Headlines

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 27, 2013.
By United Press International
Clinton urges 2-state solution for Israel

Clinton urges 2-state solution for Israel

JERUSALEM, June 18 (UPI) -- The only choice for Israel to remain a Jewish and democratic nation is to work toward a two-state solution, former U.S. President Bill Clinton said.
Tony Blair denies affair with Rupert Murdoch's wife Wendi

Tony Blair denies affair with Rupert Murdoch's wife Wendi

LONDON, June 14 (UPI) -- Tony Blair's representative has denied the former British prime minister was romantically involved with News Corp. mogul Rupert Murdoch's wife Wendi.

China, European Union risk trade war, observers say

BEIJING, June 7 (UPI) -- Industries in China and the European Union are getting caught up in a trade dispute that could mean new or increased tariffs on their goods, observers said.

Far-right protesters blame Islam for soldier's death

LONDON, May 27 (UPI) -- More than 1,000 supporters of Britain's far-right English Defence League group gathered in London on Monday for a protest over the death of a British soldier.

Kerry: $4B West Bank plan could underpin peace with Israel

DEAD SEA, Jordan, May 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said a $4 billion plan to rebuild the West Bank economy could be a strong underpinning of a lasting peace with Israel.

British MP resigns over Jewish conspiracy remarks

LONDON, May 14 (UPI) -- A member of the British Parliament has resigned his seat after saying a Jewish conspiracy was responsible for his three-month imprisonment, officials say.

Spring in Europe

BERLIN, May 13 (UPI) -- Like the skies clearing after a storm, some small but hopeful patches of blue and even the occasional ray of sunshine are breaking through the prolonged gloom over Europe's economic prospects. The question is whether these hopeful signs last until Germany's election in September.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, May 10, 2013.
By United Press International

Cherie Blair get honorary doctorate in Israel

BEERSHEBA, Israel, May 8 (UPI) -- Cherie Blair, the wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, has been awarded an honorary doctorate at Israel's Ben-Gurion University.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, May 6, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 5, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 1, 2013.
By United Press International

Financier begins China scholarship program

BEIJING, April 21 (UPI) -- Blackstone founder Stephen Schwarzman announced Sunday that he has endowed $100 million to build an elite scholarship program in China.

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.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 24, 2013.
By United Press International

Media blamed for teacher's suicide

LONDON, March 23 (UPI) -- The Daily Mail, the tabloid with the second-largest circulation in Britain, is defending a columnist blamed for the suicide of a transgender teacher.

Murdoch insider turns police informant

LONDON, March 16 (UPI) -- A News of the World insider has turned police informant, reporting hundreds of instances of phone hacking, Britain's The Guardian reported.

Peer suspended from Labor Party

LONDON, March 14 (UPI) -- Nazir Ahmed, a British businessman who sits in the House of Lords, was suspended Thursday from the Labor Party for alleged anti-Semitic remarks.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 14, 2013.
By United Press International

Scotland releases independence timetable

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- If Scottish voters approve independence in an October 2014 referendum, the wish will become a fact in March 2016, the Scottish National Party said Tuesday.

Israel to transfer funds to Palestinians

JERUSALEM, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Israel said it will transfer $100 million in tax revenue to the Palestinian Authority that had been withheld following the upgrade of Palestinian U.N. status.

Former PM Blair questions EU departure

LONDON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The British government may spur reforms in the European Union by playing a key role, not leaving the bloc, said former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Israel wants The Sunday Times to apologize

JERUSALEM, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Israel is demanding an apology from London's The Sunday Times for publishing a cartoon showing Israel's prime minister building a wall with Palestinian blood.

Merkel: Compromise possible on EU

LONDON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was open to compromise Wednesday after British Prime Minister David Cameron called for weaker ties with Europe.
Page 2 of 6
x
Feedback