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Flight MH370 'made rapid descent'

Wednesday, November 2nd 2016, 9:32
related countries: India India

Flight MH370 was not in a controlled descent when it plunged into the Indian Ocean, a report says.
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Man overboard

Thursday, October 13th 2016, 23:22
related countries: India India

Holidaymaker Brett Archibald recalls how he survived 28 hours in the Indian Ocean after falling overboard from a boat.
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Cause of US sisters' Seychelles deaths remains a mystery

Friday, September 30th 2016, 19:33
related countries: India India, Seychelles Seychelles, United States United States

Two US sisters found dead while on holiday in the Seychelles died of excess fluid in their lungs, according to police on the Indian Ocean island.
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Asylum boat reaches Australia territory

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 1:54
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia, India India

A boat of asylum seekers has reached the Cocos Islands, a remote Australian territory in the Indian Ocean.
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'Somalia-bound' ship of weapons seized

Tuesday, March 29th 2016, 13:41
related countries: France France, India India, Somalia Somalia

French naval forces patrolling the northern Indian Ocean seize a ship of weapons they say was heading towards Somalia in breach of a UN arms embargo
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Bid to drill deep inside Earth

Tuesday, December 1st 2015, 0:23
related countries: India India

Scientists set out this week to drill a hole into the Indian Ocean floor to try to get below the Earth's crust for the first time, testing theories about the make-up of the crust on the way down.
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France's migrant 'cemetery' in Africa

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 23:24
related countries: India India

France's migrant 'cemetery' in the Indian Ocean
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Tourists 'tried to sail to US base'

Tuesday, August 11th 2015, 13:22
related countries: India India, Maldives Maldives, United States United States

The Maldives military says it stopped seven tourists it claims were sailing to a highly-guarded US military base in the Indian Ocean.
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Call to widen MH370 debris hunt

Sunday, August 2nd 2015, 18:50
related countries: India India, Malaysia Malaysia, Reunion Reunion

Malaysia urges other Indian Ocean islands to be on the lookout for more possible MH370 debris, after a wing part washes up on Reunion.
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Aeroplane debris arrives in France

Saturday, August 1st 2015, 15:38
related countries: France France, India India, Reunion Reunion

A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight MH370 arrives in France from Reunion in the Indian Ocean for analysis.
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Debris 'very likely' part of MH370

Friday, July 31st 2015, 14:31
related countries: Aruba Aruba, India India, Reunion Reunion

It is "very likely" debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is that of the missing flight MH370, a top Australian official tells the BBC.
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