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Jul

Ghana: Jul 9: domestic flights grounded by strike

Domestic airline operators are reeling from a strike action by air traffic controllers at the Kotoka International Airport. On Saturday July 9, Domestic flights were grounded following the strike action by civil aviation workers over the sale of lands belonging to the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority by government. The strike that was supposed to have […]

11
Jul

Bangladesh: travel warning for US Citizens

Bangladesh Travel Warning Last Updated: July 10, 2016 The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to consider carefully whether you need to travel to Bangladesh, in light of the latest attack in a series of extremist events. Effective July 10, 2016, the Department of State authorized the voluntary departure of family members of U.S. government […]

11
Jul

Ecuador: twin earthquakes on coast: no Tsunami

Powerful twin earthquake strikes Ecuador’s coast Two powerful quakes measuring 5.9 and 6.4 struck the coast of Ecuador ten minutes apart, USGS reported. They appear to be aftershocks of the deadly April disaster, which claimed hundreds of lives in the country. Both quakes hit an area about 32 kilometers northwest of Rosa Zarate, a town […]

8
Jul

Eastern China: Typhoon Nepartak

FUZHOU, July 8 (Xinhua) — A typhoon forecast to hit China’s eastern coast has forced the evacuation of more than 30,000 people and suspended trains and flights.   A total of 37,521 people have been relocated in the coastal city of Wenzhou in Zhejiang Province as winds on the sea near the city grow stronger, […]

8
Jul

Texas: Dallas: shooting kills 5 police officers

Dallas Shooting Leaves 5 Police Officers Dead; Suspect Is Killed   DALLAS — At least one sniper, who said he wanted to shoot white police officers, killed five officers and wounded seven others at a demonstration in Dallas on Thursday night against police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana, officials said. The sniper was killed, and […]