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Stories for June 30th 2017

  • Friday, June 30th 2017 - 16:49 UTC

    Change of Governor of the Falkland Islands

    Mr Nigel Phillips CBE new Governor  Falkland Islands and Her Majesty’s Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

    Mr Nigel Phillips CBE has been appointed Governor of the in succession to Mr Colin Roberts CVO who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Phillips will take up his appointment in September 2017.

  • Friday, June 30th 2017 - 03:57 UTC

    Slovenia wins legal territorial dispute against Croatia in The Hague

    The disputed waters, which belonged to the former Yugoslavia before its disintegration, were claimed by both countries.

    A Court of Arbitration in The Hague Thursday ruled in favour of Slovenia in its legal dispute with Croatia and ordered that the maritime border between the two countries be modified in the coming months. The decision has not been accepted by Zagreb.

  • Friday, June 30th 2017 - 03:22 UTC

    Falkland Islands: Tourists spending more shows survey

    Arrivals figures were almost identical to the previous season, with over 55,000 cruise visitors and just over 1,400 land based leisure tourists.

    Visitor expenditure in the Falklands increased from both land-based tourists and cruise passengers last season. With all the figures from Immigration now in, and the cruise and air surveys analysed, the Tourist Board has a good picture of how last season performed they told Penguin News.

  • Friday, June 30th 2017 - 03:14 UTC

    Unions to hold second strike against Temer's reforms

    Temer has already withdrawn from attending the G-20 summit next week in Germany in view of the charges against him.

    Brazil's union federations will hold a second strike on Friday with demonstrations against the government's economic reforms and to demand the resignation of President Michel Temer, who has vowed to approve labour flexibility in the coming weeks.

  • Friday, June 30th 2017 - 01:33 UTC

    Kissinger in Moscow meets privately with Putin

    Putin and Kissinger have maintained warm personal relations over a number of years

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday welcomed former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who is visiting Russia to attend the Primakov Readings, an international conference of top-rated political experts. The meeting took place at the Kremlin.