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Chinese ships patrol disputed islands


September 14th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Two Chinese surveillance ships arrived Friday in the waters around the Diaoyu Islands and began patrolling and law enforcement duties, Xinhua reported. This is the first ... Read more...

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Mexico to get its first marine research vessel


September 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Spanish shipmaker Astilleros Armon Vigo is building Mexico's first deep-water fisheries and oceanographic research vessel at a cost of roughly 460 million pesos ($35 million), ... Read more...

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Iran monitors US warships movement in Persian Gulf: Navy chief


September 5th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 4 (IANS) Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Tuesday that the Iranian naval forces enjoy full intelligence command over all the movements of U.S. warships in ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-un signs order of battle


August 27th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has signed an order of battle to counter possible attacks by South Korea and the US, state-run news agency KCNA reported.During ... Read more...

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Russia dismisses EU sanctions on Syria


July 29th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not participate in the European Union (EU) sanctions against Syria and will not allow the inspection of ships sailing under its flag, an ... Read more...

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EU tightens sanctions on Syria


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The 27-member European Union (EU) Monday approved a new set of sanctions against Syria, including a tougher arms embargo, in response to the escalating violence ... Read more...

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India asks Sri Lanka to free Indian fishermen


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India has taken up with Sri Lanka the arrest of 23 Indian fishermen by its navy and sought their release.Indian diplomats left for Mannar in ... Read more...

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Lock up spies but release fishermen, says Pakistani daily


June 30th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) Spies should be locked up but Pakistan and India must think about how "we treat those fishermen unwary or unlucky enough to cross the invisible line", ... Read more...

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Wreckage of downed Turkish plane located


June 25th, 2012 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rescue teams have located the wreckage of a Turkish jet, shot down by Syrian forces two days ago, a media report said Sunday.According to TRT ... Read more...

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No hostility for Turkey: Syria (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 24 (IANS) A day after shooting down a Turkish military plane which penetrated Syrian territorial waters, Syrian government has said it holds no hostility towards Turkey despite its ... Read more...

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Syria admits shooting down Turkish warplane


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 23 (IANS) Syria Saturday confirmed having shot down a Turkish fighter jet which had entered the Syrian airspace earlier Friday.A Turkish fighter jet had penetrated the ... Read more...

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Turkish military plane crashes in Mediterranean


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 22 (IANS) A Turkish military plane that went missing Friday was found to have crashed in the Mediterranean Sea, in Syrian territorial waters, Xinhua reported.The warplane carrying two ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Myanmar’s Rakhine state


June 10th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 10 (IANS) Myanmar authorities Sunday imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in four places in the western Rakhine state, after a riot in a town led to the death of ... Read more...

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India infringing Italian law: minister


May 31st, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 31 (IANS) There was no reason for "triumphalism" as India was still violating Italian law, Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi said after an Indian court granted bail to ... Read more...

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Pakistan releases 18 Indian fishermen


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), May 23 (IANS) Pakistani authorities Wednesday released 18 Indian fishermen at this India-Pakistan joint check post.The release of the fishermen, all of whom belong to Porbandar in Gujarat, ... 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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India concerned at China-Philippines stand-off


May 10th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) With Chinese government-controlled media warning of a war against the Philippines over disputes in the South China Sea, India Thursday expressed its "concern" over the ... Read more...

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Beijing-Manila row over island


May 8th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) China has slammed Manila's attempt to rename Huangyan Island as Beijing is set to launch its first deep water oil rig in the South China Sea.Manila ... Read more...

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Kerala to hire senior lawyer for Marines case


April 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said that a senior lawyer would be appointed to appear for the state in the Supreme Court when the case ... Read more...

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Chandy seeks removal of Raval in Italian Marines case (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday sought Additional Solicitor General Harin Raval's removal from the Italian Marines' case for remarking that the state government had no ... Read more...

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Kerala lashes out at Rawal remarks on firing from ship


April 21st, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 21 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday lashed out at Additional Solicitor General Harin Rawal for his mark that the state government had no jurisdiction to ... Read more...

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Italy moves apex court for marines’ custody, government flip-flops (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) As Italy Friday moved the Supreme Court to secure custody of its two marines arrested in Kerala for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen, the government ... Read more...

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US for resolving South China Sea row through dialogue


April 17th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Amid conflicting territorial claims over South China Sea and differences between India and China over exploration, the US Tuesday said the laws of the seas ... Read more...

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Mexican firm eyeing Cuba offshore oil projects


April 13th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 13 (IANS/EFE) Mexican President Felipe Calderon said his country's state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, is considering participating and investing in crude and natural gas exploration and production projects ... Read more...

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Russian inspectors begin surveillance flight over US


April 8th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Russian military observers begin Sunday a nine-day inspection mission in the skies of the US under the Open Skies Treaty.According to the ... Read more...

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EU hopes for resolution of India-Italy row over marines


March 13th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 13 (IANS) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton Tuesday met Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti to discuss the issue of two Italian marines who are in jail ... Read more...

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Three Indian fishermen land in Pakistani judicial custody


February 25th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Three Indian fishermen who were detained a few days ago in Pakistan's port city Karachi have been sent to judicial custody.The Maritime Security Agency had detained ... Read more...

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Case to be registered against Italian ship crew: India


February 16th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A case will be registered against the crew of an Italian cargo vessel for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen in the waters off Kerala, Home ... Read more...

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Iran holds military drill


February 4th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 4 (IANS) Iran Saturday launched a military drill on its southern territorial waters.The exercise dubbed Hamiane Velayat is conducted by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), the China ... Read more...

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Pakistan arrests 31 Indian fishermen


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Pakistan has arrested 31 Indian fishermen and seized 14 boats for venturing into the country's territorial waters, authorities said Sunday.A Maritime Security Agency (MSA) spokesperson said ... Read more...

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Laura Dekker finishes her solo sailing sojourn


January 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Laura Dekker has announced that she has had enough of the Dutch authorities. After years of legal battle, Dekker finally secured the permission to sail solo around ... Read more...

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12 Indian fishermen held in Pakistan


December 17th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) At least 12 Indian fishermen were Saturday arrested off the coast of Karachi for entering Pakistani sea territory, a media report said.The Indians were arrested by ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to induct 24 long range maritime reconnaissance aircraft


December 5th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The Indian Navy will acquire 12 more long range maritime reconnaissance (LRMR) aircraft in addition to the 12 Boeing P-8I aircraft already ordered or ... Read more...

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Russian Navy to receive 10 diesel submarines by 2020


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Navy is planning to receive up to 10 diesel-electric submarines by 2020, a navy spokesperson said."The Russian Navy expects to receive 8-10 diesel ... Read more...

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Somali pirates jailed for 10 years in Yemen


November 20th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Nov 20 (IANS) A Yemeni criminal court has sentenced 10 Somalis to 10 years in prison after convicting them of piracy in Yemen's territorial waters, the state-run ... Read more...

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