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Interpol detects foreign terror suspects in Mediterranean

Interpol detects foreign terror suspects in Mediterranean

Image copyright Interpol Image caption Operation Neptune II resulted in 31 active investigative leads, Interpol says Interpol says it has detected more than a dozen suspected “foreign terrorist fighters” crossing the Mediterranean Sea during a six-week operation. The international police organisation carried out more than 1.2 million searches at ports ...

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The Rise of Phantom FDI in Global Tax Havens – IMF F&D

The Rise of Phantom FDI in Global Tax Havens – IMF F&D

Finance Development, September 2019, Vol. 56, No. 3 PDF version The Rise of Phantom Investments Empty corporate shells in tax havens undermine tax collection in advanced, emerging market, and developing economies Jannick Damgaard, Thomas Elkjaer, and Niels Johannesen According to official statistics, Luxembourg, a country of 600,000 people, hosts as ...

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Home Office to text no-deal Brexit passport renewal warnings

Credit: Pexels The Home Office is to text one million passport-holders to warn them that a no-deal Brexit could disrupt their travel plans if they fail to renew their passport. The department said that, in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal, “new passport validity rules ...

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Select the next Rural Tourism Capital of Spain 2019

Select the next Rural Tourism Capital of Spain 2019

Ten tourism destinations are in competition for the next Rural Tourism Capital of Spain 2019. The prize is awarded and organized by EscapadaRural Servicios, based in Barcelona. Among the top ten rural tourism destinations you can find places that truly have the Mediterranean spirit, festival and gastronomic destinations, antique and ...

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Feast Game of Thrones style at Prague’s medieval taverns

Feast Game of Thrones style at Prague's medieval taverns

This is article was originally published in 2015. See the original version here. A “krčma” was a tavern in the Middle Ages that offered lodging and meals. It was set up in areas where markets took place and where people gathered; it was often part of a “týn” or fortification ...

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Museum and art gallery attendance bounces back

Museum and art gallery attendance bounces back

English museums and art galleries have reported a 6% increase in attendance in 2018, bouncing back following three years of decline. Attendance dropped by 1% in both 2017 and 2016, and by 0.5% in 2015. But new figures from the national tourism agency show a decisive turnaround, with attendance across ...

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