World News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 12, 2015
At least 62 people, including women and children, were today killed when their overcrowded bus collided head-on with a speeding oil tanker, sparking a major fire in southern Pakistan, in the deadliest road accident to hit the country in recent times.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 11, 2015
At least 57 people were killed and scores injured today when a speeding oil tanker crashed into an over crowded passenger bus on the highway in Pakistan's southern Sindh province.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 11, 2015
At least 57 people including women and children were killed when their bus crashed into an oil tanker, igniting a fierce blaze in southern Pakistan early today, officials said.
World News | Sunday January 11, 2015
At least 30 people were killed when a passenger bus crashed into a speeding oil tanker in southern Pakistan early today, setting off a fierce blaze, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 7, 2015
The United States Tuesday condemned a strike by Libyan aircraft that bombed an oil tanker off the Islamist-held port of Derna, killing two crew members.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 5, 2015
Two crew members of an oil tanker were killed in an air attack of "unknown origin" in the Islamist-held eastern Libyan port of Derna PN Sunday, officials said.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 14, 2014
The first evidence of harm caused by an oil spill, from a capsized tanker in Bangladesh's Shela river, on the local flora and fauna surfaced on Sunday, with reports of the first dead dolphin.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 13, 2014
Bangladeshi villagers using sponges, shovels and even spoons worked on Friday to clean up a huge oil spill in a protected area that is home to rare dolphins, after environmentalists warned of an ecological "catastrophe".
World News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from Agencies) | Thursday December 11, 2014
A major oil spill has taken place in the Sunderbans in Bangladesh after an oil tanker sank in the Shela river early on Tuesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 11, 2014
Bangladesh officials warned today that an oil spill from a crashed tanker is threatening endangered dolphins and other wildlife in the massive Sundarbans mangrove region, branding the leak an ecological "catastrophe".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 5, 2014
A bus packed with teenagers on their way to school collided with an oil tanker truck in northern Egypt on Wednesday leaving 16 people dead, police and medics said.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday October 9, 2014
A Vietnamese sailor says his oil tanker has been released after pirates stormed the ship and siphoned off some of its cargo of gas oil.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday October 8, 2014
A Vietnamese oil tanker has lost contact with its operator and may have been hijacked by pirates after leaving Singapore port almost a week ago, officials said on Wednesday.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 29, 2014
The search for an Indian sailor, who fell overboard from a Liberian-registered oil tanker on Sunday off the West Australian coast, has been called off, media reported on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Pirates attacked a Malaysian oil tanker in the Malacca Straits and siphoned off its load, the Malaysian navy and officials said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of hijackings raising tension in Southeast Asia's busy sea lanes.
World News | Associated Press | Monday June 30, 2014
In the same narrow waterways where more than 300 people died this spring aboard the ferry Sewol, another ship owned by the same company crashed into an oil tanker 11 years earlier. The ferry's captain had chosen the difficult water path to cut a mere...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 12, 2014
Malaysia is hunting for a group of machete-wielding pirates who hijacked a tanker off its eastern coast, stealing a million litres of oil, in the latest in a spate of attacks in its waters, an official said Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 8, 2014
Gunmen in restive southwest Pakistan on Sunday fired bullets at an oil tanker carrying fuel bound for NATO troops in Afghanistan, setting the vehicle and a car ablaze, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 2, 2014
Pirates have released an Indonesian-bound Thai tanker after stealing its oil cargo, in the latest attack in Southeast Asian waters, the International Maritime Bureau said on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 1, 2014
The missing captain of an oil tanker that exploded and sank off a Japanese port has been found dead, according to the coastguard.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 30, 2014
Divers on Friday were searching for the captain of an oil tanker that exploded and sank off the Japanese coast.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday May 29, 2014
A Japanese oil tanker exploded Thursday off the country's southwest coast near Himeji port, leaving one of the eight people aboard missing, the coast guard said. Four others were severely injured.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday May 13, 2014
Three employees of the insolvent railway company involved in last summer's runaway oil train disaster that killed 47 people are due to appear in court Tuesday to face criminal negligence charges in the small Quebec town that was partially incinerated...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 1, 2014
Dutch police on Thursday arrested around 30 Greenpeace activists, including the captain of the lobby group's flagship Rainbow Warrior, as they tried to stop a Russian tanker delivering Arctic oil from docking.