Italy allows 2 more migrants to leave German rescue ship
29 June 2019 | 5:02 am
Italian authorities have given permission for a sick man and his brother to disembark from Sea-Watch 3. The boat is still carrying some 40 migrants and has been sitting in international waters for more than two weeks.
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North Korean fishing boat collison occured in Japan's EEZ, says Japanese Fishieries Agency
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BOAT (Blood and Oxygen Access Trust) is a Life Bank initiative to provide essential medical products at no cost to those who need them but cannot afford them.
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The boat accident in May in Budapest killed 27 people, mostly South Korean tourists.
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At least 150 people were on board the migrant vessel that departed from Gambia at the end of November. A further 83 who were on board swam to shore.
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A boat without a crew but containing decomposing bodies, including two headless corpses, washed up in Japan. Officials said it was the first of its kind this year on the island of Sado, which faces North Korea.
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The boat capsized due to heavy winds, leaving at least one woman and two children dead. Search efforts carried on into the night, the Greek coast guard said.
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Two critically injured as suspected pirates attack passengers boat along Oron-Calabar waterway.
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Lagos State Inland waterways authority warns against boat operation at night.
13 Oct 2020
Lagos State Inland waterways authority warns against boat operation at night
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Navy to check fraudulent activities of boat owners
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80-year-old sailor and journalist Jimmy Cornell starts his around-the-world tour from Seville to mark the 500th anniversary of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan and Spanish sailor Juan Sebastian Elcano's expedition that resulted in the Earth's first circumnavigation. Cornell is completing his expedition aboard the Aventura Zero catamaran for the "Challenge Elcano 500", a totally electric boat, and hopes to complete the journey in nine months.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reconfirming Beijing's continued support of the regime in Pyongyang, which is under international sanctions for weapons testing.
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The former CIA employee who blew the lid on a huge US surveillance program has made fresh revelations. Edward Snowden says the National Security Agency has been hacking Chinese computer systems for years. The news comes after the NSA's director defended the program at a US Senate hearing.
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