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#William Hague

# william-hague - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Cameron 'culls middle-aged men' from cabinet, as William Hague says goodbye
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# Cheerio

Cameron 'culls middle-aged men' from cabinet, as William Hague says goodbye

Jul 15th 2014, 11:10 AM 6,431 Views 57 Comments

The Tory Prime Minister is trying to solve his “women problem.”

# william-hague - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Taoiseach: I would like to see the Queen visit Ireland for 1916 Rising commemorations
# 2016
# 2016

Taoiseach: I would like to see the Queen visit Ireland for 1916 Rising commemorations

Apr 9th 2014, 2:40 PM 13,584 Views 135 Comments

Meanwhile, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said that commemorating all events from the period around 1916 needs to be considered by both governments.

# william-hague - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Britain rejects Iraq torture claims
# Torture
# Torture

Britain rejects Iraq torture claims

Jan 12th 2014, 7:29 PM 6,102 Views 21 Comments

The British government says complaints to the International Criminal Court are “unnecessary”.

# william-hague - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Uncertainty over progress in Iran talks as Kerry set to leave Geneva
# Nuclear Talks
# Nuclear Talks

Uncertainty over progress in Iran talks as Kerry set to leave Geneva

Nov 23rd 2013, 6:57 PM 4,840 Views 13 Comments

US Secretary of State is to leave for London, while Iran’s chief negotiator expressed doubts over a deal.

# william-hague - Monday 10 June, 2013

British minister says report of UK access to US data is 'baseless'
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

British minister says report of UK access to US data is 'baseless'

Jun 10th 2013, 4:59 PM 3,289 Views 12 Comments

William Hague says any proposals by British intelligence agencies to intercept data needs the approval of ministers.

# william-hague - Thursday 6 June, 2013

UK to compensate 5,228 Kenyans for Mau Mau uprising abuse
# Mau Mau
# Mau Mau

UK to compensate 5,228 Kenyans for Mau Mau uprising abuse

Jun 6th 2013, 3:02 PM 4,590 Views 21 Comments

A compensation deal worth €23.5 million was unveiled. That’s around €4,460 per person – five times the annual salary of a Kenyan civil servant.

# william-hague - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Arms embargo against Syria rebels lifted
# European Union
# European Union

Arms embargo against Syria rebels lifted

May 28th 2013, 8:03 AM 5,492 Views 124 Comments

The British- and French-led move to “send a clear signal to the Assad regime”.

# william-hague - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

President and Tánaiste express sadness at death of Hugo Chavez
# Hugo Chavez
# Hugo Chavez

President and Tánaiste express sadness at death of Hugo Chavez

Mar 6th 2013, 7:45 AM 6,748 Views 71 Comments

Reaction from world leaders to the death of the Venezuelan president yesterday has been mixed.

# william-hague - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Cameron to make long-awaited speech on Britain's EU role this week
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Cameron to make long-awaited speech on Britain's EU role this week

Jan 20th 2013, 12:13 PM 3,962 Views 13 Comments

The British Prime Minister is expected to commit to holding a referendum on European Union membership after the next general election.

# william-hague - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Clinton tells Dublin meeting: 'I'm concerned for future of OSCE'
# OSCE
# OSCE

Clinton tells Dublin meeting: 'I'm concerned for future of OSCE'

Dec 6th 2012, 2:42 PM 6,587 Views 22 Comments

20 years after the Cold War, “the work of creating a Europe that is whole, free, and at peace remains unfinished.”

LIVE: Ireland hosts OSCE meeting of the world’s foreign ministers
# OSCE
# OSCE

LIVE: Ireland hosts OSCE meeting of the world’s foreign ministers

Dec 6th 2012, 11:12 AM 3,418 Views 0 Comments

Hillary Clinton, William Hague and Sergey Lavrov are among the attendees at the meeting in Ballsbridge.

Hillary Clinton, world foreign ministers meeting in Dublin today
# OSCE
# OSCE

Hillary Clinton, world foreign ministers meeting in Dublin today

Dec 6th 2012, 7:40 AM 5,206 Views 19 Comments

Some of the most powerful ministers from around the world will be meeting in the RDS in Dublin from this morning.

# william-hague - Monday 3 December, 2012

Hillary Clinton to give human rights speech at DCU
# Clinton
# Clinton

Hillary Clinton to give human rights speech at DCU

Dec 3rd 2012, 3:00 PM 9,340 Views 67 Comments

The US Secretary of State will deliver an address in the Helix this Thursday.

# william-hague - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Clinton, Hague and Lavrov to meet Gilmore in Dublin next week
# OSCE
# OSCE

Clinton, Hague and Lavrov to meet Gilmore in Dublin next week

Dec 1st 2012, 7:45 AM 2,766 Views 13 Comments

The bilateral meetings will take place on the sidelines of the Ministerial Council of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

# william-hague - Monday 15 October, 2012

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban arrives in UK for treatment
# Activist
# Activist

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban arrives in UK for treatment

Oct 15th 2012, 10:09 PM 6,622 Views 20 Comments

Malala Yousafzai is being treated for a damaged skull in a highly specialised unit in Birmingham.

# william-hague - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

British cabinet reshuffle sees 'Minister for Murdoch' get health portfolio
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

British cabinet reshuffle sees 'Minister for Murdoch' get health portfolio

Sep 4th 2012, 5:49 PM 4,208 Views 20 Comments

Jeremy Hunt was the surprised appointment to the Ministry of Health as David Cameron conducted his first reshuffle since taking office over two years ago

# william-hague - Monday 27 August, 2012

Ecuador's president says Assange allegations 'not crimes' in most places
# Julian Assange
# Julian Assange

Ecuador's president says Assange allegations 'not crimes' in most places

Aug 27th 2012, 10:06 AM 3,419 Views 26 Comments

Correa said the alleged actions against the WikiLeaks founder were ‘not crimes in 90 to 95 per cent of the world’ but they had played no part in Quito’s decision to grant Assange asylum.

# william-hague - Friday 17 August, 2012

Poll: Should the UK stop Julian Assange from seeking asylum in Ecuador?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the UK stop Julian Assange from seeking asylum in Ecuador?

Aug 17th 2012, 10:31 AM 9,444 Views 161 Comments

The UK says it has an obligation to extradite Assange to Sweden – but opponents claim he is being persecuted for political reasons. What do you think?

# william-hague - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Tánaiste to meet British Foreign Secretary William Hague in London
# London Calling
# London Calling

Tánaiste to meet British Foreign Secretary William Hague in London

Jun 7th 2012, 6:15 AM 1,077 Views 20 Comments

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs will meet his British counterpart in London today.

# william-hague - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Hague brands Falklands ad a 'sad stunt'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Hague brands Falklands ad a 'sad stunt'

May 5th 2012, 4:55 PM 5,330 Views 44 Comments

The British Foreign Secretary, William Hague, has condemned Argentina’s provocative decision to film an Olympic promotional video on the Falkland Islands.

# william-hague - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Editorial failures and downsides to being pretty: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Editorial failures and downsides to being pretty: The week in quotes

Apr 8th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,173 Views 1 Comment

“We are not the people to turn to if you can’t find your false teeth, if your sat nav is broken and you need directions … if you are looking for a dog-minder while you are on holiday.”

# william-hague - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin killed in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin killed in Syria

Feb 22nd 2012, 12:45 PM 7,313 Views 21 Comments

A French photographer Remi Ochlik is also thought to have died in heavy shelling of a rebel stronghold in the city of Homs.

# william-hague - Monday 23 January, 2012

EU agrees oil embargo against Iran over nuclear programme
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

EU agrees oil embargo against Iran over nuclear programme

Jan 23rd 2012, 11:03 AM 990 Views 17 Comments

British Foreign Secretary William Hague said it was part of an “unprecedented set of sanctions” against Iran.

# william-hague - Sunday 15 January, 2012

UK: Europe will adopt sanctions on Iranian oil
# Iran
# Iran

UK: Europe will adopt sanctions on Iranian oil

Jan 15th 2012, 5:33 PM 1,688 Views 16 Comments

The British Foreign Secretary says he believes the EU will agree on tough new sanctions against Tehran’s oil sector later this month.

# william-hague - Monday 12 December, 2011

Give it back: Obama calls on Iran to give back downed US drone
# Hand It Over
# Hand It Over

Give it back: Obama calls on Iran to give back downed US drone

Dec 12th 2011, 9:18 PM 3,627 Views 26 Comments

But the White House does not expect the Iranians to comply with the request.

# william-hague - Friday 2 December, 2011

US Senate unanimously backs sanctions on Iran
# Iran
# Iran

US Senate unanimously backs sanctions on Iran

Dec 2nd 2011, 8:23 AM 773 Views 6 Comments

The US Senate agreed to impose new sanctions on Iran by penalising foreign institutions doing business with the Iranian Central Bank.

# william-hague - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

France recalls ambassador to Iran
# France
# France

France recalls ambassador to Iran

Nov 30th 2011, 9:47 PM 2,592 Views 35 Comments

The French government’s move follows the UK’s decision to pull its diplomatic staff from Tehran and shut the Iranian embassy in London.

# william-hague - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Irish government rejects suggestions on regulating the web
# Internet Security
# Internet Security

Irish government rejects suggestions on regulating the web

Nov 1st 2011, 6:45 PM 985 Views 19 Comments

William Hague tells a major international conference that governments shouldn’t police the web – and Lucinda Creighton says Ireland agrees.

# william-hague - Monday 1 August, 2011

EU imposes more sanctions on Syrian officials
# Syria
# Syria

EU imposes more sanctions on Syrian officials

Aug 1st 2011, 5:53 PM 181 Views 2 Comments

As Ramadan begins, the EU freezes the assets of five more high-level Syrians and the army mounts another attack on Hama.

# william-hague - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

UN chief demands investigation into clampdown on Syrian protests
# Syria
# Syria

UN chief demands investigation into clampdown on Syrian protests

Apr 27th 2011, 10:09 AM 224 Views 0 Comments

Ban Ki-moon condemns the use of force against demonstrators, as popular uprisings continue against president Bashar Assad.

# william-hague - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Libyan rebels to ask Qatar summit for more intensive attacks
Live Apr 13th 2011, 10:47 AM

Libyan rebels to ask Qatar summit for more intensive attacks

# william-hague - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Gorbachev: Nato victory in Afghanistan "impossible"
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Gorbachev: Nato victory in Afghanistan "impossible"

Oct 27th 2010, 4:18 PM 72 Views 0 Comments

The former Soviet Union leader warns Nato that it won’t win in Afghanistan.

# william-hague - Friday 3 September, 2010

Hague draws sharp criticism over statement
# William Hague
# William Hague

Hague draws sharp criticism over statement

Sep 3rd 2010, 11:13 AM 477 Views 0 Comments

If William Hague’s intention was to quell rumours… his plans have backfired.