Tag: explosions

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 09:27

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- Iran tension. The near the Strait of Hormuz is a ... Read More

Explosions rock Sri Lankan town as police hunt for Islamic terrorists behind Easter bombings

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 15:38

Three explosions have reportedly rocked a city on Sri Lanka’s eastern seaboard as the police and the army carry out searches targeting suspects from last weekend’s deadly bombings. The explosions ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 23:15

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is the latest message released by Sri Lanka Tourism officials and ... Read More

Sri Lanka gets a hug: Solidarity is pouring in from every corner of the world after an Easter Sunday of Terror

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:20

After an Easter of Terror Sri Lanka needs a hug. Easter Monday is the day hugs are pouring in from every corner of the world. "I am a Muslim and ... Read More

Shangri La Hotel Colombo Veteran Chef killed with 160 people in 6 terror attacks in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 08:06

Shangri La Colombo Veteran chef Shantha Mayadunne and her daughter are among 138 or more dead this morning at 6 deadly terror blasts on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka.  Several ... Read More

Terror Attack on Shangri La, Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Sri Lanka

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 21, 2019 06:19

The Shangri La Hotel Colombo, the Kingsbury Hotel and three churches in Kochchikade and Negombo were targeted by terrorists today in Sri Lanka. This is another attack on the travel ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 17, 2019 03:59

700 people could have died in the attack in Nairobi but didn't because of security measures in place and the immediate and effective response of authorities.  Thanks to steel doors ... Read More

Al-Qaeda terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, fatalities reported

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 15:29

A hotel and office complex in an upscale area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi were hit by two explosions earlier on Tuesday, with live footage from the scene also capturing ... Read More

Hawaii Island has a new tourist hotspot in the making

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 11, 2019 09:20

Hawaii Island, also known as the Big Island of Hawaii welcomes a new tourism hotspot in the making. It'a new black sand beach located at Isaac Kepoʻokalani Hale Beach Park. The ... Read More

Bombs exploded at popular tourist beach in Thailand: No casualties

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 08:21

Samila Beach in Thailand is a popular tourist beach. Last night two bombs rocked the popular Samila Beach, causing damage to the famous Golden Mermaid Statue and the Cat and ... Read More

Donald Trump escaped death in helicopter crash: FAA ok with 50 unnecessary fatalities?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 14, 2018 13:56

The U.S. President Donald Trump should be advised promptly that despite an alarming report about  U.S. helicopter safety issues, the industry is proposing another delay in helicopter safety standards for ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

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

100th commemoration of the SMS Cormoran at sea now online

editor editor- July 5, 2017 03:53

On April 7, 2017, Guam commemorated the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the German vessel SMS Cormoran II, the same day the United States entered World War I and ... Read More

Guam remembers the SMS Cormoran II at Sea

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- April 29, 2017 00:23

Guam has celebrated the 100th anniversary of the scuttling of the SMS Cormoran II, a historic ship where the first shot fired by the US took place in World War ... Read More

Panic paralyzes Ukrainian city after four explosions injure 27

editor editor- April 28, 2012 08:40

Four explosions that rocked an eastern Ukrainian city on Friday have prompted a terror probe, the Ukrainian News agency reported. Read More

Two explosions rock Philippine tourist island

editor editor- April 6, 2012 04:48

MANILA — Philippine police reports that three people were injured in hotel and bus depot blasts on Philippine tourist island of Palawan on Thursday. Read More

Mombasa blasts well away from tourist hot spots

editor editor- April 1, 2012 15:57

(eTN) - A regular source from the Kenyan coast, met only a few days ago at the e-Tourism Conference in Nairobi, was swift to make contact and get heard when ... Read More

Israeli tourist resort of Eilat rocked by series of explosions

editor editor- August 3, 2010 04:33

A series of explosions were heard in the southern Israeli city of Eilat. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said today that police were searching for the source of the explosions. Read More

Two bombs explode on Spain’s South coast

editor editor- August 18, 2008 05:40

MADRID - Two bombs exploded Sunday on the south coast of Spain, and police located a third, in the latest apparent terrorist attack on the country's popular tourism region. Read More