The ongoing oil pollution incident involving the grounded 203,000 DWT bulk carrier MV Wakashio is causing an ecological disaster on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, endangering corals, fish and other marine life which are already affected by climate change.
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In a significant breakthrough, the National Investigation Agency, (NIA) conducted searches and raids at Ernakulam (Kerala) and Murshidabad (West Bengal) in the wee hours of Saturday and arrested nine suspected terrorists for their alleged association with Pakistan-sponsored module of the Al-Qaeda in the country.
“India’s measure selectively and discriminatorily aims at certain Chinese apps on ambiguous and far-fetched grounds, runs against fair and transparent procedure requirements, abuses national security exceptions and (is suspected of) violating WTO rules,” Ji Rong, spokesman at the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, said in a statement.
Bahrain monarchy was the first state in the Persian Gulf to discover oil and build a refinery. The tiny country is ruled by a Sunni monarchy with a Shia majority population. The island, once known as heaven still faces the impacts of the pearl revolution.
Brunei Darussalam (Abode of Peace) is a small, independent state with the only ruling monarchy in Southeast Asia.