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UN chief tries to kick-start sagging enthusiasm for climate deal

Sep 04, 2014

UN chief tries to kick-start sagging enthusiasm for climate deal

leaders decide to skip the meeting.Tony de Brum, foreign minister for the Marshall Islands, one of several low-lying South Pacific nations vulnerable to
Experimental U.S. hypersonic weapon destroyed seconds after launch

Aug 26, 2014

Experimental U.S. hypersonic weapon destroyed seconds after launch

platforms being tested as part of the Prompt Global Strike program. The craft had successfully flown from Hawaii to the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall
Raise your voice, not the sea level: UN chief on climate change

Jun 05, 2014

Raise your voice, not the sea level: UN chief on climate change

Maldives and the Marshall Islands -- said Wednesday their nations were already being hit by a mutating climate, notably by salt intrusion into coastal fields
Eleven go missing as ships collide near Hong Kong

May 05, 2014

Eleven go missing as ships collide near Hong Kong

maritime department.The Chinese ship was carrying cement from Hebei province to Haikou in Hainan province when it collided with the 300-metre Marshall
Former U.S. test site sues nuclear nations for disarmament failure

Apr 25, 2014

Former U.S. test site sues nuclear nations for disarmament failure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The tiny Pacific republic of the Marshall Islands, scene of massive U.S. nuclear tests in the 1950s, sued the United States
Former U.S. test site sues nuclear nations including India for disarmament failure

Apr 25, 2014

Former U.S. test site sues nuclear nations including India for disarmament failure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The tiny Pacific republic of the Marshall Islands, scene of massive U.S. nuclear tests in the 1950s, sued the United States
Israel says seized Gaza-bound rocket shipment from Iran

Mar 06, 2014

Israel says seized Gaza-bound rocket shipment from Iran

's permission to board the ship."We followed international law to the letter. The ship travelled under a Panamanian flag, the company was listed in Marshall
El Salvador shipwreck survivor says he won't go back to sea

Feb 19, 2014

El Salvador shipwreck survivor says he won't go back to sea

coral atoll in the Marshall Islands, saying he had survived at sea for more than a year."No. For the moment no," Alvarenga said, telling
Man adrift at sea for 14 months returns to native El Salvador

Feb 12, 2014

Man adrift at sea for 14 months returns to native El Salvador

.The 37-year-old, who says he survived more than a year on a small boat drifting from Mexico across the Pacific Ocean to the Marshall Islands, arrived in