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Iran warns US against re-impounding tanker freed by Gibraltar as it sails to Greece

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US attempts to re-seize an Iranian oil tanker that was released by Gibraltar last week may end badly, Tehran has warned. The vessel is now heading towards Greece, according to maritime tracking data. The ship, which was detained last month by Gibraltar authorities, left the British territory late on Sunday despite an order issued by Read More

Stranded migrants jump off rescue boat to try to reach Italy

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Migrants on a humanitarian ship off the Italian coast had to be chased down after they jumped into the sea in a desperate attempt to reach land. Four of them put on life jackets and jumped into the water as two crew members swam after them and brought them back to the boat. It comes Read More

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. on boat with no toilet

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LONDON (Reuters) – Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York on Wednesday, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht with no shower or toilet to join protests in the United States and take part in a United Nations summit. FILE PHOTO: Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in Read More

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. to avoid flying

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FILE PHOTO: Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in a climate strike after the five-day Summer Meeting in Lausanne Europe (SMILE) of the Fridays for Future movement in Lausanne, Switzerland August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse LONDON (Reuters) – Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York this week, crossing Read More

Climate activist Thunberg faces challenging boat trip from UK to New York, skipper says

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COWES, England (Reuters) – Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain to the United States said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg attends a debate with Read More

Oil tankers perform vanishing act in Hormuz as tensions escalate

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7/31/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) – Oil tanker owners are finding a way to reduce the risks of navigating the Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most important — and lately most dangerous — energy chokepoint: vanish from global tracking systems. Copying from Iran’s own playbook, at least 20 ships turned off their transponders while passing through the Read More

Let them sail yachts: Why Greta Thunberg and the environmental elite hate you

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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic by boat to attend two climate conferences. But the teenager’s carbon-neutral odyssey reveals the disregard – even contempt – the elite have for the rest of us. Thunberg shot to fame for organizing school walkouts against climate change last year. A series of talks lamenting Read More

Iran tanker release could help free British-flagged vessel

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter The release of a seized Iranian tanker could help secure the freedom of a British-flagged vessel detained by Tehran, Iran’s ambassador to the UK has told Sky News. On 4 July, Royal Marines were involved in the seizure of Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 off Gibraltar, suspecting the ship of Read More

Iran tanker release could help free British-flagged vessel – ambassador

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter The release of a seized Iranian tanker could help secure the freedom of a British-flagged vessel detained by Tehran, Iran’s ambassador to the UK has told Sky News. On 4 July, Royal Marines were involved in the seizure of Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 off Gibraltar, suspecting the ship of Read More

Climate activist Thunberg to sail to U.N. summit in New York from Britain

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FILE PHOTO: Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg attends “Fridays for Future” protest, claiming for urgent measures to combat climate change, in Berlin, Germany, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg will sail to the United Nations climate summit in New York from Britain. The 16-year-old has inspired young Read More