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Tourists in Kenya warned about possible election violence

Election In Kenya Tourists in Kenya warned about possible election violence

Tourists have been advised to stay away from Kenya’s beaches after it emerged that gangs of young men have been training in forest camps to disrupt Monday’s election.

Masked men with guns and machetes attack Italian tourists in Kenya

Tourists attacked at Kenya resort Masked men with guns and machetes attack Italian tourists in Kenya

In Kenya, masked men carrying guns and machetes attacked a group of Italian tourists on Wednesday.

Rakhine clashes do not deter Myanmar tourists

Myanmar Tourism Rakhine clashes do not deter Myanmar tourists

Though hopes of developing tourism in Rakhine State suffered a blow as last month’s clashes prompted the cancellation of tour packages in the strife-torn area, the tourist industry has seen few ...

Kashmir waiting for tourists to return

Kashmir tourism Kashmir waiting for tourists to return

Two years ago, the old city in Srinagar was the sort of place police would only venture into wearing body armour.

Emirates to restart service to Libya after 18-month suspension

Emirates Airline Emirates to restart service to Libya after 18-month suspension

The largest carrier in the Middle East, Dubai-based Emirates Airline, will re-start flights to Libya in October after suspending them for almost 18 months due to violent unrest and chaos in the ...

Egyptian tourism hopes for recovery despite ongoing violence

Egypt's Tourism Undermined By Ongoing Unrest Egyptian tourism hopes for recovery despite ongoing violence

CAIRO, Egypt - Despite ongoing street violence and more than 70 deaths after a football match riot last week, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism hopes to see a recovery in tourist numbers to between 12 ...

Ethnic violence and war threats likely to kill fledgling tourism in Southern Sudan

Future of Southern Sudan tourism unstable Ethnic violence and war threats likely to kill fledgling tourism in Southern Sudan

Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Uganda

(eTN) - Tourism once was a beacon of hope for the newly-independent Republic of Southern Sudan, but those hopes are being dashed now on multiple fronts and all at once.

Tahrir Square violence devastates already rocky tourism sector in Egypt

Egypt's Tourism Threatened Tahrir Square violence devastates already rocky tourism sector in Egypt

The head of the Egyptian Federation of Tourism Chambers, Elhami Zayat, said that Egypt is threatened with being removed from global touristic brochures if there is not an immediate cessation to ...

Libyan "revolutionaries" unleash reprisal bloodbath

Violence In Libya Libyan "revolutionaries" unleash reprisal bloodbath

After months of grinding civil war, with supporters of Moammar Gadhafi slowly yielding territory to anti-Gadhafi rebels, the final battle for Libya's liberation unleashed an apparent ...

Egypt's tourism chief: Maspero attacks "catastrophe in every sense"

Violence Against Coptic Christians In Egypt Egypt's tourism chief: Maspero attacks "catastrophe in every sense"

Egypt’s minister of tourism weighed in on the 9 October attacks on demonstrators at Maspero, calling the incident a “catastrophe in every sense.”

Upsurge in violence makes breaking Israeli-Palestinian deadlock  more urgent

Escalation of violence in southern Israel and the Gaza Strip Upsurge in violence makes breaking Israeli-Palestinian deadlock more urgent

The recent serious escalation of violence in southern Israel and the Gaza Strip makes it ever more urgent to break the deadlock in the Middle East peace talks, the top United Nations political ...

UN concerned over high level of violence in Mexico

Violence escalates in some parts of Mexico UN concerned over high level of violence in Mexico

The United Nations human rights chief has voiced concern over escalating violence in some parts of Mexico, saying organized crime and brutality could undermine the State and threaten the people''s ...

UN chief voices alarm at escalation of violence in Syria

Violence In Syria UN chief voices alarm at escalation of violence in Syria

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today voiced his alarm at the escalation of violence in Syria, which has reportedly claimed at least 70 lives over the past week alone, and called for independent and ...

UN: Escalating violence may push Yemen towards civil war

Deadly crackdown in Yeman UN: Escalating violence may push Yemen towards civil war

The United Nations human rights office today voiced alarm at the escalating violence in Yemen, which it said may push the country to the brink of civil war, and called on the Government to stop ...

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights UN: Human rights violations escalate across Middle East

United Nations human rights officials today voiced deep concern about the situation in Syria, Bahrain and Yemen, where rights violations have escalated as governments respond to ongoing protests ...

Ban reiterates calls to end deadly violence and mass arrests in Syria

Violence In Syria Ban reiterates calls to end deadly violence and mass arrests in Syria

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has reiterated his calls for an immediate end to the violence in Syria and for an independent inquiry into the numerous killings during recent protests amid fresh ...

Syria: UN urges end to violence and calls for probe into killings

Unrest In Syria Syria: UN urges end to violence and calls for probe into killings

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the ongoing violence against peaceful demonstrators in Syria, which has resulted in more deaths and many injuries, and called upon the country's ...

Yemen's tourism minister resigns over violence in Sana'a

Tourism minister resigns, quits ruling party Yemen's tourism minister resigns over violence in Sana'a

Yemen's Tourism Minister, Nabil Al-Fakeh resigned from his post and quit the ruling party Friday after the shooting attack on anti-government protesters in Sana'a, becoming the first cabinet ...

Ban welcomes authorization of measures to protect  civilians

Protecting Civilians In Libya Ban welcomes authorization of measures to protect civilians

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the Security Council’s “historic” decision to authorize the use “all necessary measures” to protect civilians in Libya, saying the move was an ...

Attack on gay tourists "saddens" St. Lucia

Tourists Attacked Attack on gay tourists "saddens" St. Lucia

The government of St. Lucia is apologizing to three American tourists for an attack the men say was motivated by anti-gay sentiment.

UN condemns Libya, Bahrain violence against civilians

Pillay denounces violence by security forces UN condemns Libya, Bahrain violence against civilians

GENEVA – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned as illegal and excessively heavy-handed the response of a number of governments in the Middle East and North Africa to the legitimate ...

Tourists killed in North Caucasus bandit attacks

Violence Escalates In North Caucasus Tourists killed in North Caucasus bandit attacks

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia - A group of camouflage-clad bandits claiming to be security forces killed three Russian tourists and wounded two others in an alpine resort area close to Mount Elbrus.

UN chief calls for end to violence in Egypt

Unrest In Egypt UN chief calls for end to violence in Egypt

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged all Egyptians today to ensure that political protests do not lead to further violence, and called on the Government to see this “as an opportunity to engage ...

Sudan: Violence and hope present in equal measure

north-south split looms in Sudan Sudan: Violence and hope present in equal measure

Ravi Somaiya

Sudan, for so long the focus of the world's humanitarian attention, is back in the news.

Industry officials: "Out of control" violence threatens Darwin's tourism

Violence threatening to tarnish appeal of Dawin Industry officials: "Out of control" violence threatens Darwin's tourism

David Coady

The tourism industry association in the Top End says violent crime is "out of control" in Darwin and is threatening to tarnish the appeal of the city.

Travel news: Greek extremists threaten tourists

Greek Unrest Travel news: Greek extremists threaten tourists

Helena Smith

Greek security forces have warned of a wave of violence reminiscent of the terror that stalked Italy in the seventies after urban guerillas threatened last week to turn the country into a "war ...

Unrest strands Costa Rican tourists In Panama

Tourists stuck in Panama Unrest strands Costa Rican tourists In Panama

Violent confrontations between Panama's banana workers and police in Changuinola, Bocas del Toro, on the Caribbean coast, that so far has left two confirmed dead, and stranded tourists who are not ...

Latest Greek strike causes more misery for tourists

Greek Protests Ruining Greek Tourism Latest Greek strike causes more misery for tourists

Violence flared as thousands of protesters took to the streets of Athens in the latest general strike - causing more misery for tourists.

EU capital rattled by violence

Brussels Crime Wave EU capital rattled by violence

LEO CENDROWICZ

On a crisp, sunny morning last week, a man strolled into a Brussels courtroom, pulled out a 7.65-mm pistol and shot both the judge and a court clerk in the head before fleeing.

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