Sunday 24 June 2018
Arctic Sea

Climate changing before our eyes says WMO

The fact that Arctic sea ice has melted this year to its lowest recorded level shows, along with other weather extremes, that "climate change is taking place before our eyes", the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesd


Russia finds no secret cargo on Arctic Sea

Russian prosecutors found no suspicious materials on the ship Arctic Sea despite media reports it was carrying an air-defence system for Iran, Russian newswires reported on Saturday. Russia's foreign minister denied the British and Russia


Russia denies ship carried missiles for Iran

Russia denied on Tuesday media reports that a cargo ship which was allegedly hijacked in July was carrying sophisticated anti-aircraft missiles for Iran, said a report. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted by the BBC as saying the rep


Russia arrests 8 hijackers of merchant ship

Russia has arrested eight people who hijacked the merchant ship Arctic Sea, Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies. Serdyukov said the hijackers of the ship, whose disappearance baffled maritime au

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