Northern Ireland: Man Arrested Over Kingsmill Massacre Of 10 Protestant Workmen 40 Years Ago
A man has been arrested on suspicion of the sectarian murders of 10 Protestant workmen in one of the most notorious outrages of the Northern Ireland Troubles.
Easter Islanders’ Weapons Were Deliberately Not Lethal
Researchers say the weapons of Rapa Nui were actually lousy battle tools, and the islanders wanted it that way. Few stone monuments are as recognizable as the moai of Rapa Nui (Easter Island), and few...
The Day Atlantic City Blew Away
Norwegian researchers are working on mapping the geology of Jan Mayen Island, Norway’s most northwesterly territory. In the process, they also found ruins from Atlantic City, an American base…
Scientists Uncover A Shocking Discovery Underneath The Easter Island Heads! Unbelievable!
As if they weren’t mysterious enough.. This is absolutely incredible! Easter Island is known for the giant disembodied heads. But as it turns out, those heads aren’t disembodied at all — they’re in fa...
The Easter Island Heads Also Have BODIES
The enduring image in the public's mind of the mysterious heads on Easter Island is simply that - heads. So it comes as quite a shock to discover that they have full bodies extending deep underground....
Prince Charles Meets Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams
Prince Charles has met Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams at the start of his four-day visit to Ireland. Mr Adams was among a number of politicians to greet the prince at a reception at National University ...
Along Morocco’s border with a Spanish enclave, these women shoulder twice their weight ‘to earn a morsel of bread’
These women carry loads of 100-200 lbs for the chance to earn $5 per day. The North African enclave of Ceuta is a little piece of the European Union just an hour by boat from mainland Europe. Its land...
Photo Essay - Canary Islands
Images taken from my 2011 trip to the Canary Islands
Discover the Canary Islands
There is so much to see and do on holiday in the Canary Islands. From historic sights and exploring the great outdoors, to shopping trips and lazing on glorious sandy beaches
10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Madeira
This woefully underrated travel destination forms part of the cluster of Portuguese owned islands located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Volcanic in origin with rugged interiors lined with lush ...
Easter Island, Moai, Rongorongo
Easter Island is the world's most isolated inhabited island. It is also one of the most mysterious. Easter Island is roughly midway between Chile and Tahiti. The triangular shaped island is made mostl...
Canary Islands - Canary Islands Spain
Gran Canaria is a miniature continent where centuries of rich history meet natural spots of great beauty. One only needs to tour the 21 towns on the island t...
Azores
photos of the 9 Azorian Islands.
Madeira
Madeira is a Portuguese archipelago in the mid Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the Autonomous regions of Portugal, with Madeira Island and Porto Santo Island be...
Territory of Alaska
The Territory of Alaska or Alaska Territory was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from August 24, 1912, until January 3, 1959, when it was admitted to the Union as ...
Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina
Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina (Spanish: Archipiélago de San Andrés, Providencia y Santa Catalina); or colloquially San Andrés y Providencia is one of the departments of...
Azores
The Azores (/əˈzɔrz/ ə-ZORZ, /ˈeɪzɔrz/ AY-zorz; Portuguese: Açores, [ɐˈsoɾɨʃ]), officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores), is one of the two autonomous regions of...
Azores - Wikipedia
Canary Islands
Location of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic OceanThe Canary Islands (/kəˈnɛəri ˈaɪləndz/; Spanish: Islas Canarias [ˈizlas kaˈnaɾjas], [ˈiɦlah kaˈnaɾjah]), also known as the Canaries (Spanish...
Canary Islands - Wikipedia
Caribbean Netherlands
The Caribbean Netherlands (Dutch: Caribisch Nederland) refers to a group of three special municipalities of the Netherlands (officially public bodies) that are located in the Caribbean Sea: the is...
Caribbean Netherlands - Wikipedia
Ceuta
Ceuta ([ˈθeuta]; Arabic: سبتة‎, Sibtah) is an 18.5-square-kilometre (7.1 sq mi) autonomous city of Spain and an exclave located on the north coast of Africa, sharing a western bord...
Ceuta - Wikipedia
Easter Island
Easter Island (Rapa Nui: Rapa Nui, Spanish: Isla de Pascua) is a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian Triangle. Easter Island is f...
Easter Island - Wikipedia
Federal Dependencies of Venezuela
The Federal Dependencies of Venezuela (Spanish Dependencias Federales de Venezuela) encompass most of Venezuela's off shore islands in the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Venezuela, excluding those isla...
Federal Dependencies of Venezuela - Wikipedia
Galápagos Province
91°2′27″W / 0.56028°S 91.04083°W / -0.56028; -91.04083Galápagos ([ɡaˈlapaɣos]) is a province of Ecuador in the country's Insular region, located approximately 1,000 km (6...
Galápagos Province - Wikipedia
Territory of Hawaii
The Territory of Hawaii or Hawaii Territory was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from July 7, 1898, until August 21, 1959, when its territory was admitted to the U...
Territory of Hawaii - Wikipedia
Jan Mayen
Jan Mayen is a volcanic island in the Arctic Ocean and a part of the Kingdom of Norway. It is 55 km (34 mi) long (southwest-northeast) and 373 km (144 sq mi) in area, partly c...
Jan Mayen - Wikipedia
Juan Fernández Islands
The Juan Fernández Islands (Spanish: Archipiélago Juan Fernández) are a sparsely inhabited island group reliant on tourism and fishing in the South Pacific Ocean. Situated 670 km (362 nm...
Juan Fernández Islands - Wikipedia
Madeira
Madeira (/məˈdɪərə/ mə-DEER-ə or /məˈdɛərə/ mə-DAIR-ə; [mɐˈðejɾɐ] [mɐˈðɐjɾɐ]) is a Portuguese archipelago located in the north Atlantic Ocean, just under 400 kilometres (250 mi) north of Tenerif...
Madeira - Wikipedia
Melilla
Melilla ([meˈliʎa]; Berber: Mřič (Mritch); Arabic: مليلية‎, Maliliyyah) is a Spanish city located on the north coast of Africa, sharing a border with Morocco with an area of 12.3 square kil...
Melilla - Wikipedia