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Carnival TV reporter groped in Cologne

The city of Cologne, Germany, fell back into the spotlight of sexual assault this week, when its annual street Carnival kicked off.

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Sailing large: Life on board a mega-ship

The first thing you notice about the Benjamin Franklin is just how big it is -- overwhelmingly big.

Rio de Janeiro ready to celebrate Carnival

Zika virus won't ruin Brazil's Carnival

The Zika virus isn't scaring away Brazil's Carnival revelers and the country's hotels are reporting higher bookings than last year. Over 1 million tourists…

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Airline's unusual problem: It doesn't know where its passengers are

Travelers are all too familiar with the problem of airlines misplacing their luggage. But it's less common for carriers to lose track of large numbers of…

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Zika virus could slam these travel hotspots

Popular tourist hotspots in the Americas are poised for trouble as the Zika virus threatens to scare away visitors.

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Airlines let staff opt out of flights to Zika areas

Two major U.S. airlines say they are allowing staff members to opt out of flights to Latin America and the Caribbean amid escalating concerns over the spread…

Zenith Irfan

Pakistan's boundary-breaking motorcycle girl

Zenith Irfan's father used to dream of leaving his home in Pakistan to travel around the world on a motorbike.

Thousands stranded at China railway station

Thousands stranded in train station in China

Being stuck for hours at a train station is unpleasant but even more so if you're trapped with tens of thousands of other passengers.

Vast crowds of people…

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EasyJet unveils plan for 'hybrid' planes

On Tuesday easyJet announced plans to trial the use of hydrogen fuel cells on their planes.

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The newest airport amenity? Movie theaters

In theory, airports and cinemas seem made for each other.

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