August 2014

A new luxury five-star hotel, the Regent Porto Montenegro, opened on Wednesday in the coastal town of Tivat – part of a drive by Montenegro to boost its appeal to high-end tourists. A glamorous party hosted by the owner of the marina, Canadian businessman Peter Munk, celebrated the opening of the country’s fifth five-star hotel. […]

Qatar’s state investment fund, Qatari Diar, has pulled out of a project to build a luxury resort in the Przna bay in the coastal town of Tivat. The “Beyond Horizon” project, which started in 2011, envisaged the construction of five-star villas in a cove with a sandy beach in Krtole, near Tivat, and was worth […]

Cranbrook, BC ? Today, Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced that the Harper Government is assisting Aboriginal tourism companies in British Columbia capitalize on increased visitor demand for authentic Aboriginal cultural experiences. The Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia (AtBC) is currently working with 25 Aboriginal tourism businesses in the […]

She is far from her native waters. How did she get there? Female lobster stuffed with eggs found near Bowen Island. West Vancouver resident Blair Calkins was prawn fishing on the weekend during an excursion to Bowen Island when he came across an unexpected creature in one of his traps: A large Atlantic female lobster, […]

Ten people were injured in an explosion at the Terem munitions plant in the town of Kostenets, 60km south-east from Bulgarian capital city Sofia, on August 8. The blast was reported shortly before 9am on August 8, the Interior Ministry said. The injuries were mainly cuts caused by glass shards ? seven people sustained only mild […]

Canary Wharf in London is home to the world or European headquarters of numerous major banks including Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley Wall Street banks are drawing up preliminary plans to move some London-based activities to Ireland to address concerns that the UK is drifting away from the EU. Financial experts familiar with […]

Sad but true, the McOuija happy meal is NOT real. That would have been a great lesson in ideomotor effect. Teen facing charges after making false abduction report | Local News ? WLWT Home. Strange Siberian Spikes Prompt Astronauts to Phone Home. A Florida first: Crocodile attacks couple during late-night dip ? Yahoo News. N.L. […]

I can?t claim to be 100 percent certain about this, but I?m pretty sure that nobody in modern U.S. history has ever explicitly threatened to shut down the government, or claimed credit for a government shutdown after the fact. House Speaker John Boehner accepted blame for October?s government shutdown. But the people who planned it […]

Archaeologists working in the Kraimorie area of Bourgas on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast have found a Christian basilica said to date from the fifth century. The discovery of the early Christian basilica is a rare one for Bulgaria, according to Milen Nikolov, leader of the Bourgas Regional History Museum team that made the find. […]

It is a very serious charge to accuse the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Palestine of supporting terrorism and one that Alexander Joffe and Asaf Romirowsky made without a scintilla of factual documentation in their recent opinion piece, “Stop Giving Money to the U.N.?s Relief Agency for Palestinians.” These two critics have misled […]

A local Arizona outlet reports on a Discovery Channel episode featuring a local psychic who claims to have helped find the body of a woman?s missing mother. However, as often seen, the story is half-baked. Arizona murder with psychic connection featured on Discovery. The Discovery Channel set out to tell stories of middle-aged women falling […]

The Bucharest court of appeal sentenced Romanian media magnate and politician Dan Voiculescu to 10 years in jail, ending one of the longest and most high-profile corruption trials in the country?s post-communist history. Voiculescu (67), the founder of the Conservative party and owner of one of Romania?s largest media groups, was found guilty of money […]

Kosovo?s Constitutional Court is due to hold a hearing session on Thursday when the two major political blocs will present additional arguments on which one has the right to nominate a candidate for the post of speaker of the Assembly. The hearing is expected to pave the way for a court decision that could end […]

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