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Fourteen die as gas tankers catch fire near Crimea

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Fourteen people have died and five are missing after two gas tankers caught fire near Crimea, Russia’s transport ministry has said. The blazes broke out when one vessel was transferring fuel to another in the Kerch Strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. Workers on both ships had to jump overboard and Read More

Fourteen dead as gas tankers catch fire near Crimea

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Fourteen people have died and five are missing after two gas tankers caught fire near Crimea, Russia’s transport ministry has said. The fires broke out when one vessel was transferring fuel to another in the Kerch Strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. Workers on both ships had to jump overboard and Read More

Ten crew members dead as gas tankers catch fire near Crimea

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Ten crew members have died after two gas tankers caught fire near Crimea, Russia’s transport ministry has said. The fires broke out when one vessel was transferring fuel to another in the Kerch Strait connecting the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. Workers on both ships had to jump overboard and fourteen crew members Read More

2 ships on fire in Kerch strait, after blast reportedly rocks one of them

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Two ships have caught fire while moving through the Kerch Strait separating Crimea from mainland Russia, after one of the vessels was apparently rocked by an explosion. At least one sailor has died, Russian Maritime Agency said. One vessel was “allegedly struck by a blast,” which caused fire that then spilled over to another ship, Read More

Not so lucky charms: ‘Monk’ slashes vendor’s throat to prove his protective amulets are fake

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A man, thought to be a Buddhist monk, has been arrested over a horrific slashing attack on a street vendor in Bangkok. He reportedly attacked the seller to prove that his wares – lucky necklaces – were no protection from danger. The Chinatown street vendor told the ‘monk’ that the necklaces were lucky amulets to Read More

Famous bikini-clad hiker freezes to death on Taiwan mountain

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A hiker who gained fame for scaling summits while scantily clad has been found frozen to death on the side of a mountain in Taiwan after suffering a bad fall during her latest challenge. Dubbed the ‘Bikini hiker’, Gigi Wu clearly had a passion for climbing. The 36-year-old ascended many of Taiwan’s tallest mountains and Read More

Lockheed sees potential exports of 200 F-16 jets from proposed Indian plant

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin (LMT.N) sees a potential export market of more than $20 billion for its F-16 fighter aircraft from an assembly line in India it has offered to set up in order to win a large Indian military order, a top executive said. FILE PHOTO: A U.S. F-16 aircraft makes a Read More

Germany has no legal grounds to meddle in Russian gas pipeline project to Europe – Berlin official

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The German government has no legal basis to interfere in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier said as he hit back at critics of the Russian-led gas project. In an interview published Sunday, Altmaier stressed that Nord Stream 2 meets all legal criteria, including permissions to Read More

Iran ready to ‘eliminate Israel from Earth,’ air force commander warns

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The head of Iran’s air force has warned that Tehran is ready to “confront” and “eliminate” Israel. His fighting words come after Israel launched air raids on alleged Iranian targets inside Syria, killing 4 Syrian soldiers. Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh, the commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF), issued the provocative statement Read More

Germany has no legal grounds to meddle in Nord Stream 2 project – Berlin official

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The German government has no legal basis to interfere in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier said as he hit back at critics of the Russian-led gas project. In an interview published Sunday, Altmaier stressed that Nord Stream 2 meets all legal criteria, including permissions to Read More