe and beyond to have the right to do so and fulfilling a dream made possible by a Conservative-led government.