Thu Feb 21st, 2008 at 01:54:04 PM EST
Per a story in the Independent (Miliband apologises over rendition flights), the British Foreign Secretary said that US officials have revealed that on two occasions, US rendition flights landed on the island of Diego Garcia.
Foreign Secretary David Miliband apologised to MPs today after admitting that US "special rendition" flights had twice landed on British soil in contravention of earlier Government assurances.
Mr Miliband said in a Commons statement that on two occasions in 2002 US flights carrying terrorist suspects stopped to refuel at the airbase on the British Indian Ocean territory of Diego Garcia.
Sat Feb 2nd, 2008 at 12:07:12 PM EST
It's a pretty inauspicious first diary for me on the European Tribune, but I couldn't help but be struck by the juxtaposition of these headlines on the 'most read' list of the BBC news: