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  • ‘Go be happy’ — thousands of baby river turtles released into Peruvian river

    IQUITOS: Some 3,000 baby river turtles native to the Amazon rainforest were released into a Peruvian river on Thursday after hatching from eggs kept on artificial beaches as part of a conservation effort...

    The river turtles are considered “vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and have for many years been killed for human consumption, or kept as pets...

  • Hyderabad to have another museum as culture dept gets possession of Mukhi House

    HYDERABAD: Mukhi House, built in 1920 by prominent figure of Hyderabad, Mukhi Jethanand, has been handed over to the Sindh government, which will convert it to Hyderabad Museum...

    Speaking to the media, she said that an amount of Rs25 million was being allocated for the repair, rehabilitation and renovation of the proposed museum now when the Mukhi House had formally been handed over to the department...

  • Scores booked a day after mob attack on mukhtiarkar’s guest house over boy’s ‘murder’ in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Qasimabad police on Saturday registered a case against 17 members of the Soomro community along with 25 to 30 unknown people over allegedly obstructing police in the discharge of their official duty during disturbances a day earlier in Tahir Soomro village of Qasimabad taluka...

    The mob attack on the two brothers in their guest house in the village was followed by the death of a teenage employee, Usman Soomro, whose was...

  • Five dead as gunmen attack Ivory Coast beach resort

    GRAND BASSAM: At least five people were killed on Sunday when heavily-armed gunmen opened fire in the Ivory Coast resort town of Grand-Bassam, leaving bodies strewn on the beach...

    “At the moment there are five dead,” a military source said after the assault in the resort popular with Westerners...

  • KP’s biggest picnic resort in a shambles for seven years

    The biggest recreational picnic resort of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, once the most beautiful and frequented Kund National Park, was destroyed in the flashfloods of July 2010...

    Mr Pehlawan said that provincial government should take the lead to help rehabilitate the once beautiful park at the bank of Kabul River...

  • Swat’s tourist resort turns into garbage dump

    MINGORA: The waste and garbage dumping site along the Swat River in Ogdai village near Mingora has polluted the river and created environmental hazards, complain the local elders...

    They said that the area was once a tourist resort as people would enjoy its pleasant weather, tasty peaches, juicy apples and fresh strawberries...

  • Tourist resort in Nagarparkar opens

    KARACHI: The Sindh culture and tourism ministry has opened the Rooplo Kolhi Resort at Nagarparkar, which it described as the first of its many projects aimed at promoting tourism in the province, officials said on Sunday...

    “This resort has been built at the foothills of the Karoonjhar Mountains in Thar Desert, which will serve a great deal to tourism, especially people from other parts of Sindh and the rest of the country,” said a...

  • Two foreigners stabbed to death at beach resort in Egypt

    CAIRO: Two foreign women were killed on Friday and four others were wounded when an assailant stabbed them at an Egyptian beach resort in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said...

    The governor of Red Sea province, where the resort of Hurghada is located, said two “foreign residents” of the city were killed in the attack, a cabinet statement said...

  • Suspected jihadists attack tourist resort in Mali capital

    BAMAKO: Suspected jihadists stormed a tourist resort popular with Westerners outside the Malian capital Bamako on Sunday, the country’s security ministry said...

    Security forces were battling the attackers at the Kangaba resort after the assault, with nearby residents reporting hearing shots while smoke billowed into the air, with at least one building ablaze...

  • Hollywood stars launch $3.2 bn casino resort

    2 billion casino and entertainment resort on Tuesday, as the southern Chinese enclave’s high-roller gambling business takes a hit from Beijing’s corruption crackdown...

    Studio City’s opening was marked by the premiere of “The Audition”, a short movie promoting the resort, directed by Academy Award-winner Martin Scorsese and starring DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Brad Pitt...

  • Toddler's body found after gator attack in Disney Orlando resort

    ORLANDO: A US family's desperate search for their toddler son, who was snatched by an alligator off the shore of a lake at a Disney resort, ended Wednesday when divers found the two-year-old's body in murky water...

    Walt Disney World said it has shut down all of its Florida resort beaches and marinas out of precaution after the incident — the first such death in its 45-year history...

  • In Egypt’s Red Sea resort, ‘Russian season’ all year round

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH: “Davai! Spasibo!” cry the restaurant touts along the main strip in Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh resort, a hub of Oriental kitsch where “let’s go” and “thanks!” no longer pull the same weight as their Russian equivalents...

    “This place is wonderful for the weather and because it’s close for us,” compared to holiday destinations like India with more expensive long-haul flights, Ivanova said — adding that this was her sixth...

  • 27 dead in Tunisia tourist resort attack

    TUNIS: At least 27 people, including foreigners, were killed Friday in a mass shooting at a Tunisian beach resort packed with holidaymakers, in the North African country's worst attack in recent history...

    But you could see quite quickly the panic that was starting to ensue from the next resort along from us,” he told Sky News...

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