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Falklands War

Ascension Island, a Burnt Volcanic Cinder in the Vast South Atlantic: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 1)

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.01.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

A 34-square-mile speck of 44 lava, ash and cinder cones lost in the middle of the South Atlantic, eight degrees south of the Equator, 900 miles from Africa and 1,400 miles from South America, it would be harder to find a more remote get-away than Ascension Island.

Just How Many Americans Actually Retiree Abroad?

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 08.05.2013 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

How many American retirees live overseas? Why is it nearly impossible to come up with real numbers? One reason has to do with deciding who is an American.

The Irony Lady: In Defense of Margaret Thatcher...

Martin Lewis | Posted 06.08.2013 | World
Martin Lewis

The world's heart is heavy as we have learned of the death of the most brilliant leader the world has even known - the blessed Margaret. It was the saintly Margaret who rescued Britain from its dire position at the end of the 1970s and restored it to its former glory.

The Worst Moment Of Thatcher's Life

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 12.28.2012 | World

LONDON -- She called it, simply, the worst moment of her life. It came in March 1982 during the days before the Falklands War, after Argentina establ...

Families Desperately Hope To Identify Fallen Falklands Soldiers

AP | MICHAEL WARREN and DEBORA REY | Posted 08.07.2012 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Nelida Montoya is tormented by the image of a faraway tomb on a lonely hillside in the South Atlantic, where instead o...

PHOTOS: Revisiting War In The Falkland Islands

Rachel Dickinson | Posted 06.03.2012 | Travel
Rachel Dickinson

The more I got to know Stanley -- and the Falkland Islands -- the more I was convinced that I was looking at a place more British than Britain.

Argentina Bars 2 Cruise Ships

AP | ALEJANDRO MADRIL | Posted 04.28.2012 | Travel

USHUAIA, Argentina — An Argentine province turned away two Carnival Corp. cruise ships early Monday, seeking leverage against Britain in the cou...

Falklands Flare Up -- Could a New Oil Find Re-Ignite an Old Conflict?

John C.K. Daly | Posted 04.24.2012 | World
John C.K. Daly

News that the Falklands' oil industry could potentially be worth $180 billion in royalties and taxes has reignited the smoldering diplomatic dispute between London and Buenos Aires.

Don't Cry for Argentina?

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Bruno Sanz

After nearly a decade of depression, recession and resurrection, Argentina wants to retire its remaining unpaid debt at about 50 cents on the dollar and rejoin world financial markets.

Falkland Islands Issue May Divide UK And US

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Matthew Hart LONDON, United Kingdom -- The "special relationship" between Britain and the United States has come under scrutiny here recently be...