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Attempts by Laos authorities to limit the damage caused by the tourist craze of ‘‘tubing’’ — floating downriver in the inner-tube of a tyre — have had mixed success.
It's among Australia's most popular overseas holiday destinations - but the island paradise of Bali has a more sinister side.
LIMA, Peru - 134 homes were destroyed and 103 people were injured during a 6.9-magnitude quake just off the central coast, Peruvian officials said on Saturday.
Up to 1,000 people are feared dead after the most devastating earthquake in more than a decade struck eastern Turkey on Sunday, Health Minister Recep Akdag said that so far at least 65 deaths have bee
An investigation into the mysterious deaths of a British couple and four other tourists in hotels in northern Thailand found they may have been caused by toxic chemical exposure, it was revealed today
Fiji's military regime has been accused of censoring accounts of the deaths of two foreign men so as not to frighten Australian and New Zealand tourists.
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A senior United Nations official today called for an investigation into the deaths of two media professionals in Bahrain who died earlier this month while held in detention.
Irwin Mitchell, a leading law firm, has reported a substantial increase in the number of clients seeking representation after members of their families or friends have been involved in fatal accidents
ABUJA, Nigeria – All of Nigeria is at risk in a cholera epidemic that has killed 352 people in only three-months time, health officials warned Wednesday, as the country's rainy season continues to s
Just when you thought the hassles of flying were already at their doggone worst, now comes this warning from the U.S.
The families of the two American tourists who died following a fall on one of the worlds heritage sites, Skellig Michael off the Co. Kerry Coast, plan to sue the state.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Thousands of police and soldiers stormed the Jamaican ghettos where reggae was born Tuesday in search of a reputed drug kingpin wanted by the United States, intensifying a third
Over the past few days, Uganda again suffered from torrential rains in parts of the country, both east and west, and subsequent mudslides again took at least eight lives as they cascaded down Mount El
WARSAW, Poland – Flooding in southern Poland has killed at least five people, and officials closed the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial site on Tuesday to protect its Holocaust archives and artifacts.
ATHENS, Greece – Rioting over harsh austerity measures left three people dead in a torched Athens bank and clouds of tear gas drifting past parliament, in an outburst of anger that underlined the lo
ACAPULCO, Mexico - Police have identified an alleged hit man arrested on suspicion of taking part in a gunbattle that left six people dead and five wounded during a raging attack on the main boulevard
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Opposition leaders declared they had seized power in Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday, taking control of security headquarters, a state TV channel and other government buildings after c
RIO DE JANEIRO – The heaviest rains in Rio de Janeiro's history triggered landslides Tuesday that killed at least 95 people as rising water turned roads into rivers and paralyzed Brazil's second-lar
MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Two explosions, one of them blamed on a suicide bomber, slammed Moscow's subway system Monday morning as it was jam-packed with rush-hour passengers, killing at least 34 people and
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