Search Results for “ ” – World News | Travel Wire News https://travelwirenews.com breaking news and travel tips Sun, 17 Feb 2019 10:28:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 https://i0.wp.com/travelwirenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/cropped-Travelwirenews-by-eTN250250-1.jpg?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Search Results for “ ” – World News | Travel Wire News https://travelwirenews.com 32 32 70498650 Tourism & Hospitality: Angel Shave Club Hopes To Empower Women https://travelwirenews.com/tourism-amp-hospitality-angel-shave-club-hopes-to-empower-women-1300259/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 10:18:44 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/tourism-amp-hospitality-angel-shave-club-hopes-to-empower-women-1300259/

Launched in 2016, Angel Shave club had revenue of nearly $500,000 in 2018 and hopes to hit the $1 million mark by the end of this year. Photo courtesy of Angel Shave Club ANGEL SHAVE CLUB CEO: Iskra Tsenkova Revenue: Approx. $500,000 in 2018, projected $1 million in 2019 No. of Local Employees: 4 Headquarters:

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No limits for 'Russian Tomahawks'? What we know about Moscow’s new nuclear cruise missile https://travelwirenews.com/no-limits-for-russian-tomahawks-what-we-know-about-moscows-new-nuclear-cruise-missile-1300267/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 10:09:10 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/no-limits-for-russian-tomahawks-what-we-know-about-moscows-new-nuclear-cruise-missile-1300267/

Russia’s new nuclear cruise missile has entered the final stage of development following reports of successful tests. Officials say Burevestnik (‘Storm Petrel’) will have “unlimited” range and can outmaneuver any known defenses. The missile’s nuclear power unit was successfully tested back in January, Russian media reported on Friday, citing sources. This “crucial” stage of testing

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Ghibli fans flock to rural Australian bakery https://travelwirenews.com/ghibli-fans-flock-to-rural-australian-bakery-1300245/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:05:00 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/ghibli-fans-flock-to-rural-australian-bakery-1300245/

The Ross Village Bakery in Ross, a town on the island of Tasmania in southern Australia becomes a pilgrimage site for fans of the Studio Ghibli animated classic “Kiki’s Delivery Service”. (Kyodo photo) ROSS, Australia: A bakery in a tiny, rural town in northeast Tasmania has become an unlikely pilgrimage site for Japanese tourists and

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Travel Troubleshooter: Travelocity can't help me with my Air India refund, can you? https://travelwirenews.com/travel-troubleshooter-travelocity-cant-help-me-with-my-air-india-refund-can-you-1300239/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:46:20 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/travel-troubleshooter-travelocity-cant-help-me-with-my-air-india-refund-can-you-1300239/

I recently booked a flight from Pittsburgh to Delhi via New York through Travelocity. My tickets were on Delta Air Lines and Air India. Delta canceled my outbound flight from Pittsburgh to New York. It originally got into JFK at 12:15 p.m., and I had a 2:30 p.m. flight out of JFK to Delhi. When

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Goldtrail Travel collapse leaves British tourists stuck at home and abroad https://travelwirenews.com/goldtrail-travel-collapse-leaves-british-tourists-stuck-at-home-and-abroad-1300229/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 08:16:23 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/goldtrail-travel-collapse-leaves-british-tourists-stuck-at-home-and-abroad-1300229/ Travel & leisure Greece and Turkey holidays in ruins, with air travel regulator the Civil Aviation Authority working to fly 16,000 back to UK <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Bodrum is one of the destinations served by the collapsed Goldtrail. Photograph: Robert Landau/Corbis The holiday plans of tens of thousands of people have been wrecked

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US planes carrying aid for Venezuela land in Colombia https://travelwirenews.com/us-planes-carrying-aid-for-venezuela-land-in-colombia-1300233/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 07:45:32 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/us-planes-carrying-aid-for-venezuela-land-in-colombia-1300233/

Humanitarian aid is unloaded from an US cargo plane, at Camilo Daza airport in Cucuta, Colombia [Fernando Vergara/ AP Photo] United States military transport planes carrying humanitarian aid intended for Venezuelans have landed in the Colombian border city of Cucuta. The food and medicine are being stored there as President Maduro refuses to allow aid to enter

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Eight rescued from flooded Zimbabwe gold mines https://travelwirenews.com/eight-rescued-from-flooded-zimbabwe-gold-mines-1300238/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 07:15:57 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/eight-rescued-from-flooded-zimbabwe-gold-mines-1300238/ Rescued miners sit in a tent after rains flooded mines west of Harare [Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/ AP Photo] Eight miners have been rescued from two flooded mine shafts west of the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, officials have said, although dozens more miners are still missing and feared dead. “So far we have managed to bring out eight

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Eight rescued from flooded Zimbabwe gold mines https://travelwirenews.com/eight-rescued-from-flooded-zimbabwe-gold-mines-2-1300254/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 07:15:57 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/eight-rescued-from-flooded-zimbabwe-gold-mines-2-1300254/

Rescued miners sit in a tent after rains flooded mines west of Harare [Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/ AP Photo] Eight miners have been rescued from two flooded mine shafts west of the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, officials have said, although dozens more miners are still missing and feared dead. “So far we have managed to bring out eight

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Pulwama attack: UK warns against travel to J&K, NRIs hold protest at Pakistan mission https://travelwirenews.com/pulwama-attack-uk-warns-against-travel-to-jk-nris-hold-protest-at-pakistan-mission-1300218/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 06:51:51 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/pulwama-attack-uk-warns-against-travel-to-jk-nris-hold-protest-at-pakistan-mission-1300218/

The UK government has updated its travel advisory for India, warning against travel to Jammu and Kashmir except very limited areas, as Indian-origin protestors gathered outside the Pakistan High Commission in London on February 16 to protest the brutal Pulwama terror attack in the state. Forty CRPF personnel were killed and five others critically injured

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I League: Minerva refuse to travel to Srinagar, forfeit match against Real Kashmir https://travelwirenews.com/i-league-minerva-refuse-to-travel-to-srinagar-forfeit-match-against-real-kashmir-1300197/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 05:54:14 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/i-league-minerva-refuse-to-travel-to-srinagar-forfeit-match-against-real-kashmir-1300197/

New Delhi: Defending champions Minerva Punjab FC on Saturday forfeited their I-League match against Real Kashmir FC in Srinagar after the All India Football Federation (AIFF) turned down their request to relocate the fixture in the aftermath of the Pulwama terrorist attacks. The match was scheduled for Sunday and Minerva said its foreign players have

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India to continue buying Venezuelan oil despite US warning https://travelwirenews.com/india-to-continue-buying-venezuelan-oil-despite-us-warning-1300210/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 05:42:24 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/india-to-continue-buying-venezuelan-oil-despite-us-warning-1300210/

India will look into commercial considerations and related factors to determine the value of oil imports from any country, an Indian official said, after a top US official warned countries against buying oil from Venezuela. Earlier this week, U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton warned countries and companies against buying crude oil from Venezuela, after

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First Brexit airline casualty: flybmi left all passengers stranded https://travelwirenews.com/first-brexit-airline-casualty-flybmi-left-all-passengers-stranded-1300203/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 05:27:55 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/first-brexit-airline-casualty-flybmi-left-all-passengers-stranded-1300203/

Airlines need to plan the exit from the EU in Britain, but with the current impossible and unpredictable situation for airlines to plan ahead, the first casualty is in flybmi.

Passengers are stranded, airlines unable to rebook today when the East Midlands-based airline FLYBMI folded. This UK airline had 376 staff, operated 17 planes and connected 25 European cities.

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flybmi, legally British Midland Regional Limited and formerly branded as bmi regional head office was at East Midlands Airport in North West Leicestershire, with the registered

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Published: 23:07 Saturday 16 February 2019 Share this article 0 Have your say An Edinburgh-based travel firm that organises short-stay language immersion trips focused on Spain is adding new destinations to its offering. The Pack Language Experience was founded by Spaniards Adrian Lago and Ana Sanz. Lago said they wanted to tap into their adult

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Trump tells Europe to 'take back' 800 ISIS fighters or US 'will be forced to release them' https://travelwirenews.com/trump-tells-europe-to-take-back-800-isis-fighters-or-us-will-be-forced-to-release-them-2-1300224/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 04:15:00 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/trump-tells-europe-to-take-back-800-isis-fighters-or-us-will-be-forced-to-release-them-2-1300224/

US President Donald Trump has urged European nations to repatriate and prosecute jihadists from their countries who were captured in Syria. Otherwise, he warned, the US could release the terrorists to “permeate Europe.” “The Caliphate is ready to fall,” Trump tweeted. “The alternative is not a good one in that we will be forced to release

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Trump tells Europe to 'take back' 800 ISIS fighters or US 'will be forced to release them' https://travelwirenews.com/trump-tells-europe-to-take-back-800-isis-fighters-or-us-will-be-forced-to-release-them-1300217/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 04:15:00 +0000 https://travelwirenews.com/trump-tells-europe-to-take-back-800-isis-fighters-or-us-will-be-forced-to-release-them-1300217/ US President Donald Trump has urged European nations to repatriate and prosecute jihadists from their countries who were captured in Syria. Otherwise, he warned, the US could release the terrorists to “permeate Europe.” “The Caliphate is ready to fall,” Trump tweeted. “The alternative is not a good one in that we will be forced to release

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