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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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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

India must capitalise on transnational economic corridors

The recent turmoil in the financial markets has not dampened Chinese government’s enthusiasm for building infrastructure projects across Asia. For instance, after international sanctions were removed recently, Chinese President Xi Jinping was the...

Yahoo Daily News 2016-02-13

Imagery Available: Coast Guard rescues 6 mariners from grounded boat near Alamagan Island (USCG - ...

(Source: USCG - United States Coast Guard) U.S. Coast Guard photos courtesy Coast Guard Cutter Assateague. SANTA RITA, Guam - The Coast Guard rescued six mariners from a grounded fishing vessel near Alamagan Island, Monday. 'Cooperation between the...

Public Technologies 2016-02-13

The North Water by Ian McGuire review: the elements of style

For as long as there have been novels there have been novels of the sea. The eponymous hero of Robinson Crusoe, widely regarded as the first novel in English, is all but synonymous with the figure of the island castaway. Yet it is as a “mariner” that...

The Irish Times 2016-02-13

Stop support to terror, India, UAE tell all nations

President Pranab Mukherjee talks with Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of United Arab Emirates and his delegation at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Thursday. (Source: PTI) Resolving to expand cooperation in countering extremism...

Indian Express 2016-02-13

One Belt, One Road: UK/China maritime research symposium (Southampton Solent University)

(Source: Southampton Solent University) Shipping safety, protection of the marine environment and China's new initiative to develop of the 'maritime silk road' for the 21st Century were some of the key topics being discussed at a recent joint...

Public Technologies 2016-02-12

SUNY Maritime awarded $55,000 to help at-risk students succeed (SUNY Maritime College)

(Source: SUNY Maritime College) More than $55,000 will go to State University of New York Maritime College to expand a program designed to give economically and academically disadvantaged students a better chance of earning a college degree. The...

Public Technologies 2016-02-12

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