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UPI Almanac for Friday, April 5, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 2, 2013.
By United Press International
Britain doubted Falklands War, papers say

Britain doubted Falklands War, papers say

LONDON, March 22 (UPI) -- High-ranking British government members were skeptical of the military defense of the Falkland Islands in 1982, newly released papers indicate.

Pope may be dragged into Falklands dispute

BUENOS AIRES, March 14 (UPI) -- Pope Francis, acclaimed worldwide as a powerful new champion for the world's poor, risks becoming embroiled in Agentina's increasingly strident rhetoric of a sovereignty claim on British Overseas Territory of the Falkland Islands.
Britain: Respect Falklanders' wishes

Britain: Respect Falklanders' wishes

LONDON, March 13 (UPI) -- The international community is called on to recognize the wishes of Falkland Islanders, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said.

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Falkland Islanders vote on sovereignty

STANLEY, Falkland Islands, March 10 (UPI) -- Falkland Islands' voters went to the polls Sunday to decide a referendum asking whether they want to remain a territory of the United Kingdom.

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Falkland islanders prepare for referendum

STANLEY, Falkland Islands, March 9 (UPI) -- The coming referendum in the Falkland Islands has lured the international news media and official election observers to the remote British overseas territory.
DNA helps explain Falkland Islands wolves

DNA helps explain Falkland Islands wolves

ADELAIDE, Australia, March 5 (UPI) -- Australian researchers say DNA has helped understand the history of the now-extinct Falkland Islands wolf, the only land-based mammal on the isolated islands.

Argentina ups stakes in Falklands claim

BUENOS AIRES, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman raised the stakes in the diplomatic debate on his country's claim on Falkland Islands during a London visit marked by outlandish statements, open rows with Britain and rhetorical own-goals.

Argentine F.M.: Falklands will be ours

LONDON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman Tuesday predicted his country will control the Falkland Islands within two decades.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.
By United Press International

Argentina pushes Falklands claim in EU

BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Argentina is pushing its claim on British-ruled Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic in a diplomatic campaign launched this week in, of all places, London.

Argentina mulls 'shame' of naval decay

BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Argentina is weighing options after a prized old warship sank in port, apparently due to poor upkeep of the vessel.
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