The last of the 1,650 voters in the Falkland Islands were casting their ballots today in a referendum aimed at showing Argentina and the rest of the outside world that they are determined to remain a British overseas territory.
Mon, 11 Mar, 2013
Argentina's president is pressing her country's claim to the Falkland Islands with a high-profile appearance today before a little-known UN committee on the 30th anniversary of Britain's ousting of an Argentinian invasion force.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2012
The Falkland Islands are to hold a referendum on their “political status” - hoping to bring an end to the continuing dispute with Argentina over the islands’ sovereignty, their government said today.
Tue, 12 Jun, 2012
A small group of leftist protesters have burned a British flag outside the headquarters of Argentina’s oil company, saying YPF should stop using oil tankers that fly flags from the British commonwealth.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2012
Argentina has asked stock markets in New York and London to warn investors of its claim that five oil exploration companies are working illegally off the Falkland Islands, which Argentina contends were stolen by Britain more than a century ago.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2012
Argentina staked a claim to a vast area of seabed stretching from South America to the Antarctic in its latest bid for control of the South Atlantic in a historic dispute with the United Kingdom.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2009
British soldiers are alleged to have started a fire on a South Atlantic Island, damaging one of the most important seabird sites in the world.
Sat, 20 Jan, 2001
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