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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 as a nuclear base for the Nato alliance in the South Atlantic. Argentina, which calls the archipelago the Malvinas, claims the British overseas possession as its own, and fought a brief but bloody war ...

  2. Razor's Edge- The Unofficial History of the Falklands War

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Reviewed by Tim Cribb Razor's Edge- The Unofficial History of the Falklands War by Hugo Bicheno Phoenix, HK$160 There are already lots of books about the 1982 Falklands war (Guerra de ... The Unofficial History of the Falklands War will be hard to top. Bicheno imposes political perspective on the military action and, by weaving in Argentina's so-called dirty war and the machinations ...

  3. 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

    ... the islands. On April 2, 1982, the then ruling junta in Argentina invaded the Falklands, sparking a 74-day war with Britain which cost the lives of 649 Argentine and 255 British troops. Britain has ... 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 ...

  4. Sport - Soccer

    Ossie Ardiles reveals details of narrow escape in Falklands car crash

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

    ... on loan during the Falklands War. Ardiles returned to have a key role in Tottenham’s Uefa Cup triumph in 1984, playing a total of 311 times for the north London side. Despite a brief ... Agence France-Presse in London Ardiles reveals details of narrow escape in Falklands car crash Tottenham and Argentina great Ossie Ardiles has revealed details of his narrow escape from ...

  5. News - World

    Briefs, January 5, 2013

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... Springs. The December 30 fire had destroyed "a special place that has been visited by many since Albert Namatjira won international acclaim", she said. AFP   Hands off Falklands, says British tabloid LONDON- Britain's biggest-selling tabloid The Sun hit back at Argentinian President Cristina Kirchner's renewed claim over the disputed Falkland Islands in an open letter ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    Thatcher was ready for deal with Argentina to end Falklands crisis

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... on Falklands Margaret Thatcher held out hope for a diplomatic deal with Argentina over the status of the Falklands after its invasion of the islands, including the question of sovereignty, ... was responding to a plan whereby, in return for withdrawing its troops, Argentina would be represented on an interim commission and on Falkland Islands councils. Asked in private evidence ...

  7. Tributes for Falklands hero who saved 10 lives

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... around better than the Welsh Guardsmen. After the war he did a second tour of duty in the Falklands on board the RFA's Pearl Leaf. He returned to Hong Kong in 1989 and lived quietly with his ... following his death at home. The extremely modest Chiu ignored orders to abandon ship and saved 10 Welsh Guardsmen from the blazing Royal Fleet Auxiliary's Sir Galahad during the 1982 Falklands ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - World - FALKLAND ISLANDS

    Falklanders aim to send message with referendum

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

    ... 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 ... military options open against any threat to the Falklands. On April 2, 1982, Argentina's then-ruling junta invaded the Falklands, sparking a 74-day war with Britain which cost the lives of 649 ...

  10. News - World - TERRITORIAL DISPUTE

    Britain rejects role for Argentinian pope in Falklands sovereignty dispute

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York 'No role' on Falklands for Argentinian pope Religion and politics should not be mixed in the case of the Falkland Islands dispute between Britain and Argentina, according to top officials from the British side. Argentina President Cristina Kirchner this year asked Argentinian-born Pope Francis to mediate in the dispute which led to war between ...




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