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Falkland reactions to Thatcher death

The death of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher draws attention to a place many consider pivotal to her role as premier – the Falkland

The death of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher draws attention to a place many consider pivotal to her role as premier – the Falkland

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Cameron calls on world to respect Falklands referendum

Only three Falkland Islanders voted against the Falklands remaining a British Overseas Territory in the weekend referendum, and there was joy in the

Only three Falkland Islanders voted against the Falklands remaining a British Overseas Territory in the weekend referendum, and there was joy in the

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Falkland Islanders vote 99 percent to remain British in referendum

Falkland Islanders have voted almost unanimously to remain under British rule. Of the 1,649 Falklands-born and long-term residents registered to

Falkland Islanders have voted almost unanimously to remain under British rule. Of the 1,649 Falklands-born and long-term residents registered to

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Falkland islanders vote in referendum

On the Falkland Islands a referendum is underway asking the islanders to vote if they wish to remain a British Overseas Territory. It comes during

On the Falkland Islands a referendum is underway asking the islanders to vote if they wish to remain a British Overseas Territory. It comes during

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Falkland Islanders vote on British sovereignty

Voters on the British-ruled Falkland Islands off the coast of Argentina are to hold a referendum today on whether they want to remain a British

Voters on the British-ruled Falkland Islands off the coast of Argentina are to hold a referendum today on whether they want to remain a British

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War veterans back calls for talks over Falkland Islands

Argentine war veterans gathered in Buenos Aires on Thursday, to voice their support for an open letter which calls for talks over the Falkland

Argentine war veterans gathered in Buenos Aires on Thursday, to voice their support for an open letter which calls for talks over the Falkland

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British PM rebuffs Argentina in Falkland Islands dispute

British Prime Minister David Cameron has rebuffed demands from Argentina to negotiate a solution to the dispute over the Falkland Islands. In an

British Prime Minister David Cameron has rebuffed demands from Argentina to negotiate a solution to the dispute over the Falkland Islands. In an

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Argentina accuses Britain of 'sacrilege'

An Argentine war cemetery on the Falkland Islands has been vandalised. The destruction is being investigated by police and the Island’s government

An Argentine war cemetery on the Falkland Islands has been vandalised. The destruction is being investigated by police and the Island’s government

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Argentina and UK talk tough on Falklands anniversary

Poignant memories marked ceremonies on the Falkland Islands, 30 years since the end of the brief but bitter war over their sovereignty. Yet three

Poignant memories marked ceremonies on the Falkland Islands, 30 years since the end of the brief but bitter war over their sovereignty. Yet three

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Falkland Islands to hold referendum

Falkland Islanders are set to hold a referendum on their political status next year, a move aimed at bolstering international diplomatic support for

Falkland Islanders are set to hold a referendum on their political status next year, a move aimed at bolstering international diplomatic support for

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Argentine anger at UK on Falklands anniversary

Argentinian anger against Britain flared up on the streets of Buenos Aires on the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War between the two

Argentinian anger against Britain flared up on the streets of Buenos Aires on the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War between the two

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Falklands War dead remembered on 30th anniversary

There have been memorial services in Britain and Argentina to mark the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War. In the UK, at the Millenium Chapel

There have been memorial services in Britain and Argentina to mark the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War. In the UK, at the Millenium Chapel

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Lives lost for Falklands remembered

Thirty years ago today, amphibious forces from Argentina landed on the Falkland Islands, forced the British local government to surrender and took

Thirty years ago today, amphibious forces from Argentina landed on the Falkland Islands, forced the British local government to surrender and took

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30 years on: UK and Argentina mark Falklands invasion

Britain and Argentina are staging separate ceremonies to mark the 30th anniversary of the start of the Falklands War, amid renewed diplomatic

Britain and Argentina are staging separate ceremonies to mark the 30th anniversary of the start of the Falklands War, amid renewed diplomatic

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Penn backs Argentina

Actor Sean Penn has thrown his support behind Argentina over rising tensions with Britain regarding the Falkland Islands. The Hollywood star who is

Actor Sean Penn has thrown his support behind Argentina over rising tensions with Britain regarding the Falkland Islands. The Hollywood star who is

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Argentina takes Falklands dispute to UN

Argentina says Britain has deployed nuclear weapons near the Falkland Islands, a charge denied by London. Argentinian foreign minister Héctor

Argentina says Britain has deployed nuclear weapons near the Falkland Islands, a charge denied by London. Argentinian foreign minister Héctor

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Argentina complains to the UN over UK warship

Britain’s deployment of a warship to the Falkland Islands has angered Argentina which says it now intends to complain to the United

Britain’s deployment of a warship to the Falkland Islands has angered Argentina which says it now intends to complain to the United

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William flies into Falkland service

Britain’s Prince William has begun a deployment to the Falklands with the Royal Air Force, angering Argentina which lays claim to the islands. He

Britain’s Prince William has begun a deployment to the Falklands with the Royal Air Force, angering Argentina which lays claim to the islands. He

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Britain sends warship to Falkland Islands

Britain is sending a warship to the Falkland Islands as the 30th anniversary of its conflict with Argentina over their ownership approaches. The

Britain is sending a warship to the Falkland Islands as the 30th anniversary of its conflict with Argentina over their ownership approaches. The

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Kirchner slams Cameron comments as 'nonsense'

Argentinian President Cristina Kirchner has wasted no time bouncing back from surgery on a suspected tumour in her throat to resume the diplomatic

Argentinian President Cristina Kirchner has wasted no time bouncing back from surgery on a suspected tumour in her throat to resume the diplomatic

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Falklands-Malvinas - perhaps a different approach

It is true that the disputed islands named both Falkland and Malvinas are closer to Argentina than to Britain. But geographical arguments are

It is true that the disputed islands named both Falkland and Malvinas are closer to Argentina than to Britain. But geographical arguments are

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Falklands feud still raw in Buenos Aires

Hundreds of activists have descended on the British Embassy in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires to call on Britain to relinquish its sovereignty of

Hundreds of activists have descended on the British Embassy in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires to call on Britain to relinquish its sovereignty of

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UK and Argentina in new war of words over Falklands

Tensions are again mounting between Argentina and Britain over the Falkland Islands, in the run-up to the 30th anniversary of the brief war the two

Tensions are again mounting between Argentina and Britain over the Falkland Islands, in the run-up to the 30th anniversary of the brief war the two

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Budget cuts leave UK 'unable to hold Falklands'

If Argentina were to attack the Falklands again, Britain would risk losing the islands due to cuts in defence spending, according to the naval

If Argentina were to attack the Falklands again, Britain would risk losing the islands due to cuts in defence spending, according to the naval

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Clinton calls for talks over Falklands dispute

The US Secretary of State has stepped into the row between Argentina and Britain over the disputed Falkland Islands. After meeting Argentina’s

The US Secretary of State has stepped into the row between Argentina and Britain over the disputed Falkland Islands. After meeting Argentina’s

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Latin American leaders 'back Argentina' over Falklands

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner says she has won the backing of other Latin American leaders over her objections to British oil

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner says she has won the backing of other Latin American leaders over her objections to British oil

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Dispute deepens over Falklands oil plans

The dispute over plans to drill for oil near the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic is deepening. Argentina says the British proposals amount

The dispute over plans to drill for oil near the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic is deepening. Argentina says the British proposals amount