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July 30, 2017 8:59 PM Melbourne Airport security: passengers urged to arrive early

TRAVELLERS facing delays at Melbourne Airport in the wake of the alleged Sydney bomb plot are questioning why enhanced security measures were not introduced earlier. Heightened screening processes are being enforced across all Australian airports, resulting in longer queues as security officials thoroughly check passengers’ baggage and conduct body scans 72

July 30, 2017 3:30 PM Australian police say they’ve thwarted elaborate terrorist plot to bomb an airplane

Australian authorities said they thwarted an elaborate “Islamic-inspired” terrorist plot to bring down an airplane and arrested four men during raids in four suburbs outside Sydney. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the developments in what he called “a major joint counterterrorism operation” during a news conference Saturday. Investigators have released 24

July 30, 2017 8:11 AM Australia thwarts 'Islamic-inspired' plane attack plot

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Security has been tightened at Australian airports after police foiled "Islamic-inspired" plans for a bomb attack on an aircraft during counter-terrorism raids in which four men were arrested, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) said on Sunday. The increased security presence caused minor delays for some air transport operators on Sunday 24

July 27, 2017 6:04 AM Two killed in Venezuela as opposition strike begins

Fresh clashes lift number killed in four months of violence to more than 100, as Maduro's controversial election nears. At least two people were killed in renewed clashes between police and protesers in Venezuela, where a 48-hour strike called for by the opposition is taking place. Authorities said a 30-year-old man was killed in the mountainous state 26

July 27, 2017 2:19 AM U.S. Slaps Fresh Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials as Maduro's Opponents Launch Labor Strikes

(CARACAS, Venezuela) — Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro at home and abroad tried again Wednesday to pressure the socialist leader into halting his plans to rewrite Venezuela's constitution though there was no public sign their efforts were working. The Trump administration announced sanctions on 13 current and former members of Maduro's administration 28

July 21, 2017 11:35 AM Thomson REFUSES to refund terrified holidaymaker and his family as they try to cancel their trip to Kos amid earthquake chaos

Terrified holidaymakers face losing out on thousands of pounds after travel firms refused to refund trips to Greece and Turkey following the killer earthquake. Gary Taylor, 51, told MailOnline he could lose almost £3,000 on a trip to Kos he wants to cancel over fears buildings in the region will not be safe. He said Thomson, whom he booked the holiday 72

July 20, 2017 10:06 AM The embargo of Qatar is hurting foreign workers more than Qatari citizens

When Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates led the imposition of a political and economic blockade on Qatar last month, there were immediate, far-reaching consequences: Flights were canceled and rerouted, Qatari citizens were expelled from other Arab states of the Persian Gulf, shipping routes were closed and airspace was suddenly off-limits to Qatar’s 57

July 19, 2017 5:55 PM ASKY introduces non-stop services to Accra, Lagos and Abuja

Accra, July 19, GNA - ASKY, The Pan African Airline has commenced daily flights in Lagos, Accra and Abuja starting July 3, 2017. A statement from the Airline said these new routes offered more capacity and flexibility with a significant reduction in flight time between Lagos, Accra, Abuja and the entire network of ASKY. The statement said this was in line with its mission 55

July 18, 2017 10:01 PM 2018 Mercedes-AMG S63 First Drive: Fiercely relaxing

Throbbing red and scented with bespoke perfume, the 2018 Mercedes-AMG S63’s cabin made absolutely clear that, even by Stuttgart’s standards, this is no ordinary luxury sedan. Still, to describe the 2018 S-Class as an important car for Mercedes-Benz is to damn it with understatement. What’s under its handsome sheet metal doesn’t just represent the pinnacle 74

July 18, 2017 6:11 AM Samsung to recover rare metals, components in Galaxy Note 7s

SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics plans to recover gold and other metals and components from recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to reduce waste. The South Korean company said Tuesday that it expects to retrieve 157 tons of gold, silver, cobalt, copper and other metals from millions of smartphones that were recalled and discontinued last year after 63