Stories about United Kingdom from May, 2007
“British prime minister is touring Africa before leaving his office and we got a glimpse of his visit to Tripoli. His visit brought a very tight security to the city. Our backyard parking area is cleared by the police and there were checkpoints all around our street,” writes Iranian Mr...
“The British Crown Prosecution Service has charged Russian businessman Andrei Lugovoi with the murder of Alexandr Litvinenko. The question if anything will come of it,” writes Sean Guillory.
Foreing Notes writes about the cancellation of president Yushchenko's meeting with Tony Blair.
“The Brits are at it again. (Like they’ve ever stopped). So British academics are again putting together a boycott of Israeli universities, Israeli professors, and Israeli students. Four Israeli academics went to meet with the boycott put-togetherers in the U.K. this week,” notes blogger Yael from Israel.
Iraqi blogger Raed Jarrar reports that three Danish soldiers have been captured in Iraq. ‘A number of Arabic news websites, affiliated with armed groups in Iraq, are reporting that 3 Danish troops were captured by an ‘Iraqi resistance group’. A Danish military spokesman in Copenhagen confirmed that one soldier was...
Friend of Al Jazeera, Karim, updates us about the continuing Qatar-based Al Jazeera Trial in London, UK. To check out the details, click on the link.