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Iraq

Breathing life into Babylon's ruins

Babylon

Steven Lee Myers, Jimijma After years of neglect and violence, parts of ancient Mesopotamia are being restored to their former glory.

Frequent flyer

Frequent flyer: Tom Gleeson

This stand-up comedian has performed from Edinburgh to Iraq and wars in between.

Middle East

Next hot spot: Iraq

A group of intrepid tourists has just returned from a tour of the war-torn country, writes Martin Chulov.

Photo galleries

The world's heritage from space

Pyramids satellite view.

Exhibition features giant satellite images of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Travellers Tips

World

Culture on every corner

Art start ... Venice Biennale.

We've trawled the globe to find this year's 10 most compelling cultural events.

Map of Iraq

Travel News

Delta pilot on wrong taxiway unleashes fury on air-traffic control

Delta Airlines

ABBY PHILLIP 29 Jul | This story from one of the world’s busiest airport might be amusing if it weren’t just slightly horrifying.

Air New Zealand passengers stranded for third night in Honolulu

LAURA WALTERS 4:31pm | Hundreds of Air New Zealand face third night in Hawaii after plane broke down.

Phuket's beach bars, restaurants evicted in clean-up

DONNA DEMAIO 12:37pm | Scores of beach restaurants and clubs disappearing under new rules from military junta.

Passengers rage as child 'defecates in plane seat': report

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 1:14pm | The etiquette of some Chinese travellers overseas has again come under fire after a family allegedly allowed their child to defecate on the seat of a Delta Airlines flight from Beijing to Detroit.

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