Jump to navigation

UK

Tony Blair (Anthony Charles Lynton Blair)

Date of Birth: 6 May 1953
Place of Birth: Edinburgh


Displaying 131-140 out of 148 results.

The region rumbles

Before leaving for Victoria Falls Mbeki had phoned British Prime Minister Tony Blair and secured an undertaking that Britain would remain willing to contribute to a serious programme of Zimbabwean land reform...


Hawks or doves?

This is despite a cabinet meeting in Downing Street last month when Prime Minister Tony Blair overruled Foreign Secretary Robin Cook's arguments for continuing to block arms export licences in particular spare parts for the Hawk jets which British Aerospace (BAe) sold President Robert Mugabe's government a decade ago...


Boutef rides his luck

His discussions with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and South African President Thabo Mbeki messages on debt to British Prime Minister Tony Blair and entertaining of such personages as Congo-Kinshasa's Laurent-Désiré Kabila fill local media (slipping back into bad old habits under pressure from a presidency which believes state television is for state spokespeople)...


Postponing the new order

The review committee accommodates the calls of British Prime Minister Tony Blair for the Commonwealth 'to reform or become irrelevant' - and those errant states which want to postpone more political scrutiny...


Problematic peace

Though UK Prime Minister Tony Blair presented him as a beacon of democracy only two years ago Kabbah's credibility has long since ebbed away...


Out of Africa

Prime Minister Tony Blair Foreign Secretary Robin Cook and Queen Elizabeth II are all due in South Africa for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in November and are planning stopover visits en route...


Diplomacy with attitude

Third Way in Cape TownPrime Minister Tony Blair stopped over in South Africa's parliament in January after a Christmas holiday in the Seychelles to make 'a Third Way' speech extolling the virtues of centrist politics and globalisation neither of them hugely popular in Cape Town just now...


Whitehall's Africa team

Both are said to be having a 'good war' in Yugoslavia and are likely to be survive Prime Minister Tony Blair's forthcoming reshuffle although any leadership hopes Cook may have harboured were dissipated after his annus horribilis: the arms to Sierra Leone row and his messy divorce last year...

Tony Blair whom FCO officials regard as a 'natural' diplomat has assembled an inner circle almost devoid of foreign policy experience save for the former career diplomat in Washington Jonathan Powell...


Spinning south

Premier Tony Blair was quoted as saying that one of his political aims was to get Labour ‘to love Peter Mandelson’...


Une autre entente

Details of plans have emerged since the Franco-British summit in Saint-Malo on 3-4 December attended by Cook and Védrine and Premiers Lionel Jospin and Tony Blair...


Displaying 131-140 out of 148 results.