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Experiencing a Coup On Vacation: Adventure Travel Runs Smack Into Real Life

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The army's recent intervention in Egypt, and the turmoil there, have brought memories surging back of a time in 2005 when I was on my way to a vacation in Ecuador and the Galapagos islands. World events chose that moment to intervene in my carefully made plans.

Chile After The Coup

Jim Calio | Posted 12.25.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

Back in 1975, when I was traveling through South America, I decided to go to Santiago, Chile. I had been told that the country was beautiful, especially the area around the Pacific resort of Vina del Mar. I also knew that there had been a coup two years earlier, and I was curious to see that the country looked like in its aftermath.

Gunfire, Possible Explosion Hits Kabul Building Used By CIA

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 11.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A building used by the CIA in Kabul came under attack Sunday, U.S. and Afghan officials said, the latest in a series of att...

Armenians Sue Turkey Claiming U.S. Air Base Land

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

Over the years, Armenian-Americans have gradually shifted their attention from demanding recognition of the Armenian Genocide to pursuing various lega...

Armenian-Americans File Multi-Billion Dollar Lawsuit Against Turkey

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

After seeking genocide recognition for almost a century, Armenian-Americans will now devote their energy to pursue all legal avenues in order to recoup their massive losses and regain their historic rights.

World's Most Stunning Presidential Palaces (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Curtis Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Presidential palaces are usually one of a city's most impressive aesthetic highlights for both citizens and tourists alike. In cases like Buenos Aires...

Haiti's President Rene Preval Narrowly Missed Injury In Haiti Earthquake

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — When Haitians realized their National Palace was destroyed, many feared President Rene Preval was dead. Turns out it wa...