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Canadian Jet Crash Kills 12

Posted August 22nd, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Canadian officials say a lucky coincidence may be the reason three people survived a plane crash in the remote Arctic wilderness Saturday. Some 500 members of Canada’s military, along with a team of investigators from the Transportation Safety Board, were less than two kilometers from the crash scene, getting ready to participate in a mock […]

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12 Killed in Plane Crash in Canadian Arctic

Posted August 20th, 2011 at 7:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A passenger jet has crashed in Canada’s Arctic region, killing 12 people and injuring three others. Canadian police say the Boeing 737 jet with 15 people on board went down Saturday near Resolute Bay in the Arctic territory of Nunavut. Police had no immediate information on the condition of the three survivors. The airline, First […]

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Chinese Analysts Urge Greater Presence in Arctic Ocean

Posted July 19th, 2011 at 1:55 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese researchers say the nation should move quickly to avoid being left behind in an escalating race for natural resources and trade routes in the Arctic Ocean. Zhang Xia, director of strategic studies at the Polar Research Institute of China, is quoted in the Communist Party-controlled Global Times newspaper Tuesday as saying China lags behind […]

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