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Winter sees more foreign tourists flocking to Qatar

Winter sees more foreign tourists flocking to Qatar

The diverse tourism offerings in Qatar are attracting more foreign tourists this winter, from cultural and historical visits to desert safari adventures, a number of tour operators have said.

27 dead as Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

27 dead as Typhoon Damrey batters Vietnam

The storm, which made landfall on Saturday, is the worst in decades to strike Vietnam's southern coastal region, an area normally spared the typhoons that usually hit further north.

India to probe attack on Swiss couple in Agra city

India to probe attack on Swiss couple in Agra city

Indian authorities have faced criticism for weak law enforcement over a spate of recent attacks on foreign tourists, particularly women.

Tourists rescued by elephants from flooded Nepal safari park

Tourists rescued by elephants from flooded Nepal safari park

Elephants were pressed into service to rescue hundreds of foreign tourists trapped in a Nepal jungle safari park, officials said, as the death toll from flash floods and landslides after four days of heavy rains rose to 70.

Egyptian in Red Sea knife attack 'supported Islamic State'

Egyptian in Red Sea knife attack 'supported Islamic State'

An Egyptian man who stabbed three foreign tourists to death and wounded three more earlier this month at a Red Sea resort had tried to join Islamic State, according to a police investigation, two security sources said on Sunday.

India to welcome foreign tourists with free mobile cards

India to welcome foreign tourists with free mobile cards

Foreign visitors to India using electronic tourist visas will soon get free SIM cards on their arrival in the country, government officials said on Monday.

Four dead as string of blasts hit Thai tourist resorts

Four dead as string of blasts hit Thai tourist resorts

A string of bomb attacks hit popular tourist towns across Thailand, leaving four dead and many wounded, with authorities on Friday ruling out terrorism despite suspicions insurgents in the kingdom's deep south are responsible.