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UN experts discover British-made bomb parts in Yemen

A United Nations panel of experts has uncovered fragments of British-made laser guidance missile systems at an air raid site in Yemen in a strike that it concluded breached international humanitarian law. The criticised attacks took place in September 2016, a month after the then foreign secretary Boris Johnson said he was content to allow the export of weapons systems ...

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Minister dismisses Whitehall dossier on no-deal Brexit as `scaremongering´

A secret Whitehall dossier warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit has been dismissed by a minister as “scaremongering” as the Government sought to downplay the documents. Kwasi Kwarteng said a “lot of people” were playing into “Project Fear” following the leak of documents on the Government’s “Operation Yellowhammer”, which detailed the “most likely aftershocks” of the UK crashing ...

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Suspected Islamic militant shot after slashing Indonesian police officer with sickle in Independence Day attack

A suspected Islamic militant in Indonesia has launched an attack on a police station, slashing one officer with a sickle, before being shot and taken into custody, officials said on Sunday.The 30-year-old suspect entered the police station in Surabaya in East Java on Saturday afternoon – Indonesia’s Independence Day – and attacked the officer on duty, according to a police ...

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