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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...

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Wine Down with the Julie Burgess (Devonport City Council)

(Source: Devonport City Council) Published on 12 February 2016 The Bass Strait Maritime Centre and Julie Burgess crew are offering Devonport residents and workers an opportunity to 'Wine Down' from the working week with a relaxing 'Wine Down'...

Public Technologies 2016-02-12

RI, Thailand vow to boost trade after 3-year slow decline

A decline in bilateral trade, along with maritime and transnational crime, was among the issues addressed in Thursday’s meeting between the Indonesian and Thai foreign ministers, and the two have vowed to enhance economic relations to boost trade...

Jakarta Post 2016-02-12

Three drivers fined almost $2200 each after over-length vehicles detected - Galston Gorge (NSW Police ...

(Source: NSW Police Force) Latest Media Releases Three drivers fined almost $2200 each after over-length vehicles detected - Galston Gorge Friday, 12 February 2016 03:55:49 PM Three truck drivers have been fined after driving over-length trucks...

Public Technologies 2016-02-12

U.S. Touts `Batman' Ship as Obama Courts Southeast Asian Leaders

U.S. officials are looking to superheroes in their quest to preserve Asia’s postwar security order in the face of an increasingly assertive China. “If Batman had a ship, this’d be it,” Admiral Harry Harris, head of U.S. Pacific Command, told a crowd...

Bloomberg 2016-02-12

Ijaw Youths to Buhari - Speak Up On Fate of Maritime University

[Vanguard] Yenagoa -Ijaw youths have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to speak up on the proposed scrapping of the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, insisting that his continued silence on the fate of the institution is causing...

All Africa 2016-02-12

Scrimshaw: A Whaler’s Pastime (Australian National Maritime Museum)

(Source: Australian National Maritime Museum) The other day, I was walking through the Museum's stores, when a strange object caught my eye: a neatly framed pair of odd looking dolls with very puffed up hair, which reminded me of the very elaborate...

Public Technologies 2016-02-12

Erdogan threatens to send refugees to EU as NATO steps in

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday threatened to send the millions of refugees in Turkey to EU member states, as NATO pledged to deploy ships to the Aegean Sea to ease the migrant crisis. Erdogan stepped up his denunciations...

Dawn 2016-02-12

Warm, foggy Friday and Saturday expected for Hong Kong, but it won’t last

Hong Kong weather continues to zig-zag as temperatures are expected to rise to 22 degrees Celsius on Friday, only to plummet again to a low of 11 degrees by Monday. The mean...

South China Morning Post 2016-02-12

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