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Looking to travel? You're going to want to visit these destinations in 2016

Airbnb: Where to go in 2016<p>You're not imagining it — flights really are cheaper this year than they have been in a long time.<p>According to estimates from Hopper, an airfare site that helps travelers find good deals on flights, air travel prices are down 12 percent from last year, and more than 20 …

Air Travel

Colombia sheds cocaine capital image as economy grows

Colombia's days of drugs, "narcos" and dogged warfare are fading -- even if a certain Netflix show is heating up.<p>Once Pablo Escobar's battleground for drug war, Colombia is shedding its image as a cocaine capital, countering that with an economy that's growing, weaving closer ties with the U.S., …

13 cities you can't pronounce (but should definitely visit)

As of tomorrow British travellers can add a new destination to the ever-growing list of intriguing places to visit in eastern Europe – with names that can only be pronounced after you’ve had at least five vodkas.<p>This one is Olsztyn – pronounced "Ol-sh-tin" since you ask – a modest-sized city on the …

Haven’t noticed adverse effects: Amitabh on ramification of his name in Panama papers

There is a lot of aura surrounding the Bachchan family, but megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he does not find anything special in the way they conduct …

India

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

The Chinese military appears to be working on a fast, radar-evading robotic fighter plane that could be the first...<p>Donetsk separatists are showing …

Syria bombards starving Daraya hours after food aid delivery

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Syrian regime has pounded the besieged city of Daraya with barrel bombs, just hours after food aid was delivered to the area for the first time in almost four years, officials and monitors said.<p>The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that at least 68 barrel bombs were …

Venezuela's Political Crisis Pushes People to The Streets

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.</b><p>Food shortages are making it de facto mango season in Venezuela, where the fruit grows year round. People are turning to tropical fruits to supplement their meals as staples like flour and rice grow harder and harder to find. The country is …

ISIS might have been involved in a huge opiate smuggling operation in Libya

The shipment of opiates — specifically 26 million tablets containing the prescription painkiller Tramadol — were bound for Libyan shores, and authorities are investigating whether the Islamic State had anything to do with it.<p>The US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) reportedly tipped off the Narcotics …

Facing Data Deluge, Secret U.K. Spying Report Warned of Intelligence Failure

A secret report warned that British spies may have put lives at risk because their surveillance systems were sweeping up more data than could be …

Europe's 52 best secret beaches

The beach is the key to many a great holiday – from first childhood steps across the sand to teenage posturing and strolls en famille. But the perfect beach is rarely found by chance.<p>The coasts of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic are fringed with an overwhelming array of beaches - many of which …

Should America continue to be a world leader?

<b>Towering slabs of granite and a wall of gold stars are part of Washington's World War II memorial, commemorating the US soldiers who lost their lives in that conflict. It is a suitably imposing tribute to a decisive intervention that sealed America's status as a 'superpower.'</b><p>But since then, much …

Tel Aviv shootings prompt Israel to revoke permits for Palestinians

Israel has revoked all entry permits for Palestinians planning to enter Israel during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The suspension comes just a …

Israel

German MPs recognise Armenian 'genocide' amid Turkish fury

<b>The German parliament has approved a resolution declaring that the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War One was a "genocide".</b><p>Armenians say up to 1.5 million of their people died in the atrocities of 1915. Turkey says the toll was much lower and rejects the term "genocide".<p>The …

Syria: Pressure grows for air drops of humanitarian aid to besieged areas

The first humanitarian aid convoy in four years has entered the rebel-held Syrian town of Darayya near Damascus, besieged by government forces.<p>But food was not among the relief delivered on Wednesday, despite reports of children facing starvation.<p>Hence plans for air drops being made by the World …

Middle East

Cologne vs. Berlin: 9 reasons Cologne is better (Opinion) | CNN Travel

Travel

What’s Missing as NATO Rearms Its Eastern Flank? Diplomacy

An arms buildup alone won’t keep the Baltics safe, but a parallel Cold War-style diplomatic track just might.<p><b>From a military standpoint</b>, Western …

Police Identify UCLA Shooter in Murder-Suicide as Mainak Sarkar

The shooter in an apparent murder-suicide at UCLA was identified Thursday as Mainak Sarkar, a student who got his Ph.D from the university's engineering program who blogged about how much he hated the professor who was killed.<p>His victim was UCLA professor William Klug, multiple law enforcement …