Travel Safety

Saudi app criticized for feature to control women's travel

Mar 8, 2019

A Saudi government app is being criticized for a feature that lets men grant or deny a woman permission to travel

Broken-down bus that crashed in China mine was bought online

Feb 25, 2019

Safety inspectors say the operators of China's largest silver mine bought a broken-down bus online, overloaded it with miners and operated it on a ramp that wasn't fit for transporting people, leading to fatal crash

Saudi Arabia lifts travel warning to Lebanon

Feb 13, 2019

Saudi Arabia lifts 15-month travel warning that kingdom had imposed advising its citizens not to travel to Beirut

The Latest: US warns against harm to Venezuela's Guaido

Jan 29, 2019

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is reiterating his warning that there will be "serious consequences" for anyone who attempts to harm Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido

Death penalty for Canadian escalates China-Canada tensions

Jan 15, 2019

A Chinese court has sentenced a Canadian man to death in a sudden retrial in a drug smuggling case that is likely to escalate tensions between the countries over the arrest of a top Chinese technology executive

The Latest: Canada updates travel advisory to Canada

Jan 15, 2019

Canada has updated its travel advisory for China to warn Canadians of "the risk of arbitrary enforcement of local laws."

China says US travel advisory 'cannot stand up to scrutiny'

Jan 4, 2019

China has rebutted a U.S. travel advisory that once again urges American nationals to "exercise increased caution" when travelling in the Communist Party-ruled country

Storm whips up blizzards, dumps snow in Dakotas, Minnesota

Dec 28, 2018

Post-holiday travelers were finding driving difficult as a winter storm dumped heavy snow and whipped up gusty winds across parts of the Dakotas and Minnesota on Thursday

US envoy on North Korea visits border village amid stalemate

Dec 20, 2018

The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea has visited a border village the rival Koreas has been demilitarizing as part of efforts to reduce military tensions amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear crisis

Official says US reviewing travel ban on North Korea

Dec 19, 2018

The Trump administration's special envoy for North Korea says Washington is reviewing easing its strict travel restrictions to North Korea to facilitate humanitarian shipments to the North as part of efforts to resolve an impasse in nuclear diplomacy

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