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5,000-year-old wooden boat discovered in Egypt


July 26th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) French archaeologists have discovered a 5,000-year-old wooden boat in an expedition in Egypt, the Daily Mail reported.The significant discovery was made in Abu Rawash, west of ... Read more...

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10 dead as Dominican boat capsizes


February 5th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Feb 5 (IANS) As many as 10 people died when a boat carrying about 60 Dominican migrants capsized off the country's eastern coast, an official said.The wooden boat ... Read more...

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Hundreds missing as migrants’ boat sinks off Indonesia


December 18th, 2011 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 300 people went missing after an overcrowded boat carrying illegal migrants, most of them from the Middle East, sank off Indonesia's Java Island Saturday, ... Read more...

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Malaysia arrests Indonesian pirates after attacking tanker


March 10th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by BNO News
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Wednesday was able to prevent a pirate attack on a cargo vessel off the southern coast of Malaysia, officials ... Read more...

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11 people still missing in Assam boat tragedy


April 30th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 30 (IANS) Rescue workers gave up the search for the 11 people missing after an overcrowded country boat capsized midstream in Assam Thursday evening after finding two more bodies Friday.A ... Read more...

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21 refugees dead, many missing after boats sink off Libya: Reports


March 31st, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 31 (DPA) At least two boats carrying hundreds of African refugees sank off the Libyan coast, with 21 bodies and 23 survivors recovered and hundreds more missing, Italian media reported ... Read more...

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Two Burmese men rescued after spending 25 days floating in icebox in ocean


January 20th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI): Two Burmese men, who were rescued after they were found in the Torres Strait off Queensland in a giant icebox, revealed that they had been drifting for ... Read more...

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10 killed as boat sinks in Indonesia’s Java Sea


December 29th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 29 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed, 17 rescued and an unspecified number reported missing after a small boat capsized on the sea off Indonesia's main island of Java ... Read more...

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10 Indonesian migrants killed as boat sinks offshore Malaysia (Lead)


September 30th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 30 (Xinhua) At least 10 Indonesian migrants were killed as their boat capsized on its way to their country from Malaysia, the Indonesian foreign ministry said Tuesday. The wooden ... Read more...

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When a James Bond stunt left Roger Moore almost crippled


August 20th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Hollywood actor Roger Moore has revealed in his upcoming memoir that one of his most appreciated James Bonds stunt left him almost crippled.The former James Bond has ... Read more...

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22 blasts that ripped Ahmedabad apart (Factsheet)


August 16th, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 16 (IANS) The Gujarat police Saturday said they had nearly solved the conspiracy behind the July 26 serial bombings in Ahmedabad. Here are the basic facts regarding one of the ... Read more...

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4,500-year-old ancient Egyptian wooden boat to be excavated, reassembled


July 20th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, July 20 (ANI): A group of archaeologists will excavate hundreds of fragments of a 4,500-year-old ancient Egyptian wooden boat in a bid to reassemble the craft, Egyptologists have announced.The ancient ... Read more...

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Heavy rains in Assam worsen flood situation, 400,000 hit (Lead)


June 17th, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 17 (IANS) Heavy rains Tuesday again lashed Assam, worsening the flood situation as the Brahmaputra river burst its banks and washed away villages in some areas, affecting around 30,000 people. ... Read more...

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Flood situation critical in Assam, 385,000 people hit


June 17th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 17 (IANS) With two more deaths and another 185,000 being uprooted from their homes, 27 people have been killed by flash floods and landslides in the northeast and 385,000 displaced ... Read more...

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