Prime Minister Boris Johnson has signalled the government’s direction and strategy as his Tory Cabinet was dramatically reshuffled with three ministers axed for poor performance and bad publicity.
Dominic Raab, under fire for going on holiday as the Taliban advanced on Kabul in August, has been demoted and replaced by Liz Truss, who brokered a series of deals since Britain's full exit.
Top UK and Qatar diplomats meet in Doha to discuss ongoing situation in Afghanistan. Qatar FM says working with Turkey for potential technical support for operation of Kabul airport.
Thousands of emails sent by MPs and charities to the UK Foreign Ministry highlighting the names of specific Afghan nationals at risk from the Taliban takeover went unopened, The Observer cited a whistleblower as saying.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken lands in Jordan on the last leg of his tour aimed at consolidating a ceasefire that ended the worst Israeli bombardment in years on besieged Gaza.
At the UN-led meeting, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara supports a two-state solution to the island with a sustainable settlement only achievable based on ground realities.
Thursday was only the second time an outside visitor was able to see ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi since she was detained during the coup.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said, "we are also prepared to take additional action should Burma's military not change course," as anti-coup rallies continued in the country following the ouster of the government of Aung San Suu Kyi.
Moscow announced the expulsions just hours after EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to discuss ties.
The ruling concluded an hours-long court hearing set up at a police precinct where the opposition politician was detained after his arrest upon arrival in Moscow.
UK government opens new vaccination sites to begin trials that will give round-the-clock injections at some locations to help increase the pace of vaccine delivery in a bid to fight against the contagious coronavirus variant.
As President-elect Joe Biden readies to take office next month, European powers are hopeful the US will return to the pact but Iran has already abandoned limits placed on its nuclear activity laid down in the initial deal.
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