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Argentina blasts UK over plans for Falkands military exercise

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 02:33

Argentina Friday blasted plans by Britain to hold military exercises in the Falkland Islands, the rocky archipelago claimed by both countries.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 19:21

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.

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 13:53

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

Secret Margaret Thatcher papers reveal Tory split over Falkland Islands issue

Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 13:00

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.

Cameron hails Falklands `clear result` to stay British

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 17:48

Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday called on Argentina to take "careful note" of the wishes of the people of Falkland Islands, hours after islanders voted overwhelmingly in a referendum to remain British.

Falklands vote: Over 99% choose to remain British

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 10:46

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

China backs Argentina`s claim over Falklands

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 17:59

China on Monday backed Argentina`s claim over the disputed Falkland islands, rejecting the validity of the referendum being held in the British-ruled territory.

Falkland Islanders vote with an eye on Argentina

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 09:17

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.

Falkland govt sets date for referendum on sovereignty

Last Updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013, 16:16

Falklands government has set a date for a referendum on the future sovereignty of the islands.

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

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 19:22

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

Will fight to defend Falkland Islands: David Cameron

Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 13:33

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

Argentina stakes claim to Falklands again

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 17:15

Thirty years after its forces were evicted by a British expeditionary naval flotilla, Argentinian President Cristina Krichner has demanded that the disputed Falkland Islands be returned to them.