Wikinews Shorts: September 2, 2010
A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, September 2, 2010.
Shorts: Abbas, Netanyahu to meet regularly
Saturday, September 4, 2010
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu have agreed to meet again in 10–11 days within the region, and every two weeks thereafter, according to U.S. Middle East diplomat . The two leaders are engaged in the first direct talks between the nations in more than two years, hosted by Israel's ally the United States in Washington, DC.
- Andrew Quinn and Jeffrey Heller, Reuters. "Israel, Palestinians agree to more talks" — , September 1, 2010
- Ron Kampeas. "Netanyahu, Abbas each give a little on first day of talks" — September 2, 2010
In brief: Fuel tanker aground in Northwest Passage
Friday, September 3, 2010
No oil is reported leaking from the Woodward's Oil Northwest Passage off the coast of Nunavut. The 110 metre (360 ft) tanker was carrying 9 million liters (2.4 million gallons) of diesel fuel to remote settlements in Canada's Arctic regions when it grounded on a sandbar. Last week the cruise ship Clipper Adventurer struck an uncharted rock in the same region, trapping 110 tourists and crew aboard for the two days it took the icebreaker to reach the ship. On August 27th another Woodward's tanker, the Mokami, ran aground near Pangnirtung.The Nanny aground in the
- "Fuel tanker runs aground in Canadian Arctic" — , September 2, 2010
- "Fuel Tanker, "Nanny" Runs Aground In Gjoa Haven, Nunavut" — , September 2, 2010
- Chris Windeyer, Nunatsiaq News. "Fuel tanker runs aground in Nunavut" — , September 2, 2010