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.
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
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