Thursday, October 19, 2017

Global Travel

Global Travel

7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Mexico, at least 62 dead

MEXICO CITY: At least 42 people are dead after a 7.1 magnitude hit central Mexico Tuesday afternoon on the 32nd anniversary of the biggest...

Hurricane Maria headed for Puerto Rico after hitting Dominica

After hitting the Caribbean nation of Dominica last night, the Category 5 Hurricane Maria is now headed toward Puerto Rico and the US and...

Crude bomb explodes on London tube, 22 hurt

LONDON: A home-made bomb exploded on a packed rush-hour commuter train in London injuring 22 people on Friday, police said, in what was being...

Louvre Abu Dhabi to open its doors in November

ABU DHABI: The Louvre Abu Dhabi will finally open its doors to the public in November, bringing to the Gulf Mesopotamian artefacts and post-impressionist...

Hurricane Irma hits Leeward Islands, Florida in sight

Hurricane Irma, the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic outside of the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, is bearing down on the...

Hurricane Harvey Grows To Category 4 Storm as it makes landfall

CORPUS CHRISTI / HOUSTON: The National Hurricane Center reports that the eye of Hurricane Harvey, now upgraded to a Category 4 storm, has moved...

Hurricane Harvey threatens US with most powerful storm in 12 years

CORPUS CHRISTI: Hurricane Harvey intensified on Friday, August 25 into potentially the most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. mainland in more than a...
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Anti-tourism marches spread across Europe

LONDON: With Europe sweltering under a heatwave nicknamed Lucifer, tempers have been boiling over, too, as a wave of anti-tourism protests take place in...

Two killed as strong earthquake hits Greece, Turkey

ISTANBUL: At least two people were killed on the Greek island of Kos on Friday, July 21 when a magnitude 6.7 earthquake shook the...
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Qatar Airways gets off US laptop ban list

DOHA: Qatar Airways has joined two other major long-haul carriers in the Middle East in getting off a US laptop ban list. The airline said...