THE Falkland Islands Government Office (FIGO) in London celebrates its 25th birthday next week, making it one of the longest established UK OverseasTerritories offices.
Clara Rojas, one of the two women hostages released by Colombian cocaine funded FARC rebels says she is eager to be reunited with her young son. The three-year-old son, fathered by one of her rebel captors, was taken from her at eight months and is now in foster care in Colombia.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has stirred up controversy by calling on United States and European governments to stop treating the cocaine funded Colombian rebel groups, which are holding hundreds of hostages, as terrorists.
A veteran destroyer of the Falkland Islands conflict, HMS Exeter has taken a starring role at this year's ten day London Boat Show which officially opened on Friday.
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Colombia's government on Wednesday approved a mission sponsored by Venezuela to free two hostages held by cocaine funded leftist rebels, said a spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Colombian rebels freed two women held hostage for more than five years, handing them over Thursday to Venezuelan officials who flew them to Caracas where a triumphant President Hugo Chavez awaited
Jorge Isaac Anaya, a former Argentine navy chief who was the leading proponent of the past dictatorship's ill-fated 1982 invasion of the Falklands Islands, has died at 81.
Anaya, who suffered a heart attack in 2006 while awaiting court questioning about human rights abuses during military rule, died at home
The US presidential race has been left wide open after Hillary Clinton and John McCain both rebounded to win victories in the New Hampshire Tuesday primary. It appeared that Mrs. Clinton's campaign benefited from a surge among women voters, while fewer young voters turned out for Democratic rival Barack Obama.
Bolivian President Evo Morales and provincial governors have agreed to draw up a pact of national unity to prevent the country from splitting apart. Mr Morales and the governors said they want to settle their differences over a new draft constitution and revenues from natural gas exports.