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Masked men with guns and machetes attack Italian tourists in Kenya

In Kenya, masked men carrying guns and machetes attacked a group of Italian tourists on Wednesday.

Uganda’s president lashes out at United Nations over Congo fiasco

One of Africa's most influential leaders has launched a broadside against United Nations peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, mocking them for being involved in "military tourism".

German tourist badly injured by white rhino in SA park

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - A white rhino badly injured one German tourist when it charged a group of visitors on a morning walk in South Africa's famous Kruger National Park, authorities said Wednes

Australia attacks controversial EU carbon tax on international airlines

The major parties have come together to attack the European Union's (EU) controversial carbon tax on international airlines.

Tigers attack tour bus in Chinese wildlife park

A group of tourists visiting a wildlife park in eastern China had a narrow escape after Bengal tigers attacked their bus, puncturing its tyres and destroying the windscreen, state media said.

Cheetah attacks Norwegian tourist in Namibia

Harnas — A 22-year-old Norwegian woman was attacked and injured by a hungry cheetah on the Harnas game farm, situated some 112 kilometres east of Gobabis in the Omaheke Region.

Armed bandits kill five foreign tourists in Ethiopia

Five foreign tourists have been killed in Ethiopia in an attack by unknown gunmen, state TV reports.

US tourist hurt in New Zealand road rage attack

A road rage attack on an American cyclist in Wellington has been condemned as an embarrassment to New Zealand.

British tourist killed in Sri Lankan resort town

A Briton has died after being attacked on Christmas Day while on holiday in Sri Lanka. Kuram Shaikah Zaman, from Manchester, was killed in the tourist resort of Tangalle.

4 dead, over 100 injured in attack in Belgium

A man threw grenades and shot into crowds of commuters and shoppers in the industrial city of Liege, Belgium. Four people were killed and over 100 injured, according to USA Today.

Istanbul tourist attraction attacked by heavily-armed gunman

One of Istanbul's main tourist attractions was attacked by a heavily-armed gunman today, wounding a Turkish soldier and a security guard before police killed him.

Flesh-eating piranhas invade Brazilian beach popular with tourists

Thousands of flesh-eating piranhas have infested a Brazilian river beach popular with tourists, biting at least 15 unwary swimmers.

Bear killed hiker at Yellowstone Park

A bear attack caused the death of a hiker whose body was found on a trail in Yellowstone National Park, officials confirmed Monday.

Five killed in terrorist attack on Israeli tourist bus

At least five people were killed today when gunmen opened fire on a bus and other vehicles in a series of attacks near the Israeli tourist resort of Eilat.

Israeli tourist missing in Zambia after hippo attack

An Israeli tourist has gone missing after reportedly being attacked by hippos and alligators during a family trip to Zambia on Tuesday.

UK tourist killed by polar bear

A polar bear has mauled a 17-year-old British boy to death in the Arctic and injured four other UK tourists.

UN: Eritrea planned massive attack against African Union summit

The Eritrean Government planned a massive attack on an African Union meeting held earlier this year, according to a new United Nations report that states that this was just one of multiple violations

Statement from InterContinental Hotels Group in reaction to Kabul hotel attack

LONDON, England - Following extensive media coverage, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) would like to confirm that the hotel Inter-continental in Kabul is not part of IHG and has not been since 1980

UN envoy calls for “forceful” action against Israeli extremists

The top United Nations envoy in the Middle East deplored today’s desecration of a mosque in the occupied West Bank and called for “forceful” action by the Israeli Government against such attacks

Lion attacks tourist at Victoria Falls

A dream vacation to Zimbabwe turned into a nightmare for a woman from East County, San Diego in the US after she was attacked by a lion while on a safari with her husband at Vitoria Falls.

Attack on gay tourists “saddens” St. Lucia

The government of St. Lucia is apologizing to three American tourists for an attack the men say was motivated by anti-gay sentiment.

US tourist murdered in Israel

Jerusalem - US visitor was stabbed to death and another woman wounded during the hike outside Jerusalem.

Minister appeals to tourists not to panic, says India safe destination

New Delhi - As Britain and Australia issued travel advisories asking their nationals to be vigilant, Union Tourism Minister Kumari Selja appealed to tourists not to panic, while condemning the shootin

Destination news: Officials warn tourists after shark attack

A tourist took photographs of a shark attacking a seal close to the beach on the Cape Cod National Seashore, the park's chief ranger said today.

Hong Kong tourists taken hostage in Manila

MANILA, Philippines – A dismissed policeman armed with an automatic rifle seized a bus in the Philippine capital Monday with 25 passengers, most of them Hong Kong tourists, in a bid to demand his re

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denies attack

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is a controversial man - apparently not only outside his country. An attack was obviously made on him when a man threw a bomb at the presidential convoy.

Destination news: After Kampala terrorist attack, Tanzania keeps its security on...

TANZANIA, Africa (eTN) - In an apparent move to ensure that tourists visiting Tanzania are safe, the Tanzanian army said its soldiers are in full preparation to fight the Somali militant group of Al-S

First-hand account of lion attack at Tashinga Camp in Zimbabwe

It was mid-morning on a Sunday when the TurboCharge fleet of sixteen boats arrived at the Tashinga Camp in the Matusadona National Park at the mouth of the Ume River.

Pirate attack in Tanzanian waters

A vessel bound for Mombasa was reportedly attacked last week by

Five tourists injured in elephant attack in Kaziranga

An elephant attacked a jeep ferrying tourists from a wildlife safari and injured all five of them at the famed Kaziranga National Park in Assam Monday.