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Slain tourist Hannah Witheridge's funeral held in England

Slain tourist Hannah Witheridge's funeral held in England

LONDON, Oct. 10 (UPI) --A funeral was held Friday for British tourist Hannah Witheridge, who was murdered Sept. 15 on a beach in Thailand alongside fellow Briton David Miller.
JC Finley
Oil companies bring staff back to Iraq

Oil companies bring staff back to Iraq

LONDON, Sept. 8 (UPI) --British energy company Genel Energy said Monday it started returning staff to the Kurdish north of Iraq following improvements in the security situation.
Daniel J. Graeber
Oryx Petroluem: Kurdish security improved

Oryx Petroluem: Kurdish security improved

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 3 (UPI) --Canadian energy company Oryx Petroleum said "tangible improvements" in the Kurdish north of Iraq mean it can return to work at the Hawler license area.
Daniel J. Graeber
Libyan responders flee fuel depot fire

Libyan responders flee fuel depot fire

TRIPOLI, Libya, Aug. 4 (UPI) --A fuel fire near the international airport in Tripoli may be on the verge of creating a humanitarian and environmental disaster, the Libyan government said.
Daniel J. Graeber
British government issues travel warning for Kenya

British government issues travel warning for Kenya

LONDON, July 14 (UPI) --The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office issued a travel advisory for Kenya on Monday.
JC Finley
Russia asks clarification of Prince Charles' Putin-Hitler comment

Russia asks clarification of Prince Charles' Putin-Hitler comment

LONDON , May 22 (UPI) --Russia's deputy ambassador to Britain wants clarification of remarks allegedly made by Prince Charles, comparing Russian President Vladimir Putin to Hitler.
Ed Adamczyk

Britain calls for vigilance amid Turkish unrest

LONDON, March 11 (UPI) -- The British government called for vigilance Tuesday for any of its citizens in Turkey given the likelihood nationwide protests will turn violent.

Remain vigilant in Ukraine, British government says

LONDON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The British government said Monday there were still threats from political violence in Ukraine, though the situation has calmed considerably.

'High threat' of terrorism in Sinai, London warns

LONDON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office said Wednesday it believed terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt were plotting additional attacks.

Nigeria attacks frustrate United Nations

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The United Nations Tuesday accused the Nigerian government of not taking national security seriously after weekend Boko Haram attacks that left hundreds dead.

ICRC says Nigerian violence inhibiting aid

ABUJA, Nigeria, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Mounting security challenges in Nigeria is making it difficult for civilians to meet their most basic needs, ICRC regional delegate Zoran Jovanovic said.

London advises its citizens in Tripoli to remain vigilant

LONDON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The British government said Friday its residents in Tripoli should be on alert for the potential for violence, including kidnapping.

Nigeria subject of British travel warning

LONDON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- With at least 50 people reported dead following a Boko Haram attack, the British government said Monday Britons should avoid traveling to Nigeria's Borno state.

Concerns linger ahead of Thai vote

LONDON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The British government said Monday it was warning of the potential for violence in Thailand ahead of elections scheduled for Feb. 2.

Egyptian violence erupts ahead of revolution anniversary

LONDON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- British Minister for North African Hugh Robertson said Friday he condemned violence in Egypt as British residents there were advised to remain vigilant.
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President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai (L) and British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw (R) talk to the media at a press conference on Afghanistan at the Foreign and Commonwealth office in London on Tuesday January 31 2006. (UPI Photo/Hugo Philpott)
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