A mystery-turned-tragedy in the Maldives, with a newly married Irish man dead and his bride plunged into a "nightmare." People reports that Andrew Roddy, 30, had been snorkeling in the Indian Ocean Tuesday while on his honeymoon with Gill Campion, two weeks after their wedding. The two were reportedly swimming...
It sounds like the dream road trip of so many Australians – Perth to Sydney, the Nullarbor, the Great Australian Bight. The Indian Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. The West Coast to the East Coast. The great Australian road trip. It felt like a dream. Or, more correctly, like a blur, because I just completed […]
Sail away to a land of endless beaches and timeless ruins on a seven day, six-night catamaran voyage off the coast of Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean. The round-trip voyage, which takes place along the southern coast of nation, will visit remote beach towns, fishing villages and an old trading fort....
The Earth's interior is still a mystery to us. While we have sent missions to probe the outer reaches of our Solar system, the deepest boreholes on Earth go down to only a few kilometres. The only way to learn what's going on deep inside our planet, in the core and the mantle, is by indirect methods.
GENEVA (Reuters) - A probable case of plague in the Seychelles, imported from Madagascar, is believed to have sparked the Indian Ocean country's first outbreak of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
Gunmen killed two employees of a technical university in Kwale, near Mombasa on Kenya's Indian Ocean coast, in a suspected extremist attack, a Kenyan police official said Tuesday. The assault occurred as President Uhuru Kenyatta campaigned in the coastal region for the rerun of presidential elections...
A Kenyan police official says gunmen have killed two employees of a technical university in Mombasa on Kenya's Indian Ocean coast in a suspected extremist attack. The assault occurred as … Click to Continue »
The movements of great white sharks in the Pacific and Indian oceans have long been the subject of academic study, but new research is just starting to shed light on the behavior of their Atlantic Ocean counterparts.
The European Union and India have agreed to step up cooperation in countering violent extremism and radicalization, particularly online, and in enhancing maritime security in the Indian Ocean and beyond. … Click to Continue »
Madagascan authorities Thursday ordered two universities to close temporarily as efforts intensify to halt a plague outbreak that has killed 33 people and caused widespread panic. The Indian Ocean island nation suffers annual plagueShow More Summary
By Tom Westbrook and Jamie Freed SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The captain of the Malaysian Airlines aircraft that vanished somewhere in the southern Indian Ocean with 239 people on board had flown a route on his home flight simulator six weeks earlier that was "initially similar" to the one actually taken, Australian authorities said on Tuesday. Show More Summary
The first Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition was making its way across the Indian Ocean in early December 1956 when the scientists on board noticed a meteor shower—about 300 meteors every hour—coming from an unusual part of the sky. Show More Summary
From JeffHK, 80,000 photos over 30 days: Route was from Red Sea -- Gulf of Aden -- Indian Ocean -- Colombo -- Malacca Strait -- Singapore -- South East China Sea -- Hong Kong
This is a 4K timelapse video created from the 80,000 photographs taken by Youtuber JeffHK during a cargo ship's month-long journey through "the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the Indian Ocean, and the South East China Sea, and countlessShow More Summary
Deadline for applications: 22 September 2017 WIOMSA in collaboration with Future Earth Coasts, the Nairobi Convention, Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON), IAEA Ocean Acidification International Coordination CentreShow More Summary
Osama bin Laden’s body decomposed long ago somewhere in the Indian Ocean. His death in 2011 provided some finality to the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Yet on this, the 16th anniversary of the attacks, Bin Laden is still very much alive within us, and still victorious. The events of 9/11...
Two Kenyan police officers were killed Sunday by gunmen on a motorbike as they were guarding a church near the Indian Ocean, in an attack police believe could be the work of Shabaab miliants. "An investigation has been launched and we...Show More Summary
Kenya's police say two officers were killed when gunmen attacked them at a church they were guarding by Kenya's Indian Ocean coast. Coast Police Chief Larry Kieng said Sunday gunmen … Click to Continue »
Climate crusader Leonardo DiCaprio is all about saving the Earth — until it gets in the way of a good party! The A-list hypocrite, 42, hired a private seaplane to party hop around the Maldives during a trip to the Indian Ocean nation, even though an environmentally safer speedboat was on hand. Leo was staying Read More
The first major traveling exhibition in the U.S. on the arts of the Swahili coast of Africa will premiere at Krannert Art Museum this fall. ?World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean? looks at the movement of objects...Show More Summary