Falkland Islands

Missing Argentine Submarine Latest: Navy Chief Fired After ARA San Juan's Disappearance

More than a month after an Argentine military submarine vanished during a training mission, Argentina’s naval chief was fired from his position. …

World News

Cruising around Cape Horn is South American adventure

"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." St. Augustine<p>A surprisingly cold wind swept across the desolate beach at …

Lifestyle

This veteran is walking 1,400 miles after becoming homeless due to mental health issues

A brave RAF veteran will be walking more than 1,400 miles this Christmas after he became homeless due to mental health and alcohol issues.<p>Starting on …

News (Wales)

Laugh out loud at Comedy Wildlife Photography Award winning photos

This is one of the many images in the The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2017. This is a Celebes Macaques, in the Tangkoko Nature Reserve in Indonesia. KATY LAVECK FOSTER<p>A baby dormouse seems to be laughing on a yarrow flower. Andrea Zampatti says "I was hiking on a mountain close to my …

Nature

High Seas Hybrid: World’s Most Eco-friendly Cruise Ship Will Sail in 2018

From an environmental perspective, it’s easy to see how cruise ships have long been one of the harshest modes of travel. They’re big, slow, …

10 of the windiest places in the world

Tip of the Americas: Punta Arenas, Rio Gallegos<p>Like New Zealand, Patagonia is affected by the Roaring 40s. The cities of Punta Arenas, Chile and Rio …

South America

Into the Hands of the Few - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

On the Jewish festival of Hanukah, we give thanks for the victory in Jerusalem in 164 BCE of the tiny Jewish army over the mighty Greek-Syrian empire …

Opinion

Lenders to Interserve force company doctor on troubled contractor

Sky News has learnt that a consortium of banks have demanded that the company, which manages the Ministry of Defence's training base on Salisbury …

UK News

These Imaginary Islands Only Existed On Maps

In the age of GPS and Google Maps, it is hard to believe that maps can include places that don’t exist. But author Malachy Tallack argues that maps …

Maps

Rocket found in Sderot preschool

Israel police on Saturday evening found an additional rocket in the southern town of Sderot.<p>The rocket, which had been fired from Gaza on Friday …

Israel

9 Circumnavigation Cruises You Shouldn’t Miss

For those who’ve cruised the Med and have sailed the Caribbean too many times to count, prepare for something different: a circumnavigation …

List-Worthy

Last Known Photo Of Missing Argentine Submarine ARA San Juan Released

What appeared to be the last known photograph of a missing Argentine submarine was released online this week. The photo, which was tweeted by the …

World News

Argentina seen sticking with submarine program despite disaster

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina and other South American countries are likely to maintain or increase their submarine programs despite the scrutiny that has followed the fatal loss of an Argentine sub in South Atlantic waters last month, defense specialists said.<p>The disappearance of the ARA San …

Mar del Plata

‘Smoke ‘Em’

Two the largest naval battles of the post-World War II era occurred in the 1980s. The United Kingdom fought Argentina over the Falkland Islands from …

War

Scientists identify remains of 88 Argentine soldiers on Falklands

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Forensic scientists have identified the remains of 88 Argentine soldiers buried in anonymous graves on the Falkland Islands after the country’s 1982 conflict with Britain, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday.<p>The results were presented to …

Mauricio Macri

The Crown Season 2 Binge Club

Do we think it's a coincidence that the IRL royal family dropped some pretty big news just a week or so before season 2 of <i>The Crown</i> dropped on …

Royal Family

Scientists identify remains of 88 Argentine soldiers on Falklands | Reuters

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Forensic scientists have identified the remains of 88 Argentine soldiers buried in anonymous graves on the Falkland Islands …

Mauricio Macri

World Digest: Dec. 1, 2017

NORTH KOREA<p>Russia calls U.S. threat a ‘bloodthirsty tirade’<p>Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday that a U.S. threat to destroy North Korea in the event of war was “a bloodthirsty tirade” and that military action against Pyongyang would be a big mistake.<p>Speaking on a visit to Italy, …

North Korea

NEW ANTARCTIC SEASON 2018-19 - Sail downwind with the albatrosses to South Georgia & beyond to the Weddell Sea and Antarctica

39 Day Expedition - Roaring Forties, South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula on Tall Ship Europa<p>This 2018 Antarctic expedition has just been announced …

Sailing

New thinking on the armed forces after Argentina loses a submarine

ARGENTINES have given up hope of finding alive the 44 crew aboard the <i>ARA San Juan</i>, the most modern of the navy’s three submarines, which disappeared …

Latin America

THE BEADY EYE ASK: WHO ARE THE EUROPEAN UNION NEGOTIATING WITH.

( A ten minute read)<p>It’s true that her role as the British head of state is largely ceremonial, and the Monarch no longer holds any serious power …

Brexit

60 second guide to the northern lights

An easy guide to where and when you'll see the greatest displays of the northern lights<p>In Norway they were the spirits of dancing old maids. The …

List-Worthy

Bell: Big Red’s sorry … she missed Antarctica

She’s back. Big Red is back with a smile and a wooden penguin standing on her desk in the city council chamber.<p>Big Red is back. Did the press …

The Power of Amphibious Operations in the 21st Century

Predicting the demise of amphibious warfare has been a hobby for many military historians, defense analysts and even veterans. The advent of new …

Military

UK college rugby team forced to cancel miners' strike party

Student athletes at Durham University's Trevelyan College have been criticized for the strike-themed pub crawl. The industrial action in the …

World News

US, Russia lend skill to non-stop Argentina sub hunt

[BAHÍA BLANCA, Argentina] Eleven days after Argentina's missing San Juan submarine went silent following an explosion, a 14-nation search has failed …

Singapore

UK to purchase Israeli Iron Dome defense system to defend Falklands

Iron Dome demonstrated its ability to intercept short range missiles fired at Israel from Gaza.<p>Britain is buying Israel's Iron Dome short range …

World News

Britain purchases Iron Dome technology for NIS 365 million

Britain purchased advanced technology used in the Iron Dome missile defense system from Israel for 78 million pounds (365 million shekels) to defend …

Israel

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World<p>Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky were honored as USA Swimming's top male and female athletes of 2017 at the Golden Goggles awards on …

Scuba Diving

UK deploys another aircraft for Argentine submarine search

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Ministry of Defense has deployed another aircraft in the search for a missing Argentine submarine with 44 sailors on board.<p>The RAF Voyager landed in Argentina on Wednesday, some 35 years after the UK waged a brief war with the country over possession of the Falkland …

World News