A year after Russia's controversial flag-planting dive to the North Pole seabed to assert ownership of a sprawling underwater mountain chain, Canada is launching a less brazen but potentially more effective counterclaim for control over parts of the disputed Arctic ridge - perhaps even the pole itself - by publishing a scientific paper in a scholarly journal.
The Colombian government appealed on Sunday to the new head of the rebel guerrilla group FARC, Alfonso Cano and his commanders, to walk into the door of peace or they will face the same strong determination as happened to the recently deceased Manuel Marulanda Velez.
Argetnine exported 132.847 tons of fish and shellfish worth 261 million US dollars during the first four months of the year, according to statistics released by the National Food Safety and Quality Service (SENASA). These figures represent a 19.7%drop in volume and a 15.6% drop in value compared to the same four-month period in 2007, when 165.441 tons, worth 309 million US dollars were exported.
IT has taken over 400 years but soon the Tower of London is going to get some of its guns back - at least for a while.
The Chilean government is reducing the security area around the Chaiten volcano from 50 to 24 kilometers in order to facilitate the rescue of approximately 600,000 salmon located throughout various farming centres in the area.
A giant 500 pound squid was hauled off the coast of Victoria (Australia) yesterday. Fishing trawler skipper Mr Rang Pene winched up his catch from the ocean floor to find a large mass halfway down the net.