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03 February 2014

Whaling ship and protesters collide in Antarctica

A Japanese whaling ship and an anti-whaling protest boat collided in the remote, icy seas off Antarctica, with both sides blaming each other for the crash.

A Japanese whaling ship and an anti-whaling protest boat collided in the remote, icy seas off Antarctica, with both sides on Monday blaming each other for the crash.

Unprovoked attack

An investigation

Last year, Australia went to the United Nations' highest court in a bid to outlaw Japan's annual whale hunt. Japan says the hunt is legal and produces valuable scientific data. The International Court of Justice is expected to issue its decision later this year.


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