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Bugs made world’s biggest oil slick disappear fast


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) More than a year after the world's biggest oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, lingering questions about how it disappeared so quickly still exercise scientists. ... Read more...

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BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill well now “effectively dead”


September 20th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): British Petroleum (BP) has finally capped the leaking well that has spewed millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.According to the BBC, a ... Read more...

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BP to conduct final test on ruptured Gulf well seal


September 19th, 2010 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (DPA) BP late Saturday was waiting for the cement to set at the bottom of the ruptured Gulf of Mexico oil well before testing the strength of the seal. If ... Read more...

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13 rescued after Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (DPA) An offshore oil rig exploded and caught fire Thursday in the Gulf of Mexico, the US Coast Guard said. All 13 rig workers abandoning the rig and were ... Read more...

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Obama Family Had A Nice Day With Wildlife At Florida Waters


August 17th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent weekend trip the first family took to Florida was in reality just more than a break from work. While President Barack Obama got ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Promotes Gulf Seafood, Tries To Dispel Fear


August 17th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that President Barack Obama is bent on proving his point on the safety of the sea food derived from the Florida coast and ... Read more...

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Obama takes plunge to show Gulf Coast is safe


August 15th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) President Barack Obama took the plunge with daughter Sasha for a swim in the Gulf of Mexico to show that the BP oil spill ... Read more...

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Obama confident as BP begins final step


August 10th, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (DPA) US President Barack Obama said the long struggle to cap a gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico appeared "just about over," as oil company BP ... Read more...

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US Coast Guard under fire for chemicals used against BP gusher


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (DPA) The US Coast Guard is under fire for allowing huge amounts of chemical dispersants to be used against BP Plc's Gulf of Mexico oil gusher despite strict mandates ... Read more...

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Birds Frozen In Oil Heartrendingly Symbolize The Catastrophic Gulf Oil Spill


June 6th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Photographs of wide-eyed pelicans and seagulls frozen in oil have manifested themselves as the devastating Gulf oil spill’s emblems of bereavement. They are grisly ... Read more...

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Oil spill threatens toothy marine predator


May 28th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico threatens the existence of a toothy marine predator that has been recognised as America's cultural and historic icon, according to ... Read more...

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BP attempts another test to contain the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico


May 17th, 2010 - 5:33 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- BP on Sunday attempted another test to contain some of the oil leaking from the riser, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Secretary of the Interior ... Read more...

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Alabama’s Gulf Coast Restaurant Industry files class action lawsuit after BP oil spill


May 8th, 2010 - 2:37 am ICT by BNO News
MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA (BNO NEWS) -- Alabama restaurant owners along the Alabama Gulf Coast filed a class action lawsuit on Friday for losses resulting from the massive oil spill in the Gulf of ... Read more...

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Jundallah chief Abdolmalek Rigi nabbed in Iran


February 24th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Feb.24 (ANI): The chief of the militant Sunni Muslim group Jundullah, Abdolmalek Rigi has reportedly been apprehended while on a flight heading to an Arab country via Pakistan.According to an Iranian ... Read more...

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Indian ship attacked in Persian Gulf


August 31st, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IBNS
Somali/New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS) Sea Piracy revived after years in Persian Gulf waters with four pirates attacking an Indian ship sailing from the United Arab Emirates toward Bahrain, said media reports ... Read more...

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Pirates attack ship with Indian crew in Gulf


August 31st, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Manama (Bahrain), Aug 31 (ANI): A traditional wooden ship with Indian crew sailing from the United Arab Emirates toward Bahrain was targeted by the sea pirates in Persian Gulf waters on Friday ... Read more...

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Ship with Indian crew attacked by pirates in the Gulf


August 31st, 2009 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), Aug 31 (DPA) A traditional wooden ship with Indian crew sailing from the United Arab Emirates toward Bahrain was the target of the first act of sea piracy reported in ... Read more...

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Helicopter crash in Dubai kills seven


September 4th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 4 (Xinhua) Seven people, including two Indians, were killed in a helicopter crash in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the civil aviation authority said Thursday.The UAE General Civil Aviation ... Read more...

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India in touch with Iran for release of 17 sailors


July 4th, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The government Friday said it was in touch with Iran for the release of 17 Indians who were captured aboard four fishing boats from Saudi Arabia Thursday. ... Read more...

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UAE president’s brother dies in chopper crash (Lead)


June 3rd, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS) A three-day official mourning was announced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following the death of Sheikh Nasser bin Zayed Al Nahyan, brother of UAE President Sheikh ... Read more...

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