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International Airport Guayaquil, Ecuador: Expect flight suspensions due to maintenance

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garda.com / alert – Guayaquil’s José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE) will suspend operations between 08:00 (local time) and 17:00 on Saturday, November 25, and Saturday, December 2, in order to perform runway maintenance. Only helicopter operations will be permitted during these maintenance times. Flight disruptions may occur.
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GYE is Ecuador’s second busiest airport.
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Knife attack on three people outside London Underground Train Station

nypost.com – Three people have been stabbed, one fatally, in a knife attack outside a London Underground train station, according to reports. The victims, all male, were targeted at the Parsons Green station on Monday around 7:35 p.m. local time as residents were finishing their evening commute. Authorities told the Daily Mirror that the incident […]

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Marseille France: Two women stabbed to death train station, terror attack

metro.uk.co / A knifeman has been shot by police after stabbing two women to death in a suspected terror attack outside a train station in Marseille. Soldiers killed the suspect after he unleashed the attack while shouting ‘Allah Akbar’ outside Saint-Charles station this afternoon, according to reports. The station was evacuated amid a ‘major incident’ […]

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Edmonton, Canada: Stabbing attack on officer, truck incident possible terrorism

theglobeandmail.com / Tu Thanh Ha – A suspect stabbed an Edmonton police constable then later drove a truck that tried to ram into pedestrians while it was being chased by police cruisers in downtown Edmonton Saturday night, officials say, in what is now being investigated as a terrorism incident. Four pedestrians and the constable were […]

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Deadly Earthquake Shakes Mexico

(CNN)Steve Almasy, Ray Sanchez and Darran Simon, / Rescuers combed through rubble Tuesday after a powerful earthquake killed scores and collapsed buildings in Mexico City and surrounding states on the anniversary of a devastating earthquake decades ago. At least 149 people died in the magnitude-7.1 earthquake, officials said. Most deaths were reported in Puebla, Morelos […]

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IED Detonated On London Underground Train, 22 Injured

Passengers suffer burns after improvised device causes stampede on rush-hour train Naomi Rovnick, Tom Burgis and Robert Wright/FT.com reported an improvised explosive device was detonated on a London Underground train on Friday morning, injuring 22 people in what police say was a terrorist incident. Counter-terrorism officers took charge of the investigation and were seeking to […]

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Intelligence firm does not see security situation in Mexico that severe for most travelers and expats

worldview.stratfor.com / Scott Stewart) Some analysts advise against travel to Mexico because of all these issues, but Stratfor does not assess the situation as that severe at this point. Mexico certainly has serious security problems, but tourists and expats who practice good situational awareness and employ common sense security measures can avoid most of them. […]

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Goa India: Tourists alerted to cases of spiked drinks

Beware of violence-prone inter-communal tension in Gujarat, while in Goa be warned of spiked drinks, the latest advisory for British tourists to India has cautioned. The advisory issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on Tuesday also asks tourists, especially women travellers to respect local customs and dresses, as well as avoid visiting remote and […]

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Fires Bearing down on Glacier and Yosemite National Parks

Matt Volz and Sudhin Thanawala HELENA (AP) – Firefighters across the U.S. West struggled with wind-driven flames, hot temperatures and dry conditions even after the unofficial end to a summer of devastating wildfires, including those bearing down on two popular national parks. The dozens of fires burning across the Western United States and Canada have […]

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