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Argentine Senate head calls on UK for Falklands/Malvinas discussions.

Argentine Senate president Federico Pinedo called on the British government 'to sit down and discuss all issues including the Malvinas dispute', and should also make a greater effort in improving its relations with Latin America, according to a statement from DYN news agency.

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Argentine Senate head calls on UK for Falklands/Malvinas discussions.

Argentine Senate president Federico Pinedo called on the British government "to sit down and discuss all issues including the Malvinas dispute", and should also make a greater effort in improving its relations with Latin America, according to a statement from DYN news agency.

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Queen's Baton Relay of Commonwealth Games arrived in the Falkland Islands.

The Queen's Baton Relay of the Commonwealth Games has arrived in the Falkland Islands. The baton carries a message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Head of the Commonwealth, and is travelling around the world prior to the beginning of the Commonwealth Games in April 2018. This tradition began in 1958. The baton visit ...

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PM May supports Falklands' self determination; calls on Argentina to meet September joint communiqué.

Prime Minister Theresa May reiterated the UK Government's strong and wholehearted support for the Falkland Islands right to self-determination and underlined UK is seeking a more productive relation with Argentina but cautioned that the full potential of the relationship depends on Buenos Aires meeting the public ...

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Falklands' SAERI lead in Ascension Island tropical marine research.

The Journal of Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom has this month released a special issue focussing on Ascension Island's marine biodiversity. Falklands' based SAERI Director Dr Paul Brickle explained that 20 papers reported on the results of 202 sampling events, comprising a mixture of quantitative SCUBA ...

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Falklands' second Loligo season very promising but by-catch of fur seals forces an exclusion zone.

The Falkland Islands second Loligo squid season has taken with very good catches, but good catches also means abundance of the cephalopodus, and... of those sea mammals that feed on them. Because of this a temporary exclusion zone around Beauchene Island was put in place on Thursday making this productive area for Loligo ...

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Falklands' Argentine cemetery clandestine photos: Red Cross has all the facts and identity of the alleged individual.

'Everything was caught on camera and there is an ongoing investigation,' the International Red Cross has confirmed, referring to the controversy in July when images of the Argentine cemetery in the Falkland Islands were reproduced in the Argentine press.

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Falkland/Malvinas Islands: Forensic field work to identify remains of Argentine soldiers comes to an end.

News release | Geneva – The work of an International Committee of the Red Cross forensic team to identify Argentine soldiers buried in Darwin cemetery came to an end on 7 August with a simple religious ceremony.

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