Falkland Islands

Watch: Daredevil Indian women naval officers brave storm in Pacific Ocean

Watch: Daredevil Indian women naval officers brave storm in Pacific Ocean

India's first-all women sailing crew recently encountered a menacing storm en route Falkland Islands but displayed exemplary courage and skill to navigate their way to safety.

Jan 11, 2018, 09:07 AM IST

New government, same claim over Falklands in Argentina

Argentina`s new conservative government affirmed on Sunday that it will continue to press the country`s claims to the Falkland Islands, which Britain insists that it owns.

Jan 04, 2016, 04:27 AM IST

347 rescued from French cruise ship after fire on board near Falkland Islands

Britain rescued 347 passengers and crew from a French cruise ship after a fire broke out near Falkland Islands.

Nov 20, 2015, 00:37 AM IST

Pope Francis photographed with sign calling for Falklands dialogue

Pope Francis was drawn into the long-running debate over the Falkland Islands on Wednesday, when he was photographed holding a sign calling for dialogue on the islands` future.

Aug 20, 2015, 06:29 AM IST

UK spied on Argentina: Edward Snowden

Britain spied for several years on the Argentine government over fears of a fresh attempt to retake the Falkland Islands, documents released by American whistle-blower Edward Snowden have claimed.

Apr 03, 2015, 15:26 PM IST

Britain says to "beef up" defence of disputed Falkland Islands

Britain plans to "beef up" its defences of the disputed Falkland Islands to ensure they are properly protected, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Tuesday, in comments likely to irk Argentina which still lays claim to the archipelago. 

Mar 24, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

Russia has 'more right' to Crimea than UK to Falklands, says Moscow

Russia has more claim to Crimea than Britain has to the Falkland Islands, a senior Russian lawmaker insisted Sunday as London again denounced Moscow`s "illegal annexation" of the peninsula.

Mar 23, 2015, 01:09 AM IST

Taiwan ship carrying 49 crew missing in South Atlantic

A Taiwanese ship carrying 49 crew has vanished in the remote South Atlantic Ocean without any sign of a mayday call but shortly after its skipper reported it was taking on water, authorities said Sunday.

Mar 08, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

49 on Taiwan fishing boat missing in south Atlantic

 A 49-strong crew on a Taiwan-registered fishing boat has been unaccounted for since losing contact on February 26 in the south Atlantic, Xinhua reported on Saturday.

Mar 07, 2015, 22:16 PM IST

FIFA fines Argentina for Falklands banner

FIFA has fined and reprimanded the Argentinian Football Association after the World Cup finalists put up a banner laying claim to the disputed Falkland Islands before a recent match.

Jul 26, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

UK not to invite Argentine president for Margaret Thatcher`s funeral

Britain has decided not to invite Argentine President Cristina Kirchner to the funeral of former prime minister Margaret Thatcher, Downing Street said over Falkland Islands dispute.

Apr 11, 2013, 19:21 PM IST

Falkland lawmakers say they have ‘no desire to be governed by Argentina`

Falkland Islands lawmakers have said they will not back down in the face of Argentina’s efforts to claim the South Atlantic territory.

Mar 26, 2013, 13:53 PM IST

Secret Margaret Thatcher papers reveal Tory split over Falkland Islands issue

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s papers revealed that there was division within Conservative Party over how government should respond to Argentina’s invasion of the Falkland Islands.

Mar 22, 2013, 13:00 PM IST

Falklands vote: Over 99% choose to remain British

In a two-day referendum that recorded a turnout of 92 percent, 99% islanders voted in favour of staying British.

Mar 12, 2013, 10:46 AM IST

Falkland Islanders vote with an eye on Argentina

Britain is hoping this weekend`s referendum on the political status of the Falkland Islands will push the US and other neutral govts off the fence in its territorial dispute with Argentina.

Mar 10, 2013, 09:17 AM IST

British Defence chiefs prepare new plans to defend Falkland Islands from Argentina

Britain’s defence chiefs have drawn up new contingency plans to prevent hostile action by Argentina towards the Falkland Islands.

Jan 13, 2013, 19:22 PM IST

Will fight to defend Falkland Islands: David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron said that the country is prepared to defend the Falkland Islands with military force if Argentina launched another invasion.

Jan 07, 2013, 13:33 PM IST

Argentina distances itself from Falklands TV ad

A state-sponsored television advertisement shot on the disputed Falkland Islands has triggered a diplomatic dispute between Britain and Argentina before the London Olympics.

May 09, 2012, 09:19 AM IST

Argentina refuses to apologise for Olympic advert

The advert shows Olympic hopeful Fernando Zylberberg training on “Argentine soil” in the Falkland Islands.

May 07, 2012, 14:47 PM IST

Tensions high on 30th anniversary of Falklands war

Britain and Argentina marked 30 years since the invasion of the Falkland Islands triggered a 74-day war.

Apr 02, 2012, 14:28 PM IST