Britain has suspended flights to Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, in the wake of the crash of a Russian airliner. Now other countries may follow suit. It's a blow for Egypt's tourism industry, already reeling after the recent years of political turmoil.
Travel agencies, hotel managers, and diving centres told that reservations are rising especially in Red Sea destinations such as Hurghada and Marsa Alam. EgyptAir to resume Moscow flights on April 12.
Soldiers have been helping rescue services reach people trapped by heavy snowfall. Storm Emma slammed both countries after another winter storm that originated in Russia hit earlier in the week.
Experts from Egypt and Germany have found an ancient necropolis, containing more than 1,000 statues and eight tombs. It's the fourth major discovery in a year, and could eventually prove a much-needed boon to tourism.
At least five people have been killed by a powerful nor'easter that slammed into the US East Coast and Midwest, bringing snow, rain and hurricane-force winds. A flight into Dulles Airport also faced a rough landing.
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