UK Parties Still Working on Coalition Talks

Posted on: May 11th, 2010 Posted by Stewart Perry

Liberal Democrat leader, Nick Clegg, recently met with lawmakers from his party, and Conservative leader, David Cameron, met with his team. These meetings were taking place for negotiations on a power-sharing deal to form a new UK government. Mr Clegg went on to say that he would seek to strike a power-sharing deal with the [...]

Britain reacts to India MI5 warning

Posted on: January 27th, 2010 Posted by Tiffany Phillips

Indian officials are said to have given a warning to intelligence agencies in Britain concerning a suspected plot spearheaded by terrorists in Pakistan linked to al-Qaeda. The alleged plot consisted of hijacking an Indian Airlines or Air India aircraft taking off form either Mumbai or Delhi, and crashing it into a city in Britain. The [...]

The government of Iraq has called for an investigation about a bomb-detection device which is said to be defective and that was purchased from a British company. Iraqi government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh addressed the subject while interviewed on the state-run al-Iraqiya television channel on Sunday, saying that this inquiry will investigate everyone involved in this [...]

Yemen put on a new UK flight ban list

Posted on: January 21st, 2010 Posted by Sharon Miller

Prime Minister Gordon Brown revealed the British Government is ready to impose a ban on all flights between Yemen and the UK. Plans for the introduction of a list of prohibited inbound-outbound destinations—called the “no-fly” list – have been deemed necessary since the events of Christmas Day and to alt certain suspected terrorist from coming [...]

American Crack Down On Nigerian Visitors

Posted on: January 6th, 2010 Posted by Dave Bond

Nigerian nationals entering the United States of America can expect some tough times as the American government recently demanded that they go through special screening. This apparent heighten measures particularly designed for Nigerian travellers follows Nigeria being listed among 14 countries whose air passengers must endure tighter screening on trips to the US because of [...]

Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s office said that information about a Nigerian national who is charged with attempting to blow-up an aircraft carrying out a transatlantic flight between Amsterdam and Detroit was passed by British intelligence on to American authorities, although he was not considered to be a particular risk. The accused, twenty-three-year-old Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, [...]