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Eight drown as Chinese cargo ship sinks


February 18th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) At least eight crewmembers of a Chinese cargo ship drowned Saturday when their vessel sank off the country's southeastern coast.By noon, one person was saved, eight ... Read more...

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Brazil’s oil production hits record high


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 3 (IANS) Brazil's oil and natural gas production was a record high in 2011, authorities said Thursday.According to National Petroleum Agency, Brazil's oil production totalled 768 ... Read more...

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Brazil to impose more fines on Chevron for oil spill


November 30th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 30 (IANS) Brazil's environment protection agency Ibama said Tuesday that US oil giant Chevron may be fined an additional 60 million reais ($32.6 million) for the ... Read more...

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Greenpeace protests Chevron oil spill off Brazil


November 19th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) A group of Greenpeace activists held a protest outside Chevron Corp's offices here Friday to draw attention to an oil spill off Brazil's southeastern ... Read more...

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At least 2 killed, 2 missing after ships collide off Taiwan


October 28th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by BNO News
TAIPEI, TAIWAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least two people were confirmed dead while two others remain missing after two ships collided on Friday off the western coast of Taiwan, officials said.The collision, ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake strikes off Cuba’s coast, no damage


September 15th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE CRUZ, CUBA (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off the southeastern coast of Cuba on early Thursday morning, seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.The ... Read more...

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Brazilian firm announces new deepwater oil find


April 30th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, April 30 (IANS/EFE) State-controlled energy giant Petrobras announced the discovery of a new high-quality crude deposit in deep waters off Brazil's southeastern coast.Located in the Albacora field of ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Petrobras announces deep-water oil find


January 27th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled energy company Petrobras said it struck oil at a pre-salt block located in "ultra-deep" waters of the Santos Basin, located off the country's southeastern coast.The ... Read more...

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World’s biggest, strongest spider webs discovered


September 18th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): Scientists have discovered some of world's biggest, strongest spider webs, one of which, created by Darwin's bark spider, spans over a river in Madagascar.In 2008, zoologists discovered ... Read more...

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Ship collision causes oil spill off Singapore coast


May 25th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by BNO News
SINGAPORE (BNO NEWS) -- An estimated 2,000 tonnes of crude oil may have spilled into the Singapore Strait after two ships collided off Singapore's southeastern coast on early Tuesday, authorities said.The collision ... Read more...

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Tropical depression 05B to bring moderate and heavy rainfall to Chennai


December 15th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 15 (ANI): Reports indicate that tropical depression 05B is dissipating on the coast of Sri Lanka today and over the next couple of days, but not before bringing some moderate ... Read more...

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Hurricane Bill continues to strengthen


August 19th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Bill, now a category four storm, continued to strengthen rapidly on Wednesday morning, forecasters said.Bill is currently located about 460 miles east of the Leeward ... Read more...

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North Korea assembling long-range missile, says report


June 3rd, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 3 (DPA) An intercontinental missile has been brought to an assembly hall at a new launch site on North Korea's northwest coast, a South Korean newspaper reported Wednesday. The missile appeared ... Read more...

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French Navy rescues 100 migrants in Gulf of Aden


March 21st, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), March 21 (DPA) A French Navy ship rescued around 100 African migrants, mostly Somalis, on a drifting boat in the Gulf of Aden Saturday, a Yemeni coastguard source said. The source ... Read more...

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Iron Age British warrior with Roman links unearthed in England


August 9th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 9 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed the grave of an ancient British warrior with Roman links in southern England. Experts associated with the excavation have revealed that buried along with ... Read more...

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Total eclipse of sun to be visible in India as partial eclipse today


August 1st, 2008 - 8:58 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): A total eclipse of the sun will occur on Friday afternoon and it will be visible as a partial eclipse throughout India.In general, the total eclipse ... Read more...

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Total eclipse of sun to be visible in India as partial eclipse on Friday


July 28th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): A total eclipse of the sun will occur on Friday afternoon and it will be visible as a partial eclipse throughout India. In general, the total eclipse ... Read more...

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India to send more relief to China


May 27th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India will Wednesday send 28 tonnes of relief material to earthquake-hit China. "An IL-76 aircraft will Wednesday ferry 28 tonnes of relief material to Chengdu in China," ... Read more...

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Large oil deposit discovered in Brazil


May 22nd, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Rio De Janeiro, May 22 (RIA Novosti) Brazil's state-run oil major Petrobras Thursday announced it has discovered a large oil deposit around 250 km off the coast of Sao Paulo state. ... Read more...

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Olympic torch to pass through Quanzhou, Xiame


May 11th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Fuzhou (China), May 11 (Xinhua) The Olympic flame will start its relay Monday in Quanzhou and Xiamen, the home city of millions of overseas Chinese and a special economic zone in China's ... Read more...

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Suspected terrorists held, ammunition seized in Tamil Nadu


May 9th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu), May 9 (IANS) Increased surveillance of Tamil Nadu's southeastern coast have resulted in the arrest of two suspected terrorists and the seizure early Friday of a boat laden with ... Read more...

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Court orders status quo on Ambani dispute over gas


May 6th, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday ordered status quo to be maintained in the dispute between the Ambani brothers on the gas supplies from the Krishna Godavari basin off ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find 3000-year-old jewellery box in Fiji


April 22nd, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Wellington, Apr.22 (ANI): Archaeologists in Fiji have found a 3000-year-old pot containing jewellery belonging to the regions original South Pacifican settlers. The web site stuff.co.nz quoted the team of archaeologists as saying ... Read more...

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