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  1. Starwood Is Helping Create Macau's Emerging Meetings MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Skift

    The new St. Regis Macau, Cotai Central opens December 17. Sheraton Macau occupies the two towers on the right. Each is the largest property for their respective brands.


  2. Up the Down Staircase and into India's ancient wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CNN

    Victoria Lautman takes tips from drivers, villagers, and pores over old maps to find India's ancient and abandoned stepwells. In the following images, she discusses her journeys and the stepwells she has stumbled upon.


  3. Top 5 weekend getaways from HyderabadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | India.com

    A long weekend is just around the corner, thanks to Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti. And we're making life easy for you folks! Famously known for The Fort of Bidar, built in Persian style, Bidar also houses many other architectural structures and wonders such as the Gagan Mahal, Rangin Mahal, Takhat Mahal, Chaubara and Solah Khamba Mosque.


  4. Tracing the roots: African heritage and history in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | USA Today

    After their successful rebellion, the liberated slaves of Haiti were inspired to create the most impressive stone fortress in the Caribbean, the Citadelle LaferriA re, which commands a mountaintop position on Haiti's northern coast, 3,000 feet above sea level. The Citadelle, which took 15 years to construct and was completed in 1820, was armed with 365 cannons.


  5. Perspective from Granada, Spain: A tale of history beyond the booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | The Daily Campus

    A view of Granada, Spain that shows the Alhambra, an Islamic fortress that was built in the 11th century and is currently Spain's number one tourist attraction, rising high in the hills on the left. . When Americans go to Europe for the first time, they are often amazed by just how old everything is.


  6. Luoyang Longmen Grottoes' giant Buddha sculptureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | Examiner.com

    A practice that originated in India around the third century BCE, cave temples are Buddhist temples that have been carved into the cliffs of riverside mountains to provide places for monks and laymen to worship and meditate. The custom spread through Afghanistan, across Central Asia and eventually into China through the Silk Road by the late fourth century CE.


  7. Legally blind Syrian refugee photographs journey to ReginaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | CBC News

    Bonnie Allen is a senior reporter for CBC News based in Saskatchewan. Before returning to Canada in 2013, Allen spent four years reporting from across Africa, including Libya, South Sudan, Liberia and Sierra Leone.


  8. Community band drops by farmers' marketRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 23 | St. Albert Gazette

    The St. Albert Community Concert Band received special permission to perform at Schonbrunn Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most visited tourist spots in Austria. The 90-piece band is slated to unofficially open their season at the St. Albert Farmers' Market on Saturday, Sept.


  9. At busy Lebanese port, Syrians set their sights on EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Hundreds of Syrians gather at dusk for a passenger ferry from Lebanon's northern port of Tripoli to Turkey, the next step on their long trek towards what they hope will be a better, safer life in western Europe. A Syrian girl waits near suitcases as other Syrians arrive at Lebanon's northern Tripoli port to embark a passenger ferry to Turkey September 22, 2015.


  10. Possible decision on refugee relocation expected at EU ministers' meetingRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 22 | Xinhuanet

    The European Union home affairs ministers will continue discussions on migration here Tuesday afternoon and are expected to take a decision on the commission proposal for the emergency relocation of 120,000 refugees from member states exposed to massive migratory flows to other EU member states. This number of refugee relocation would be added to the relocation of 40,000 persons in need of international protection from Italy and Greece , already adopted on Sept.


  11. Tourism movement in Lebanon increases by 80 per centRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 | AME Info

    Tourism traffic outside Lebanon increased by 80 per cent in 2015 compared with 2014, confirms Jean Abboud, President, Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies. Abboud attributes the reason of the increase to the multiplicity of programmes and destinations, which have been developed and added by the Travel and Tourism Agencies, Aliqtisadi reports.


  12. Refugee crisis: Hundreds of Syrian refugees 'threatened with deportation back to Syria'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 20 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Hundreds of Syrian refugees fear they could be sent back by Turkish authorities after they were rescued by the country's coastguard.


  13. Cape Town city guide: Three-minute guide to the world's most beautiful cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    There's no point arguing about it: Cape Town, at Africa's southern tip, is the world's most beautiful city. Its remarkable topography is enough reason to visit - the peninsula that dips its toe into the confluence of the mighty Atlantic and Indian oceans; the broad, sweeping bays; and that imposing centrepiece, Table Mountain, sometimes shrouded in cloud, sometimes touching the bright blue sky.


  14. Deep dive into Rubens' - Prometheus Bound' in PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 17 | SFGate

    Peter Paul Rubens' "Prometheus Bound" is the centerpiece of "The Wrath of the Gods: Masterpieces by Rubens, Michelangelo, and Titian," opening Sept. 12 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


  15. 25 Pinoys repatriated from SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 17 | Sun-Star

    A TOTAL of 25 Filipinos from conflict-torn Syria were repatriated via Lebanon last week, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Thursday. In a statement, the department said the Filipinos arrived in Manila on September 16 at 4:35 p.m. via Emirates Airline flight number EK332.


  16. 25 OFWs to arrive from SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | ABS-CBN News

    The OFWs who availed of the Philippine government's mandatory repatriation program are set to arrive at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport at 4:35 p.m. via flight EK-332. The 25 OFWs, who previously worked and resided in Aleppo and Damascus, were temporarily housed at the Philippine embassy Halfway Quarters in Damascus.


  17. Margherita set to launch second pizzeria at Sheikh Zayed RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 15 | AME Info

    Margherita Pizzeria, a leading Italian franchise offering authentic Neapolitan cuisine, has announced the grand opening of its second branch in Dubai, which is located along Sheikh Zayed Road. The outlet's grand opening on Monday, 5th October 2015, will celebrate the Italian franchise's move to strengthen its position in the UAE and to provide a wider audience of food lovers the opportunity to enjoy their signature Neapolitan menu.


  18. Germany launches media drive to counter rumoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | The Cyprus Weekly

    When Markus Potzel, Germany's ambassador to Afghanistan, met senior Afghan government officials and journalists, he had a clear message for them: Don't believe what you hear about Germany - or at least not everything. While Afghan television channels have made much of the welcome Germany has given to the refugees that have been streaming across its borders, that does not mean everyone can move to Germany or the European Union, he said.


  19. Britain's Cameron arrives in Lebanon amid refugee crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | Ynetnews

    British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Beirut on Monday and will visit his Lebanese counterpart amid a refugee crisis triggered by the war in neighbouring Syria, media said.


  20. Three years after fleeing Syria, family of nine makes a home in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 13 | Globe and Mail

    Amina Barket and Walid Jawish pose with their children on the steps of their new home in Windsor, Ont., on Thursday. Hala Jawish is riding her red and yellow mountain bike up and down the sidewalk in front of her family's small house in Windsor, Ont., trying to remember the lyrics to the earworm she picked up during her first week of school.