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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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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

Maritime 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

The Royal Navy relied on NATO to protect British waters 20 times last year

She said: “They will not be replaced for at least another three years, during which time we will be forced to continue to rely on our allies for this vital capability.” The MoD has previously insisted the UK was able protect Britain’s nuclear...

Business Insider 2016-02-13

Royal Navy relied on NATO to protect British waters 20 times in 2015

Britain had to rely on the US, Canada, France and Germany aircraft to protect its territorial waters more than 20 times last year, with the Royal Navy's reliance on its NATO allies far greater than previously thought. The Royal Navy no longer possess...

The Times of India 2016-02-13

International effort required to control shipping emissions - Miriam Dalli

During a Brussels conference organized by the European Parliament and the Transport and Environment network entitled ‘Sink or Swim’, Maltese MEP Miriam Dalli called for a global mechanism to control shipping emissions so that such...

The Malta Independent 2016-02-13

With an eye on China, India sends aircraft carrier to Male

NEW DELHI: It's 44,500 tonnes of robust Indian diplomacy cruising on the high seas, hot on the trail of the Chinese in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), first in Sri Lanka and now, Maldives. India has dispatched its largest and most potent warship,...

The Times of India 2016-02-13

Call for jet-skis to be banned from the Georges River

Just 30 minutes after a maritime patrol vessel passes through a zone of the Georges River with an eight-knot speed limit, a jet-ski is clocked in the area at 48km/h. That's equivalent to 26 knots, or more than three times the limit. A waterski boat,...

Sydney Morning Herald 2016-02-13

Unions protest in Brisbane over foreign ship crews, construction site blue

Multiple unions gathered in the CBD today protesting the loss of Australian jobs to be replaced by foreign workers allegedly earning as little as two dollars an hour. Queensland Council of Unions general secretary Ros McLennan said cost...

Canberra Times 2016-02-13

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