An archipelago with thousands of islands, The Bahamas offers a broad variety of destinations, from the historic pirate haven of Nassau to the naturalist paradise of Inagua.
Santorini is the largest island in an archipelago of the same name located 120 miles southeast of Greece's mainland in the Aegean Sea. Santorini's capital, Fira, clings to a cliffside with breathtaking views into the lagoon below it.
The following articles provide recent archipelago-related news.
The death toll from tropical Cyclone Kenneth increased to 42 as the Indian Ocean archipelago of Comoros struggled to restore power and torrential rains caused flooding in Mozambique. ...
Bloomberg. Los Angeles Times. Monday, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 PDT.
The Japanese archipelago of Okinawa was the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. Over 82 days in early 1945, an estimated 200,000 soldiers and civilians died in a "typhoon of steel". ...
France 24. Friday, 26 Apr 2019 10:40:15 GMT.
Indonesians began voting in the world's biggest single-day election on Wednesday as polling stations opened in the east of the sprawling equatorial archipelago following a six-month campaign to choose a new president and parliament.
Reuters. Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019 19:01:12 -0400.
As it seeks to reaffirm its military muscle in the oil-rich Arctic, Russia has revamped its military base on the Kotelny Island, part of the New Siberian Islands archipelago located between the Laptev Sea and the East Siberian Sea.
Newsmax. Thursday, 04 Apr 2019 20:27:52 EDT.
A state of emergency has been declared in the remote Russian archipelago of Novaya Zemlya after dozens of polar bears invaded human settlements, according to reports.
Sky News. Saturday, 09 Feb 2019 20:25:00 +0000.
Police in the Atlantic archipelago of Cape Verde say they have seized nearly ten tons of cocaine and arrested 11 Russian sailors aboard a vessel docked in the capital.
Radio Liberty. Saturday, 02 Feb 2019 01:16:04 +0000.
Indonesia will more than double its disaster response budget to 15 trillion rupiah ($1.06 billion) in 2019, officials said on Tuesday, after a series of major natural disasters devastated three regions of the archipelago last year.
CNBC. Tuesday, 08 Jan 2019 07:05 GMT.
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