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Top industry-specific travel insurance trends and analysis from around the globe, plus the latest international headlines on issues directly affecting the industry.

27 May 2010

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27 May 2010

A ghetto street in KingstonThe government of Jamaica has declared a state of emergency in certain parts of the country’s capital, Kingston, after shooting and firebomb attacks on police stations by suspected supporters of an alleged drug lord who is facing extradition.

27 May 2010

As ITIJ went to press, the cabin crews of British Airways (BA) were in the midst of their proposed 15-day strike

25 May 2010

Red protest handclappers lying on the groundThailand’s capital Bangkok is slowly emerging from the recent violence as offices, schools and businesses begin to reopen in the troubled city, which has seen more than 80 people dead after nine weeks of protests.

24 May 2010

Map of JamaicaThe government of Jamaica has declared a state of emergency in certain parts of the capital, Kingston, after shooting and firebomb attacks on police stations by suspected supporters of an alleged drug lord who is facing extradition.

24 May 2010

Mangalore International AirportNearly 160 people have died after an airliner crashed while landing near the southern Indian city of Mangalore.

20 May 2010

Thai soldierThe curfew imposed on Bangkok on 19 April allowed the government troops to begin a steady march into the protest area of Bangkok, surrounding the red-shirt camp and moving in to arrest the leaders of the group.

19 May 2010

Two government soldiers preparing for violenceFour people, including an Italian photojournalist, have been killed after Thai soldiers stormed the red-shirts’ protest camp in the central business district of Bangkok – a move that has seen the leaders of the anti-government protests surrender and a nighttime curfew imposed across the capital. 

12 May 2010

Map depicting TripoliAn Afriqiyah Airways passenger plane flying from Johannesburg, South Africa, to London Gatwick airport, UK, has crashed as it attempted to land at Tripoli airport in Libya.

06 May 2010

Thai flagOn 5 May, the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) lifted its warning against all but essential travel to the whole of Thailand, as the threat of political violence has lessened

29 April 2010

Flag of BangladeshBritain Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its warnings with regards to travelling to Bangladesh.

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