Tag: emergency services

First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident
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First electric scooter rider killed in Paris traffic accident

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019

A man, riding his electric scooter, was killed after collided with a truck in Paris today. The 25-year-old was riding ... Read More

Horror at fun fair: 28 people injured in merry-go-round collapse in Spain
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Horror at fun fair: 28 people injured in merry-go-round collapse in Spain

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

Emergency services rushed to the scene at the San José de la Rinconada fair in the town of La Rinconada, ... Read More

US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral
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US Travel Warning: Leave Iraq or prepare for funeral

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Today the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Baghdad ordered a partial evacuation of their American staff.  In the meantime, the ... Read More

Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’
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Washington’s new short-term rental law to ‘even playing field for local hotels’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed Substitute House Bill 1798, concerning short-term rentals, into law. This bill was a top priority ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism: Demonstrating resilience after terror attacks

editor editor- April 30, 2019

One week on from the deadliest terror attacks perpetrated in the country since the end of the civil war, Sri ... Read More

Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant
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Shangri-La issues statement: Attack on the Shangri-La Hotel Colombo Table One Restaurant

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

An explosion took place in Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo’s Table One Restaurant on Easter Sunday during Easter Brunch at 9.05 am. ... Read More

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning
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Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Tourism and Dairy are popular in  Port Campbell, a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. The town is on the Great ... Read More

At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire
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At least three people die jumping from Bangkok skyscraper to escape hotel fire

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

A 57-floor hotel and shopping building has gone up in flames in Bangkok, Thailand. At least three people have died ... Read More

US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel
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US Advisory for Democratic Republic of Congo: Reconsider travel

editor editor- March 22, 2019

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory for the Democratic Republic of Congo advising that travel be ... Read More

Double Deadly Terror Attack in New Zealand: “There is blood everywhere”
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Double Deadly Terror Attack in New Zealand: “There is blood everywhere”

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2019

"I'm still in shock at the news coming from Christchurch today. To any Muslims, both in New Zealand and around ... Read More

Crashed: Ethiopian Airlines ET302 Addis Ababa to Nairobi
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Crashed: Ethiopian Airlines ET302 Addis Ababa to Nairobi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019

Star Alliance carrier Ethiopian Airlines is reporting a fatal accident and crash. The jet is a brand new Boeing 737 ... Read More

Fraport opens training center at Ljubljana Airport
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Fraport opens training center at Ljubljana Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

On March 6, Fraport AG inaugurated a €6 million training center for the Fraport Aviation Academy at Ljubljana Airport (LJU) ... Read More

Honolulu Mayor wants to increase hotel taxes
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Honolulu Mayor wants to increase hotel taxes

editor editor- March 2, 2019

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell today unveiled a US$2.83 billion operating budget, - 8.6 percent higher than last year, which is ... 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

Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul
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Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

At least one person has died while three of those injured have been rescued after a 7-story apartment building collapsed ... Read More

‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4
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‘Do not travel’: US State Department ups Venezuela travel warning to Level 4

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019

The United States Department of State has raised its Venezuela travel advisory warning for US citizens to “do not travel,” ... Read More

Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria
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Terrorism causes US to issue travel advisory for Algeria

editor editor- January 8, 2019

The US government website warns travelers to exercise increased caution when traveling in Algeria due to terrorism. Read More

3 killed, 600 injured in horrific Pretoria train collision
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3 killed, 600 injured in horrific Pretoria train collision

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019

At least three people have been confirmed dead and over 600 were injured in a horrifying Tuesday collision involving two ... Read More

Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia
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Increased caution due to terrorism: US issues Travel Advisory for Tunisia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

US Department of State issued Level 2 Travel Advisory (Exercise Increased Caution) for Tunisia. The warning was issued due to ... Read More

US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi
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US Travel Advisory issued against Indonesia targeting Central Sulawesi

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 3, 2019

The U.S. State Department today issued a travel advisory for Indonesia. This advisory is asking American Tourists to reconsider travel ... 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

East Siberia helicopter crash kills everyone on board
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East Siberia helicopter crash kills everyone on board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018

Russian emergency services report that a private helicopter crashed on the outskirts of the city of Ulan-Ude in Russia's East ... Read More

Tourists in Barcelona be aware : Terror Alert issued by U.S. authorities
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Tourists in Barcelona be aware : Terror Alert issued by U.S. authorities

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018

A Moroccan in his 30's is planning a truck or bus ramming attack in Barcelona. This is stated on a ... Read More

Exemplary response by Kenya Airways
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Exemplary response by Kenya Airways

editor editor- January 22, 2011

(eTN) - This afternoon saw emergency services swing into action at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, when a Kenya Airways ... Read More

Stevenswood Spa Resort remains undamaged by California wildfires
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Stevenswood Spa Resort remains undamaged by California wildfires

editor editor- June 28, 2008

MENDICINO COAST, California - Officials of Stevenswood Spa Resort announced today that the property and surrounding area remain safe from ... Read More