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SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Canary Islands — These islands are Europe's Florida: a subtropical climate, sandy beaches edged with palms, even theme parks as large as those in the United States. Yet, many Americans don't have a clue where these seven...
The Hartford CourantImmigrants from Ghana have an advantage over people who come here from many other countries because Ghanians arrive speaking English. That doesn't mean, however, that young West Africans from Ghana don't get bullied in school. Their English doesn't sound...
JERUSALEM — Wrapping up his fourth Holy Land trip in three months, Secretary of State John F. Kerry voiced optimism Thursday that his low-profile campaign to relaunch U.S.-brokered peace talks is making headway. But although the top American...
ReutersJERUSALEM, May 20 (Reuters) - Israel said on Monday it had cancelled a visit by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to Jerusalem's Old City, saying the Palestinians had sought to politicise a conservation mission....
When hundreds of federal agents raided four Southern California museums early one January morning in 2008, it set the art world ablaze, suggesting that even amid an international looting scandal, museums had continued to do business with the black...
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If you thought sunbathing and spa treatments were your only itinerary options on the island of St. Lucia, think again. This Caribbean destination boasts nature trails, rainforest zip-lining, interactive volcano experiences and a developing food scene with...
Long discussed among international expats and indie travelers as a must-see destination, Colombia's Cartagena de Indias has remained somewhat off the mainstream vacation radar of North American tourists. Lately though, Cartagena seems to be coming into...
Special CorrespondentLike supermodels sporting the latest on the runways of the world’s oceans, each year a group of new cruise ships debuts. Here are some noteworthy ones being launched in 2013: · MSC Cruises – The MSC Preziosa, a 139,400-ton, 3,502-...
Reuters* Iran denounces reported desecration of Damascus-area shrine * Says attack could trigger wider sectarian conflagration * Radical Sunni rebels targeting "pagan" Shi'ite holy sites * Hezbollah warns of big consequences if Shi'ite mausoleum hit May 8...
ReutersAMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Royal celebrations in the Netherlands this week put the country and the capital Amsterdam on front pages and television screens around the world with an orange splash. There's plenty to see and do in this compact city where...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has agreed to return two ancient statues to Cambodia after receiving convincing evidence they had been looted and smuggled out of the country illegally. The 10th century Khmer statues, known as the Kneeling Attendants,...
Mahalo nui loa ("thank you very much") for the Special Hawaii Issue [April 21]. Fabulous memories of several visits to the islands in paradise were made vivid by the stories, pictures and maps of Oahu, Molokai and the cruise with stops at the Big Island,...
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