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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Virus-hit cruise liner passengers start disembarking in Japan after controversial quarantine

TOKYO (Reuters) - Passengers on the virus-hit cruise ship moored near Tokyo began disembarking on Wednesday, television footage showed, after a controversial two-week quarantine that saw more than...

Malaysia maintains tourism target, bets on locals and non-Chinese visitors

FILE PHOTO: Tourists wearing masks pass by Malaysia's Prime Minister's Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia January 28, 2020. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/File PhotoKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia expects to meet...

Britain heralds end of ‘cheap labor from Europe’ with Brexit immigration system

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will prioritize access for high-skilled workers from around the world in its post-Brexit points-based immigration system, the government said on Tuesday, setting out its...

South Korean church services seen as center of spike in coronavirus cases

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea reported 15 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, including 10 people involved in a surprise outbreak traced to several church services in...

Turkish philanthropist re-arrested after acquittal in landmark trial

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish businessman and philanthropist Osman Kavala has been re-arrested and taken to police headquarters in Istanbul, state media reported on Wednesday, hours after being acquitted...

Second Hong Kong coronavirus death as it awaits stranded cruise passengers

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong reported its second death from the new coronavirus on Wednesday as authorities drew up plans to fly home hundreds of city residents...

Quarantined passengers disembark ship in Japan; new China coronavirus cases fall

BEIJING/TOKYO (Reuters) - Hundreds of people began disembarking a quarantined cruise ship off Japan on Wednesday as the death toll from the new coronavirus in mainland China passed...

New coronavirus cases in China fall for second day as death toll passes 2,000

BEIJING (Reuters) - The death toll from the new coronavirus in mainland China passed 2,000 on Wednesday although the number of new cases fell for a second straight...

U.S. arrests Mexican citizen in Miami for allegedly acting on behalf of Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities in Miami arrested a Mexican citizen who had been recruited by a Russian government official to locate and obtain the license plate number...

Mainland China reports 1,749 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Feb. 18

BEIJING (Reuters) - Mainland China had 1,749 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections on Tuesday, the country’s National Health Commission said on Wednesday, down from 1,886 cases a...

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