Month: May 2015
May 29, 2015
September 1989, Hilton and Hotel Tequendama Bombings, Colombia

In the 1980s, when Colombia was in the throes of a high intensity and ultra violent narcotics war, the drug cartels not only targeted politicians, the police, and the military,…

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May 14, 2015
9 May 2015, Kenya

Peter Muiruri wrote an interesting piece for Standard Digital, a Kenya news outlet, on what some business entities in Kenya are doing to salvage the 2015 tourist season that has…

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May 14, 2015
8 May 2015, Iran

On 8 May, reports The Independent, hundreds of Kurds mobbed the Tara Hotel in Mahabad, Iran, and set fire to it over the suspicious death of a Kurdish hotel worker,…

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May 14, 2015
10 April 2015, Iraq

The Daily Mail reports that on 10 April, terrorists detonated a car bomb near the Babylon Warwick Hotel in the Karrada neighborhood, central Baghdad. The blast, which occurred during midday Friday…

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May 14, 2015
13 May 2015, Ireland

Prosecutors in Ireland continued their case in a Special Criminal Court on 13 May 2015 against alleged IRA bomber Samuel Devlin. Mr. Devlin is accused of trying to detonate a…

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May 14, 2015
23 April 2015, Tunisia

FVW magazine, one of Germany’s top travel trade news outlets, reported in April that German hotel and tourist investors continued to be optimistic about tourism and hotel investment in Tunisia…

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May 14, 2015
10 April 2015, Pakistan

The BBC reported on 10 April that Pakistani authorities released from prison Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged LeT planner of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, which included attacks on two…

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