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Embattled Cameron heads to Africa
Cameron heads to Rwanda amid criticism at home

David Cameron arrives in Rwanda today to stress his party’s commitment to international development. But he faces increasing criticism back in Britain over claims he has abandoned the Tories’ traditional policy commitments. As many as six MPs have written to Sir Michael Spicer, chairman of the 1922 committee which represents backbenchers, calling for Mr Cameron’s… Read more »

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MPs call for more troops and aid
Nato ‘underestimating’ Afghan challenge

Nato must commit more troops and aid to Afghanistan or its mission may fail, MPs have warned. The Commons defence committee said Afghanistan needed more support to develop into a stable democracy. It raised serious concerns other Nato countries are not fully contributing to the conflict and warned failure in Afghanistan could undermine the very… Read more »

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