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General: China's Africa outreach poses threat from Atlantic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S general for Africa is warning that a growing threat from China may come not just from the waters of the Pacific, but from the Atlantic as well. U.S. Gen...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 29, the 119th day of 2021. There are 246 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Apri...

Southern African countries may help Mozambique fight rebels

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The 16-nation Southern African Development Community is considering a proposal to deploy more than 2,500 regional troops to help battle extremist rebels in northern Mozambique. ...

Indonesia navy says submarine with 53 crew has sunk after items found

An Indonesian submarine that went missing off the coast of Bali has sunk, the country's navy said Saturday, dashing hopes that its 53 crew would be saved. The navy's chief said a search par...

Danger in the depths: submarine disasters highlight risks

BANGKOK (AP) — The disappearance of an Indonesian submarine off the resort island of Bali follows dozens of other disasters in the depths of the world’s vast seas. Military secrecy limits public acces...

Worries grow about Indonesian sub's crew as oxygen dwindles

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers continued an urgent search Friday for an Indonesian submarine that disappeared two days ago and has less than a day's supply of oxygen left for its 53 crew. ...

Indonesia ramps up search for missing submarine

Indonesian navy ships on Friday stepped up their hunt for a missing submarine as fears grow that its 53 crew might die from lack of oxygen. Altogether, 24 navy and other ships and a patrol plane are ...

Search for missing Indonesian submarine enters second day as neighbors offer help

A search for an Indonesian submarine that went missing with 53 people on board continued on Thursday after rescuers found an oil spill near where the vessel dived and as neighboring countries pledged ...

Search for Indonesia submarine focuses on oil slick off Bali

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The search for a missing Indonesian submarine on Thursday focused around an oil slick north of the resort island of Bali with help from Australia, Singapore and other countri...

Indonesia searching for missing submarine with dozens of people on board

Authorities in Indonesia were trying to locate a missing submarine on Wednesday. The KRI Nanggala-402 submarine stopped responding on Wednesday morning, local media reported, citing defense officials...

Amid US strains, China's Xi warns against 'unilateralism'

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for more equitable management of global affairs and, in an implicit rejection of U.S. dominance, said governments shouldn’t impose rules o...

Australia mulls military options in event China invades Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australia is reportedly boosting its preparedness for possible military action in the Taiwan Strait as regional tensions escalate due to China’s relentless military ...

China's massed drills near Taiwan take aim at Washington audience

Chinese carrier drills and stepped-up incursions into Taiwan's air defense zone in recent weeks are meant to send a message to Washington to stand down and back off, security sources in Taipei say...

Taiwan launches shipbuilding program amid China threats

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan launched an amphibious transport ship Tuesday that's the first from its new naval shipbuilding program begun as China escalates its threats to use military force to ann...

The Latest: Libya gets 57,000 AstraZeneca doses from COVAX

CAIRO — Libya has received more than 57,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine from the COVAX initiative. The U.N. children's agency, UNICEF, said the doses that arrived late Thursday have...