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The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), commonly called the Foreign Office, or British Foreign Office, is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom. It is responsible for protecting and promoting British interests worldwide and was created in 1968 by merging the Foreign Office and the Commonwealth Office.

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Britain says it is concerned by escalation of violence in Hong Kong

Britain's Foreign Office said on Monday it was concerned about the escalation of violence between protesters and police in Hong Kong and urged both sides to find a way forward.
Reuters - Published

Britain's Prince William to visit Kuwait and Oman in December

Britain's Prince William will visit Kuwait and Oman in December at the request of the Foreign Office, Kensington Palace said in a statement on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

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African Union urges Britain to cede Chagos Islands, end "colonial" rule [Video]African Union urges Britain to cede Chagos Islands, end "colonial" rule

The African Union on Friday called on Britain to withdraw from the Chagos Islands and end its "continued colonial administration" there after a U.N. deadline for it to do so expired. Francis Maguire..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:01Published

Berlin Wall 30 years on: Former diplomats recount memories of the day [Video]Berlin Wall 30 years on: Former diplomats recount memories of the day

On the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Foreign Office interviewed Sir Christopher Mallaby, former ambassador to West Germany, and Colin Munro, former deputy head of mission at the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:39Published

 

Pakistan says will grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav on Monday

Pakistan announced on Sunday that it will grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav on September 2. Foreign Office Spokesman Mohammad Faisal said Jadhav, 49, is being provided the consular access "in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Britain presses for information on HK consulate worker detained in China

Britain's Foreign Office continues to "urgently seek further information" about an employee of its Hong Kong consulate who was detained in China, it said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Amid terror threat, UK govt advises its citizens against travel to Kashmir

"The FCO advise against all but essential travel to the city of Srinagar and between the cities of Jammu and Srinagar on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway," it said.
DNA - Published

British Foreign Office calls in Iranian envoy over tanker seizure

Britain summoned the Iranian Charge d'Affaires in London after Friday's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the British Foreign Office said on Saturday.
Reuters - Published

Important new US ambassador is best person for long term relationship : UK minister

Britain's new ambassador to the United States must be the best person for the long term interests of the relationship between the two countries, junior Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan said on..
Reuters - Published

No evidence of hacking in UK diplomatic leak: top civil servant

There is no evidence that hacking was involved in the leaking of British diplomatic memos from London's ambassador to Washington but an investigation is ongoing, the UK's top civil servant in the..
Reuters - Published

UK says unprecedented for head of friendly state to refuse to deal with envoy

It is unprecedented for the head of a friendly state to refuse to deal with a British envoy, the UK's top Foreign Office civil servant said after a row involving U.S. President Donald Trump prompted..
Reuters - Published

UK's Johnson threw ambassador to U.S. 'under the bus': junior minister

Boris Johnson threw Britain's ambassador to Washington "under the bus" when he refused to back the envoy in his row with Donald Trump, junior Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Britain says Iran must stop and reverse its nuclear activities

Iran has broken the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal and must immediately stop and reverse its activities, a spokesman for Britain's Foreign Office said on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

Britain confirms envoy to Iran summoned over oil tanker seizure

Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Thursday that its ambassador to Tehran had been summoned over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar.
Reuters - Published

Imran Khan to meet US President Donald Trump on July 22: Pakistan Foreign Office

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet US President Donald Trump on July 22 and their focus will be on improving the ties between the two countries, the Foreign Office said Thursday.
DNA - Published

Prince William and Kate to visit Pakistan in the autumn

Prince William and his wife Kate will visit Pakistan in the autumn at the request of Britain's Foreign Office, Kensington Palace said on Saturday.
Reuters - Published

British minister held 'constructive' talks with Iran on rising tensions

The British minister for the Middle East had "open, frank and constructive" talks with Iranian government representatives about rising tensions in the region during a visit to Tehran, Britain's Foreign..
Reuters - Published

UK appoints first Indian-origin member, Kumar Iyer, as Chief Economist of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Kumar Iyer has been appointed by the UK government as the Chief Economist of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), making him the first Indian-origin member of the department's management board.
Firstpost - Published

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