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Two US tourists kidnapped in Sinai released

Security officials secured the release of two female American tourists and their guide, hours after they were kidnapped at gunpoint while vacationing in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula Friday.

How safe is Mali?

Following the recent kidnapping of three tourists - one of which is a Dutchman - and the killing of a German in the town of Timbuktu in North Mali, the all-important question is: How safe is Mali?

Advice: Tourists should try to fit in

Leave your khaki shorts at home: If you're traveling overseas, you should avoid dressing like a tourist—and not just because it embarrasses your kids.

US Embassy warns of possible kidnappings

MANILA, Philippines - The U.S. Embassy warned its citizens Tuesday that "extremist elements" planned to kidnap Americans and other foreigners in a southern Philippine city where U.S. counterterrorism troops have been deployed."Extremist elements may be planning to kidnap Americans or other foreigners at hotels or other public places in the Zamboanga city area," it said in an e-mail.