Foreign secretary William Hague will travel with Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie to Africa this week to raise awareness of warzone rape.
Foreign Secretary is hosting dinner party for outgoing US Secretary of State to celebrate her legacy and their 'special relationship'.
Countries from Australia to the UK have expelled Syrian diplomats in a coordinated move to step up pressure against the regime.
Argentina's foreign minister has turned down the offer of talks with William Hague over the future of the Falklands, after the Foreign Secretary insisted that islanders should also be present.
Representatives of the Falkland Islands government were flying to London this weekend to tell Hector Timerman that Buenos Aires should respect islanders' rights and leave them in peace.
But Mr Timerman, who had initially asked for a one-to-one meeting with the Foreign Secretary, last night said he would not accept the offer of a meeting involving the Port Stanley government, which Argentina does not recognise as legitimate.
William Hague published a picture which showed him standing alongside Hillary Clinton as the US Secretary of State prepares to bow out of her role.
"Warm celebration of US-UK alliance at dinner for Hillary Clinton, and a fond farewell to a Great Secretary of State," he tweeted.
Robert Moore: Hague's farewell tribute to Hillary Clinton
Former president of the United States, and husband of Hilary, Bill Clinton will be among the guests, along with their daughter Chelsea and husband Marc Mezvinsky.
Other guests include: Fashion mogul Oscar de la Renta and wife, General Martin Dempsey, Senator Feinstein, politicians Dr Alan Greenspan and Ms Andrea Mitchell, former White House chief of staff Jack Lew, and his replacement Denis McDonough, French Lawyer Christine Lagarde.
Senator McCain, Acting director of the CIA Mike Morrell, outgoing Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta, American diplomat Dr Susan Rice, and stateman George Shultz.
Senator John Kerry, who has been picked as Hillary's replacement will also attend.
Foreign Secretary William Hague will mark the departure of Hillary Clinton as US Secretary of State tonight by hosting a farewell party for her in Washington.
Mr Hague is due to preside over a private farewell dinner for his opposite number during a visit to the US capital where he is expected also to hold meetings with officials, politicians and business leaders.
Yesterday the Foreign Secretary tweeted:
Heading to the US for talks and to host a farewell dinner tomorrow for Secretary of State Hillary ClintonFrom @WilliamJHague on Twitter:
He also retweeted praise for Mrs Clinton sent to him by Britons:
David Cameron will deliver his long-awaited speech about relations with the European Union in the coming week, Foreign Secretary William Hague said today.
After months of speculation, Cameron had been scheduled to deliver the speech on Friday in the Netherlands, but it was postponed because of a hostage crisis in Algeria.
"It will happen in the coming week. We will make an announcement about exactly when and where tomorrow," Hague told the BBC.
Foreign Secretary William Hague said that there were 22 British nationals who had survived the attack and were now back in the UK. He told BBC1's The Andrew Marr Show:
– William Hague, Foreign Secretary
We brought them back and BP brought others back on chartered flights during the night so they are being reunited with their loved ones.
David Cameron is due to speak to the Algerian prime minister later today, Foreign Secretary William Hague has said.
He said he had spoken to the Algerian foreign minister and that he will be hosting another meeting of COBRA later today.
A team of British consular staff are on the ground at the gas plant and the British Ambassador is due to arrive there later today, he confirmed.
Commenting on the hostage situation in Algeria and the death of a Briton there, William Hague has said that, "there is no excuse for such behaviour, whatever excuse they may claim. It is absolutely unacceptable. It is in this case the cold-blooded murder of people going about their business."