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Ransomware attacks in UK have doubled in a year, says GCHQ boss
Jeremy Fleming says ransomware is proliferating as it is ‘largely uncontested’ and highly profitable
UK govt must crack down on apps promoting extremism, Labour leader Starmer says, taking special aim at Telegram
The UK government must do more to crack down on platforms that fail to tackle violent content online, Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer has said, taking special aim at messenger app Telegram.
Why rush to audit stimulus? Premier suggests collusion
Premier Andrew Fahie has questioned the apparent ‘rush’ to execute an audit of his government’s COVID-19 stimulus grants, arguing that ulterior motives may have been afoot.
UK Justice Minister Rapped For Wrong 'Misogyny' Definition
"I don't think that criminalising those sorts of things will deal with the problem that we have got at the heart of the Sarah Everard case," Dominic Raab said.
UK Moves Foreign Secretary To Deputy PM In Cabinet Reshuffle
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson had faced calls to sack Dominic Raab after he went on holiday in Crete as the Taliban advanced on Kabul
UK Reshuffles Cabinet For Post-Pandemic Recovery
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who deputised as premier last April when Johnson was in intensive care with COVID-19, has faced sustained criticism for his handling of the Afghanistan crisis.
UK announces new sanctions against Myanmar
The UK announced new Myanmar sanctions, saying it was targeting a key business associate of the military government for providing arms and financial support following a coup.
UK PM Vows To Get 311 Afghan Support Staff Out Of Afghanistan
Addressing parliament, Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed to answer a question on how many British-Afghans remained after a hurried Western airlift was ended.
Professional Soldier vs Corrupt Idiot: Gen Sir Nick Carter. hits back at Raab’s suggestion of flawed intelligence, saying ‘it was entirely possible’ Afghan government would fall
Britain’s most senior military officer, Gen Sir Nick Carter, has hit back at suggestions from the foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, that intelligence was flawed about the strength of the Taliban.
All the idiots "Got It Wrong" On Taliban's Lightning Takeover Of Afghanistan: British Army Chief. Only Julian Assange, Lee Kuan Yew and the rest of the world saw it right
"It was the pace of it that surprised us and I don't think we realised quite what the Taliban were up to," Britain's chief of the defence staff, General Nick Carter told the BBC.
Taliban declare China their closest ally
Group’s spokesman says Beijing is ‘ready to invest in and reconstruct’ Afghanistan
Qatar Working With Taliban To Reopen Kabul Airport "As Soon As Possible"
"We are working very hard (and) we remain hopeful that we will be able to operate it as soon as possible," said Qatari Foreign Minister
Qatar, Turkey Work With Taliban To Reopen Afghan Capital Airport
Doha, a major transit point for Afghan refugees, works with the Taliban to demonstrate a commitment to safe passage for Afghans.
Dominic Raab: No integrity, no dignity, not even fit to serve as a security guard in supermarket
The foreign secretary’s evasions are typical of a government that cannot take responsibility for its actions.
British military needs to operate without US, says Raab, after Washington’s Afghan withdrawal revealed continuing reliance
The UK needs to re-evaluate its military capabilities and even develop its own further as the US withdrawal highlighted London’s reliance on the American military to operate effectively, the British foreign minister has said.
UK Foreign Minister Says Intelligence Was Kabul Would Not Fall This Year
Britain, like the United States, failed to predict how quickly the Afghan government would fall, meaning it had not made sufficient preparation for the chaos that would follow when the Taliban seized power.
US On Alert For More Kabul Attacks, Says Next Few Days Will Be Most Dangerous
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said the United States believed there are still "specific, credible" threats against the airport.
Two Nationals Among Dead In Kabul Airport Attack: UK Government
"I was deeply saddened to learn that two British nationals and the child of another British national were killed by yesterday's terror attack, with two more injured," Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said in a statement.
UK left contact details of Afghan staff at Kabul Embassy
Britain's Foreign Office operates by simply an idiot who has zero respect to British soldier’s life nor the loyal embassy employees… While Dominic Raab having fun during his holiday, staff at Britain's Foreign Office left documents with ...
Tony Blair says withdrawal was driven by imbecilic slogan
The US withdrawal from Afghanistan was wrong and based on an "imbecilic" slogan, former PM Tony Blair has said.
Johnson to urge Biden to keep US troops at Kabul airport after 31 August
PM’s request to be made at G7 summit as Taliban increases grip on access to flights
UK says it needs China and Russia for ‘moderating influence’ over Taliban
Britain and China have recently been at odds over various issues, including Hong Kong and alleged human rights abuses against China’s Uygurs.
G7 foreign ministers urge Taliban to protect civilians
G7 countries have urged the Taliban to protect civilians amid reports of violence in parts of Afghanistan, the foreign secretary has said.
World Should Support Afghanistan, Not Pressure It: Chinese Minister Wang Yi
The situation in Afghanistan, where the Taliban has retaken power 20 years after it was forced out by a US-led invasion, remains unstable and uncertain, Wang was quoted as saying by China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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