Wednesday, 29 January 2020

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Two Iranians among four arrested in Delhi for robbing tourists

NEW DELHI: Two Iranian nationals were among four persons arrested by the Delhi Police on charges of posing as cops and robbing foreign tourists on their arrival at Delhi-based “Indira Gandhi International Airport”, said media reports. The four arrested, including two Indians, were found to be involved in as many ...

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Four died after a boat carrying dozens of tourists capsized

DAKAR: Four people died after a boat carrying dozens of tourists capsized during heavy storms in Senegal, authorities and emergency services said Tuesday. The death toll could rise as three passengers were said to be missing after the accident. The boat was carrying several Senegalese nationals, six French people, two ...

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7 dead, 21 missing after tourist boat sinks in Budapest

BUDAPEST: Rescue workers are searching for 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube in central Budapest. Seven people have been confirmed dead and seven were rescued, with the other 21 still unaccounted for. South Korea’s foreign minister, Kang Kyung-wha, and a team ...

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Malaysia mosque bans tourists after viral dance

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian mosque has banned tourists after a video of two female visitors in skimpy outfits dancing in front of the Muslim holy site went viral online. The pair, of East Asian appearance and believed to be foreigners, were filmed doing the dance in skimpy shorts and tops ...

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Pakistan becomes visa-free for many foreign tourists

ISLAMABAD: Encouraged by the positive response from foreign tourist organisations and backpackers, Pakistan has now decided to allow tourists from 24 countries to visit the country without visas. According to an official statement issued here on Friday by Pakistan’s Ministry of Interior group, tourists from the UK, the US, China, ...

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13000 tourists stranded in Alps by huge snowfall

ZERMATT: Tens of thousands of people have been stranded across the Alps after “once-in-a-generation” weather dumped nearly 2 meters of snow on some ski resorts in less than 48 hours. Unusually heavy snowfall and a high risk of Alpine avalanches have stranded 13,000 tourists in the Swiss resort of Zermatt ...

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France acid attack: Four US tourists hospitalised in Marseille

PARIS: A woman has been arrested after four young American tourists were attacked with acid at a train station in the French city of Marseille. Authorities do not think extremist views motivated the attack, which happened late on Sunday morning (local time) at the Saint Charles train station. All four ...

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Chinese tourists arrested for Hitler salute in Germany

BERLIN: Two Chinese tourists were arrested in Berlin for making Hitler salutes outside the German parliament. Criminal proceedings have been started against the middle-aged men for using symbols from a banned organisation. The pair have been released on bail of €500 (£450; $600) each. Germany has strict laws on hate ...

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