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Sunken oil tanker slick extends over 300 sq. Km
The oil spill spread in a few days. Danger for some marine species and for the migration of whales.
10/01/2018 09:48:00 CHINA-IRAN
Iranian tanker will burn for a month in the East China Sea
The tanker carried 136 thousand tons of highly flammable condensate oil. The fear is that it will explode or sink polluting the environment. One corpse recovered; another 31 sailors are missing.
15/01/2018 09:06:00 CHINA-IRAN
Iranian tanker explodes and sinks. No hope of finding survivors
The tanker was on fire and with smoke columns reaching up to 3 km in height. Large oil patch of about 10 km2 formed after it sinks and burned all night.
07/12/2007 SOUTH KOREA
Tanker spills 15,000 tonnes of oil in Yellow Sea
An oil tanker spills 15,000 tonnes of crude oil into the Yellow (or West) Sea off the Taean Peninsula, after being hit by a crane. This is the worst disaster in South Korean waters since 5,000 tonnes of crude were discharged in 1995 at Yeosu, south of Seoul.
25/08/2008 CHINA - SOUTH KOREA
North Korean nuclear program, Gobi sands on Hu Jintao's agenda in Seoul
The Chinese president, who arrived today, will discuss how to advance the dismantling of Pyongyang's military nuclear program, but will also talk about the economy. A protest demonstration over the forced repatriation of North Koreans who flee to China.
China, the "factory of the world", is the most polluted country
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