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The Associated Press | 11 Feb 2016

The Latest: Erdogan threatened to send migrants to Europe

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest on the massive influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed the leaked minutes of a conversation...

Voa News | 06 Feb 2016

South Korea Says North Korea Moving Closer to Rocket Launch

Han Sang Mi SEOUL, SOUTH KOREANorth Korea appears to be moving quickly on its preparations for a long-range rocket launch, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said Friday. The communist country...

Maritime News

China's trade with Maritime Silk Road countries rises 18% annually

BEIJING -- China's trade with countries along the Maritime Silk Road grew by an average of 18.2 percent annually over the past decade, accounting for 20 percent of the...

China Daily 2016-02-14

Maritime Electric appoints John D. Gaudet new president, CEO

A 35-year veteran with the company has been appointed the new president and chief executive officer of Maritime Electric. ......

CBC 2016-02-14

Belt and Road to save Chinese financial institutions 9.6b yuan in taxes

BEIJING -- Tax treaties with countries along the "Belt and Road" will save financial institutions in China 9.6 billion yuan...

China Daily 2016-02-14

Oarless British rowers rescued after Atlantic capsize ordeal

Four British rowers have been rescued after becoming stranded in the mid-Atlantic Ocean for more than 16 hours when their boat capsized, robbing them of their oars. The crew sent a distress signal at 9.08am Saturday,...

Belfast Telegraph 2016-02-14

Stricken British rowers rescued after capsizing in mid-Atlantic

Four Britons have been pulled to safety more than 16 hours after their boat capsized and they lost their oars...

The Guardian 2016-02-14

President Jokowi leaves for United States

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his entourage left Jakara on Sunday for the United States to attend the US-ASEAN Summit on February 15-16, 2016. Before leaving Halim Perdanakusuma military airbase at 9 am West Indonesia...

Antara News 2016-02-14

No Conservative Valentine love in Atlantic Canada

OTTAWA — In the lead-up to Valentine’s Day, Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose made a trip to Halifax to express her party’s love of Atlantic Canada, and to seek reasons for that love being so unrequited. Truth be known,...

Toronto Sun 2016-02-14

Women's Hockey Notebook: Ouellette on her legacy, coaching girls in boys tournament

If anyone is looking for any last minute ideas to win my heart tomorrow... Either of these will do 💗💗 #toodesperate? pic.twitter.com/COj5dybDJd— Nicole Hensley (@NicHens29) February 13, 2016 LINE RUSH Caroline Ouellette leads all-girl pee-wee team...

Yahoo Daily News 2016-02-14

Change of command at Command Task Force 150 (Royal Australian Navy)

(Source: Royal Australian Navy) Australia has assumed command of Command Task Force 150 as part of Operation MANITOU in the Middle East. Commodore Jaimie Hatcher has assumed command of Command Task Force 150 from Rear Admiral Muhammad Moazzam Ilyas,...

Public Technologies 2016-02-13

Mritime Security Board expected to remove ego-sectoral among law enforcers

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The presence of the Maritime Security Board (Bakamla) to maintain security and safety at sea is expected to remove the ego-sectoral among law enforcement agencies. Established in December 2014, Bakamla constitutes an evolution...

Antara News 2016-02-13

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