Greece Prevents Entry Of Over 600 Migrants From Turkey

Fourth EstateA rubber inflatable boat carring 53 people are intercepted by the Hellenic (Greek) Coast Gueard. | Social Newswire

Greece said it has prevented about 600 migrants from crossing the Aegean Sea into its territorial waters from Turkey. A spokesman for the Greek coastguard said that five sailboats and four dinghies had set off from the Turkish coast early …

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IAEA Chief Inspects Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

Fourth EstateStorage tanks of highly contaminated radioactive water at the Fukushima Daiichi site. | Gill Tudor / IAEA

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visited the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Thursday to assess progress in its decommissioning and preparations before releasing irradiated water into the sea. According to reports, IAEA Director General Rafael …

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Iran Seizes Foreign Ship Smuggling Fuel In Gulf, Detains Seven Crew

Iranian authorities on Wednesday seized a foreign ship smuggling fuel out of the country, the fourth such incident in the past month. Mojtaba Ghahremani, Chief Justice for Iran’s southern Hormozgan province said that seven crew members of the vessel have …

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Turkish Naval Forces Rescue 17 Irregular Migrants off Libyan Coast

Fourth Estate"Irregular Immigrants" rescued off the coast of Libya are being helped on-board a Turkish Navy vessel on 5 May, 2022 - Gov't of Turkey

The Turkish naval forces on Friday rescued 17 irregular migrants who were drifting in a boat off the Libyan coast. The Turkish Defense Ministry said that the migrant’s vessel disconnected the seashore of the Libyan metropolis in the city of …

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UN Says Over 3,000 Migrants Died or Went Missing At Sea Trying to Reach Europe in 2021

The United Nations on Friday said that over 3,000 migrants died or went missing in the Mediterranean and Atlantic while trying to reach Europe last year, calling for urgent support to protect refugees. In its latest report, UNHCR called for …

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Indian Coast Guard Arrests 9 Pakistani Nationals With 56kg Heroin

Indian authorities on Monday apprehended a Pakistani ship “Al Haji, on the Indian side of the Arabian sea near Gujarat, with the consignment of heroin worth almost $36m. “The operation was jointly carried out by Gujarat’s ATS (Anti-Terrorism Squad) and …

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Iran-Russia-China To Hold Joint Naval Drill Tomorrow

Iran, Russia, and China will hold joint naval exercises in the north of the Indian Ocean on Friday, involving forces from the marine and airborne units of the Iranian Navy, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy, and flotillas from …

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts Announces $500 Million Plan to Claim Water From Colorado

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts announced on Jan. 10 a $500 million project to divert water out of the South Platte River in Colorado to ensure his state gets its fair share. At a press conference, Ricketts proposed building a canal …

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Yemeni Army Claims It Shot Down UAE Spy Drone

The Yemen’s Armed Forces on Wednesday claimed they have shot down a spy drone belonging to the United Arab Emirates Air Forces in the southern province of Shabwa. Army Spokesman Brigadier General Yahya Saree said that the Yemeni Air Defense …

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