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Friday, February 19, 1999 Published at 17:12 GMT

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Foreign Office accused of 'total failure'

The arms-to-Africa row has re-surfaced with MPs claiming the Foreign Office totally failed in its handling of the affair.

Officials 'set-up' over arms-to-Africa

Foreign Office officials have told MPs investigating the arms-to-Africa affair have they were "set-up" by mercenary boss Tim Spicer.

Spicer calls Sierra Leone affair 'ethical'

The head of the mercenary firm at the centre of the arms-to-Africa row has described his conduct as "ethical".

Ministers cleared of arms-to-Africa charges
The government has been cleared of any scandal in the arms-to-Africa affair but there will be "sweeping changes at the Foreign Office".
Arms-to-Africa: the repercussions
BBC Political Correspondent Nicholas Jones looks at the fall out from the arms-to-Africa affair.
Cook wants no 'scapegoats' over arms-to-Africa
The foreign secretary has told MPs no further action should be taken against officials in the wake of the report into the arms-to-Sierra Leone affair.

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