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Stories for June 11th 2007

  • Monday, June 11th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Suffering and Suicides of Falklands Veterans

    Veterans suffer post traumatic stress disorder, said General Thompson

    As the United Kingdom commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Falklands War this week, it is claimed that more members of the armed forces have committed suicide as a result of their experiences than died in the fighting itself.

  • Monday, June 11th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentine farmers threatened by a shortage of fuel

    Sixteen provinces, over half of the Argentine territory, are short of gas oil endangering crop harvesting and preparing the soil for this year's wheat production, warned the Argentine Agrarian Federation, FAA which is planning a national stoppage to underline the seriousness of the situation.

  • Monday, June 11th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    UN forum spotlights need to manage fish genetic resources

    The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization called for better policies to conserve fish genetic resources and enhance global food security, warning of the adverse environmental and social impacts of failing to do so.

  • Monday, June 11th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Rich countries & G 20 prepare for new round of trade talks

    Developing countries are vowing to stand their ground on key principles in deadlocked world trade talks, Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim said after meeting counterparts in Geneva.

  • Monday, June 11th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands children receive commemorative coins

    Governor, Mr Alan Huckle distributed commemorative coins to children in the Community School

    From Tuesday, with the arrival in the Falkland Islands of the Earl of Wessex and other VIP guests of the local government, a full programme of events will begin to commemorate the liberation of the Islands from Argentine occupation twenty-five years ago.

  • Monday, June 11th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands' VC widow's pride

    The widow of the paratroop commander, Lieutenant Colonel H. Jones, killed in the battle for Goose Green in 1982, has called for this week's 25th anniversary Falklands War commemorations in Britain to concentrate on pride in victory rather than the personal grief of the families of the dead.