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Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Are some cops in Brazil killers? Deadly massacre leave 11 dead in Wanda’s bar

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 21, 2019 02:17 0

Parts of Brazil are dangerous to visit, among them Belem the capital city of the State of Para. Despite other reports, Vanda's Bar in Para, ... Read More

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

African Tourism Board CEO flies home with South African terror victims on Egypt Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 20, 2019 09:40 0

African Tourism Board CEO Doris Worfel from Pretoria experienced a first-hand account on today's terror attack targeting a tour bus with South African visitors on ... Read More

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019 19:26 0

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

F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse east of Los Angeles

F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse east of Los Angeles

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 02:03 0

A fully armed F-16 fighter plane has crashed at March Air Reserve Base outside Riverside, California, damaging a nearby warehouse. The pilot ejected safely. Firefighters ... Read More

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Huge earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands, no tsunami threat to Hawaii

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 15:45 0

Powerful, magnitude 7.5 earthquake has rattled Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today, U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of injuries or ... Read More

Powerful earthquake rocks Papua-New Guinea, no tsunami warning issued so far

Powerful earthquake rocks Papua-New Guinea, no tsunami warning issued so far

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 6, 2019 22:05 0

Powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck about 20 miles to the northwest of Bulolo, Papua-New Guinea on Monday. Bulolo is located on the eastern end of ... Read More

Burning Superjet-100 plane crash-lands at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

Burning Superjet-100 plane crash-lands at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 5, 2019 16:48 0

Russian pilots landed a flaming Superjet-100 aircraft at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, after an in-flight emergency forced a crash landing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkwBukD3nQs Aeroflot Flight SU1492 declared an ... Read More

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 15:57 0

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

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

Quake strikes Aalo in Arunachal Pradesh India

editor editor- April 23, 2019 20:48 0

A strong 6.1 earthquake struck 25 miles from Aalo, Arunachal Pradesh in India today, April 23, 2019, at 20:15:50 UTC. The tremor was felt in ... Read More

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Two Australian Heroes killed when saving a tourist from drowning

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 21:31 0

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

Melbourne Gay Night Club shooting kills one, injures three

Melbourne Gay Night Club shooting kills one, injures three

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 14, 2019 12:55 0

Melbourne and locals alike find Love Machine nightclub in Prahran to be a popular part of  Melbourne R&B and house music over 3 floors. This ... Read More

Senegalese migrant sets school bus full of children on fire in Italy

Senegalese migrant sets school bus full of children on fire in Italy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 15:45 0

The driver of a school bus filled with children has been arrested by Italian police for setting fire to the vehicle near Milan. The Senegalese ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister offers condolence to tourists who passed away in Ocho Rios

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister offers condolence to tourists who passed away in Ocho Rios

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 16:05 0

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has expressed sadness at the passing of two tourists in Ocho Rios yesterday. One tourist died from injuries ... 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

183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday

183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 16:10 0

183 people remain trapped on the Los Angeles-bound Amtrak train in rural Oregon after the train struck a downed tree shortly before 6:20 p.m. Sunday. ... Read More

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

IATA: Airline industry showing continuing safety improvements

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 17:32 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing safety improvements over the long ... Read More

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

Delta Air Lines climbs in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies rankings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 19:10 0

Delta is one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies Worldwide for the second consecutive year – the only airline on the who's who of tech ... 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

Delta emergency landing in Reno

Delta emergency landing in Reno

editor editor- February 14, 2019 01:27 0

Delta Airlines flight 5763 had to make an emergency landing at RenoTahoe International Airport today, February 13, 2019 at approximately 1:00 pm after experiencing severe ... 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

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800?  Boeing declines to comment

Flying to Hawaii unsafe on a B737-800? Boeing declines to comment

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 7, 2019 00:58 4

Is it safe flying a Southwest Airline B737-800 aircraft from North America to Hawaii? This is a question many experts are asking these days. A ... Read More

Hundreds of people evacuated as Indonesia’s Mount Karangetang erupts

Hundreds of people evacuated as Indonesia’s Mount Karangetang erupts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 15:20 0

An eruption of one of Indonesia’s most active volcanoes sent lava and searing gas clouds out of the crater, causing villagers to flee the slopes, ... Read More

Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare

Brisbane International Airport evacuated over bomb scare

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 2, 2019 16:28 0

"Emergency situation" triggered evacuation of Brisbane International Airport earlier today, after Queensland Police arrested a man who claimed to have an explosive device on him. ... Read More

Why travel insurance? VisitorsCoverage on National Plan for Vacation Day

Why travel insurance? VisitorsCoverage on National Plan for Vacation Day

editor editor- January 28, 2019 16:04 0

Global travel insurance provider urges travelers to always secure travel insurance when planning for vacation and holidays Read More

‘Bikini hiker’ freezes to death in Taiwan’s Yushan National Park

‘Bikini hiker’ freezes to death in Taiwan’s Yushan National Park

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 16:25 0

Gigi Wu clearly had a passion for climbing. Dubbed the ‘Bikini hiker', she gained notoriety for scaling mountain while scantily clad. The 36-year-old ascended many ... Read More

6.6 earthquake strikes Vanuatu

6.6 earthquake strikes Vanuatu

editor editor- January 15, 2019 19:09 0

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Vanuatu at 18:06:36 UTC today, January 15, 2019. 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

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

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

Indonesian Island of Ternate reports strong earthquake

Indonesian Island of Ternate reports strong earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 6, 2019 19:48 0

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded a massive 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck 173 km north-northwest of the island of Ternate at a depth of 60.5 km on Monday at 2.27 ... Read More

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