Travel Safety News Daily - 9th June 2011

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We've gathered all the news you need to Keep Travelling Safely. Today - Baby Elephants trample man to death in Southern India - Arizona fires threaten New Mexico - Spanish Protesters agree to leave camps - Japan plans changes to nuclear safety rules - London examines domestic terror threat - Worst of E.Coli over, Minister. Plus, forget suitcase thieves - watch out for suitcase squatters!

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Baby elephants gore security guard to death in Mysore rampage -

A man was trampled to death and three people were injured when two baby elephants went on a three-hour rampage through a city in southern India.

Massive Arizona fire now threatening New Mexico - Channel News Asia

A huge fire that has destroyed hundreds of miles of forest land in Arizona now is threatening to cross into neighbouring New Mexico, authorities said Wednesday.

Spanish protesters agree to leave camps - UPI

M-15 movement demonstrators protesting corruption and high unemployment have agreed to break up their camp in Madrid's Puerta del Sol Sunday, officials said.

Tunisia delays new elections until Oct. 23 - AP

Tunisia will hold an election Oct. 23, not in July as planned, because conditions are not yet right for the first vote since the ouster of the country's autocratic president, the prime minister announced Wednesday.

Heavy rains, flooding affect more than 4000 in Antioquia - Colombia Reports

Persistent rains have flooded villages, destroyed crops, and inundate buildings in 15 municipalities in the Antioquia department over the last week. Approximately 4,000 people have been affected, reported Caracol Radio Wednesday.

Japan plans changes to nuclear safety rules - Euronews

Japan is planning to revise its nuclear safety rules to prevent a repeat of the Fukushima disaster. The government plans to replace current regulator, the Nuclear and Industry Safety Agency, with an independent body.

London examines domestic terror threat - UPI

London unveiled a revised strategy aimed at preventing extremist ideology at the community level though critics said the measure isn't good enough.

Florida wildfires continue to grow - UPI

Lightning has triggered two new fires in northeastern Florida adding to dozens of already smoldering swamp fires, fire officials said.

Minister: Worst of E.coli outbreak over - UPI

The worst of the deadly E.coli outbreak is over, German Health Minister Daniel Bahr said Wednesday, even as at least one new case in France was reported.

Protesters clash with police in southern China - Channel News Asia

Hundreds of people battled police and destroyed cars in southern China after a factory worker was wounded in a knife attack over a wage dispute, authorities and media said on Wednesday.

Weird And Interesting News

Contortionist who hid in a suitcase to steal from tourists arrested -

A contortionist has been arrested after he hid inside a suitcase and stole from tourists' luggage while on a bus trip.

Hotel rooms of the future to offer virtual sex -

Guests will be able to control their dreams, have virtual sex and check their emails using high-tech contact lenses in the hotel rooms of the future, according to a report. 


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