Although efforts to curtail landmines have been successful, much remains to be done as the devices still kill nearly 20,000 people every year, the top United Nations peacekeeping official said on the eve of the second-ever International Day dedicated to curbing the scourge (April 4).
Former leader of the British Conservative Party, now Shadow Foreign Secretary, William Hague paid what was literally a flying visit to the Falkland Islands on Tuesday.
The Shadow Foreign Secretary, William Hague, will be visiting Brazil this weekend before travelling on to the Falkland Islands in the week of the 25th anniversary of the Argentine invasion.
On the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the South Atlantic conflict Argentina called Monday on the United Kingdom to resume Falkland Islands sovereignty negotiations as indicated by resolutions from United Nations.
Almost 40% of former Malvinas war combatants have attempted committing suicide according to a report and survey among veterans complied by Argentina's health services experts and released in coincidence with the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the South Atlantic conflict.
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher marked the 25th anniversary of the Falkland Islands War at a small, private ceremony in St. Paul's Cathedral Monday evening. She was joined by Sukey Cameron, Falkland Islands government representative in London, as well as members of the church's staff.
Brazil and United States expect that in the coming thirty days agreement on the Doha Round global trade talks can be reached, revealed Monday Brazilian president Lula da Silva during his weekly broadcast program.
In case anyone, anywhere in the world is still in doubt, given the constant stream of journalists arriving and leaving the Falkland Islands during the last few weeks, April 2nd marks for Falkland Islanders the twenty-fifth anniversary of the invasion of their country by Argentina.
On the 25th anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict Argentina accused Great Britain of arrogance gestures and of repeatedly denying international mandates to dialogue over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas).
On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, April 2, the United Kingdom expressed continuing regret over the loss of life on both sides of the South Atlantic conflict.