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  1. News - World - FALKLAND ISLANDS

    Falkland Islands serve as nuclear base for Nato, claims Argentine president

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Buenos Aires Falklands are 'nuclear base for Nato' Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has claimed that the Falkland Islands serve ... for it in 1982. The islands "constitute a Nato military nuclear base in the South Atlantic- this is the truth that they can't continue to hide". She alleged the archipelago was "among ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1464153/falkland-islands-serve-nuclear-base-nato-claims-argentine-president
  2. News - World - FALKLAND ISLANDS

    Falkland islanders vote 99.8pc in favour of staying British territory

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 09:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Falkland islanders on Monday voted overwhelmingly in favour of remaining a British oversees territory in a referendum designed to send a strong message ... the result, saying it “demonstrates more clearly than ever the Falkland Islanders’ wish to remain an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom. “We have always been clear that we believe in the rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1189061/falkland-islanders-vote-998pc-favour-staying-british-territory
  3. News - World - FALKLAND ISLANDS

    Falkland Islands vote in referendum with eye on world

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 10:42am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Falkland Islanders hold a referendum on Sunday and Monday to send a message to the world that they want to stay British, although Argentina has already ... Argentina and Britain fought a brief but bloody war over the islands in 1982, and diplomatic tensions have escalated in recent years with the discovery of oil near the Falklands. Britain has held ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1187508/falkland-islands-vote-referendum-eye-world
  4. News - World - FALKLAND ISLANDS

    Falklands to vote on current status on March 10-11

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 02:50pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Falkland Islanders will be asked specifically whether they want the archipelago to retain it status as a British overseas territory in a referendum on March ... “The result will demonstrate in a clear, democratic and incontestable way how the people of the Falkland Islands wish to live their lives,” the islands’ government said in a statement. “To ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1131617/falklands-vote-current-status-march-10-11
  5. News - World - FALKLAND ISLANDS

    Argentina says Falkland Islanders ‘do not exist’

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 01:14am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Argentina’s Foreign Minister Hector Timerman said on Wednesday that the Falkland Islanders “do not exist” after snubbing the chance of talks ... William Hague met Jan Cheek and Dick Sawle, from the eight-member Falkland Islands legislative assembly, for talks at the Foreign Office in London, but Timerman declined an invitation to join ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1144974/argentina-says-falkland-islanders-do-not-exist
  6. News - World

    Argentinian President Kirchner compares Falklands to Crimea

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 10:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Britain's rule over the Falkland Islands is no more acceptable than Russia's incorporation of Crimea, Argentinian President Cristina Kirchner said. ... referendum on the Falkland Islands, in which 99.8 per cent of the islanders voted to remain a British overseas territory, was worthless. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1453467/argentinian-president-kirchner-compares-falklands-crimea
  7. News - World - FALKLAND ISLANDS

    Argentines kill British 'terrorists' in Falklands online game

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rosario Argentines kill British in Falklands video game A local company has created a version of the first-person shooter video game Counter-Strike in which Argentine "police" kill British "terrorists" on the Falkland Islands. For centuries, Argentina has claimed the British-controlled, wind-swept South Atlantic archipelago as part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1202012/argentines-kill-british-terrorists-falklands-online-game
  8. News - World - FALKLAND ISLANDS

    Falklanders aim to send message with referendum

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... 'Stay British' referendum begins Falkland Islanders were to hold a referendum yesterday and today to send a message to the world that they want to stay British, although Argentina has ... Argentina and Britain fought a brief but bloody war over the islands in 1982, and diplomatic tensions have escalated in recent years with the discovery of oil near the Falklands. Britain has held ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1187848/falklanders-aim-send-message-referendum
  9. News - World

    Give up the Falklands, Argentina’s Kirchner tells UK

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 11:18am by Associated Press in London

    ... Associated Press in London Argentina’s president called on Britain on Thursday to relinquish control of the Falkland Islands, accusing London of taking part in an act of “blatant ... of the Falkland Islands should be determined by the Falkland Islanders themselves, the people who live there,” the British prime minister said. He said Kirchner should pay heed to the result ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1119691/give-falklands-argentinas-kirchner-tells-uk
  10. Sport - Soccer

    Ossie Ardiles reveals details of narrow escape in Falklands car crash

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 10:20am by AFP

    ... a horrific road accident in the Falkland Islands and thanked the British air force for their rescue efforts. Ardiles was driving a car containing his son Freddy, former Tottenham and Argentina teammate Ricky Villa plus another four passengers when it overturned in an ugly crash on Monday. The 61-year-old, who was in the Falkland Islands filming a documentary, was airlifted to the King ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1412355/ossie-ardiles-reveals-details-narrow-escape-falklands-car-crash

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