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  • Tuesday, June 5th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Spain orders arrests of US vessels involved in treasure salvaging

    Spanish court has ordered the interception of two United Sates vessels should they leave Gibraltar, amid a row over treasure from a shipwreck. A judge in Cadiz instructed police to capture the ships if they entered Spanish waters, Spanish media said.

  • Sunday, June 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Battle to limit trade of sharks and cedar trees in The Hague

    Battle for conservation of sharks and cedar trees begins in The Hague
    The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species is expected to call for new limitations on commercial fisheries and timber, particularly certain species of sharks and cedar trees which are extensively used for furniture and humidors.

  • Saturday, June 2nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Keep pledges, urge G8 campaigners

    Thousands of peaceful British campaigners urged G8 leaders to keep their promises on tackling poverty as violence erupted at an anti-summit rally in Germany. The demonstration in London took place as protesters clashed with riot police in the northern German town of Rostock.

  • Saturday, June 2nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    £1m to find Loch Ness monster

    A £1 million reward has been offered to anyone who can find conclusive proof that the Loch Ness monster exists.

  • Saturday, June 2nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Five of the best wines for your BBQ

    It's finally time to get out of the house and into a big glass of refreshing, hot-weather wine. What wines are perfect with cookouts and other summertime entertaining? Here's a short list.

  • Saturday, June 2nd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Commercial whaling ban strengthened at Anchorage meeting

    Anchorage, United States – Following last year's ”St. Kitts Declaration”, which mumbled that the moratorium on commercial whaling might not be necessary anymore, the anti-whaling countries have bounced back with a 37-4 vote for a resolution strengthening the commercial whaling ban.

  • Friday, June 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    France demands from US reciprocity in farm subsidies cuts

    France's agriculture minister said Thursday Europe's farming sector is a “strategic” industry that has already been significantly overhauled and called for no further unilateral concessions in the global free trade negotiations.

  • Friday, June 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Energy for sustainable development, main issue in OAS summit

    The Thirty-Seventh Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) will open in Panama City, Panama, next Sunday, June 3, with a focus on “Energy for Sustainable Development,” in recognition of the fundamental importance of energy resources for the future of the nations of the region.

  • Friday, June 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    The football industry involves 4% of the world population

    270 milion people are involved in football

    A total of 265 million male and female players and a further five million referees, coaches and other officials, a grand total of 270 million people, or 4% of the world's population, are involved in football.

  • Friday, June 1st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    “Black Swan”: Odyssey denies alleged lawsuit filed by Spain

    Odyssey Marine Exploration, one of the world's leaders in the field of deep-ocean shipwreck exploration stated Thursday that claims of an alleged lawsuit against Odyssey by the Spanish government were false.