Nave Andromeda is seen in Portishead, Britain. Huw Gibby/Reuters
The crew of a Greek-operated oil tanker in the English channel that was stormed by British special forces on Sunday are safe after what the government said was a suspected hijacking, a minister said on Monday.
Troops from the Special Boat Service, a navy special forces unit whose headquarters is just a few miles away from where the vessel began showing signs of distress, boarded the Nave Andromeda near the Isle of Wight off southern England.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock told Sky that the crew were safe and that the police and armed forces had done an exemplary job.
Public debt in Greece and Italy, the two most indebted countries in the eurozone, grew last year while the bloc as a whole saw its liabilities decrease, the European Union statistics office said on Tuesday. The widening gaps in Greece and Italy, although expected,
Freight rates for US crude tankers bound for Asia were bid up to a more than three-year peak this week as US sanctions on a Chinese transport giant cut vessel availability,
Covid-19 restrictions mean Arsenal will play the home leg of their Europa League last-32 tie against Benfica on Thursday in Greece, with the Gunners one of five British sides looking to secure a spot in the draw for the next round.
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The new ambassadors conveyed to Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed the greetings of their countries' leaders and their wishes for further progress and prosperity for the UAE’s leadership and people.
The first day of early voting for the 2023 Federal National Council (FNC) elections, which lasts for two days, witnessed a large turnout of male and female voters in all electoral centres across the UAE.