Tag: detained

Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID
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Re-defining “undocumented”: TSA allows illegal immigrants board flights without any ID

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

US Transportation Security Administration has brought a new meaning to the term "undocumented" by permitting illegal aliens to fly domestically, ... Read More

Four people killed, two wounded in Australia hotel shooting
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Four people killed, two wounded in Australia hotel shooting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019

At least four people were killed and one injured in the hotel attack in the city of Darwin in northern ... Read More

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Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. ... Read More

Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect
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Myanmar Tourism Police arrests accused Sri Lanka Terror Suspect

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

Myanmar Tourist Police arrested a Sri Lankan man Thursday afternoon. The tourist from Sri Lanka is accused to have connections ... Read More

DNA test shows 30% of migrants detained at US border not related to ‘their’ children
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DNA test shows 30% of migrants detained at US border not related to ‘their’ children

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

DNA tests of migrant children arrested at the US-Mexico border with their families have revealed the minors were not related ... Read More

Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings
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Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019

Three explosions have reportedly rocked a city on Sri Lanka’s eastern seaboard as the police and the army carry out ... Read More

UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings
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UK Foreign Office urged to update UAE travel warnings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

British legal group Detained in Dubai has urged the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to update its UAE travel ... Read More

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UNESCO, African Union and Ethiopia Role Model on World Press Freedom?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines, has been chosen as the Official Carrier for the 2019 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference to be ... Read More

Attention Airport Officials: Naked man on the tarmac
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Attention Airport Officials: Naked man on the tarmac

editor editor- March 27, 2019

Is this the new way to fly? Naked? A male passenger dressed only in his birthday suit was spotted trying ... Read More

26 killed, dozens injured in China tour bus disaster
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26 killed, dozens injured in China tour bus disaster

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2019

According to Hunan provincial officials and local police, 26 people were killed and 28 injured after a tour bus caught ... Read More

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested
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Brazil’s former president Michel Temer arrested

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Brazil’s former president Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe, media reports say. Temer took ... Read More

In bizarre tit-for-tat, Ukraine detains, denies entry to Israeli tourists
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In bizarre tit-for-tat, Ukraine detains, denies entry to Israeli tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

Thirty-five Israeli tourists were detained at Ukraine's Kiev Airport and barred from entering the country on Friday. The incident appears ... Read More

US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey
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US Travel Advisory ups warning level for travel to Turkey

editor editor- February 16, 2019

The U.S. Travel Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, today issued a "Level 3: Reconsider Travel" advisory for Turkey ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern ... Read More

‘Not terror-related’: Man with ‘knife’ arrested at Heathrow Airport
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‘Not terror-related’: Man with ‘knife’ arrested at Heathrow Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2019

Armed police were called in after initial reports of man seen in possession of a knife at London’s major air ... Read More

Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket
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Uganda officials bust major ivory and pangolin scales smuggling racket

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has started reaping the results from the introduction of Non-intrusive Cargo Inspection (NII) scanning technology that ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police
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“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of ... Read More

‘Attempted hijacking’: Aeroflot passenger demands to be flown to Afghanistan
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‘Attempted hijacking’: Aeroflot passenger demands to be flown to Afghanistan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

Russian Aeroflot Flight SU1515 was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger attempted to hijack the aircraft, demanding ... Read More

UK: EU citizens living in Britain must apply for ‘settled status’
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UK: EU citizens living in Britain must apply for ‘settled status’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

Britain is rolling out a program to help register an estimated 3.5 million EU citizens living in the UK. The ... Read More

Special Forces unit deployed after Cologne train station shooting
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Special Forces unit deployed after Cologne train station shooting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

German police have deployed a Special Forces unit to central Cologne following a shooting incident that took place near the ... Read More

Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?
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Updated US Travel Advisory for China: Will China tourism officials retaliate?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

Every day 8000 Chinese tourists enter the United States, and every day an average of 5000 American tourists enter China. ... Read More

Manchester police: New Year’s Eve train station stabbing spree “terrorist attack”
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Manchester police: New Year’s Eve train station stabbing spree “terrorist attack”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019

British police say that the stabbing spree which occurred in Manchester on New Year’s Eve is being investigated as terror-related ... Read More

Act of terror in Tokyo Shinjuku tourist area during New Years celebration
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Act of terror in Tokyo Shinjuku tourist area during New Years celebration

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 1, 2019

New Years in Tokyo turned violent when a car slammed into crowds who were celebrating  New Year early on Jan. ... Read More

American tourist arrested in Moscow ‘on suspicion of espionage’
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American tourist arrested in Moscow ‘on suspicion of espionage’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018

Public relations center of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), which is the successor to the KGB, said on Monday that ... Read More

Hannover Airport on lockdown, flights suspended after car-ramming attack
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Hannover Airport on lockdown, flights suspended after car-ramming attack

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018

Germany's Hannover Airport has been shut down by German police, who were sweeping security areas after a man rammed through ... Read More

Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made
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Tourists killed and beheaded in terror attack in Morocco: Arrests made

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018

The arrests were made in several cities in the kingdom, bringing to 18 the number of people detained over the double-murder, said ... Read More

Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?
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Thailand Tourism Safety Image in question?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 23, 2018

A conflict between FIFA, Australia, and Bahrain on a human rights and an asylum case for involving a pro football ... Read More

Vienna restaurant shooting leaves 1 person dead, 1 injured
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Vienna restaurant shooting leaves 1 person dead, 1 injured

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018

One person has been killed and one injured in a shootout at a popular tourist restaurant in the Austrian capital’s ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

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The history of the SMS Cormoran II

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 30, 2017

Tamuning, Guam – On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the ... Read More

Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight
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Florida pilot completes record-setting solo around-the-world flight

editor editor- September 21, 2016

ADDISON, TX - West Palm Beach-based flight instructor Zheng “Julie" Wang landed her single piston-engine propeller aircraft at Addison Airport ... Read More

United pilot detained for dropping his pants at Rio airport
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United pilot detained for dropping his pants at Rio airport

editor editor- June 28, 2010

SAO PAULO - A United Airlines pilot was briefly detained in Brazil after lowering his pants during a security screening ... Read More

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