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Ten years on: the significance of the Bali bombings for the...

(eTN) - October 12, 2012 marks the 10th anniversary of the Bali bombing, one of the world’s most deadly terrorist attacks targeting tourists. The anniversary has special resonance for Australians.

KTB: Kenya remains safe for tourists

NAIROBI, Kenya — The tourism sector now wants speedy investigations into Monday's explosion at Assanands House on Moi Avenue in Nairobi, to avoid speculation that may scare away tourists.

Police: Tourists deliberately targeted in Thai triple bombing

Malaysian tourists were among four killed and 110 wounded in multiple blasts in the insurgency-plagued Thai south, authorities said Saturday, amid concerns that foreigners were targeted.

Delhi earthquake and deadly terror attack concerns PATA Mart delegates

An earthquake rocked India's capital of Delhi Wednesday night around 11:28 pm. ETN Publisher Juergen T. Steinmetz was sitting in his Hyatt hotel room on the 4th floor when it happened.

UN official: Deadly attack will not deter UN from its work

Calling Friday’s deadly attack against the United Nations complex in the Nigerian capital “morally reprehensible,” the Deputy Secretary-General has met with survivors of the bombing and pledged

Morocco bombing decried by World Tourism Organization

“Our thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims,” said the UN World Tourism Organization Secretary-General Taleb Rifai.

Suicide bombing attack in Kabul

NEW YORK, New York - A suicide bomber struck in the early afternoon at a supermarket in the center of Kabul, Afghanistan, today, killing at least 8 civilians, including a child and 3 western women.

2 killed, 18 wounded in Manila bus bombing

MANILA, Philippines – Manila officials say that at least 2 people were killed and 18 others wounded in a powerful explosion that ripped through a passenger bus in the Philippine capital on Tuesday.

Christian church bombing in Egypt leaves 21 dead

Government officials in Alexandria, Egypt, increased security around places of worship following an explosion that killed at least 21 people at a church in the region, the governor told state media Sa

8 dead in suicide attack on Mogadishu airport

At least eight people have been killed in bomb blasts at the main airport in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, witnesses have said.

Uganda bombing suspects nabbed

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Security operatives arrested several suspects and conspirators thought to be responsible for or connected to the bombings in Kampala while the World Cup Final was going on last

US government tightens rules for checking of no fly list

Thanks to a last-minute look by Emirates at the plane's manifest, terror suspect Faisal Shahzad's named popped up, after having been added shortly after 12:00 noon on Monday, shortly before the flight

Popular tourist restaurant bombed in India

An explosion has hit a popular bakery/restaurant in the western Indian city of Pune.The blast at the German Bakery is believed to have killed at least nine people and injured many more.

Explosive detection technology can identify substance in latest airline bombing attempt

PETN has been confirmed as the explosive material that was used in the attempted bombing of a Northwest Airline flight bound for Detroit on Christmas Day.

ETA attack severely damages Spain’s tourism

Madrid - As the militant Basque separatist group ETA prepared to mark the 50th anniversary of its foundation on Friday, the Spanish government knew it might stage attacks around that date.

Pakistan: 11 dead in luxury hotel bombing

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Suicide attackers shot their way past guards and set off a massive blast Tuesday outside a luxury hotel where foreigners and well-to-do Pakistanis mixed, killing at least 11 peo

Fresh attack on Koreans in Yemen

A suicide bomber has attacked a South Korean delegation visiting Yemen after a deadly attack on tourists on Sunday.Officials said no one apart from the bomber was harmed in this attack.

Yemen blames al-Qaida for latest tourist bombing

SAN'A, Yemen — Yemeni authorities on Monday said that al-Qaida was behind a suicide bombing that killed four South Korean tourists and their Yemeni driver at a historical site.

Tourist killed, 22 people wounded in Cairo bombing

CAIRO — A bomb in a landmark Cairo bazaar killed a French tourist and wounded 22 people, most of them holidaymakers, on Sunday in the first deadly violence against Westerners in Egypt since 2006.

Tears for Gaza: Children, women and elderly among dead

Fighter plane squads intensify Israel's deadliest assaults ever on Palestinian militants, killing more civilians.

Israeli assault on Gaza kills at least 230, wounds 400

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israeli warplanes rained more than 100 tons of bombs on security sites in Hamas-ruled Gaza Saturday and early Sunday, killing at least 230 people in one of the Mideast confli

BA suspends Pakistan flights after hotel bombing: airline

British Airways has halted all flights to Pakistan following the bombing of the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, a spokesman for the airline said on Monday.

Unknown Islamic group threatens more blasts in tourist India

JAIPUR, India (AFP) — A previously-unknown Islamic group claimed responsibility for a string of bombings that killed 63 people and warned of more attacks on Indian tourist targets, officials said on Thursday.

Tourism hit after serial blasts in Jaipur

JAIPUR - It's a grim situation for travel agents in Rajasthan as tour operators are reporting unprecedented 30 to 40 per cent cancellations by tourists, across all cities in the state by way of hotel bookings and flights.

80 killed, 150 wounded in Jaipur blasts

JAIPUR - Terror struck yet again — this time in Jaipur, at the busiest market, at the busiest hour, aimed with chilling precision to kill, maim, terrify and cleave the country. At last count, the toll was 80 killed, and with over 150 injured, it could go up.

Bombing of Sinai tourist site feared

Security forces have set up roadblocks and checkpoints in Sinai following reports that two terrorists plan to bomb a tourist site in the region. Egyptian intelligence reported that the two entered Egypt from Sudan and were traveling in a truck packed with explosives.

FBI says airline plotters had no US link

BRIGHTON, England — The FBI said Wednesday the men accused of trying to blow up U.S.-bound airliners had no obvious links to support networks in the United States, but warned that the greatest terror threat for Americans still may lurk within their own borders.

Eleven U.N. staff among dead in Algeria bombs: U.N

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Eleven U.N. employees are believed to have been among those killed when car bombs hit U.N. and other buildings in Algiers on Tuesday and more U.N. staff were still unaccounted for, a U.N. spokeswoman said.