Posts Tagged ‘Indian Ocean’

Dooni Siday 150 Qof Oo Ku rogmatay Badweynta Hindiya

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Comments off

Dooni Siday 150 qof oo magangalyo doon ah ayaa ku rogmatay badweynta Hindiya ee ku aadan xeebaha Waqooyi ee Australiya.Dhacdadan ayaa timid iadoo laga joogo wax kayar asbuuc  markii 90 qof ay ku qaraqmeen dhacdadan oo kale. Read more…

Pakistan test-fires improved Shaheen-1 missile

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Comments off

Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable, intermediate-range ballistic missile days after archrival India’s testing of a long-range ballistic missile. Read more…

8.6 quake off Indonesia, Indian Ocean tsunami warning issued

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 11, 2012

by RT

Banda Aceh : Acehnese people run shortly after a powerfull earthquake hit western coast of Sumatera in Banda Aceh on April 11, 2012. (AFP Photo / Chaideer Mahyuddin) – RT

Indonesia’s Geophysical Agency has registered a 6.5 aftershock following an earlier 8.6 magnitude quake in Aceh region off the coast of northern Sumatra. A tsunami warning has been issued across the Indian Ocean, the US Geological Survey reports. Read more…

M 8.7 quake hits off Sumatra

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr. 11, 2012


A magnitude-8.6 earthquake has struck off the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Read more…

Somali pirate attacks hit record high last year

Friday, January 20, 2012 Comments off

Somali pirate attacks hit a record high last year, widening their activities in the Indian Ocean.

The International Maritime Bureau said on Thursday that sea piracy worldwide dropped slightly in 2011, but Somali pirate attacks increased to 237 cases, up 18 from 2010. These cases accounted for 54 percent of worldwide piracy. Read more…

British navy nabs 13 Somali pirates in Indian Ocean

Saturday, January 14, 2012 Comments off

LONDON, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) — The British Royal Navy captured 13 Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean on Friday, Defence Ministry said.

A British Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) supply ship and a U.S. Navy vessel intercepted the pirates’ boat, which refused to stop despite Read more…

Japan:Indian Ocean tsunami warning system launched

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 12,2011

A tsunami warning system for countries on the Indian Ocean has been launched 7 years after the region was devastated by a tsunami.

24 countries took part in a drill on Wednesday to relay tsunami information in Read more…

US:Somali pirate gets life

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 4,2011


Pirates. Photo: EPA   

A court in Virginia has sentenced a captured Somali pirate to a life in jail for complicity in the seizure and killing of four Americans in an Indian Ocean incident on February 18th. Read more…

SPAIN:Spanish owners hoping pirates want boat for crude

Thursday, September 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 15,2011
By Daniel  Woolls
MADRID (AP) — Spanish owners of an oil tanker hijacked off West Africa are hoping pirates just want to steal the crude, rather than hold the 23-member crew hostage for ransom. Read more…

Denmark:Danes held hostage in Somalia back in Denmark – AP

Thursday, September 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 8,2011

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish yachting family released after being held captive for more than six months by Somali pirates have returned to Denmark. Read more…