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10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil

10 people killed, dozens wounded in school shooting in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:53 0

At least 10 people were killed in a school shooting in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state, law enforcement has confirmed. The suspects are believed to be ... Read More

Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Mayday on TK1 from Istanbul to JFK after severe turbulence over New England

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 10, 2019 07:54 0

Turkish Airlines Flight One, non-stop service from Istanbul landed at JFK Airport New York at 5.35pm Saturday night. Prior to landing the captain of this ... Read More

Nearly 100 passengers injured when jetfoil ferry collides with whale in Japan

Nearly 100 passengers injured when jetfoil ferry collides with whale in Japan

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 16:16 0

According to Japanese authorities, more than 80 people were injured after a jetfoil ferry incident in the East Sea on Saturday. Five people were hospitalized ... Read More

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze

Inferno: 25 people killed, 50 injured in Cairo’s Ramses Train Station blaze

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:36 0

According to Egyptian media, at least 25 people were killed and 50 injured after a train crash ignited a massive blaze at Cairo's main train ... Read More

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Train station on fire Cairo: Blow to tourism in deadly fire

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- February 27, 2019 10:54 2

A majr fire at a train station killed more than 28 people and more than 50 injured in a Cairo train fire, according to a source in Egypt's Health ... Read More

Armed man attempts to hijack Dubai-bound plane, opens fire on board

Armed man attempts to hijack Dubai-bound plane, opens fire on board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2019 16:08 0

Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane bound for Dubai was forced to make an emergency landing in Chittagong, Bangladesh after a hijacking attempt, the airline operator has ... Read More

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 19, 2019 05:49 0

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease public islands for tourism development in ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

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

Delta Air Lines flight nose-dives twice before emergency landing

Delta Air Lines flight nose-dives twice before emergency landing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 18:30 0

Delta Air Lines' flight from Orange County to Seattle was rattled into a nose-dive two times by severe turbulence. The jolts sent snack trays flying ... Read More

17 people dead, many injured in New Delhi hotel fire

17 people dead, many injured in New Delhi hotel fire

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 20:03 0

In a major fire in New Delhi shoddily built budget hotel, at least 17 people have died and several others were injured. The blaze in ... Read More

Five airline passengers injured in Russian airport airstair collapse

Five airline passengers injured in Russian airport airstair collapse

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 17:30 0

Five people were injured as the airstair collapsed while passengers were boarding a flight from the Siberian city of Barnaul to Moscow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-X7py_oDhc CCTV camera ... Read More

Four killed in Istanbul helicopter crash

Four killed in Istanbul helicopter crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 22:30 0

At least four Turkish soldiers have been injured in a military helicopter crash in the residential area of Turkish capital. The aircraft went down in ... Read More

1 killed, at least 76 injured in Catalonia two-train head-on collision

1 killed, at least 76 injured in Catalonia two-train head-on collision

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 21:50 0

One passenger was killed, at least three were critically injured and 16 others sustained less severe wounds, as two commuter trains collided head-on in Catalonia, ... Read More

Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul

Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 17:26 0

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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2019 17:23 0

Armed police were called in after initial reports of man seen in possession of a knife at London’s major air hub, Heathrow Airport. The person ... Read More

Seven people killed, dozens injured in India train derailment

Seven people killed, dozens injured in India train derailment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2019 16:54 0

Nine cars of the Seemanchal Express train have derailed in India’s Bihar state, about 30 km from provincial capital Patna, local media report citing a ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Strong earthquake rocks Indonesia’s Sumatra

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 15:53 0

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesian island of Sumatra. The quake occurred 166km south-southeast of Muara Siberut. The United States ... Read More

Wedding ends in tragedy in Peru after hotel wall collapses killing 15

Wedding ends in tragedy in Peru after hotel wall collapses killing 15

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2019 17:20 0

At least 15 people were killed and 29 others were injured when wedding in the Peruvian city of Abancay has ended in tragedy after a ... Read More

268 skiers and hikers died in Austrian Alps in 2018

268 skiers and hikers died in Austrian Alps in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 18:25 0

In 2018, a total of 268 people died on Austria's mountains, 22 fewer than the deaths registered in the previous year, the Austrian Authority for ... Read More

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

What’s the motive for attacking Kenya?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 08:09 0

Attacking the travel and tourism industry is the modus operandi by almost every terror group in the world. Tourism is a fragile industry and attacking ... Read More

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Nairobi Dusit2 terror attack: 21 dead, 700 rescued and many heroes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59 0

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of ... Read More

Statement from Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett  on terror situation in Nairobi, Kenya

Statement from Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett on terror situation in Nairobi, Kenya

editor editor- January 17, 2019 00:21 0

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett today issued a statement regarding the terrorist attack of DusitD2 Hotel and Office Complex in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More

Al-Qaeda terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, fatalities reported

Al-Qaeda terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, fatalities reported

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 15:29 0

A hotel and office complex in an upscale area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi were hit by two explosions earlier on Tuesday, with live footage ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019 01:29 0

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on the tsunami. Read More

Hotel history: Hotel Bossert once owned by Jehovah’s Witnesses

Hotel history: Hotel Bossert once owned by Jehovah’s Witnesses

editor editor- January 12, 2019 20:21 0

The Hotel Bossert was built in 1909 by Louis Bossert, a Brooklyn lumber magnate, as a residential hotel in Brooklyn Heights. The historic 14-story, 224-room ... Read More

Paris is a tourism destination to avoid this weekend after powerful blast

Paris is a tourism destination to avoid this weekend after powerful blast

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2019 09:10 0

Businesses have boarded up their windows ahead of another planned demonstration in Paris. Multiple people have been injured following the blast which ripped through the ... Read More

Four foreign tourists killed, dozens injured in Cuba bus crash

Four foreign tourists killed, dozens injured in Cuba bus crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2019 02:08 0

Tour bus carrying 40 passengers, including 22 foreign tourists from Argentina, Canada, Spain, the United States, France, the Netherlands and Mexico, overturned near Guantanamo in ... Read More

A toadfish attacked and injured two tourists at Whitsunday Islands in Queensland, Australia

A toadfish attacked and injured two tourists at Whitsunday Islands in Queensland, Australia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019 08:58 0

The Whitsunday Islands are one of the most famous tourist regions in Queensland, Australia. Beaches at this usually peaceful scenic tourist region are closed as ... Read More

3 killed, 600 injured in horrific Pretoria train collision

3 killed, 600 injured in horrific Pretoria train collision

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2019 15:20 0

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

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 06:05 0

Thousands of tourists ended the last Christmas holiday in the Alps on Sunday being evacuated. This included visitors to the famous glacier Matterhorn in Switzerland. ... Read More

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