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The Oklahoman | 08 Sep 2016

Obama reaffirms South China Sea arbitration ruling

Is China building more islands in the disputed waters of the South China Sea? The Philippines military this week released images of Chinese ships it said were capable of dredging sand around the...

CNN | 08 Sep 2016

South China Sea: China building more islands?

(CNN)Is China building more islands in the disputed waters of the South China Sea? The Philippines military this week released images of Chinese ships it said were capable of dredging sand around the...

Khaleej Times | 08 Sep 2016

Isro successfully launches Insat-3DR advanced weather satellite

India successfully launched its Insat-3DR advanced weather satellite in copy-book style on Thursday evening using its heavy geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-F05) rocket. Around 17 minutes...

Maritime News

UNE men's cross country team comes away with title at Pop Crowell Invitational (UNE Athletics)

(Source: UNE Athletics) Results WENHAM, Mass. -- With four runners in Top 10, the University of New England men's cross country team breezed to the team title at the 2016 Pop Crowell Invitational, held on the campus of Gordon College...

Public Technologies 2016-09-25

George and Charlotte steal limelight as Cambridges arrive in Canada

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children have arrived in Canada for a highly anticipated eight-day tour. William and Kate returned to the Commonwealth country they last visited a few months after their 2011 wedding bringing their family -...

Belfast Telegraph 2016-09-25

Philippines’ anti-drug fight ‘grabs headlines for wrong reasons,’ Foreign Secretary tells UN

Print 24 September 2016 – Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, the PhilippinesForeign Minister today said that the country’s fight against corruption, illegal drugs and crimes under the new President has been widely misunderstood....

United Nations 2016-09-25

The Latest: Sudan says Africa wants out of war crimes court

The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 9 p.m. Sudan's foreign minister is accusing the International Criminal Court of being politicized and hampering peace. Ibrahim Ghandour told the U.N. General Assembly's...

Springfield News-Sun 2016-09-25

The Latest: UAE accuses Iran of destabilizing Mideast

The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 10 p.m. The foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates is accusing Iran of playing "the greatest role in causing tension and instability" in the Middle East. Sheikh...

Springfield News-Sun 2016-09-25

The Latest: Somalia says al-Shabab is defeated militarily

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 11 p.m. Somalia's Foreign Minister Abdisalam Omer says that as a result of successful joint operations by the Somali military and the African...

The Associated Press 2016-09-25

Exercise KAKADU proves potency of combined forces (Royal Australian Navy)

(Source: Royal Australian Navy) Exercise KAKADU has come to a close in the north of Australia with 19 ships and submarines showing Navy can rapidly deploy a large number of major fleet units and lead a multinational maritime force. Navy has a...

Public Technologies 2016-09-24

Sex abuse, bullying probe roils US Merchant Marine Academy

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is in turmoil over sexual abuse and bullying concerns that have led to the temporary shutdown of its premier training program — one that sends cadets out on working...

San Francisco Chronicle 2016-09-24

An ocean of intrigue

Narrative twist The Indian Ocean’s influence on the history & politics of India and its maritime neighbours is a theme explored in Sanjeev Sanyal’s new book, The Ocean of Churn. In an interview, the author — also an economist,...

Deccan Herald 2016-09-24

Oil News

Oil's big reversal

CNBC | 24 Sep 2016