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Fisherman eaten by crocodile on Philippine island

MANILA: A crab fisherman has been killed and half-eaten by a huge saltwater crocodile, the latest in a growing number of attacks on a remote Philippine island, police said Wednesday. The family and neighbours of Rebente Ladja, 37,…

Fisherman nets message in a bottle in isolated Gaza

GAZA: For Palestinian fisherman Jihad al-Soltan, it was a surprise summer catch -- a message in a bottle that he netted off a Gaza beach. It had bobbed its way in the Mediterranean for nearly 800 km (500 miles) from the Greek island of…

Canadian fisherman killed by whale he saved

OTTAWA: A Canadian fisherman lost his life after freeing a whale which had become tangled up in fishing gear. Joe Howlett, from Campobello Island, New Brunswick, has saved dozens of endangered whales after they became entangled in…

78 Indian fisherman released from Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan jail authorities on Sunday released 78 Indian fisherman held for trespassing into its territorial waters, officials said. "The fishermen were released from Karachi's Landhi jail," an official of the provincial home…

Pakistan apprehends eighteen Indian fishermen

AHMEDABAD: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) has apprehended eighteen Indian fishermen and seized three boats off the Gujarat coast, Indian media reported on Sunday. “Three fishing boats from Porbandar, Okha and Mangrol were…

Pakistan arrests 60 Indian fishermen

KARACHI: Pakistan has arrested 60 Indian fishermen after they strayed into its waters, an official said on Friday. The Maritime Security Agency (MSA) made the arrests on Thursday morning, and also impounded 10 wooden boats, police…