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U.K.’s Cameron under pressure over cuts after riots

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron is under growing pressure to abandon plans to cut police funding, part of the government’s austerity drive, after the worst looting and rioting in decades hit cities across England. The Conservative Party leader said “the lawless minority” would be hunted down and punished,…

Hague warns Israel over ‘belligerent’ rhetoric

LONDON — Foreign Secretary William Hague warned “belligerent” Israel to tame its rhetoric and said unrest in Arab countries may hinder the peace process, in comments published on Wednesday. Hague told the London Times that recent popular uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan could undermine the search for a permanent…