Britain’s arms sale to autocratic regimes around the world, especially in the Persian Gulf region, is a long-standing policy which only serves a small portion of the country’s population, an expert says.
Two Britons were jailed on Wednesday after being convicted of belonging to a banned white supremacist group following a trial in which another defendant had earlier pleaded guilty to plotting to kill an elected MP.
Poland, a member of NATO, has criticized US President Donald Trump over his overture to Russia, saying he should have understood that there was still a huge threat from Russia which needed more consolidation of NATO efforts in Eastern Europe.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has once again strongly rejected “ungrounded accusations” leveled by the British government against Russia that Moscow could have been behind two separate cases of poisoning incidents in which, according to the UK authorities, a woman has so far lost her life and three others have been injured by a nerve agent in southern England.
Germany says European countries can no longer fully rely on the United States, calling for a unified front against Washington after US President Donald Trump called the 28-member bloc a “foe” with regard to trade.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country’s information infrastructure was the target of almost 25 million cyber-attacks during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as France crowned the international football tournament.