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9th September 2011

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by Leigh Turner

Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Vienna

Andy Warhol and Ukraine

To the Mironova Gallery in Kyiv for the opening of the exhibition “Pop Art and its Kings”, featuring rare, recently rediscovered 1963 and 1964 photos of cult pop artists Andy Warhol and Robert Indiana┬áby the photographer William John Kennedy. ┬áThe black and white pictures are fascinating, showing the two artists on the eve of their […]

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28th June 2011 Islamabad, Pakistan

by Adam Thomson

British High Commissioner to Pakistan

Recognizing fallen martyrs

On Thursday, I visited the Police Lines headquarters in Islamabad. I was accompanying the UK Foreign Secretary, William Hague, who wanted to pay his respects to the fallen martyrs of the Pakistani police service and to publicly recognise their sacrifices in serving Pakistan and its citizens. Mr Hague laid a wreath at the police monument […]

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12th October 2010 New York, USA

UN General Assembly in NYC

Guest blog: Mike Niles, Press & Public Affairs, British Consulate-General, New York Word to the wise: if you are ever in New York the third week of September and feel like a quiet walk through midtown Manhattan, I suggest taking a look at Central Park or Wall Street instead. When world leaders descend on midtown […]

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5th July 2010 Islamabad, Pakistan

by Adam Thomson

British High Commissioner to Pakistan

A deep partnership

The Cabinet Ministers of the new British coalition government are queuing up to come to Pakistan. In the past three weeks I have hosted both our new International Development Minister, Andrew Mitchell, and our new Foreign Minister, William Hague. It makes sense. Pakistan is already Britain’s second largest development programme and this is quite likely […]

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