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Migrant abuses continue in Libya; so does EU border training

BRUSSELS (AP) — A confidential European Union military report calls for continuing a controversial EU program to train and equip Libya’s coast guard and navy despite growing concerns about their treat...

US combat jet crashes in South China Sea exercise, 7 hurt

BANGKOK (AP) — A U.S. Navy F35C Lightning II combat jet conducting exercises in the South China Sea crashed while trying to land on the deck of an American aircraft carrier, injuring seven sailors, th...

German caution on arms to Ukraine rooted in history, energy

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s refusal to join other NATO members in providing weapons to Ukraine has annoyed some allies and raised questions about Berlin’s resolve in standing up to Russia. ...

Taiwan reports 13 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Jan. 25) announced 13 local COVID cases. CECC head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) also confirmed 25 imported cases. The co...

4 Japanese planes fly more aid to Tonga after volcanic blast

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Four Japanese aircraft left Australia on Monday to deliver more vital aid to Tonga as the Pacific nation deals with the aftermath of a volcanic eruption and tsunami. ...

Taiwan reports 15 local COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 24) announced 15 local COVID cases, a substantial decrease from the 52 reported Sunday (Jan. 23). CECC head C...

US detains smuggling ship, UK seizes drugs in Mideast waters

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Navy announced Sunday it seized a boat in the Gulf of Oman carrying fertilizer used to make explosives that was caught last year smuggling weapons to Yemen....

2 Pakistani fishermen drown, 10 missing after boats sink

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Three fishing boats sank off Pakistan's coast in stormy weather, drowning at least two fishermen and causing 10 others to go missing, as navy and maritime security vessels res...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2022. There are 342 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 23,...

German navy chief resigns over Putin comments

Germany's navy chief stepped down on Saturday after drawing criticism for saying Russian President Vladimir Putin deserved respect and that Kyiv would never win back annexed Crimea from Moscow. ...

Britain says Russia seeking to replace Ukraine government

LONDON (AP) — The British government on Saturday accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and said former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is bein...

German navy chief resigns following Ukraine comments

BERLIN (AP) — The head of the German navy resigned late Saturday after coming under fire at home and abroad for comments he made on Ukraine and Russia. Speaking at an event in India ...

Mann scores 20 to lift Army over Navy 74-73 in OT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Chris Mann had a career-high 20 points as Army narrowly defeated Navy 74-73 in overtime on Saturday. There were five lead changes in overtime, with Army scoring...

Australia delivers water, telecommunications aid to Tonga

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Three flights from Australia carrying food, water, medical supplies and telecommunications equipment landed in Tonga on Saturday, as the Pacific nation grapples with the aft...

German navy chief under fire for Putin, Crimea comments

Germany faced a diplomatic incident on Saturday following comments made by Navy chief Kay-Achim Schönbach on Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Ukraine crisis. During a visit to India, Schönbac...