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Four tourists among 8 wounded in Jordan stabbing

Four tourists among 8 wounded in Jordan stabbing

Eight people, including four tourists, were wounded in a knife attack on Wednesday at the famed archeological site of Jerash in northern Jordan, a security spokesman told AFP.

Qatar backs Nepal's 2020 initiative to attract tourists

Qatar backs Nepal's 2020 initiative to attract tourists

Qatar will support the Visit Nepal 2020 initiative that aims to attract 2mn foreign tourists to the Himalayan country, Qatar’s ambassador to Nepal Yousuf bin Mohamed al-Hail has said.

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists

You can walk up and down Rome's famed Spanish Steps all you want but don't try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo you away with a whistle and threaten you with a fine.

Msheireb Downtown Doha to attract more tourists

Msheireb Downtown Doha to attract more tourists

Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD), the smartest and most sustainable fully-built city district in the world, is expected to attract domestic and foreign visitors with its laser light shows and various attractions ...

Qatari tourists among biggest spenders in Spain: envoy

Qatari tourists among biggest spenders in Spain: envoy

Qatari tourists are among the biggest spenders when on holiday in Spain, according to a top Spanish diplomat, who said Spain has recorded a 150% increase in tourist arrivals from Qatar in the last four years.

Four tourists die in avalanche in Norway

Four tourists die in avalanche in Norway

Four tourists from Finland and Sweden were presumed dead on Friday, two days after they were feared to have been swept away by an avalanche in Norway while skiing, police said.

Vietnam mulls visa exemption facility for Qataris: Envoy

Vietnam mulls visa exemption facility for Qataris: Envoy

Vietnam is keen to attract more Qatari tourists, ambassador Nguyen Dinh Thao has told Gulf Times. There is also serious consideration to exempt Qatari citizens from the need to apply for a visa to visit Vietnam, he explained.

Bomb squad search car in French capital, no threat found

Bomb squad search car in French capital, no threat found

French police closed off part of the Champs Elysees boulevard in the capital on Sunday as bomb disposal officers used a sniffer dog and robot to investigate a suspect vehicle, before determining there was no security threat.

'Skripal suspects' tell Russian media they visited Britain as tourists

'Skripal suspects' tell Russian media they visited Britain as tourists

Two men accused by London of poisoning former spy Sergei Skripal told Russian media on Thursday they visited the British city of Salisbury for tourist purposes and denied having anything to do with the murder attempt.

Japanese tourist among five killed in Nepal chopper crash

Japanese tourist among five killed in Nepal chopper crash

Rescuers travelled on foot to reach the chopper's wreckage spotted on a forested hillside in neighbouring Nuwakot district.

Tourists stranded as Greek ferry workers extend strike

Tourists stranded as Greek ferry workers extend strike

The labour action comes at the tail-end of Europe's summer holiday season, and extra pre-strike ferries were called into action on Sunday to move people at the last minute.

Rattled quake survivors mark Eid on Indonesian island

Rattled quake survivors mark Eid on Indonesian island

The evacuees prayed, chanted and feasted together, marking the festival of sacrifice in open rice fields and under tents.