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Prince William
Wednesday, March 21st 2012 - 21:16 UTC

Prince William ends routine tour in Falklands and is back in UK with Kate

The heir of the British Crown spent six weeks in the Falklands as a SAR helicopter pilot

Britain's Prince William was reunited with his wife on Wednesday after returning home from a tour of duty. The future king arrived at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire on the morning after leaving on February 1 for a tour with his Search and Rescue squadron in the Falkland Islands.

Thursday, March 8th 2012 - 00:12 UTC

Morrissey performs with “hate T-shirts” and insists the Falklands are Argentine

The “We Hate William and Kate” display before Argentine audiences

Morrissey's band performed in front of 15,000 fans in Argentina wearing “We Hate William and Kate” T-shirts, courting further controversy over his stance on the Falkland Islands.

Friday, February 24th 2012 - 19:14 UTC

The Malvinas/Falklands: diplomacy interrupted

Sean Penn blames the press for his misunderstanding of the Falklands dispute

Sending Prince William to the Malvinas, or Falkland Islands, gives out a message of intimidation. By Sean Penn

Friday, February 24th 2012 - 07:46 UTC

Argentine claims of Falklands’ ‘militarization’ is ‘unfounded and baseless’

Ambassador Lyall-Grant sent a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon explaining Falklands’ British sovereignty

Argentine claims that the UK is ‘militarizing’ the South Atlantic and the Falklands are ‘unfounded’ and ‘baseless’ according to a letter from British ambassador Mark Lyall-Grant addressed to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Thursday, February 23rd 2012 - 05:14 UTC

Mujica says presence of Prince William in Malvinas is not a ‘nice’ gesture

Uruguay’s president underlines support for Argentina’s claim

Uruguayan president Jose Mujica said that the presence of Prince William, heir to the British Crown, in the Malvinas Islands is a gesture “not at all nice” and called for the dispute with Argentina not to become military because it’s no good for anybody, least for the region.

Thursday, February 16th 2012 - 04:47 UTC

US disregards Argentine claim of UK’s Falklands’ and South Atlantic ‘militarization’

“British naval capacity is normal and is typical for this time of year” said Ms Nuland

It took a couple of days but finally on Wednesday US State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland said the US “has no concerns” about the alleged ‘militarization’ of the South Atlantic which was denounced by Argentina last week before the United Nations at three different levels.

Friday, February 10th 2012 - 01:01 UTC

Timerman on Friday formalizes at UN complaint against UK ‘militarization’ of Malvinas dispute

The Argentine minister is scheduled to meet with Ambassador Kodjo Menan, president of the Security Council

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez gave instructions for the formal complaint before the United Nations accusing the United Kingdom of ‘militarization’ of the South Atlantic and Malvinas Islands be presented on Friday, according to a release from the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Wednesday, February 8th 2012 - 23:28 UTC

Argentina has no more claim to the Falklands than Canada does to Alaska

George Grant is a Research Fellow at The Henry Jackson Society in London

Argentina has no more claim to the Falklands than Canada does to Alaska Giving the Falkland Islands to Argentina makes as much sense as giving Alaska to Canada: none whatsoever, says George Grant.

Saturday, February 4th 2012 - 17:25 UTC

Flight Lt. Wales takes up his duties in the Falkland Islands

Prince William at 1564 Flt Search&Rescue offices in Mount Pleasent Complex

Flt Lt Wales has commenced his duties as an RAF Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter pilot in the Falkland Islands providing Search and Rescue cover for both the civilian and military population.

Friday, February 3rd 2012 - 16:18 UTC

Deployment of Prince William in Falklands is a routine mission, says MoD

Defence Minister Hammond: The Prince is on a humanitarian mission training focused on the search and rescue.”

UK’s Defence Minister Philip Hammond reiterated Friday that the deployment of Prince Williams to the Falkland Islands is a routine mission planned long ago, and rejected suggestions the decision to send the heir to the throne to the region represented an escalation of the UK's position.

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