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A missing Russian cargo ship is in international waters north of Cape Verde, according to Portugal's state news agency, which quoted Cape Verde's defense director.

"The ship is now about 400 nautical miles north of Sao Vicente, outside the exclusive economic zone of Cape Verde," Pedro Reis said Friday.

Earlier, Russia's ambassador to Cape Verde, Alexander Karpushin, denied a report that the Arctic Sea, which vanished last month, had been spotted near the island nation. Read full article »

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