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Defence cuts weaken UK armed forces-report

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Defence spending cuts may have so weakened Britain's armed forces that they are incapable of carrying out their commitments, said an influential...

UK will pursue Libya mandate as long as needed-Fox

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Britain will take part in the Libyan bombing campaign as long as is necessary to fulfill a UN resolution aimed at protecting...

UK Ministry of Defence to cut 7 000 jobs – report

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The UK Ministry of Defence is to axe a further 7 000 civilian jobs as the department attempts to bring its budget...

Britain to expel Libyan embassy staff

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Britain is to recognise the rebel opposition as Libya's legitimate government and expel all existing Libyan embassy staff from the country, said...

UK to help Nigeria boost anti-terrorism security

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Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain would support Nigeria in reforming its anti-terrorism security after a string of deadly bombings in Africa's...

UK’s Cameron curtails Africa trip again as crisis swirls

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Prime Minister David Cameron has further curtailed a trade trip to Africa and will return to Britain late on Tuesday to address...

“Unhealthy and corrosive”: Media’s cosy ties to police

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"The basic test of a decent police force is that it catches more criminals than it employs." That adage, coined by Robert Mark,...

UK police say terror was bigger priority

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At a stormy hearing on Britain's phone hacking scandal, top serving and retired policemen told skeptical lawmakers they had been too busy...

Britain to pull 800 troops from Afghanistan – report

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The government will announce this week that it is to withdraw up to 800 troops by the end of next year, according...

UK passes law limiting claims by vulture funds

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Britain's parliament passed a law yesterday limiting the ability of so-called vulture funds to sue some of the world's poorest countries in...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...