President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will attend the VII Summit of the Americas held in Panamá City. The head of state is expected to adress the Malvinas cause and "vulture funds", among other subjects.
Amid increasing tensions between Buenos Aires and London over the soverignty of the Malvinas Islands – a dispute that this week escalated following reports that the UK had spied on Argentina -, ambassador Alicia Castro harshly questioned the British position.
A recent survey by “The Daily Telegraph” has said that 74 percent of the polled consider the disputed resource-rich archipelago belong to Argentina. “British public opinion is changing,” Argentine ambassador to London affirmed as she ratified the South American country’s commitment with “dialogue.”
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has headed the central government rally to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of the Malvinas Islands War Argentina and the UK fought over the sovereignty of the South Atlantic territories back in 1982. 649 Argentine and 255 British soldiers lost their lives in the 74-day conflict.
Argentina emphatically rejects military maneuvers in Malvinas Islands because they represent UK’s increasing militarization in the disputed area, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said, reaffirming Argentina’s call for peaceful negotiations as established in the United Nations 2065 resolution.
The Malvinas Islands government announced the date on which a referendum in order to enable islanders to express their view on the political status of the islands will be held.
Joined by ruling party and opposition MPs, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman arrived in New York to address the UN Special Committee on Decolonization and urge the UK to sit at the negotiating table.
Argentine ambassador to the United Kingdom Alicia Castro renewed Argentina’s sovereignty claims over Malvinas Islands and put the Snowden spy row on London’s table: “We are free nations that neither need nor want to be spied on,” Castro warned.
Argentine Ambassador to the United Nations Jorge Argüello affirmed that the United Kingdom avoids “the social and employment assistance budget cut” for the Malvinas Islands because its inhabitants “would migrate to Argentina.”
The government repudiated the presence of a British frigate at the Southern Atlantic after the United Kingdom reported that the HMS Montrose was going to be in the area for six months in order to provide a “presence in the region” and protect “the British interests.”
Argentina’s Foreign Ministry renewed its claims for a “legitimate right” over the Malvinas Islands sovereignty and the need to resume “the bilateral negotiations process” with the United Kingdom in the 179 anniversary of the British occupation of the islands.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has told British leaders they must honor their promise to grant further powers to Scotland after voters backed staying in the UK in an independence referendum.
A groundbreaking Home Office document in the United Kingdom has said punitive drug law enforcement was failing, having no “obvious relation” with the abuse of substances. The investigation has reached the House of Commons with MPs debating the government’s policy on narcotics.
The United States and its allies are discussing imposing more sanctions against Russia for undermining a European-brokered truce in eastern Ukraine, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.
On the eve of Scotland's historic referendum, opinion polls today showed support for staying within the United Kingdom marginally stronger than backing for independence, but tens of thousands of undecided citizens agonized over which way to vote.
As the polls prepare to open in Scotland's independence referendum, the fate of the United Kingdom rests on hundreds of thousands of wavering Scottish voters, as opinion polls showed supporters of the 307-year union just a whisker ahead of secessionists.
Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain’s remaining global clout.
US computer maker Hewlett-Packard Co is set to cut 1,124 jobs in Britain as part of plans to lay off 27,000 employees globally by the end of 2014, the company said.
A gambler in England has placed what bookmakers say is one of the world's biggest ever political bets, wagering 400,000 pounds ($670,000) that Scots will reject independence in a referendum in September.
Philip Morris International, the world's largest tobacco company, is prepared to sue the British government should it implement a law requiring plain packaging of cigarettes, a document has showed.
United States stated that it maintains its neutral position over the Malvinas Islands dispute between Argentina and the United Kingdom and hopes for an agreed solution, an official source of the US government assured after the visit of British Prime Minister David Cameron to the White House.
The British embassy in Lima released a communiqué in which it stated that David Cameron’s government is “disappointed” on Peru after President Ollanta Humala decided to cancel the arrival of British frigate HMS Montrose to support Argentina’s claim over the Malvinas Islands sovereignty.
The Organization of American States (OAS) gave its support to Ecuador over the conflict with United Kingdom over the diplomatic asylum granted by the andean country to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth is to travel to Ireland this year in the first official visit by a British monarch since before the Irish state gained independence from Britain in 1921.
Queen Elizabeth will visit some of the most symbolic memorials of Ireland's struggle for independence from Britain when she travels to the republic next month, Buckingham Palace said.
British police are seeking an "unprecedented" court order to force the newspaper that led the coverage of a phone-hacking scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch's News Corp empire to reveal its sources, the paper said.
UK’s Foreign Affairs Minister William Hague called his Uruguayan counterpart Luis Almagro to allow access of the ships with Malvinas Islands’ flags in his country’s ports. Almagro assured that he has ratified Uruguay’s decision over the issue.
Rolling Stone Mick Jagger and over 200 stars of film, art, sports and literature have signed a letter urging Scotland to remain part of the United Kingdom, six weeks ahead of a historic referendum on independence.