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Ukraine: US backs international war crimes probe — live updates

US vows to hold Ukraine war criminals accountable Powerful explosions reportedly heard over Kyiv Russians partially retreat from Sievierodonetsk, according to Luhansk governor NATO to hold BALTOPS ...

US think tank says Taiwan inadvertently funds China's naval build-up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ship orders from Taiwan’s Evergreen Marine Corp. help fund China’s naval build-up, Washington-based think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies (...

Sailor facing court martial in fire that destroyed Navy ship

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A sailor accused of starting the fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard will face a court martial for arson, the Navy said Friday. Seaman Recruit Ryan Mays, 2...

Witness testifies Navy sailor was near where ship fire began

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A key witness in the Navy’s case against a junior sailor accused of setting the fire that destroyed a U.S. warship last year in San Diego testified that he is certain that he saw the ...

Hearing held for sailor charged with burning US warship

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Navy prosecutors alleged that a sailor charged with setting the fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard last year was “disgruntled” after dropping out of Navy SEAL training, whil...

Navy to hold hearing for sailor accused of igniting warship

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy will hold a hearing Monday to determine whether there is enough evidence to order a court martial for a San Diego-based sailor charged with setting the fire that destroyed th...

Japanese media: Chinese ships simulated landing east of Taiwan in mid-November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese naval vessels simulated a landing attack against Taiwan in mid-November in an area just 111 kilometers east of the country, Japan’s Sankei Shimbun report...

US accuses Iran of unsafe helo maneuver near US Navy ship

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Monday accused Iran of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct by a naval helicopter that it said flew within about 25 yards of a U.S. Navy ship and circled it three time...

Spain: Volcanic island's banana growers get a lift from navy

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish Navy has started helping farmers on the volcanic island of La Palma to reach their lava-surrounded banana plantations by sea, Spain's Defense Ministry said on Thursday. ...

Navy probe finds major failures in fire that destroyed ship

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Navy report has concluded there were sweeping failures by commanders, crew members and others that fueled the July 2020 arson fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard, calling ...

Navy probe finds major failures in fire that destroyed ship

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Navy report has concluded there were sweeping failures by commanders, crew members and others that fueled the July 2020 arson fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard, calling ...

Video shows ship packed with Chinese tanks for 'future battlefield' in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's military on Friday (Oct. 15) released a video showing a massive passenger ship fully loaded on every level with battle tanks and assault vehicles for a "f...

China could use modified civilian ships for beach assault on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese military is using civilian cargo ships to bolster its amphibious landing capabilities, a report published by Washington D.C.-based Jamestown Foundation has sai...

China's amphibious capabilities insufficient for Taiwan invasion: Analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Institute for National Defense and Security Research military analyst Ou Hsi-fu (歐錫富) has said that China’s amphibious capabilities are still insufficient for it to ...

Rep. Luria's pro-Navy, centrist identity may get Jan. 6 test

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — When members of Congress head home to connect with their constituents, some hit tractor pulls. Others might stop by mom-and-pop stores. For Democratic Rep. Elaine Luria, whose Virg...