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Gunmen attack Tunisian museum, kill seven tourists- government official

Gunmen attack Tunisian museum, kill seven tourists- government official

Mar 18, – Foreign tourists ran for shelter, covered by security forces aiming rifles into the air, live television footage showed. Gunmen attacked Tunisia’s national museum near its parliament on Wednesday, killing at least seven tourists and taking others hostage inside the building, the government said. Security forces were surrounding at least two militants in […]

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6 tourists killed in ferry accident in Thailand

6 tourists killed in ferry accident in Thailand

Nov 04, – The double-decker ferry, carrying Thai and foreign tourists, left Lan island for the 30-minute trip to the resort town of Pattaya on Sunday evening, said police Col. Suwan Cheawnavinthavat. Shortly after the boat departed, an engine problem sent the passengers on the first deck rushing to the second floor, causing the ferry […]

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Bodies recovered in Mekong after Laos plane crash

Bodies recovered in Mekong after Laos plane crash

Oct 17, – Thai Foreign Ministry spokesman Sek Wannamethee said search teams had recovered the bodies of 15 crash victims by the time their operations ended Thursday because of the strong current and darkness. He said they were unable to immediately identify them or their nationalities. Rescuers in fishing boats pulled bodies from the muddy […]

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Small time bomb caused Myanmar hotel blast

Small time bomb caused Myanmar hotel blast

Oct 15, – It was the most high-profile in a series of low-intensity explosions that the government alleges is an attempt to tarnish the image of the budding democracy as it emerges from decades of oppressive military rule. An explosion that injured an American guest in one of the ritziest hotels in Myanmar’s main city […]

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Jindo Sea Parting: Science Behind the ‘Magic’

Jindo Sea Parting: Science Behind the ‘Magic’

May 12, – For the hour that the path is visible at its peak time on each of the four festival days, visitors take leisurely walks to Modo Island while the locals dig around for clams and seaweed. Although there is only one annual festival, the water parts two to three times a year between […]

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