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Tonga plunges into cyber darkness as it gets cut off all internet services
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Tonga plunges into cyber darkness as it gets cut off all internet services

Non-essential social media sites like Facebook have been blocked to preserve much-needed bandwidth.

India to probe deaths of 12 endangered wild Asiatic lions over the last 10 days
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India to probe deaths of 12 endangered wild Asiatic lions over the last 10 days

Experts said that the deaths of the lions cannot be dismissed as part of a natural cycle.

Taiwan earthquake: Four killed, 200 injured as 6.4 magnitude tremors hit port city of Hualien
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Taiwan earthquake: Four killed, 200 injured as 6.4 magnitude tremors hit port city of Hualien

Rescue workers scrambled to search for survivors in buildings left tilting precariously on their foundations in the Taiwanese city of Hualien Wednesday.

Officials ban selfies at tourist hotspots and near water bodies in Jabalpur
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Officials ban selfies at tourist hotspots and near water bodies in Jabalpur

Any violation of the order will invite action against the offenders under section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the IPC.

Indonesia volcano: Efforts to evacuate and rescue tourists begin a day after eruption
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Indonesia volcano: Efforts to evacuate and rescue tourists begin a day after eruption

Rescuers in Indonesia were dispatched Wednesday to evacuate nearly 400 tourists, most of them foreigners, after a volcano erupted at Lombok Island, one of the country's most popular hiking destinations

Indian among 20 tourists arrested in China for suspected terror links
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Indian among 20 tourists arrested in China for suspected terror links

An Indian is reported among a group of 20 foreign tourists who have been arrested in northern China for suspected links to "a terror group" according to reports.

Wait, what? Tourists in court for cheeky nude snaps at Cambodia's Angkor temple
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Wait, what? Tourists in court for cheeky nude snaps at Cambodia's Angkor temple

Three tourists appeared in a Cambodian court Monday accused of taking photographs of their bare bottoms inside the country's famed Angkor temple complex, an official said on Monday.

Beat this! Tourists' selfie attempt breaks historic Hercules statue in Italy
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Beat this! Tourists' selfie attempt breaks historic Hercules statue in Italy

Two tourists in Italy have damaged a centuries old statue of Hercules while trying to take a selfie by climbing on it.

421% jump in tourist arrival after faster clearance process: Rajnath
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421% jump in tourist arrival after faster clearance process: Rajnath

India has seen 421.6 percent jump in tourist arrival after implementation of a faster visa clearance process, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

Jaipur: 20-year-old Japanese tourist raped by man posing as tourist guide
India

Jaipur: 20-year-old Japanese tourist raped by man posing as tourist guide

A 20-year-old Japanese girl was allegedly raped by an Indian youth at a deserted place near Dudu, a suburban town in Jaipur, police said on Monday.

Will not stop fighting Islamic State despite abduction: France
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Will not stop fighting Islamic State despite abduction: France

France's prime minister says his country won't stop fighting Islamic State militants despite demands by kidnappers holding a French hostage.

Algerian IS-linked group claims responsibility for abduction of French tourist
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Algerian IS-linked group claims responsibility for abduction of French tourist

An Algerian armed group linked to the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist militants on Monday claimed responsibility for the abduction of a French tourist in Algeria, according to a video posted on internet by the group.

Chinese man working for fishing company kidnapped in Malaysia
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Chinese man working for fishing company kidnapped in Malaysia

The kidnap in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah came a month after unidentified gunmen took two women, including a Chinese tourist, hostage from an island off Sabah.

15 detained for gangrape of Danish woman near New Delhi station
India

15 detained for gangrape of Danish woman near New Delhi station

A 51-year-old Danish tourist was allegedly gang-raped by more than half-a-dozen men at knife point near New Delhi Railway Station last night, police said today.

Distracted by Facebook, tourist plunges off pier in Australia
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Distracted by Facebook, tourist plunges off pier in Australia

A tourist in Australia had to be rescued by police after plunging off a pier while browsing Facebook on her phone, officials said Wednesday.

Distracted by Facebook, tourist plunges off pier in Australia
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Distracted by Facebook, tourist plunges off pier in Australia

A tourist in Australia had to be rescued by police after plunging off a pier while browsing Facebook on her phone, officials said Wednesday.

No mini skirts, tight dresses: J&K group issues diktat
India

No mini skirts, tight dresses: J&K group issues diktat

An Islamist group has said that tourists should not wear short skirts or tight dresses in Kashmir, a diktat that has angered many.