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Thirty years have passed since the liberation of the Falkland Islands

UK rebuffs Argentina's Falklands talks offer

Britain is refusing to hold negotiations with Argentina over the future sovereignty of the Falkland Islands.

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  • Port Stanley, capital of the Falkland Islands

    UK unmoving on Falklands

    David Cameron was set to defy Argentina's demands for the renewal of talks over the fate of the Falkland Islands as talks on the fringe of the G8 and G20 summits in Canada continued.

  • Hillary Clinton offers Falkands mediation

    Clinton wants Falklands dialogue

    Hillary Clinton has called for talks between Britain and Argentina over the disputed Falkand Islands, as she heads for discussions in South America.

  • Victory in 1982 Falklands war means the islands remain British

    Argentina takes Falklands to UN

    United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon will meet with Argentina's foreign minister as opposition to Britain's ongoing sovereignty over the Falkland Islands rises.

  • Leaders are meeting in Cancun, Mexico, for a regional summit

    Latin America unites over Falklands

    Latin American states have united to back Argentina's claim over the Falkland Islands at a summit in Mexico.

  • Argentina has reacted angrily to the exploration

    Falklands drilling starts amid heightened tensions

    A British rig is set to start drilling for oil around the Falklands Islands, despite bitter anger from Buenos Aires.

  • A photo taken during the Flakland conflict, in 1982, in which 649 Argentine and 255 British soldiers died

    Falklands tensions rise

    Tensions between the UK and Argentinean governments are on the rise after the South American country announced new controls on ships passing through its waters to the Falkland Islands.

  • The Carribean paradise of Belize is where Ashcroft's "heart is".

    Belizian government savages Lord Ashcroft

    The Tory's infamous and pivotal donor and deputy-chairman, Lord Ashcroft, has been torn apart at a meeting of the Belizean parliament, where he has significant business interests.

  • Honduras

    UK condemns Central American coup

    Britain has condemned a coup in the Central American state of Honduras, as tensions across the region ramp up to a possible war footing.

  • Guantanamo Bay has held terror suspects for five years

    MPs call for Guantanamo action

    British MPs have called for the closure of the Guantanamo Bay terror prison "as soon as possible" after a recent visit.

  • Mixed reactions to Pinochet's death

    Pinochet death prompts mixed reaction

    Baroness Thatcher is said to be "greatly saddened" by the death of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet - although the government's response was more ambivalent.

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