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Falklands Islands: Games 2017 Gotland Sweden

Island Games begins and two new events for the Falklands INTERNATIONAL Sporting endeavour will take centre stage on June 24-30 when the Falkland Islands athletes will join their counterparts from many small Islands around the world to compete in the 17th NatWest Island Games in Gotland.

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Chilean court orders to return $4.8m to Pinochet’s family

Augusto Pinochet ruled Chile as a dictatorship from Sept. 11 1973 until March 11, 1990 A Chilean appeals court Wednesday ruled that $4.8-million in cash and assets frozen during a legal investigation is to be returned to the family of late longtime dictator Augusto Pinochet.

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Norwegian announces new London to Argentina route as UK growth continues

Argentine Ambassador Carlos Sersale di Cerisano and Norwegian CEO Bjorn Kjos Buenos Aires becomes airline’s first South American route - New affordable fares break current monopoly on direct London-Argentina flights. Norwegian has announced a new route from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires, marking the airline’s first ever South American route as its UK expansion plans gather pace.

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Argentina to appear before UN Decolonization Committee as one on Falkland/Malvinas Islands case

Minister Jorge Fauri head of the Argentine delegation at the UN meeting. The entire political spectrum will join forces behind newly-appointed Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie as new appeal for UK to discuss sovereignty is expected to be launched.

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Argentina: Nazi paraphernalia stash found in Buenos Aires suburb

Nazi artifacts displayed at Interpol's headquarters in Buenos Aires Around 75 artifacts believed to have belonged to high-ranking nazi officers, which were stashed in a private collector's home in Beccar, a suburb of Buenos Aires, were found by Argentine police. The discovery is regarded to be further proof of the presence of Nazis in South America after World War II.

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CFK launches new left-wing alliance for mid-term elections

“I call for a citizen's unity, the unity of all Argentines,” said CFK, who has not confirmed her own candidacy yet. Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Tuesday launched her new political alliance called Unidad Ciudadana with support from left-wing parties to vie for seats in Congress in the upcoming mid-term elections. Candidates have until Saturday to register.

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Attacker was the only person dead after new terror attack in Brussels' train station

Belgium security forces Tuesday at Brussels station. The country has been the most fertile European recruiting ground for foreign Islamist fighters. Belgian security forces shot dead a would-be suicide bomber around 9 p.m. local time Tuesday in Brussels' central train station, which was evacuated following a small but fiery blast, in what is being treated as a new case of terrorism. Apart from the attacker, there were no other casualties, it was reported.

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The Falklands: 35 Years of Progress opens today at the A&D Gallery

The exhibition will run from Tuesday 20th June until Saturday 24th June at the A & D Gallery “The Falklands: 35 Years of Progress” is the second photographic exhibition held by the Falkland Islands Government, and is an exhibition with a difference. The photographs were crowd-sourced by the Falkland Islands Government, which ran a competition to find the very best pictures from the Islands’ many skilled photographers.

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