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Report: Snowden leak revealed British monitoring site in Mideast

LONDON, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- A secret British Mideast Internet surveillance operation was revealed by U.S. fugitive Edward Snowden, The Independent reported Friday.

David Miliband leaving for 'dream job'

LONDON, March 27 (UPI) -- Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband is leaving Parliament to work for the International Rescue Committee in New York, The Independent reported.
Cameron defends his summit stance

Cameron defends his summit stance

LONDON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron told members of Parliament he made the right call in rejecting changes to European Union treaties last week.
WikiLeaks cable: Fergie irked the Turks

WikiLeaks cable: Fergie irked the Turks

LONDON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Sarah Ferguson's undercover television work in 2008 caused friction between Britain and Turkey, diplomatic cables released this week by WikiLeaks revealed.

Miliband names surprise shadow chancellor

LONDON, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- British Labor Party leader Ed Miliband, named a former trade union leader with little economic experience as shadow chancellor of the exchequer Friday.
Miliband ready to proceed without brother

Miliband ready to proceed without brother

LONDON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Britain's newly elected Labor Party leader Ed Miliband says he'll proceed with forming a shadow cabinet without his brother, whom he bested in party elections.
David Miliband calls for Labor unity

David Miliband calls for Labor unity

MANCHESTER, England, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- After his brother Ed narrowly defeated him to head Britain's Labor Party, David Miliband said he wants party infighting to end.

Ed Miliband becomes head of Labor Party

MANCHESTER, England, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Ed Miliband was elected leader of Britain's Labor Party in a narrow victory Saturday over his older brother David that was also a fight between left and right.

Dave Miliband says he's one to unify Labor

LONDON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- David Miliband warns the defeated British Labor Party it will face a long exile if it picks the wrong leader, such as his brother Ed.
Britain's Labor bickers over Iraq war

Britain's Labor bickers over Iraq war

LONDON, May 24 (UPI) -- The Labor Party needs to move beyond the divisive issue of the decision in 2003 to invade Iraq, said former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband.

Australia sends Israeli diplomat packing

CANBERRA, Australia, May 24 (UPI) -- Australia's foreign minister told parliament that Israel has a week to send home a diplomat at its embassy after evidence that Israel forged Australian passports.
Gordon Brown quitting as Labor leader

Gordon Brown quitting as Labor leader

LONDON, May 10 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, his Labor Party pummeled at the polls last week, said Monday he will quit as his party's leader by September.
U.K. exit polls indicate Labor losing

U.K. exit polls indicate Labor losing

LONDON, May 6 (UPI) -- The Labor Party may be heading toward historic losses in Britain, exit polls indicated Thursday, leaving Prime Minister Gordon Brown clinging to power.
China in oil-for-sanctions talks?

China in oil-for-sanctions talks?

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- Western diplomats are searching for ways to allay Chinese concerns over oil supplies in exchange for support for sanctions on Iran, sources said.

Miliband presses for better Indo-Pak ties

LONDON, April 9 (UPI) -- The British government supports improved relations between nuclear-armed foes India and Pakistan, the British foreign secretary said in London.
Cracks emerge in West-Kabul relations

Cracks emerge in West-Kabul relations

LONDON, April 7 (UPI) -- Cracks are emerging in the relationship between Kabul and the international community as leaders exchange vitriolic and personal accusations.

Hamas death to mean diplomat's expulsion

LONDON, March 23 (UPI) -- A member of the Israeli mission to Britain was expelled to protest the cloning of British passports used in the killing of a Hamas leader, officials say.

U.S. pushes for new U.N. action on Iran

TEHRAN, March 17 (UPI) -- Iran still is ramping up its nuclear program as world leaders debate what course of action they should take regarding Tehran's ambitions, observers said.
China elevates relations with Britain

China elevates relations with Britain

BEIJING, March 17 (UPI) -- China officially has elevated its diplomatic relationship with Britain to show its commitment to a strategic partnership, Chinese leaders said.

China: Missing lawyer in prison

BEIJING, March 16 (UPI) -- A human rights lawyer who vanished more than a year ago has been sentenced for plotting against the Chinese government, China's foreign minister said.
Afghan ownership needed, Miliband says

Afghan ownership needed, Miliband says

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 11 (UPI) -- Afghanistan must take responsibility for political reconciliation because military power alone will not secure the peace, the British foreign secretary said.

Political solutions top Afghan agenda

LONDON, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The London conference Thursday on Afghanistan will focus on finding a political solution to security challenges, the British foreign secretary said.

Afghan confidence needed, Miliband says

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Stability in Afghanistan and Pakistan is a top foreign policy priority for London but requires strong regional governance to succeed, British officials said.

Miliband lauds Pakistani partnership

LONDON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Pakistan is a vital partner in the international effort to bring stability and security to Afghanistan, said British Foreign Secretary David Miliband.

Brown survives leadership questions

LONDON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- British Foreign Secretary David Miliband caught criticism from ministers and lawmakers for appearing to waver in his support of Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
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