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Switzerland, Italy growl over ‘problem bears’

GENEVA: Swiss and Italian officials are butting heads over how to tackle bears roaming between the two countries, in a dispute centerd on balancing human and animal welfare.

Ben Affleck to play Batman in ‘Man of Steel’ sequel

LOS ANGELES: Actor Ben Affleck will play Batman in an upcoming Superman sequel that will see the two caped crusaders face off against each other, film studio Warner Bros Pictures said on Thursday.

‘Hyperloop’ travel idea gets more fans

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk released rough plans last week for a “Hyperloop” that would shoot capsules full of people at the speed of sound through elevated tubes connecting Los Angeles and San

S. Korea’s traditional markets go high-tech

Seoul’s traditional markets — bustling, narrow streets of small vendors selling cheap, fresh produce — have largely opted out of the high-tech charge to make the South Korean capital one of the most w

Toronto mayor defeats Hulk Hogan in arm-wrestling

TORONTO: Toronto’s mayor has triumphed over wrestling star Hulk Hogan in a friendly arm-wrestling match to kick off an annual pop culture convention.

Social media addicts need counseling

The excessive use of social media by young Saudi men and women has prompted experts to call for setting up counseling centers to treat the addiction that can cause road accidents and negligence in

GCC countries will soon have unified tourist visa

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is moving toward a single visa for tourists in the region, a GCC official said recently.

Wedding turns into brawl

A groom had to spend his wedding night in jail for getting involved in a fistfight with bridesmaids in the holy city of Makkah.

Unrest deals blow to Egypt hospitality sector

Heshmat Youssef used to make a decent living sailing foreign tourists down Egypt’s Nile River. Since political unrest flared, business has dried up faster than water in the desert.

Ceausescu execution site opened to promote ‘dictator tourism’

The grim barracks where Romania’s brutal communist despot Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena were executed are to be opened to the public in the latest bid to boost “dictator tourism.”

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