13 Aug 2017

At least 4 people shot, killed in Mexican resort of Acapulco

“At least four people have been shot and killed in the Pacific resort of Acapulco, which has become a hotspot in Mexico’s rising drug violence. An Associated Press journalist saw the four bodies, including a man who lay on a central avenue in Acapulco in broad daylight Sunday with a

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09 Aug 2017

Traveler Shot Dead at Ticket Counter in Venezuelan Airport

“A traveler was shot to death Tuesday at the ticket counter of Caracas’ international airport in the latest tragedy to befall the country’s main connection to the world.” Source: Traveler Shot Dead at Ticket Counter in Venezuelan Airport – The New York Times

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07 Aug 2017

Dozens of migrants storm Morocco-Spain border post

“More than 100 migrants stormed a border post between Morocco and the Spanish territory of Ceuta on Monday, careering through with agents unable to stop them, police said.” Source: Dozens of migrants storm Morocco-Spain border post – Al Arabiya English

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02 Aug 2017

US to exempt journalists, aid workers from North Korea travel ban

“The Trump administration will allow American journalists, Red Cross employees and other humanitarian workers to apply for exemptions to a ban on travel to North Korea that is set to take effect in early September.” Source: US to exempt journalists, aid workers from North Korea travel ban

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31 Jul 2017

Airport security intensified following Sydney raid on Islamist-inspired terror cell

“The state of Australia’s airport security has been thrown into question following the dramatic arrest of an Islamist-inspired terrorist cell in Sydney whose members were allegedly plotting to blow up an aircraft.” Source: Airport security intensified following Sydney raid on Islamist-inspired terror cell

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31 Jul 2017

Iranian pilgrims return to haj in Saudi Arabia after boycott last year

“Nearly 90,000 Iranians are expected to attend the haj in Mecca this year, and were due to start arriving on Sunday, after Tehran boycotted the pilgrimage last year amid tensions with Saudi Arabia.” Source: Iranian pilgrims return to haj in Saudi Arabia after boycott last year

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27 Jul 2017

Avoid travelling to southern Philippines: Western governments

“Western governments are warning their citizens against travelling to nearly all of the southern third of the Philippines, citing the rising threats of terror attacks and kidnappings by Islamist militants.” Source: Avoid travelling to southern Philippines: Western governments, SE Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

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18 Jul 2017

US lifts laptop ban on flights to the US from Saudi Arabia

“The Trump administration on Monday lifted the laptop ban on passengers flying on Saudia, the last airline facing in-flight restrictions on electronics, from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.” Source: US lifts laptop ban on flights to the US from Saudi Arabia

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11 Jul 2017

16 dead after Marine Corps KC-130 plane from Cherry Point crashes in Mississippi

“A Marine KC-130 aircraft that took off from Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, crashed Monday afternoon in Mississippi, killing 16 service members, a Marine Corps spokesman said on Tuesday. “ Source: 16 dead after Marine Corps KC-130 plane from Cherry Point crashes in Mississippi

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29 Jun 2017

Pakistan resort cable car lift plunges into ravine, kills 10

“A Pakistani rescue official says a cable car lift installed by local villagers to a popular mountain resort has snapped off and plunged into a ravine, killing at least 10 and injuring two others.” Source: Pakistan resort cable car lift plunges into ravine, kills 10 – ABC News

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