The skeletal remains of what are believed to be Japanese soldiers have been exposed on a remote Pacific island where rising sea levels have eroded the sea shore, Japanese and local officials said Monday.
A strong, but deep, 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit off the Loyalty Islands in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia on Thursday but there was no tsunami alert, seismologists said.
Japan will target fewer whales when the Pacific hunt begins next week and will limit next season’s Antarctic whaling to observation.
By Nestor Corrales
More than 1, 000 passengers were stranded Saturday in Central Visyas due to tropical depression “Caloy,” the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.
A fisherman who says he drifted at sea for more than a year has finally made it home to El Salvador, exhausted and speechless.