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Afghanistan: At least 53 killed after bus crashes head-on with tanker in Ghazni


September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
GHAZNI CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Over 50 people were killed after a passenger bus crashed with an oil tanker in southern Afghanistan on Friday, local authorities said Saturday.The passenger bus operated ... Read more...

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23 Indians on ship hijacked by pirates off Nigeria safe (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos/Singapore, Sep 5 (IANS) Twenty-three Indian sailors on board an oil tanker hijacked by pirates off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, have been rescued by the Nigerian security ... Read more...

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23 Indians on ship hijacked in Nigeria by pirates (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Sep 5 (IANS) Twenty-three Indian sailors are on board an oil tanker hijacked by pirates off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, said the oil tanker company Wednesday.Pat ... Read more...

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23 Indians hostage in ship hijacked by pirates in Nigeria


September 5th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Sep 5 (IANS) As many as 23 Indian sailors were being held hostage since Tuesday night by pirates who hijacked an oil tanker with a Singapore-based company in southwest ... Read more...

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Pirates free Russian tanker crew after stealing petrol


August 31st, 2012 - 4:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of pirates who hijacked an oil tanker with a Russian crew in the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa left the vessel after ... Read more...

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Ship with 24 Russians seized off Togo


August 30th, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pirates have seized a Greek-owned oil tanker with 24 Russian crew members on board off the coast of Togo in west Africa.English-language TV channel Russia ... Read more...

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US warship, Japanese oil tanker collide in Gulf


August 12th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A guided missile destroyer of the US Navy collided with a Japanese oil tanker Sunday in the Persian Gulf, with no injuries reported on either ... Read more...

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SC sounds green alert on dismantling of ships


July 30th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday held that in future no ship would be allowed to be dismantled in India without the government's environmental clearance and the ... Read more...

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US Navy warship captain fired after collision


June 20th, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) US Navy has relieved a warship commander of his command after the warship collided with an oil tanker, an official said Tuesday.Chuck Litchfield, captain of amphibious ... Read more...

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Four killed in Kashmir highway accident


June 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) Four people, including two tourists and two locals, were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in hit an oil tanker in north Kashmir's Pulwama district ... Read more...

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2 killed, 2 injured in Ghaziabad blast


May 25th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 25 (IANS) Two people were killed and two critically injured in a blast in a scrapped oil tanker in Ghaziabad Friday, police said.The incident occurred at about 11.00 ... Read more...

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SC bars former US vessel from anchoring at Gujarat port (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined permission, for now, to the erstwhile American oil tanker Exxon Valdez, rechristened Oriental Nicety, to anchor at the Gujarat ship-breaking ... Read more...

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SC bars US vessel from anchoring at Gujarat port


May 14th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined permission, for now, to the erstwhile American oil tanker Exxon Valdez, now rechristened Oriental Nicety, to anchor at the Gujarat ... Read more...

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Hijacked oil tanker has Indians among crew (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) About 15 crew members, including some Indians, are on board a tanker carrying 135,000 tonnes of oil, which has been hijacked by pirates in the Arabian ... Read more...

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Indians on board hijacked oil tanker


May 12th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) About 15 crew members, including Indians, are on board an oil tanker that has been hijacked by pirates in the Arabian sea, a media report ... Read more...

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NATO oil tanker crashes into van in Afghanistan, killing 7


April 7th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed on early Friday morning when a NATO oil tanker truck crashed into a passenger van in southern Afghanistan, officials said ... Read more...

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Seven die as oil tanker explodes in Afghanistan


April 6th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 6 (IANS) Seven people were killed and three injured Friday when an oil tanker exploded in southern Afghan province of Kandahar, police said."An oil tanker exploded at around ... Read more...

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10 killed in Karachi violence after leader’s death (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 27 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and over 50 vehicles torched as violence escalated in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Tuesday over the killing of a ... Read more...

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Political activist killed, vehicles torched in Karachi


March 27th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 27 (IANS) Karachi was tense Tuesday following the killing of an MQM activist. Fourteen vehicles were set ablaze in different parts of this port city, a media report ... Read more...

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Korean ship catches fire, one injured


March 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) A sailor was injured in a fire broke which broke out in a South Korean oil tanker while leaving the Mumbai docks Saturday, a fire official ... Read more...

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EU suggests ‘bilateral track’ to resolve India-Italy row


March 10th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Brussels/Copenhagen, March 10 (IANS) European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has said the EU is "ready to work closely" to help resolve the issue of two Italian soldiers ... Read more...

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Italian cruise ship may cause environmental disaster


January 19th, 2012 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 19 (IANS) The Italian government has expressed concern that storms may cause fuel leaks from the cruise liner which ran aground off Italy's western coast."The ship is positioned ... Read more...

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Six killed in Haryana jeep-tanker collision


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), Jan 3 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 13 injured when a speeding jeep collided with an oil tanker on the Sonipat-Rohtak road Tuesday morning, police ... Read more...

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Navy helicopter evacuates crew from Iranian vessel (With images)


December 28th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) A Sea King helicopter from naval air station INS Shikra here was launched by the Indian Navy Tuesday for casualty evacuation of a crew member onboard ... Read more...

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Italian tanker seized by Somali pirates freed


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 21 (IANS) An Italian oil tanker with five crew members seized by Somali pirates in February has been freed, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The crew of the vessel Savina Caylyn ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Kenya road accident


December 19th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Dec 19 (IANS) At least eight people, including six women and a child, were killed Sunday in a road accident near Makindu town of eastern Kenya after a public ... Read more...

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US blacklists Lebanon explosives expert


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The US state department has blacklisted an explosives expert of a Lebanon-based militant group.Ibrahim Suleiman Hamad Al-Hablain, who works for the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, is a ... Read more...

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Malaysia rescues hijacked tanker


October 29th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 29 (IANS) Malaysian Navy and maritime police rescued an oil tanker from armed pirates near the straits of Singapore, authorities said Saturday.The tanker, carrying 12 million ringgit ... Read more...

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12 pilgrims killed in Bengal accident


October 21st, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Twelve pilgrims going to Puri in Orissa were killed and 14 injured when their bus was hit by an oil tanker in West Bengal's West Midnapore ... Read more...

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Four killed as oil tanker hits tractor-trolley


October 6th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 6 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 13 injured Thursday morning when an oil tanker hit a tractor-trolley in Punjab's border district of Fazilka, police ... Read more...

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Pakistani dies while defusing bomb


September 30th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) A police official was killed when the bomb he was attempting to defuse blew up in Pakistan's Balochistan province, police said.The explosion took place in Chaman ... Read more...

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Over 100 dead in Kenya fuel pipeline fire


September 12th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 12 (IANS) Over 100 people were burnt to death Monday in a fire in a fuel pipeline passing through a slum area in Kenyan capital Nairobi, officials said. The ... Read more...

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NATO oil tankers attacked in Pakistan


August 20th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) A huge blast took place late Friday night at a NATO oil tanker terminal in northwest Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, while at least four oil tankers were ... Read more...

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16 NATO oil tankers destroyed in Pakistan


August 7th, 2011 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Unidentified militants Saturday evening attacked a NATO oil tanker terminal and destroyed at least 16 tankers near the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, Xinhua reported.The oil ... Read more...

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Efforts underway to clear stranded ship from Mumbai beach


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Insurance companies, salvagers and owners of the stranded Panama-flagged oil tanker M.T. Pavit have arrived here to discuss ways to either salvage or refloat the vessel, ... Read more...

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