17 Nov 2017

U.S. issues travel alert for Europe over terror threat

“The United States has issued a travel alert for Europe, warning U.S. citizens of the ‘heightened risk of terrorist attacks’ during the upcoming holiday season. Last year’s festivities were marked by deadly attacks in Germany and Turkey. “ Source: U.S. issues travel alert for Europe over terror threat – BNO

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13 Nov 2017

Homeland Security team remotely hacked a Boeing 757

“During a keynote on Nov. 8 at the 2017 CyberSat Summit, a DHS official admitted that he and his team of experts remotely hacked into a Boeing 757. This hack was not conducted in a laboratory, but on a 757 parked at the airport in Atlantic City, New Jersey. And

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25 Oct 2017

American Tourists Have Been Scared Away From Mexico’s Beaches

“In the spring break capital of Cancun, Mexico, hotel occupancy has tumbled 10 percent this year. As bad as that is, over in Los Cabos, on the tip of the Baja California peninsula, it’s worse.” Source: American Tourists Have Been Scared Away From Mexico’s Beaches – Bloomberg

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24 Oct 2017

650 killed daily in African road accidents

“At least 650 people were killed daily in road accidents throughout Africa, Jean Todt, UN Special Envoy for Road Safety, said on Monday at the 2017 Africa Road Safety Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.” Source: 650 killed daily in African road accidents – UN – Premium Times Nigeria

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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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