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Terror in Oslo: Five injured as armed man in stolen ambulance rams bystanders
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Terror in Oslo: Five injured as armed man in stolen ambulance rams bystanders

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019

Oslo police shot and arrested an armed man who stole an ambulance and used it to ram innocent bystanders as ... Read More

Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?
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Terror at Saudi Arabian Airport: An Iran Connection?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

Yesterday's terror attack on Abha International Airport in Saudi Arabia is seen as an escalation adding now to the significant ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities
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Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry ... 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

25 children injured in tourist bus collision with car in Thuringia, Germany
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25 children injured in tourist bus collision with car in Thuringia, Germany

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

25 people were injured in a collision between a tourist bus and a car in the German state of Thuringia. ... Read More

17 passengers killed, 9 injured in Muscat-Dubai bus crash in UAE
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17 passengers killed, 9 injured in Muscat-Dubai bus crash in UAE

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

17 people were killed when a bus from Oman crashed in the United Arab Emirates, according to Dubai police. At ... 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

MS Opera Cruise cruise ship slams into wharf in Venice while tourists flee
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MS Opera Cruise cruise ship slams into wharf in Venice while tourists flee

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

What more has to happen before cruise liners are finally banned from docking in or around Venice? These are messages ... Read More

Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools
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Person dies on Maui at famous Seven Sacred Pools

editor editor- June 1, 2019

An unidentified person died Thursday evening in the Pools of Oheo on the island of Maui in Hawaii. These famous ... Read More

Police: 11 people killed, 6 wounded, suspect shot dead in Virginia Beach bloodbath
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Police: 11 people killed, 6 wounded, suspect shot dead in Virginia Beach bloodbath

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

Eleven people have been killed and six more injured, including a police officer, at a municipal building in Virginia Beach, ... Read More

At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting
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At least two people dead, many injured in Virginia Beach municipal building shooting

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019

First responders and police have responded to reports of an active shooter at a municipal building in Virginia Beach - ... Read More

20 people killed, 31 injured in fiery Mexico bus crash
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20 people killed, 31 injured in fiery Mexico bus crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

A crash involving a bus and a tractor-trailer in Mexico's eastern state of Veracruz on Wednesday left 20 people dead, ... Read More

1 child and 2 adults believed dead after Tokyo bus stop stabbing
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1 child and 2 adults believed dead after Tokyo bus stop stabbing

editor editor- May 28, 2019

It is believed that at least 1 child and 2 adults have died after being attacked by a man with ... Read More

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!
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African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Africa Day united 40 heads of State on Saturday in Pretoria when attending the inauguration of the South African President, ... Read More

Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies
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Russian airline passenger snaps, goes on rampage, fights with fellow travelers, dies

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

A plane flying from Moscow to Simferopol was forced to return after one of the passengers snapped, assaulting fellow travelers ... Read More

One Russian tourist killed, 10 injured in Italy tourist bus crash
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One Russian tourist killed, 10 injured in Italy tourist bus crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

A tourist bus carrying 60 Russian citizens overturned on the Siena-Florence highway in Italy, killing one and injuring at least ... Read More

South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza
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South African Tourists in Egypt attacked: Bomb exploded on tourist bus in Giza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

South African tourists visiting Cairo on an Egyptian tour were attacked and injured when a roadside exploded next to a ... Read More

16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex
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16 foreign tourist wounded in tour bus bombing near Giza pyramid complex

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2019

An explosion targeting a tourist bus near a museum in the Giza pyramid complex has left at least 16 people ... Read More

Hotel Gwadar clearance operation completed: All terrorists killed
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Hotel Gwadar clearance operation completed: All terrorists killed

editor editor- May 13, 2019

Pakistan Security Forces have completed the clearance operation at the luxury Pearl Continental (PC) Hotel Gwadar. All three terrorists have ... Read More

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces
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Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

A Biman Airlines’ Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, losing its wings and ... Read More

Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.
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Deadly Aeroflot Crash: SU 1492 in flames when landing at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport.

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 5, 2019

Skyteam airline member Aeroflot from Russia today had a deadly crash at Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport after engines caught fire. A hero flight ... Read More

SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat
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SeaWorld San Antonio opens state-of-the-art Turtle Reef habitat

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019

Today, SeaWorld San Antonio unveiled Turtle Reef, featuring a first-of-its-kind biofiltration habitat. Guests can get an up-close look at endangered ... Read More

Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth
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Comores and Mozambique in dire need of assistance after deadly Cyclone Kenneth

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 27, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth raged Mozambique and the Indian Ocean Island Country Comoros today. Tourists took shelter at Comores airport and Ibo Fort ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray
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Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is ... 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

How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity
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How Emirates is supporting and preserving biodiversity

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019

Taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and championing wildlife conservation across different corners of the planet, the Emirates Group is playing ... Read More

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks
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Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, U.S. and British Authorities warn in response to terror attacks

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority in a statement released urges hotels in Sri Lanka to take maximum measures to ... 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

Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress,  Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement
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Sri Lanka: More attacks in progress, Internet off, Curfew ordered: European Union offers support and issues statement

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The European Union High Representative Vice-President Federica Mogherini issued a statement after the deadly terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka this ... Read More

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka
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Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

Shangri La Colombo Veteran chef Shantha Mayadunne and her daughter are among 138 or more dead this morning at 6 ... Read More

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka
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Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today ... Read More

Tour helicopter crash lands in Oahu’s Sacred Falls Valley
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Tour helicopter crash lands in Oahu’s Sacred Falls Valley

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Honolulu rescuers have received a call of a downed tour helicopter shortly after 11:30 Tuesday morning. Six units including the ... Read More

Melbourne Gay Night Club shooting kills one, injures three
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Melbourne Gay Night Club shooting kills one, injures three

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019

Melbourne and locals alike find Love Machine nightclub in Prahran to be a popular part of  Melbourne R&B and house ... Read More