5th Fleet says US sailor went overboard in Arabian Sea

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Fifth Fleet says a search operation is underway in the Arabian Sea after a U.S. sailor went overboard from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. ...

Dutch PM to visit Trump for talks on trade, defense

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is visiting U.S. President Donald Trump next week, amid reports that the Netherlands is considering an American request to help protect sh...

Japanese helicopter carrier makes port visit in Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –An escort flotilla of Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) made a port visit in Subic Bay in the Philippines this week to strengthen ties between the two count...

Report: China fighters buzz Canada warship in East China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A report says two Chinese fighter jets buzzed a Canadian warship operating in international waters in the East China Sea at a time of heightened tension between Beijing and Ottawa. ...

What's an advanced Russian warship doing in Havana harbor?

HAVANA (AP) — One of the Russian navy's most advanced warships entered Havana's harbor Monday and docked at the port used until this month by U.S. cruise lines. Here are some questions and answers abo...

Canadian warship makes rare patrol through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As tensions ratchet up between Ottawa and Beijing, a Canadian warship patrolled through the waters of the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday (June 18). Taiwanese netizens on the onlin...

Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed islands

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is protesting what is says was an unauthorized Chinese maritime survey within its economic waters near disputed East China Sea islands. Japan's Foreign Ministry sa...

Taiwan military announces results of Hsiung Feng III missile test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Hsiung Feng III missile only needs 71 seconds to destroy a target at a distance of 47 kilometers, Taiwan’s military news agency said Friday (June 7). The resu...

Looking for a ride to Omaha; British veteran remembers WWII

ABOARD THE BOUDICCA, England (AP) — Donald Hitchcock is a proud British veteran, but he's desperate to spend D-Day on Omaha Beach with the Americans he served alongside. He also wants to honor the sac...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2019. There are 213 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On June 1, ...

Philippines launches nation's 1st missile equipped frigate, the BRP Jose Rizal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippine Navy celebrated a launch ceremony for the first of two new frigates being manufactured by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea. On Thursday (May 23), ...

India and Singapore hold joint naval exercises in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Singapore India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX), held in the South China Sea began on Sunday (May 19). Participating in this year’s exercises are the I...

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Today in History Today is Friday, May 17, the 137th day of 2019. There are 228 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 17, 200...

Spain says frigate peeling off from US fleet is not a rebuke

MADRID (AP) — Spain's decision to remove a frigate on training exercises from a U.S. combat fleet that is approaching the Persian Gulf was taken purely for "technical reasons," the country's defense m...

The Latest: Spain pulls its frigate from near Persian Gulf

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the reported sabotage attacks on ships near the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11...