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Sailors from the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) walk the ship's flight deck following the first
Pentagon   Photos   US Foreign Policy   US Militarism   Wikipedia: Gerald Ford
 WorldNews.com 
$13 Billion Warship Betrays History and Ford
Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling Rarely is history written of the people, by the people, and for the people. Consider, for example, the $13 billion aircraft carrier named after President... (photo: US Navy / MCS1 Joshua J. Wahl)
Migrants sit on the deck of the Belgian Navy vessel Godetia after they were saved at sea during a search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coasts, Wednesday, June 24, 2015.
EU Foreign Policy   EU Migrant Crisis   Photos   War Refugee   Wikipedia: April 2015 Mediterranean Sea migrant shipwrecks
 The Guardian 
EU leaders hash out voluntary system for taking in Mediterranean migrants
Fractious meeting running into early hours of Friday arrives at quota of 60,000 but exempts Hungary and Bulgaria ... (photo: AP / Gregorio Borgia)
President Barack Obama  The Times of India 
Obama urges China to take 'concrete steps' to ease tensions
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama urged Beijing to take "concrete steps" to ease tensions over cyber hacking and its wide-ranging maritime claims, as the United States and China ended three days of... (photo: AP / Susan Walsh)
Cyber Espionage   East China Sea   Photos   Ross Sea   Wikipedia: Barack Obama
In this Monday, May 11, 2015, file photo, This aerial photo taken through a glass window of a military plane shows China's alleged on-going reclamation of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea.  BBC News 
Why China warned the US to stay away
By Rupert Wingfield-Hayes BBC News, Tokyo 24 June 2015 From the section Magazine A group of islands in the South China Sea may not sound particularly significant, but these recently-formed pieces of... (photo: AP / Ritchie B. Tongo/Pool)
China Foreign Policy   China-US Relations   Photos   South China Sea   Wikipedia: Territorial disputes in the South China Sea
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Mr. Jakaya Kikwete at the Signing Ceremony of the Agreements, in New Delhi on June 19, 2015. The Siasat Daily
India, Tanzania to cooperate in counter-terrorism, maritime security and natural gas
June 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that India would extend its cooperation to Tanzania in various sectors, including counter-terrorism, natural gas and... (photo: PIB of India)
India   Photos   Tanzania   Trade   Wikipedia: India–Tanzania relations
Palestinians fly Palestinian flags to show their support for the flotilla attempting to reach the Gaza , in the port of Gaza City , July 7, 2011. the ships docked in Turkey and Greece that are part of a flotilla with humanitarian aid, and efforts were further stalled Friday when Greece prevented ships from sailing.(Photo by Ahmed Deeb/WN) Al Jazeera
New Flotilla to Gaza set to sail
At least three boats carrying pro-Palestine activists are preparing to set sail to Gaza in the latest attempt to break Israel’s blockade against the territory. Members of... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
Gaza Flotilla Activist   Gaza Flotilla Raid   Israel Gaza Conflict   Photos   Wikipedia: Gaza flotilla raid
An octopus so cute you might call it ‘Adorabilis’ Atlanta Journal
An octopus so cute you might call it ‘Adorabilis’
Scientists in California have the honor of naming a species of octopus. And as is often the case, they will probably use its most distinguishing characteristic to help... (photo: )
File - Migrants sit on their boat as they wait to be rescued by Acehnese fishermen on the sea off East Aceh, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The Guardian
Any payments to people smugglers 'may have broken Australian law'
Exclusive: legal experts say breaches could carry jail terms of up to 20 years, but no prosecution could be undertaken without consent of attorney general ... (photo: AP / S. Yulinnas)
Asia Migrant Crisis   Human Trafficking   Immigration to Australia   Photos   Wikipedia: 2015 Rohingya refugee crisis
File - Rohingya young girls sit next to their sick mother at a temporary shelter in Bayeun, Aceh province, Indonesia, Saturday, May 23, 2015. The Independent
Indonesia accuses Australia of reaching 'new low' over people-smuggler bribery allegations
Australia will have sunk to a “new low” if reports are true that its navy paid alleged people-smugglers bound for Australia to turn back their boat, it has been claimed.... (photo: AP / Tatan Syuflana)
Asia Migrant Crisis   Human Trafficking   Photos   Tony Abbott   Wikipedia: Immigration to Australia
Rescuers work on the raised capsized ship Eastern Star on the Yangtze River in Jianli county of southern China’s Hubei province Sunday, June 7, 2015. WorldNews.com
Sinking of Eastern Star Symbolic of China's and Yangtze's Political Geographies
Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling So vital was the Yangtze River to China's early dynasties that emperors tried to stop its destructive inundations by having... (photo: AP / Andy Wong)
China Democracy   Maritime Safety   Photos   Wikipedia: Sinking of Dong Fang Zhi Xing   Yangtze River
File - The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) surfaces at Ice Camp Nautilus, located on a sheet of ice adrift on the Arctic Ocean, during Ice Exercise (ICEX), 18 March, 2014. The Guardian
Climate change has left US exposed in Arctic, say military experts
High-ranking former military commanders and security advisors echo Barack Obama’s warning that global warming is jeopardising US national security ... (photo: US Navy / Courtesy of Dr. Amy Sun, Advanced Programs Lead, Lockheed Martin)
Climate Change   Extreme Weather   Photos   US National Security   Wikipedia: Arctic sea ice decline
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