EU ministers mull Euro 2012 boycott of Ukraine

European Union foreign ministers were debating on Monday whether to boycott this year's European soccer championship matches played in Ukraine to protest alleged abuse of jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko. ''We've been very consistent in sending messages to Ukraine about the importance of justice being done and seen to be done,'' EU foreign affairs...
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May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Argentina films Olympic ad at Falklands

Argentina's ambassador to Britain on Sunday defended a controversial Olympic commercial which showed an athlete training on a war memorial in the disputed Falklands Islands. The 90-second ad sparked outrage in Britain this week when it showed Argentina's field hockey captain Fernando Zylberberg exercising on the island's Great War Memorial, which honors British sailors...
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May 06, 2012  |  Discuss

IOC expresses concern over Argentine ad

The IOC criticized an Argentine TV ad Friday that links the London Olympics to Argentina's dispute with Britain over the Falkland Islands, calling it a blatant attempt to use the games for political purposes. The International Olympic Committee sent a letter to Argentina's national Olympic committee denouncing the ad, which reasserts Argentina's claim to the islands...
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May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Bahrain's king pledges political reforms

Bahrain's king declared himself committed to reform amid tight security for the country's Formula One grand prix, which is to be held Sunday. King Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa, who is due to attend the controversial race, said in a statement that he wanted "to make clear my personal commitment to reform and reconciliation in our great country." He insisted that substantial...
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April 22, 2012  |  Discuss

British foreign secretary visits Brazil

Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague said his country considers Brazil a major player in international affairs before meeting Wednesday with his Brazilian counterpart on disarmament, sustainable development and other issues.
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January 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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