30 Apr '11, 8am

Bombing dents Morocco's image as a tourist haven: MARRAKESH (Morocco) - SOME tourists snapped the wreckage on th...

Bombing dents Morocco's image as a tourist haven: MARRAKESH (Morocco) - SOME tourists snapped the wreckage on th...

A Moroccan woman lays flower tribute outside Argna cafe, on Djemma el-Fna square in Marrakech, Morocco, Friday, April 28 2011, one day after a bomb attack. -- PHOTO: AP MARRAKESH (Morocco) - SOME tourists snapped the wreckage on their mobile phones. Some just wept. The crowds in the Jamaa el-Fna, at the heart of Morocco's main tourist city, had dwindled on Friday, a day after a bomb killed 15 people at a Marrakesh cafe, most of them foreigners taking in the square's ever-moving spectacle. 'We arrived last night and decided to stay even after hearing the news, thinking that lightning cannot strike the same place twice,' said Mr David Collet, a Frenchman, stopping with a friend at an orange juice stall. 'It is also the best thing to do, to stand up to terrorism,' he said. Morocco has described the bombing as a terrorist attack, its deadliest in eight years. It has not said w...

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straitstimes.com 29 Apr '11, 2pm

A Dutch tourist committed suicide on Friday by jumping off the Leaning Tower of Pisa just days after the completion of yea...