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In this Monday, July 15, 2014 photo, a man washes his hands with disinfectant to prevent Ebola infection before entering a hospital in the capital city of Freetown, Sierra Leone. Ebola, a hemorrhagic fever that can cause its victims to bleed from the ears and nose, had never before been seen in this part of West Africa where medical clinics are few and far between. The disease has turned up in at least two other countries - Liberia and Sierra Leone - and more than 530 deaths have been attributed to the outbreak that is now the largest on record.
Africa   Ebola Virus   Nigeria   Photos   Wikipedia: Ebola virus  
Traveller spurs Ebola fears: air, land and sea ports in Nigeria on high alert
NIGERIAN officials are racing to stop the spread of Ebola after a man sick with one of the deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa’s largest city with 21 million people. | The fa... (photo: AP / Youssouf Bah)
The Australian
An Italian firefighter helicopter lifts up a passenger from the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia which ran aground the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012. Firefighters worked Sunday to rescue a crew member with a suspected broken leg from the overturned hulk of the luxury cruise liner Costa Concordia, 36 hours after it ran aground. More than 40 people are still unaccounted-for.
Costa Concordia   Costa Concordia disaster   Genoa   Photos   Wikipedia: Costa Concordia  
Costa Concordia wreck arriving in Genoa for scrapping
The wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, is about to arrive in the port of Genoa for scrapping after a two-year salvage operation. | Its removal was one of the biggest ever maritime salva... (photo: AP / Gregorio Borgia)
BBC News
A Moon Jellyfish Jellyfish set for record number of sightings
Wales has been hailed as a jellyfish "hotspot" by researchers who say they could hit record numbers this summer. | Mild winters and warm summers have led to more sightings in recent years, t... (photo: Coral Kingdom Photo) BBC News
Barrel Jellyfish   Biodiversity   Moon Jellyfish   Photos   Wikipedia: Jellyfish  
A man watches a TV news program on the reward poster of Yoo Byung-eun at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul Ferry Sinking: Fugitive Billionaire 'Found Dead'
21 July 2014, 23:54 | Ferry Sinking: Fugitive Billionaire 'Found Dead' | Tweet | Police are believed to have found the body of a fugitive billionaire wanted after a ferry disaster in South Korea. | Th... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man) Orange News
Photos   Seoul   Sinking of the MV Sewol   Wikipedia: Yoo Byung-eun   Yoo Byung-eun  
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File - A variety of corals form an outcrop on Flynn Reef, part of the Great Barrier Reef near Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Great Barrier Reef will be 'pretty ugly' by 2050
Great Barrier Reef. Photo: Tourism and Events Queensland | The Great Barrier Reef is in the worst state it's been in since records began and will be "pretty ugly&quo... (photo: Creative Commons / Toby Hudson) Canberra Times
Abbot Point   Coral Reef   Photos   UNESCO   Wikipedia: Environmental threats to the Great Barrier Reef  
Shark Fins Airline companies urged to ban shark fin shipments
Shark fin soup may be an Asian delicacy. But the international trade in shark fins is pushing several shark species to the brink, say environmental groups, as they urge a... (photo: AP Photo/Kin Cheung) The Hindu
Airlines   Humane Society International   Photos   Shark Fin Soup   Wikipedia: Shark finning  
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey, left, talks to Shimon Peres, President of Israel, right, during a plenary session during the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009. Erdogan says Israel more barbaric than Hitler
Related media | Travel deals | ANKARA, Turkey - (AP) -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Israel of "barbarism that surpasses Hitler" during its gro... (photo: AP / Keystone Alessandro Della Bella) Newsday
Gaza   Israel - Hitler   Operation Protective Edge   Photos   Wikipedia: IsraelTurkey relations   Wikipedia: Operation Protective Edge  
What to know about the 2014 New France Festival What to know about the 2014 New France Festival
From August 6th to 10th, 2014, Quebec’s founders will be honored with the theme Saluting our Builders, a tribute to the first founders who settled on North American soi... (photo: WN / marzena) The Examiner
Festivals   France   Military Parade   Photos   Wikipedia: Military parade  
Palestinian Hamas militants patrol on the main road in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on October 17, 2011, as Palestinians prepare for the first stage of an unprecedented prisoner release and exchange deal under which Israel has agreed to free 1,027 Palestinian detainees in return for an Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit who was captured in 2006. Israelis and Palestinians were waiting with bated breath for the planned release on October 18 of a first tranche of 477 Palestinian prisoners in return for an end to the more than five year captivity of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit. Photo by Ahmed Deeb/wn Israel, Gaza in ceasefire limbo
AN Israeli official last night said it had agreed on a truce with Hamas to end 10 days of violence in Gaza, although the reported deal was denied hours later by Foriegn M... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb) The Australian
Hamas   Israel   Mideast Peace   Photos   Wikipedia: Operation Protective Edge  
California Sea Lion Watch: moment before shark 'chokes to death' on sea lion
Dramatic footage has emerged of a Great White shark in Australia attacking a sea lion moments before it is believed to have choked on the animal | 12:22PM BST 17 Jul 2014... (photo: Public Domain / Bobisbob) The Daily Telegraph
Coronation Beach   Fisheries   Photos   Sea Lion   Wikipedia: Great white shark  
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This Jan. 14, 2012 file photo shows the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia leaning on its starboard side after running aground on the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy.
Italy cruise ship refloat scheduled to start
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VOS Glory launched at Fujian Southeast Shipyard
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Maritime Oil
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Maritime Professional Training plans expansion
This Jan. 14, 2012 file photo shows the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia leaning on its starboard side after running aground on the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy.
Italy cruise ship refloat scheduled to start
US oil prices at four-month low amid refinery outages
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, right, sits next to China's President Xi Jinping during the signing of several cooperation agreements between the two nations, at Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, July 21, 2014.
China's President Xi Jinping signs Venezuela oil deal