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54 Africans died at sea during voyage to Italy

July 11th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 11 (IANS)A total of 54 people have died in the Mediterranean sea while attempting to reach the Italian shores from Libya, Xinhua quoted the United Nations Refugee ... Read more...

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Two brothers drown during Mexico boat race

September 20th, 2010 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Two brothers drowned during a boat race held to celebrate the bicentennial of Mexico's independence, officials said. The accident occurred during an aquatic marathon in the Atoyac river ... Read more...

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Abandoned British Ship Found After 150 Years

August 7th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Archeologists from Canada have found a ship which had been abandoned 150 years ago. The ship is believed to have been looking for the ... Read more...

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Russia releases captured Somali pirates

May 7th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian navy has released the Somali pirates it had detained during an operation to free a hijacked Russian tanker, a defence ministry source said. "Unfortunately, at present there ... Read more...

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Snipers kill three pirates, free US ship captain (Lead)

April 13th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (DPA) US Navy snipers shot dead three Somali pirates who were holding the captain of a US-operated cargo ship hostage, ending a brazen standoff in the Indian Ocean ... Read more...

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FBI to question Mumbai terror suspectsheld in Pakistan

February 20th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (DPA) A team of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is arriving in Islamabad next week to question the Nov 27 Mumbai terrorist attack suspects held by Pakistani ... Read more...

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Quadriplegic woman set to sail solo around UK using just her breath

June 17th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Hilary Lister, a quadriplegic woman and first quadriplegic to sail across the English Channel, now is embarking on a record-breaking journey to sail alone around the British ... Read more...

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