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LONDON, England - The financially troubled multi-million dollar Caribbean investment firm Harlequin Property has applied for its sales arm to go into administration.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on all governments and peoples to play their part to ensure that the world’s oceans are protected for future generations, warning that they face major thre
A United Nations-backed meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, has concluded with a call for better enforcement of laws to protect endangered gorillas in 10 African countries.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the Security Council’s “historic” decision to authorize the use “all necessary measures” to protect civilians in Libya, saying the move was an affi
The United Nations agency mandated to defend freedom of expression and press freedom today called for improved safety for journalists and other media professionals working in areas of conflict or soci
MANILA - Philippine police vowed beefed up protection for visitors in an attempt to do hostage fiasco damage control and to lure back foreign tourists.
If holidaymakers heading abroad were in any doubt of the need to have their trips fully financially protected, then the collapse of London-based Kiss Flights should have convinced them.
Unmanned aerial vehicles, aka drones, are increasingly playing a more important role in surveillance activities to guard shipping traffic against attacks by ocean terrorists, and many of them have bee
An expert workshop last week in Kampala, which brought together environmental and conservation specialists and related stakeholders, has ended with expressed fears over the rapid loss of forest cover
COLOMBO - Special wasp protection jackets will be issued to tourists climbing a famous cultural heritage site in central Sri Lanka after wasp attack injuring over 80 visitors last week, a local newspa
ZURICH, BANGKOK & NEW YORK - The end of the year 2008 coincides with the celebration of the 10-year anniversary of The Code and the successful meetings in Rio during World Congress III against the Sex
Later this coming week, travel cover will be offered in the UK that protects the holidays of the travelling public again airline collapse.
"Airlines are facing difficult times with high and rising jet fuel prices, a global economic downturn, ever fiercer competition from and between the no frills carriers, and rising airport security costs," said Andrew Cooper, director general of the Federation of Tour Operators.
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Up to nine million British travellers who put together their own 'DIY' holiday breaks this year run the risk of losing their money if their travel company goes under - because they have paid for their flights and hotels by debit card, cash or cheque.