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World - Region
7/24/2022 11:13:53 PM
Italian vessels have recovered five bodies and rescued 674 people packed on a fishing boat adrift in the Mediterranean off the Libyan coast, the Italian Coast Guard said Sunday, while European charities reported saving more than 500 more.

World - International
6/28/2022 2:43:07 PM
The Biden administration is stepping up efforts to combat illegal fishing by China, ordering federal agencies to better coordinate among themselves as well as with foreign partners in a bid to promote sustainable exploitation of the world's oceans.

World - International
6/11/2022 5:14:21 PM
Long-sought WTO agreements on fisheries subsidies and a Covid vaccine patent waiver moved a step closer to completion Saturday after negotiators finalised texts for ministerial review, but significant obstacles remained in hammering out a final deal.

World - International
2/15/2022 8:06:54 PM
At least seven fishermen died and another 14 were missing after a Spanish trawler sank in rough seas off eastern Canada on Tuesday, Spanish and Canadian officials said.

World - International
1/27/2022 9:37:29 PM
The Russian navy is to go ahead with live fire exercises off the coast of Ireland despite heightened tensions with the West over Ukraine, the Irish fishing industry said on Thursday.

World - International
12/23/2021 10:26:45 AM
The U.S. Navy said it seized a large cache of assault rifles and ammunition being smuggled by a fishing ship from Iran likely bound for war-ravaged Yemen.

World - International
12/12/2021 12:27:22 PM
Fishermen in northern France have threatened to disrupt British imports in a bid to increase pressure on London to grant them more licences for UK waters.

World - International
12/11/2021 10:16:15 PM
Britain has granted another 23 licences to French fishermen, a government spokesperson said on Saturday, a day after a deadline set by Paris to resolve a post-Brexit battle over fishing rights.

World - Region
11/28/2021 11:45:56 AM
The US Navy has rescued two Iranian seamen who had been adrift for eight days on a fishing boat in Gulf waters, a statement said on Sunday.

World - International
11/25/2021 7:46:56 PM
Britain's government said Thursday it was "disappointed" by threats from French fishermen to blockade the Channel Tunnel in a dispute over post-Brexit fishing rights.

World - International
11/19/2021 5:01:23 PM
France is not backing down on its demand that the British crown dependency of Jersey grant all outstanding requests for post-Brexit licenses to French fishermen, its Europe Minister Clement Beaune told AFP on Friday.

World - International
11/14/2021 5:27:40 PM
The Italian Coast Guard has rescued more than 300 young men and boys, most of them from Egypt, from a storm-battered fishing boat in rough seas off the southern ``toe'' of Italy's mainland.

World - International
11/9/2021 4:03:00 PM
France urged Tuesday a "rapid solution" to a fishing dispute with Britain that has threatened to degenerate into a full-blown trade war, after new talks aimed at breaking weeks of deadlock.

World - International
11/4/2021 10:12:12 PM
British and French negotiators looking to untangle a post-Brexit spat over fishing licenses expect to continue talking into next week after resuming discussions Thursday in Paris.

World - International
11/3/2021 10:29:22 PM
A British-registered scallop boat caught up in a post-Brexit spat between the UK and France over fishing licenses has been released by French authorities, its owner said Wednesday.

World - International
11/2/2021 1:40:11 PM
French trawler owners in Normandy have reacted with confusion and consternation after President Emmanuel Macron extended a Tuesday deadline for the British government to license more French fishing vessels, the subject of a post-Brexit spat between the two countries.

World - International
11/1/2021 1:01:14 PM
Britain on Monday warned France it will take action if Paris does not withdraw "unreasonable" threats to impose trade measures in an increasingly acrimonious row over post-Brexit fishing rights.

World - International
10/31/2021 8:02:05 PM
President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday that Britain must give ground in a fishing dispute or France will trigger trade reprisals this week, saying: "The ball is in Britain's court."

World - International
10/31/2021 2:07:00 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed Sunday to work on "practical and operational measures" to resolve a simmering row over post-Brexit fishing rights, Macron's office said.

World - International
10/30/2021 6:03:20 PM
Britain and France faced calls Saturday to sort out their post-Brexit spat over fishing rights in the English Channel, which threatens to escalate within days into a damaging French blockade of British boats and trucks.

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