Expressing his disappointment that Russia and China decided to veto a UN Security Council Resolution on Syria, the Foreign Secretary said that Britain would continue to stand side by side with the Syrian people.
Minister for the Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt expressed concern about the treatment of Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad sentenced to three years imprisonment on 10 April by an Egyptian military court.
In his blog, Michael O Neill in Helmand described progress in Afghanistan and the resilience of the Afghan people.
New research showed one in five travel without insurance. The Foreign Office’s Know Before You Go team explained that the UK Government can’t cover medical bills in the event that something goes wrong when abroad.
And in a Foreign Office film, Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta talked about the UK’s artistic flair and why he chose to join the Royal Ballet in Britain.