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July 29, 2015
AFGHANISTAN - SECURITY - Nuristan Province - 2 civilians killed, 12 injured in mine blast in the Norgaram district in the eastern Nuristan province Wednesday. Details
IRAQ - SECURITY - Salahudin And Anbar - Security forces and allied militias repel 2attacks by *IS* militants with 6 suicide car bombs in the provinces of Salahudin and Anbar. Details
JAMAICA - SECURITY - St. James - Hundreds of forces launch joint operation in the island' s western parish St. James as part of the authorities' anti-crime efforts in hotspot areas. Details
TURKEY - ABDUCTION - Diyarbakir - Police officer kidnapped by PKK rebels on Diyarbakir-Bingol Highway in Lice town of southwestern Diyarbakir province. This is the second police abduction here. Details
LEBANON - PROTEST - Beirut - Further protests and roadblocks threatened till July 30, demanding permanent solution to the city's waste crisis.
CHINA - TRANSPORTATION - Taizhou - Flights at Taizhou Luqiao Airport serving Taizhou city in the Zhejiang province suspended today from 6am due to security concerns. Thorough security checks.
BANGLADESH - SECURITY - Dhaka - Demonstrations ahead of and after Supreme Court verdict due today on senior BNP party member sentenced to death in 2013 for war crimes.
COLOMBIA - STRIKE - Bogota - Planned nationwide strike by taxi drivers today from 12noon - 6pm in the Bogota capital and other major urban areas protesting the use of mobile applications.
ANGOLA - PROTEST - Luanda - Protest demonstration today at 3pm by human rights activists at Independence Square over arrests related to alleged anti-govt plot. Security increased.
EGYPT - SECURITY - Cairo - Unidentified gunmen shot dead a security guard outside the Niger embassy in Cairo's Giza area early Wednesday morning. Details
FRANCE - TRANSPORTATION - Calais - 1 dead as 1,500 migrants desperate to reach England make new attempts to enter the Eurotunnel terminal overnight in Calais. Delays possible. Details
INDONESIA - SECURITY - Central Java - 7 climbers feared lost while climbing to the top of Mt Lawu in Karanganyar in Central Java. Rescue teams deployed. Details
INDONESIA - VOLCANOES - Jember, East Java - 18 flights in Notohadinegoro Airport in Jember, canceled due to volcanic ash from Mt Raung eruptions. Garuda Indonesia and Susi Air flights also canceled. Details
SWEDEN - SECURITY - Stockholm - Gay Pride parade attracting huge criticism of Pride organizers and anti-racism groups who say agenda behind this is to provoke Muslims. Riots Possible. Details
SWEDEN - PROTEST - Stockholm - Unofficial gay Pride parade by a right-wing nationalist planned for July 29 to run through a predominantly immigrant neighbourhood with large Muslim population Details
Tom Ollinger of EWA attended a travel conference in Milan in spring of 2015, taking a side trip to Rome with a dozen TMC representatives. Here's a shot of part of our group in front of the Vatican.
TripCase v4.01.0 Release Changelog
New Destination Card
– Based on traveler feedback, you’ll now see a Destination Card in your trip between some trip items. This card is designed to offer you help in the city you’re in – you might see Tripfeed messages about things to do in that city, places to go, or special offers.
Apple Watch Glance Support
– The TripCase Apple Watch travel app now includes Glance support! To access, simply swipe to the Glances section on your watch and you’ll be able to see information about your next upcoming trip item. Tap the watch to load the full TripCase Apple Watch app to view more details about your trip. Easier Access To Share Your Trip – you can now share your trip from the drop-down actions menu on the “My Trips” page on desktop. This saves you a few clicks and makes sharing your trip with your coworkers or loved ones even easier.