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London hosts Yemen meeting

By politics.co.uk staff David Miliband is chairing a meeting of the representatives of 21 states on the growing terrorist threat emanating from Yemen. The foreign secretary’s meeting on international support follows the failed Detroit terrorist attack of Christmas Day 2009, which was linked to al-Qaida in Yemen. The Middle Eastern state is emerging alongside Somalia… Read more »

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Blair will face tough questions over Iraq this week
D-Day for Blair

Tony Blair appears in front of the Iraq inquiry this week, as he finally answers criticism of the war. Many relatives of those who lost their lives will attend the hearing, while others will gather outside the conference centre to read out the names of those who died in the conflict. The session is the… Read more »