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Terror inquiry opened after man shoots cops on French Indian island of Réunion

Two police officers were slightly wounded by a man suspected of Islamist sympathies on the French Indian Ocean island of Réunion early this morning.

Two police wounded by 'Islamist' on France's Reunion island

A man suspected of being a radicalised Islamist shot and wounded two policemen on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion as they tried to arrest him on Thursday, authorities said. "The man refused to be arrested and fired a rifleShow More Summary

France opens counter-terror probe into Reunion island police shooting

The Paris prosecutor's counter-terrorism section has opened an investigation after two police officers were wounded on Thursday morning by an armed gunman on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion, a judicial source said.

The Real Story Behind the ‘Somali Pirates VS Ship’s Private Security Guards’ Viral Video

We have come a long way since the height of Somali piracy when highly organized pirate gangs roamed the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean in search of merchant ships to hijack for multi-million dollar ransoms. During the most active years,...Show More Summary

MH370 'mostly likely' lies north of search zone: experts

6 days agoNews : Trending Now

Missing flight MH370 "most likely" lies north of a former search zone in the remote Indian Ocean, Australian authorities said Friday, in a new report that offers hope the plane may one day be found. A vast underwater hunt for the Malaysia...Show More Summary

Drift analysis says MH370 likely crashed north of search

Analysis of a genuine Boeing 777 wing flap has reaffirmed experts' opinion that a missing Malaysian airliner most likely crashed north of an abandoned search area in the Indian Ocean, … Click to Continue »

Oops: Aircraft carrier which was supposedly en route to North Korea was actually headed to Indian Ocean

Wrong way. The post Oops: Aircraft carrier which was supposedly en route to North Korea was actually headed to Indian Ocean appeared first on Hot Air.

China, India, and Japan Are Very Interested in Sri Lanka – Here’s Why

Increased international interest in the Indian Ocean comes at a convenient time for Sri Lanka, as the country continues to recoup after the end of its decades-long civil war which ended in 2009. The island nation is being courted (and courting in turn) by...

NASA spots short-lived Tropical Cyclone Maarutha

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) On Saturday, April 15, Tropical Cyclone 1B formed in the Northern Indian Ocean and it made landfall in Burma (Myanmar) on April 16. NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of the storm as if formed quickly and strengthened into a tropical storm that was renamed 'Maarutha.'

NASA spots short-lived Tropical Cyclone Maarutha

On Saturday, April 15, Tropical Cyclone 1B formed in the Northern Indian Ocean and it made landfall in Burma (Myanmar) on April 16. NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of the storm as if formed quickly and strengthened into a tropical storm that was renamed "Maarutha."

Millennial-scale hydroclimate variations in southwest China linked to tropical Indian Ocean since the Last Glacial Maximum

Indian summer monsoon (ISM) variations have been linked to the orbital-scale boreal summer insolation and millennial-scale North Atlantic climates. Recent studies show the critical role of Indian Ocean sea-surface temperatures (SSTs) in affecting deglacial millennial-scale monsoon oscillations. Show More Summary

Six new deep-sea species discovered

About 2,000 kilometers southeast of Madagascar and 2.8 kilometers below the surface of the Indian Ocean, scientists have discovered six never-before-seen animal species living around deep-sea hydrothermal vents. The creatures were spotted...Show More Summary

The Farthest Place from You

RealLifeLore ponders what is a fairly simple question to answer – what’s the farthest point away from you on Earth at this very moment? Our antipode is far off the coast of Perth, in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Find your opposite spot here.

The 7 Best Beaches in Africa

When you think of beautiful surf, your mind don't necessarily envision Africa--but it should. The continent is home to paradisiacal stretches of sand and water, whether on the Atlantic or Indian Oceans, or even near freshwater lakes. These standouts span from the Ivory Coast to the Seychelles, and all the way down to South Africa.

INS Shardul on Surveillance in South India Ocean

In keeping with India’s national objective of ensuring a secure and stable regional environment to allow unhindered economic and social development, not just in India, but also in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ship Shardul is on a two…

The Seychelles Is the Gorgeous Travel Spot You Need to Add to Your List Right Now

When you think of stunning white-sand beaches, places like the Maldives or Bora Bora might come to mind, but the Seychelles, East Africa, is where it's at. The Seychelles is made up of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean with endless beaches, coral reefs, and nature reserves. Show More Summary

A NASA infrared look at the Southern Indian Ocean's 15th tropical cyclone

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone 15S in the Southern Indian Ocean and obtained temperature data on the cloud tops, enabling scientists to see where the strongest part of the storm was located.

Understanding how coralline algae responds to climate change

A study carried out by The University of Western Australia at the Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre in Watermans Bay has revealed for the first time that coralline algae is able to adjust its internal chemistry to respond to rising pH levels in the ocean. Coralline algae are ecologically important algae, critical for the formation […]

Erik Prince was part of secret Trump-Russia dialogue: report

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Erik Prince, a major Trump donor who is also the brother of Betsy DeVos, traveled to a remote island in the Indian Ocean in January.

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