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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran
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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... Read More

Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana
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Canadians rescued by SWAT and safe after abduction in Ghana

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 12, 2019

National Security Operatives  in Ghana completed an operation which successfully rescued the two Canadian women recently abducted in the Ashanti ... Read More

Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest
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Seven tourists drown as Danube sightseeing boat collides with another ship, sinks in Budapest

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019

A tourist boat with dozens of people on board has collided with another vessel and capsized on the Danube River ... Read More

Maui Visitors Bureau’s hidden statement on hiking on Maui
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Maui Visitors Bureau’s hidden statement on hiking on Maui

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 29, 2019

Tourism is the biggest business in Hawaii.  Ocean activities and hiking are the most popular activities on the Hawaiian island ... Read More

Maritime security the Seychelles way
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Maritime security the Seychelles way

mm Alain St.Ange- May 25, 2019

Africa’s smallest nation is setting a standard for safe sustainable seas through the prosecution of pirates, international maritime cooperation, and ... Read More

Hudson River takes on another air crash
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Hudson River takes on another air crash

editor editor- May 15, 2019

The Hudson River in New York has witnessed another aviation crash – this time a helicopter. The chopper crashed at ... 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

10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang
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10 tourists trapped by avalanches rescued in China’s Xinjiang

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019

Ten people have been rescued Tuesday after being trapped by avalanches in a mountainous area in Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang ... Read More

Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable
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Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable

editor editor- April 2, 2019

  Two women recently filed lawsuits against several owners and operators of hotels in Philadelphia, alleging that the hotels had ... Read More

Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized
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Viking Sky cruise ship safely towed to Norwegian port, 643 passengers rescued, 20 hospitalized

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 24, 2019

A luxury Viking Sun cruise ship that was left floating due to engine failure and nearly crashed into the rocks ... Read More

At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul
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At least 55 people killed in Tigris river tourist ferry disaster near Iraq’s Mosul

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

At least 55 people died when an overloaded ferry sank in the Tigris river near Mosul in northern Iraq on ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2019

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

Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire
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Family rescues abandoned leopard cub from wildfire

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- February 23, 2019

A humble family living among the local communities that neighbor Murchison Falls National Park in the Masindi district have rescued ... Read More

Tourists stranded 80 feet in the air for hours after SeaWorld Skyride malfunctions
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Tourists stranded 80 feet in the air for hours after SeaWorld Skyride malfunctions

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019

Sixteen tourists were trapped 80 feet in the air when a SeaWorld San Diego ride malfunctioned, leaving them suspended for ... Read More

Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul
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Dozens feared dead as 7-story building collapses in Istanbul

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019

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

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

editor editor- January 13, 2019

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

Uganda Wildlife Authority protecting lions, communities and tourism
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Uganda Wildlife Authority protecting lions, communities and tourism

Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda Tony Ofungi - eTN Uganda- January 8, 2019

Experiential tourism was introduced in Uganda to allow visitors to actively participate in monitoring animals that live in the park ... Read More

One killed, one missing as Tropical Storm Pabuk batters Thailand’s southern coast
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One killed, one missing as Tropical Storm Pabuk batters Thailand’s southern coast

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019

One person was killed as the first tropical storm to hit Thailand in three decades pounded its southern coast on ... Read More

Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident
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Two Korean tourists in Northern Thailand dead after golfing accident

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018

The two Korean couples arrived in Thailand on Christmas Eve for a holiday. Now the two men are dead after ... Read More

Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you
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Sicily earthquake jolts people out of bed: Don’t let low magnitude fool you

editor editor- December 26, 2018

The latest Sicily quake created an ash cloud that led to the temporary closure of Sicilian airspace on Christmas Eve. Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018
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Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law ... Read More

Guam remembers the SMS Cormoran II at Sea
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Guam remembers the SMS Cormoran II at Sea

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 29, 2017

Guam has celebrated the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II, a historic ship where the first ... Read More

Outrigger Guam Resort scene of a deadly drowning involving a 22-month-old girl
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Outrigger Guam Resort scene of a deadly drowning involving a 22-month-old girl

editor editor- February 2, 2015

The Outrigger Guam Resort was the scene of a tragic deadly incident involving a 22-month-old girl on Saturday. Read More

600 tourists stranded in flood-hit areas rescued in Pakistan
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600 tourists stranded in flood-hit areas rescued in Pakistan

editor editor- August 5, 2010

The Pakistani military said on Wednesday it had rescued about 600 tourists, including Chinese and Japanese nationals, who had been ... Read More

Tour boat burns and sinks, 17 tourists rescued, 1 missing
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Tour boat burns and sinks, 17 tourists rescued, 1 missing

editor editor- July 30, 2010

A Spanish tourist remains missing after a Turkish tour boat was engulfed by flames while sailing in the Mediterranean. Read More

American tourist stuck in a pit for two days
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American tourist stuck in a pit for two days

editor editor- August 28, 2009

A 27-year old American tourist was rescued Thursday after being stuck in a pit in the northern West Bank for ... Read More

Air Wing rescues stranded tourists from Ras Al Khaimah mountain
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Air Wing rescues stranded tourists from Ras Al Khaimah mountain

editor editor- February 2, 2009

Ras Al Khaimah: A group of tourists spent an entire night on a mountain after a police rescue mission failed ... Read More

Antarctic tourists rescued from ship
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Antarctic tourists rescued from ship

editor editor- December 8, 2008

Eleven Australians who were among 120 people on board a cruise ship damaged when it hit rock in Antarctica have ... Read More

Stranded tourists rescued
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Stranded tourists rescued

editor editor- May 5, 2008

Bad weather caused by Cyclone Nargis forced navy ships to rescue stranded holidaymakers from islands in the Andaman Sea yesterday, ... Read More

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