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Guardian | Jan 16, 2018

Animals rights campaigner says about 650 animals remain in infamous Canidrome – the majority exported from AustraliaThe looming closure of the infamous Macau greyhound racing track has raised fears for the lives of hundreds of exported Australian dogs.A group of animal rights campaigners are lobbying Macau’s government to rescue greyhounds from the controversial Macau Canidrome, or Yat Yuen, before its slated closure in July.

Foxnews | Jan 15, 2018

Three young Hong Kong activists, including Joshua Wong, are making a last-ditch attempt to overturn prison sentences for their roles in sparking 2014’s massive pro-democracy protests in the semiautonomous Chinese city.

Foxnews | Jan 15, 2018

Several oil slicks have been found in waters around a sunken Iranian tanker ship in the East China Sea in a spill that is growing.

Foxnews | Jan 15, 2018

Chinese state media say a pool of oil from a sunken tanker is burning in the East China Sea.

Time | Jan 14, 2018

(TEHRAN) — A burning Iranian tanker listing for days off the coast of China after a collision with another vessel sank Sunday, with an Iranian official saying there was “no hope” of survival for the 29 missing sailors onboard.
Iranian state television reported that the Sanchi had sunk Sunday, days after its collision in the East China Sea. An anchorwoman on state television also offered condolences on behalf of the nation for the loss.
State TV quoted Mahmoud Rastad, the chief of Iran’s maritime agency, as saying: “There is no hope of finding survivors among the (missing) 29...

New York Times | Jan 14, 2018

Iranian state TV said the vessel that had collided with another in the East China Sea and that had been burning for more than week left “no hope” for those onboard.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Jan 14, 2018

A burning Iranian oil tanker has sunk following a collision in the East China Sea.

Guardian | Jan 14, 2018

Officials play down fears of environmental disaster after vessel carrying 136,000 tonnes of crude oil goes down off ChinaAn Iranian oil tanker has burst into flames and sunk, eight days after a collision with a cargo ship off the coast of China, according to state media.A Tehran official said before news of the sinking that there was no hope of saving the 30 missing crewmen. Chinese officials have played down fears of a major environmental disaster. Continue reading...

Los Angeles Times | Jan 14, 2018

Iranian state TV is quoting an official as saying there's “no hope” of survival for missing sailors on a burning oil tanker off China. A report Sunday quoted Mahmoud Rastad, the chief of Iran's maritime agency, as saying: “There is no hope of finding survivors among the (missing) 29 members of...

Foxnews | Jan 14, 2018

Iranian state TV is quoting an official as saying there's "no hope" of survival for missing sailors on burning oil tanker off China.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Jan 13, 2018

Two bodies have been recovered from a stricken Iranian oil tanker that was left adrift following a collision in the East China Sea.

Guardian | Jan 13, 2018

France’s five-month-old panda made its public debut, delighting hundreds of visitors as it crawled, tumbled and cuddled with its mother. The small male cub, survivor of two babies born on 4 August at Beauval zoo, was named Yuan Meng last month by his ‘godmother’, the French first lady, Brigitte Macron. The cub lost its twin sibling barely two hours after birth. A media sensation in France, Yuan Meng’s recent visitors have include the French president, Emmanuel Macron, and the former president Nicolas Sarkozy.

Guardian | Jan 13, 2018

Chinese salvage teams manage to board the stricken Iranian vessel Sanchi before being driven back by temperatures of 89CA Chinese salvage team has recovered two bodies from a stricken Iranian oil tanker that was still blazing a week after it caught fire and was left adrift following a collision in the East China Sea, the state news agency Xinhua reported. The four members of the salvage team wore respirators to board the Sanchi on Saturday, where...

Guardian | Jan 13, 2018

It’s overtaken Facebook, bought stakes in Snapchat, Tesla and Hollywood films, and has quietly risen to rival Google and NetflixIt is China’s web giant and has a string of high-profile investments spanning Snapchat, Spotify, Tesla and Hollywood film and TV.

Foxnews | Jan 13, 2018

Chinese state media say rescuers have recovered the bodies of two crew members of an Iranian oil tanker that's been burning after it collided with a freighter last week in the East China Sea.

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