World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 3, 2014
Small tsunami waves hit northern Japan early on Thursday following a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake thousands of kilometres away across the Pacific Ocean in Chile after officials issued an evacuation advisory for certain areas.
World | Associated Press | Sunday March 23, 2014
The scientists and support staff stationed on Amsterdam Island find professional value in being about as far away from the hubbub of humanity as it's possible to get. But this week, some of them wandered down to the southern Indian Ocean shoreline to...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 19, 2014
Timor-Leste is an island nation in the Indian Ocean, situated between Indonesia and Australia.
India | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 16, 2014
India on Sunday suspended its search for a Malaysia Airlines plane around the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and in the Bay of Bengal and is awaiting a new request from Malaysia, a defence official said.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday November 26, 2013
As the race for the Indian Ocean region heats up with India, China and the United States trying to dominate the region, South Block is all set to hand over the controls of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) - India's strategic outpost in the Bay o...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 5, 2013
India's Mars spacecraft, whose launch has been delayed by almost a week, has been integrated with launch vehicle, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said today.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 12, 2013
More than 500 people have been evacuated from a tiny Indonesian island where a volcano erupted at the weekend, spewing rocks and lava that killed five villagers, an official said today.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 10, 2013
Two British teenage girls arrived home on Friday badly burned after acid was hurled in their faces in Zanzibar, while the island's authorities offered a reward for the capture of their attackers.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 8, 2013
Two young British women were recovering after unknown attackers in the Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar threw acid into their faces, the first such assault against foreigners in the popular tourist destination, police said on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 3, 2013
Rescuers battled through landslides and blocked roads Wednesday to reach survivors from an earthquake in Indonesia's Aceh province that killed at least 24 people, including several children who died when a mosque collapsed.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 26, 2013
The death toll from tropical cyclone Haruna and heavy rains that have battered Madagascar has risen to 23 with 16 people missing, the national disaster management agency said on Tuesday.
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 25, 2013
Scientists said on Sunday they had found traces of a micro-continent hidden underneath the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.
World | Reuters | Saturday February 16, 2013
Unidentified gunmen have shot and seriously wounded a Sri Lankan investigative journalist, colleagues and officials said on Saturday, an incident likely to draw further attention to the Indian Ocean island nation's human rights record.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 3, 2013
Nearly 70,000 homes were left without electricity on Thursday as a cyclone lashed the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 26, 2012
Seismologists have said that a strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck north of the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius. The US Geological Service said the earthquake, early on Thursday, was centered about 250 miles north of the small Rodrigues island a...
World | Associated Press | Wednesday June 27, 2012
A crowded boat carrying asylum seekers to Australia capsized on Wednesday and 125 survivors and one body were recovered from the Indian Ocean, less than a week after more than 90 people drowned on a similar journey.
World | NDTV Correspondent/Agencies | Thursday February 9, 2012
The criminal court of Maldives has ordered the arrest of former President Mohamed Nasheed after his supporters rioted through the streets of the capital and seized some remote police stations today to demand his reinstatement, as the country's new le...
World | Associated Press | Thursday February 9, 2012
Supporters of the Maldives former president rioted through the streets of the capital and seized some remote police stations today to demand his reinstatement, as the country's new leader appealed for an end to the political turmoil roiling this Indi...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 12, 2011
In a move that may cause unease in India, China has announced that it will set up its first military base abroad in the Indian Ocean island of Seychelles to "seek supplies and recuperate" facilities for its Navy.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 18, 2010
Stepping up its preparations for a possible strike on Iran's nuclear facilities, the US is transporting hundreds of 387 'bunker-buster' bombs to its air base on the British island of Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean, a media report has claimed.