Nothing will bring back the hundreds of British soldiers killed fighting in Iraq at Tony Blair's behest.
Under a modicum of scrutiny the PM's international 'achievements' quickly unravel
The Con-Dems have had it their way too long. We have to turn this country around
SPANISH Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos said yesterday that the French and Dutch rejections of the European Union constitution will affect the bloc's talks on admitting Turkey as a member.
ITALIAN Premier Silvio Berlusconi claimed yesterday that no-one had any answers to questions about Europe's future raised by the rejection of the EU constitution.
IRISH Prime Minister Bertie Ahern called the Dutch rejection of the proposed EU constitution regrettable yesterday.
TURKEY insisted yesterday that its "hopes are still alive" on European unification despite a crushing Dutch defeat of the EU constitution.
LATVIAN MPs voted to ratify the European Union constitution by 71 votes to five in Latvia's 100-member parliament yesterday.
THE Greek government urged European Union countries to press ahead with ratifying the EU constitution yesterday, despite the document's rejection by French and Dutch voters.
FIJI'S opposition Labour Party MPs marched out of parliament yesterday to protest against legislation that could free from prison key conspirators in the coup that toppled the South Pacific nation's democratic government in 2000.
RUSSIA'S state-controlled gas giant Gazprom said yesterday that it is taking over the influential Izvestia daily from a private conglomerate.
ISRAEL released hundreds of Palestinian prisoners yesterday, completing a pledge which the country made under a ceasefire agreement nearly four months ago.
"OPEN up your detention centres at Guantanamo Bay and elsewhere to human rights inspectors if you want to dispute allegations of abuse," the head of Amnesty International challenged the US yesterday.