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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

China's trade with Maritime Silk Road countries rises 18% annually (Beijing Municipal Government)

(Source: Beijing Municipal Government) 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 country's total foreign trade volume...

Public Technologies 2016-02-14

With an eye on China, India sends aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya 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 2016-02-14

Pyrmont Heritage Boat Club to be evicted for the Bays Precinct development

The state government's plans to redevelop Sydney's Fish Markets and waterfront areas of Glebe and Rozelle are starting to kick in the gear – and that may mean kicking out people who have long worked the harbour. The Pyrmont Heritage Boat...

Sydney Morning Herald 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

Global slowdown fears overshadow Singapore aviation show

By Tim Hepher and Siva Govindasamy SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Aerospace leaders gathering for this week's Singapore Airshow face conflicting pressures as they juggle growing concerns over jetliner demand while keeping record production plans on track....

Yahoo Daily News 2016-02-14

British rowers rescued after 16 hours stranded in Atlantic ocean

Four British rowers who became stranded in the Atlantic Ocean after their boat capsized and they lost their oars have been rescued. The group had been stranded for more...

ITV 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

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