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Pakistan parliament demands US apology

US-Pakistan relations may become tense again Pakistan parliament demands US apology

Agha Iqrar Haroon, Correspondant for eTN Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS) of Pakistan comprising of both houses of the Parliament - the National Assembly and the Senate - approved ...

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.

President Obama declares Iraq war will be over by end of this year

Vows to bring troops home for holidays President Obama declares Iraq war will be over by end of this year

"After nearly nine years, America's war in Iraq will be over, Obama said, "The coming months will be a season of homecomings. Our troops in Iraq will definitely be home for the holidays."

UN: Minor incidents between Israel, Lebanon could spark war

Israeli-Lebanese border incidents UN: Minor incidents between Israel, Lebanon could spark war

Incidents such as the exchange of gunfire that took place across the Israeli-Lebanese border earlier this week must be avoided, the United Nations envoy for Lebanon has stressed, warning that they ...

War on illegal pornography

US Attorney General Needs Broader Effort To Stop Child Porn War on illegal pornography

WASHINGTON, DC - The US Attorney General Eric Holder’s comments indicating that the US is losing the war on child pornography is troubling but not surprising, according to Patrick A.

African Union Summit backs Uganda

War On Terror African Union Summit backs Uganda

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - The African Union (AU) Summit in Munyonyo, Kampala, has backed President Museveni’s response to the terror attacks by Al Shabab militias from Somalia on Ugandan territory ...

Scuds or no Scuds, tourists still flock to South Lebanon

Lebanon Tourism Scuds or no Scuds, tourists still flock to South Lebanon

ZEINA KARAM

Israeli claims that Hezbollah has obtained Scud missiles have revved up fears another war may break out soon.

Competing in a price war without suffering long term damage

Preferred Hotel Group Speaks About Critical Revenue Management Issues Competing in a price war without suffering long term damage

Marco Saio

Revenue management professionals have had to combat several critical issues over the last year or so.

Fighting terrorism with tourism

Tourism in Iraq Fighting terrorism with tourism

Andrew Princz, ontheglobe.com for eTN

Being one of the leading voices of Iraqi tourism and a crusader of the return that country's pillaged and looted antiquities might sound like a thankless task. But to Bahaa Mayah, its a ...

Despite war-weakened infrastructure, Lebanon tourism is up

Successful Summer Season Despite war-weakened infrastructure, Lebanon tourism is up

Meris Lutz

Lebanon is calling this summer tourist season the most successful ever. Visitors flocked to the Lazy B uspcale beach club owned by Georges Boustany.

The tourism security threat on our desk

Cyber-crime and Cyber-terrorism The tourism security threat on our desk

David Beirman, eTN Crisis Expert

I recently accepted an invitation to be a keynote speaker at an upcoming International Tourism Security and Safety Summit conference, which will take place in Cairo 17-21 October, and the ...

Southern Sudan may declare unilateral independence

Sudan Conflict Southern Sudan may declare unilateral independence

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN Africa

Sources from within the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement (SPLM) have given indication that should the regime in Khartoum continue to obstruct the referendum law, under which the independence ...

Post-war Sri Lanka tourism looks to boom

Sri Lanka Post-war Sri Lanka tourism looks to boom

Hoteliers big and small in Sri Lanka are getting ready to cash in on what they say is the inevitable boom around the corner after last month's end to the nation's bloody quarter-century-old civil ...

R.O.A.R.:  Return to Baja California

R.O.A.R. R.O.A.R.: Return to Baja California

Jean L. Bitterlin

I live in northern Baja California, Mexico, that is ironically living a death by media.

Amid conflicts, Middle East region pins hope on religious travel

Faith Tourism Amid conflicts, Middle East region pins hope on religious travel

Hazel Heyer, eTN Staff Writer

Despite hard times in today’s financial world, tourism has been given hope in religion and faith-based travel.

Tourists undeterred by war

Russia Tourists undeterred by war

mnweekly.ru

Russia has been thrust into the spotlight of the world media due to the conflict in South Ossetia and its involvement has been widely condemned in some quarters.

Resource-rich Angola creeps out of tortured past

Angola Resource-rich Angola creeps out of tortured past

Andrew Princz of ontheglobe.com for eTurboNew

Standing high above the African savannah at the giant rocks of Pungo Andongo in north-central Angola's remote province of Malanje, you can feel the weight of history reverberating from the soles ...

Mr. Saakashvili has bluffed. The Russians called his bluff. Is the West  now stuck with bailing him out?

Has Georgia's president picked a fight he can't win? Mr. Saakashvili has bluffed. The Russians called his bluff. Is the West now stuck with bailing him out?

news.yahoo.com

The victims, of course, are the civilians of Georgia and its breakaway South Ossetia region, caught in the escalating battle between the Georgian military and South Ossetian forces and their ...

Can Iraq's new calm hold?

Iraq Can Iraq's new calm hold?

Gordon Lubold, The Christian Science Monitor

Washington - After more than a year of taking a wait-and-watch approach to the surge of US forces in Iraq, military commanders and independent experts now seem more confident that it could be the ...

sudan: so, the animals survived... send in the tourists Sudan to upgrade tourism facilities after animals survive war

Southern Sudan plans to upgrade its tourist facilities after aerial surveys showed that millions of animals, including 8,000 elephants, in two wildlife reserves survived the nation's 21-year civil ...

Stalin's favorite retreat, war-ravaged Abkhazia, lures tourists

Abkhazia Stalin's favorite retreat, war-ravaged Abkhazia, lures tourists

Abkhazia, on the edge of the Black Sea, northeast of Georgia, has palm trees, subtropical summers and a stunning coastline. The hot sun once tanned Josef Stalin and Mikhail Gorbachev.

Israel-Palestine Tourism Sound Off: Letter from Palestine

eTN Staff writer

Rami Kassis typically does what most Palestinians do when being blind to the PA's internal problems - blame Israel.

Is it Israel's fault that the Palestinians voted for Hamas which began a ...

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