Genghis Khan expanded the Mongolian Empire into the largest contiguous land empire in history in the 13th century during an usual wet spell.
A shocking war manual describes putting timed explosives onto birds and cats in order to 'set fire to a castle or city which you can't get at otherwise.' Continue reading →
What is it about this peninsula that makes it so desirable as a geopolitical trophy?
Arches and walls have crumbled to the ground at the ancient city that was covered in volcanic ash. Continue reading →
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The pirate alliance operated on the southwest coast of Munster, Ireland in the early 17th century.
History shows Moscow values both propaganda and military force.
The disgraced captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner will go back on board as part of his trial for manslaughter and abandoning ship. Continue reading →
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