12 Sep 2017

Frankfurt Airport attack: Tear gas incident leaves several people with breathing problems

“Several people have been injured by a suspected tear gas attack at Frankfurt Airport in Germany. Witnesses said the check-in area at Terminal 1 was affected on Monday morning. Police said six people were being treated for breathing problems after the incident at the country’s busiest airport. ‘The cause is unclear,

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30 Aug 2017

Saudi Security Forces Brace for Hajj; No Militant Threats Detected

“More than 100,000 members of the Saudi security forces will help protect the 2 million worshipers expected to participate in the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage this week, but no specific militant plots have been detected, a senior spokesman said Tuesday.” Source: Saudi Security Forces Brace for Hajj; No Militant Threats

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30 Aug 2017

Saudi Security Forces Brace for Hajj; No Militant Threats Detected

“More than 100,000 members of the Saudi security forces will help protect the 2 million worshipers expected to participate in the annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage this week, but no specific militant plots have been detected, a senior spokesman said Tuesday.” Source: Saudi Security Forces Brace for Hajj; No Militant Threats

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25 Aug 2017

Semi-automated trucks to hit UK roads by end of 2018

“Britain will begin trials of semi-automated, wirelessly connected truck convoys on public roads by the end of 2018, in a bid to find more fuel-efficient ways to transport goods.” Source: Semi-automated trucks to hit UK roads by end of 2018

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24 Aug 2017

1,406,000 pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia

“1,405,924 pilgrims have arrived, by Thursday early morning, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The General Directorate of Passports said in its daily statistics that 1,313,946 pilgrims arrived by air; 79,501 by land; and 12,477 by sea, an increase by 33% (350,531 ) pilgrims compared with the same period last

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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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