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16 Sep
Four civilians have blasted off into space on the first ever trip into orbit by amateur space travelers.
11 Sep
Researchers are studying the whales' stress levels in their hormones. iStock Previous studies on tourism's impact on whales, which were based on behavioural observations, concluded that tourism caused only minor disruptions to the mammals.
18 May
Tourists soak up the sun in Crete, a day after Greece's official tourist season began. The opening of the tourism sector comes as Greeks are allowed to move freely within the country for the first time since November.
16 May
The Titanic is being brought back from the deep, more than a century after its ill-fated maiden voyage, at a Chinese theme park where tourists can soon splash out for a night on a fullscale replica.
4 Apr
Travel restrictions during the Covid-19 pandemic have left Paris with only a fraction of its usual tourists. The slump has cost the French capital and its surrounding region more than €15 billion in losses. Also in the show: French prosecutors call for jail time and a €2 million fine in a case that accuses Ikea France of spying on its employees.
15 Mar
Benjamin Briere drove his van from France to Iran. Now, he's facing many years in an Iranian jail, having been accused of espionage and propaganda.
28 Aug 2020
An abandoned quarry in Nigeria's Federal capital territory, Abuja has become a tourist hotspot for fun-loving Nigerian. Known as Crushed Rock, the newfound site sits in the Mpape neighborhood and has been receiving hundreds of visitors from Abuja and its environs.
1 Jan 2020
A British woman told police she was a gang-raped by 12 Israelis during a stay in a tourist hotspot in Cyprus. Now, a court has found her guilty on a charge of "public mischief" after retracting her claim.
28 Dec 2019
Aerial images of the damage caused by forest fire in the Chilean tourist port city of Valparaiso. Over 245 houses have been destroyed, nearly 2,000 people are without electricity and 12 firefighters have been injured.
6 Dec 2019
World heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz and former titleholder Anthony Joshua will have a rematch this weekend in Saudi Arabia. Here are 7 things to know about the boxing rematch.
27 Nov 2019
Australian police have located the body of the missing British tourist Aslan King, a police spokesperson said on Tuesday.
9 Nov 2019
Male and female tourists in Saudi Arabia can now sleep in the same hotel room without proof of marriage, the kingdom's officials have announced. Another change will allow women to book hotel rooms by themselves.

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1 day ago
Clashes erupted in Nairobi after a Kenyan police officer shot dead six people in a rampage on Tuesday (December 7) and then shot and killed himself, a senior police officer and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said. The officer first shot and killed his wife at their home before setting off with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another four people, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on its Twitter account, describing the shooter as a "rogue officer".
1 day ago
Thousands of Sudanese protest across the country in a show of anger over a government deal that reinstated the prime minister but gave the military majority control. Also, Gambia's president wins re-election, but the opposition is crying foul. One competitor has since accepted the result, but two others are refusing to. Finally, protesters take to South African beaches in opposition to oil and gas exploration by energy giant Shell. Activists say the project endangers marine animals and tourism.
1 day ago
The SPD's Olaf Scholz, Germany's next chancellor, has presented his Cabinet ministers for the new government, to be sworn in on Wednesday. He offered a few surprises.
1 day ago
Austria's ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced he is stepping back from politics. His successor, Alexander Schallenberg, has also announced his resignation.
1 day ago
At least 38 inmates were killed and dozens more injured in a fire on Tuesday at the main prison in Burundi's capital Gitega, the country's vice president said. Twelve died of asphyxia as they tried to flee the burning buildings and 26 died of severe injuries, Vice President Prosper Bazombanza told reporters at the Gitega Prison after the fire. Video Credit: Sos Médias Burundi
1 day ago
Governments and international organizations have said Myanmar's most prominent pro-democracy figure did not receive a fair trial, and accuse the ruling junta of sacking the rule of law in a bid to hold power.