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File - Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega, left, and Chinese businessman Wang Jing shake hands before signing a concession agreement for the construction of a multibillion-dollar canal at the Casa de los Pueblos in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, June 14, 2013.
Geopolitics   Nicaragua Canal   Photos   Western Imperialism   Wikipedia: Nicaragua Canal
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Will 2015 Be the Year of Canals, Including Nicaragua's?
Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling What transcontinental railroads are to large land masses, trans-isthmus canals are to oceans and seas. Their locations and maintenance, therefore, or... (photo: AP / Esteban Felix)
Men wait as the cargo ship Ezadeen, carrying hundreds of migrants, arrives at the southern Italian port of Corigliano, Italy, late Friday, Jan. 2, 2015.
EU Immigration   Human Rights   People Smuggling   Photos   Wikipedia: Frontex
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Desperation, dire conditions for migrants fleeing to Europe
January 3, 2015 -- Updated 1301 GMT (2101 HKT) (CNN) -- Late on Friday night, the Sierra Leone-registered Ezadeen was towed into the port of Corigliano Calabro in southern Italy. Normally a livestock... (photo: AP / Antonino D'Urso)
The Moldovan-flagged Blue Sky M carrying hundreds of migrants arrives at the southern Italian port of Gallipoli, some 170 kilometers (108 miles) south of Bari, Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014.  Dawn 
Italy takes control of drifting ship carrying 450 migrants
BRINDISI: Italian sailors managed on Friday to take control of a crewless merchant ship as it drifted towards the country’s southern shores in rough seas with 450 migrants on board, in the second such... (photo: AP / Ivan Tortorella)
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An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson approaches an Indonesian navy patrol vessel in the Java Sea while searching for debris during the Indonesian-led search and recovery operations for AirAsia flight QZ8501, 31 December, 2014.  CNN 
30 bodies, window panel found as AirAsia search focuses on 'most probable' area
January 2, 2015 -- Updated 1542 GMT (2342 HKT) (CNN) -- With crews from around the world aiding in the search, 30 bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, Indonesian... (photo: US Navy)
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The Moldovan-flagged Blue Sky M carrying hundreds of migrants arrives at the southern Italian port of Gallipoli, some 170 kilometers (108 miles) south of Bari, Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. The Guardian
Abandoned cargo vessel with 450 migrants on board being towed to Italy
Increasingly traffickers appear to have decided best way to get people to Europe is to put to sea and then abandon the boats ... (photo: AP / Ivan Tortorella)

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Spicejet Airline's air plane at airport-India. The Times of India
Kolkata vacationers stranded in Port Blair
KOLKATA: Several holidayers from Kolkata are stranded in Port Blair for over 50 hours following the cancellation of a SpiceJet flight on Thursday. Though the airlines... (photo: WN / Sayali Santosh Kadam)
Kolkata Port Blair   Photos   Spicejet Flight Passengers   Spicejet cancellation Aircraft Delay   Wikipedia: SpiceJet
The Moldovan-flagged Blue Sky M carrying hundreds of migrants arrives at the southern Italian port of Gallipoli, some 170 kilometers (108 miles) south of Bari, Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014. Business Insider
Italy Prevented A Runaway Ship Packed With Refugees From Crashing Into Its Coastline
AFP/Nunzio GioveThe Moldovan-flagged ship Blue SKy M. is docked in the Italian port of Gallipoli. See Also Gallipoli (Italy) (AFP) - Italy's coastguard said Wednesday it... (photo: AP / Ivan Tortorella)
Adriatic Sea   Blue Sky M   Immigration to Italy   Photos   Wikipedia: Immigration to Italy
In this image taken from video and released by the Italian Navy, a woman is lifted from the deck of the Italian-flagged ferry Norman Atlantic by a rescue helicopter after it caught fire in the Adriatic Sea, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. The Independent
Ferry fire: Italian government has no idea how many people have died
The Italian government does not know how many passengers are missing after a deadly ferry blaze in the Adriatic in which at least ten people died. At the end of the... (photo: AP / Italian Navy)
Ferry Disaster   Norman Atlantic   Photos   Sea Rescue   Wikipedia: MS Norman Atlantic
In this image provided by the Italian Navy, smoke billows from the Italian-flagged Norman Atlantic after it caught fire in the Adriatic Sea, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. The Times of India
Rescuers battle to help hundreds trapped on burning Italian ferry
ATHENS: Rescuers battled in the dark to save hundreds of passengers still trapped on a burning Italian ferry in the early hours of Monday, as the coast guard reported one... (photo: AP / Italian Navy)
Ferry Disaster   Maritime News   Norman Atlantic   Photos   Wikipedia: MS Norman Atlantic
Armed vehicles are seen driving as the sun rises over a desert road leading south out of Misrata, Libya, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011. Al Jazeera
Libya soldiers killed in attack on oil ports
Rebels have killed at least 19 soldiers after a surprise attack in which they used speedboats in a failed bid to seize some of Libya's main oil terminals, officials have... (photo: AP / Gaia Anderson)
2014 Libyan conflict   Khalifa Haftar   Libya Rebels   Photos   Wikipedia: Libyan Civil War (2014)
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., accompanied by Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill In Washington, Thursday, March 7, 2013, about the capture of Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law Sulaiman Abu Ghaith. Khaleej Times
US Navy probing claimed Bin Laden shooter: Official
O’Neill, 38, ignited a firestorm of controversy last month after coming forward to claim that he was the man who shot Bin Laden through the forehead at his hideout three... (photo: AP / J. Scott Applewhite)
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