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Blind Spanish surfer says sea sets her free, goes for world title

Blind Spanish surfer says sea sets her free, goes for world title

Carmen Lopez can only imagine what the sea looks like, but the blind 21-year-old Spaniard is in her element riding the surf.

Libyan coastguard intercepts 315 migrants at sea

Libyan coastguard intercepts 315 migrants at sea

The Libyan navy says its coastguard stopped a total of 315 migrants in three separate incidents as they tried to reach Europe by sea on Wednesday.

Indonesian plane with 189 aboard crashes into sea soon after take-off from Jakarta

Indonesian plane with 189 aboard crashes into sea soon after take-off from Jakarta

An Indonesian aircraft with 189 people on board crashed into the sea and sank on Monday soon after taking off from the capital, Jakarta, on a flight to a tin-mining region, officials said.

US will be 'good ally' to Philippines in disputed sea: official

US will be 'good ally' to Philippines in disputed sea: official

The United States will be ‘a good ally’ to the Philippines in responding to territorial conflicts in the South China Sea, a US defence official said Thursday.

Lebanon sinks old tanks to create underwater dive 'park'

Lebanon sinks old tanks to create underwater dive 'park'

Lebanese environmentalists on Saturday sank 10 old tanks and armoured vehicles to the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea in a novel attempt to attract divers and create new habitats for marine life.

At least eight dead as passenger boat capsizes in Indonesia

At least eight dead as passenger boat capsizes in Indonesia

At least eight people died and several others remain missing after a passenger boat capsized off the coast of Borneo on Monday, an official said, in the latest deadly maritime accident in Indonesia.

Typhoon Lan heads out to sea, leaves three dead and flooding

Typhoon Lan heads out to sea, leaves three dead and flooding

A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people ...

Stranded whales helped back to sea in Sri Lanka

Stranded whales helped back to sea in Sri Lanka

Twenty whales which were stranded onshore at the eastern Sri Lankan town of Sampoor have made it back to sea with the help of the navy and local residents, the navy said on Thursday.

Faceless fish and other weird finds in Australian deep-sea abyss

Faceless fish and other weird finds in Australian deep-sea abyss

Scientists have uncovered multitude of bizarre organisms, including a ‘faceless fish’ that has not been seen for more than a century, in the first two weeks of their deep-sea voyage in Australia's eastern ocean.

At least nine killed in Indonesia boat accident

At least nine killed in Indonesia boat accident

At least nine people have been killed and one is still missing after a fishing boat capsized in eastern Indonesia, an official said Saturday.

Demand for luxury boats on the rise in Qatar

Demand for luxury boats on the rise in Qatar

The demand for luxury boats in Qatar continues to increase due to the growing interest of Qataris for on-water living and experiences, a senior official of Al Mannai Events said.

Ten dead, five missing in Indonesian boat accident: navy

Ten dead, five missing in Indonesian boat accident: navy

Ten people died Sunday when a boat sank in rough seas off western Indonesia, a navy official said, with a search underway for five others still missing.