backpacker

War tourism in Afghanistan: adventure or reckless hedonism?

A Taliban attack on Thursday on a group of American and European tourists in western Herat province, which left some of them wounded, has brought into sharp focus such global thrill-seekers who imperil their lives to vacation in war zones.

Aug 07, 2016, 07:21 AM IST

Thai police hunt for accomplices of suspected Bangkok bomber

Thai authorities said on Wednesday they were looking for accomplices of the chief suspect for the Bangkok shrine bomb blast that killed 22 people, a man who was captured on closed-circuit television (CCTV) dumping a backpack and walking away.

Aug 19, 2015, 11:48 AM IST

Man falls from air ambulance in Australia, dies

An Australian backpacker Saturday fell to his death from an air ambulance while he was being rescued after hurting his ankle near Mansfield town in Australia`s Victoria state, Sky News reported.

Aug 31, 2013, 22:46 PM IST