William Hague

British Foreign Secretary William Hague inform the media in front of Hotel Palais Coburg where closed-door nuclear talks take place in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Foreign ministers are adding their diplomatic muscle to try and advance troubled nuclear talks with Iran, with a target date only a week away for a pact meant to curb programs Tehran could turn to making atomic arms. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

UK foreign minister William Hague stepping down

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s high-profile foreign minister, William Hague, is leaving his job, the government said Monday — a surprise announcement that precedes a major shakeup of the Conservative-led administration. Prime Minister David Cameron’s office […]

07/14/2014

US actress Angelina Jolie Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, accompanied by her partner and US actor Brad Pitt arrive at the 'End Sexual Violence in Conflict' summit in London, Friday, June 13, 2014. The Summit welcomes governments from over 100 countries, over 900 experts, NGOs, Faith leaders, and representatives from international organizations across the world. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

UK sexual violence summit ends on hopeful note

LONDON (AP) — A conference focusing on rape in conflict zones ended on an upbeat note Friday, with hundreds of participants from Somalia to Kosovo encouraged by an outpouring of international support. U.S. Secretary of […]

06/13/2014

US actress Angelina Jolie, right, Special Envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, embraces her partner US actor Brad Pitt, left, as they view photographs of victims of violence at the 'End Sexual Violence in Conflict' summit in London, Thursday, June 12, 2014. The Summit welcomes governments from over 100 countries, over 900 experts, NGOs, Faith leaders, and representatives from international organizations across the world. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, pool)

Pitt joins Jolie at summit against sexual violence

LONDON (AP) — Brad Pitt joined Angelina Jolie at a London summit on sexual violence Thursday, lending the couple’s star power to the campaign to end rape in war zones. The four-day London conference is […]

06/12/2014

Foreign Secretary William Hague and actress Angelina Jolie arrive at the 'End Sexual Violence in Conflict' summit in London, Tuesday, June 10, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Stefan Rousseau)

Jolie and UK’s Hague host sexual violence summit

LONDON (AP) — Angelina Jolie appealed for a change in attitude on sexual violence in conflict Tuesday, bringing the power of her celebrity to an international summit on a topic she said has been taboo […]

06/10/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the State Department in Washington, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, about the situation in Syria. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Kerry reasserts Syria charge despite Assad denial

LONDON (AP) – Secretary of State John Kerry says Syria’s President Bashar Assad could resolve the crisis surrounding a chemical weapons attack simply by turning over “every single bit” of his weapons stock to the […]

09/09/2013

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Angelina Jolie urges world to end rape in war

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Actress Angelina Jolie made her debut before the U.N.’s most powerful body as a special envoy for refugees Monday and urged the world’s nations to make the fight against rape in […]

06/24/2013

William Hague, Foreign Secretary of Britain (AP Photo)

Kenyan joy: Britain apologizes for colonial abuse

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The wrinkled faces of the elderly Kenyans who gathered in a downtown Nairobi hotel registered gratitude, relief and joy as Britain’s high commissioner say what many waited decades to hear: Britain […]

06/06/2013

US Senator of Arizona John McCain (c), visits troops at a Patriot missile site in Turkey. (John McCain handout via Twitter/AP Photo)

McCain makes surprise trip to visit Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of Syria’s opposition forces got a chance to make their case for increased U.S. support directly with Sen. John McCain when he slipped into that country for a surprise visit. “We […]

05/28/2013

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