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Heroic tourist robbed while saving a drowning man in Ireland

Dublin - Giving credence to the old saying that no good deed goes unpunished, an heroic tourist in Ireland dove into a river to save a dying man only to have his wallet and phone stolen while in the water.

Two American tourists detained in N. Korea 'to face trial'

Seoul - North Korea said Monday it would put two detained American tourists on trial on charges including "perpetrating hostile acts".

7 million tourists visited Malaysia during Q1 this year

The Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board announced yesterday that the Asian country has welcomed over 7 million tourists during the first quarter of the year.

North Korea detains third US tourist

Pyongyang - North Korea said Friday it had detained a US tourist for "hostile activities" after he reportedly left a bible at a hotel, bringing to three the number of Americans held by the reclusive regime including missionary Kenneth Bae.

Six Pakistani police killed in ambush protecting Spanish cyclist

Quetta - A Spanish tourist was lucky to escape with minor injuries when cycling through the highly volatile southwestern province of Baluchistan in Pakistan on Wednesday. Six police bodyguards were shot dead while protecting him and five others injured.

'World's most stupid phone thief' revealed in photos and videos

A German tourist, who admits to getting a little drunk, had her phone stolen while on holiday in Ibiza. She even almost met the thief face-to-face, but has now had a chance to get to know him a whole lot better.

British tourist in Spain suffers terrible reaction to sun cream

The poor woman and her family came to Spain for the first two-week holiday in five years, but her time in Cala’n Forcat, Menorca was ruined by a bad reaction to a sun "protection" cream. She ended up needing emergency care in hospital for two days.

Ibiza firemen free German tourist from the clutches of a sex toy

Ibiza - A German tourist got into trouble when using a steel sex toy and he went to the hospital. It took Ibiza firemen two hours to cut through the metal ring, into which the man had placed his ... er ... equipment.

UK tourist throws boiling water from balcony in Canary Islands

Maspalomas - A tourist from the UK, visiting the Playa del Inglés resort on the island of Gran Canaria in Spain, has been on a rampage, pouring boiling water onto passersby from the balcony of his holiday apartment.

Foreign tourist raped on Rio de Janeiro minibus

Rio De Janeiro - A foreign tourist who was visiting Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was raped and robbed on a minibus, according to Brazilian police.

British tourist jumps out of hotel window to avoid rape in India

Agra - A British tourist visiting Agra, home of the famous Taj Mahal, was sent to hospital after jumping from a first-floor hotel window to escape the possibility of being raped.

Australian tourist raped in New York City

New York - A woman from Australia, visiting New York City, ended up being raped after she left a Manhattan nightclub, according to police.

Photos: Shetland ponies dress up to draw tourists to Scotland

Scotland's Shetland ponies are getting all dressed up as part of a National Tourism Organization advertising campaign aimed at drawing more tourism to the British island.

Photo shows tourist moments before she was gored by rhinoceros

A photo shows Chantal Beyer, 24, a safari tourist in South Africa, the moment before a rhino gored her from behind. Beyer poses with her husband while on a safari tour in South Africa.

Video: Crocodile leaps on tourist in Australia

A video that shows a crocodile leaping off a rock at a Swedish tourist in Australia has gone viral. The tourist was swimming in water when the crocodile leaped from a rock and landed on top of him in the water.

Crocodile leaps at tourist swimming in Australia

Three Swedish tourists had a surprise while swimming in a national park in Australia when a crocodile leapt from rocks landing on one of them.

1 dead after whale watching catamaran capsizes near Cape Town

Hout Bay - One person has died and six are missing after a whale watching charter boat carrying around 43 people capsized near Hout Bay, Cape Town on Saturday afternoon.

Shocked tourists find human torso below Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls - Tourists on the Maid of the Mist boat ride below the Niagara Falls, were shocked to see a human torso floating in the river. Police say the body is of a middle-aged woman who was obviously murdered.

Bus in Bulgaria explodes killing six tourists

Burgas - Six people were killed and another 30 seriously injured in a bus explosion, in Bulgaria. Bulgarian officials believe it is a terrorist attack.

One tourist, two days, two rescues

Saint Petersburg - One tourist on vacation was able to make a big difference by rescuing three people, in two incidents on two separate days.

Video: Tourist captures moment iceberg 'calves' and flips over

A tourist was lucky to catch a rare sight on video: the dramatic moment an iceberg flipped over, bringing up a new mass of ice over the surface of water during a process called "calving."

Canadian woman found brutally beaten at luxury Mexican resort

A young Canadian woman in her 20s was found badly beaten in an elevator unconscious, lying in a pool of blood in a luxurious Mexican resort.

Marcel Gleffe, a tourist, hailed a hero after saving 30 in Norway

When the shooting started on the island Utoya in Norway, where over 500 young people were at a AUF (the youth wing of the Labour Party) summer camp, a German tourist sprang into action after he heard gun shots and saw smoke coming from the island.

Why Angelina Jolie traveled to Venice and Paris for 'The Tourist' Special

Starring in the sexy action caper 'The Tourist' (now on Blu-ray/DVD), Jolie a.k.a Mrs. Brad Pitt, explains why she wanted to act opposite Johnny Depp as one-half of a duo caught in a tangled web of romantic love, mistaken identities and deadly intrigue.

Tourist killed at Disney World Resort

Orlando - An accident at the Port Orleans Resort, a Walt Disney World hotel adjacent to the theme park in Orlando, Florida, claimed the life of a Massachusetts tourist who reportedly walked in front of a bus that was carrying guests of the Disney resort property.

American woman and her British friend stabbed in Israeli forest

Jerusalem - A British woman has been found by Israeli police with her hands tied behind her back suffering from multiple stab wounds outside the city of Jerusalem. The body of her friend, a US-Brit dual national lady, was also found bound and repeatedly stabbed.

British tourist killed by armed gang in South Africa kidnapping

Cape Town - A British tourist has been killed after she, along with her partner, were kidnapped by armed criminals in South Africa after the taxi cab they were in was held up by the gang on Saturday, officers said in a statement.

Philippine police said tourists inside bus were shot by hijacker

Philippine police investigators said the eight Hong Kong tourists who died in the hostage-taking incident in Manila last Monday were shot by the hostage-taker.

Katipo spider bites sunbathing tourist’s penis

After a nude romp in the waves at Northland Beach in New Zealand, a tourist got more then he bargained for when a Katipo spider bit him on the penis as he sunbathed au naturel at a popular spot for locals and vacationers.

Tourist in hospital after bungy cord slips

Christchurch - An Australian tourist has landed in Christchurch hospital in New Zealand, after an accident bungy jumping near Hamner Springs.
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