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Pentagon: 'aggressive' Russian naval ship nearly caused Arabian Sea collision

Washington - The Pentagon accused the Russian navy on Friday of "aggressive" actions in the Arabian Sea after one of their ships very nearly collided with a US Navy destroyer.

Two dead as Russian carrier fire extinguished

Moscow - Emergency workers and sailors have extinguished a blaze on the Russian navy's only aircraft carrier that has killed two people, the navy said Friday.The fire on board the flagship Admiral Kuznetsov started on Thursday.

Three navy ships held by Russia return to Ukraine port

Kiev - Three navy vessels that Moscow seized last year and handed back to Ukraine have arrived at a Ukrainian port, though Kiev said they were stripped of some equipment.

US navy prepares allies to 'protect navigation' in Gulf

The United States is training Gulf allies to "protect navigation" in the region's troubled waterways, as it seeks to build an alliance to contain Iran.

US navy prepares allies to 'protect navigation' in Gulf

The United States is training Gulf allies to "protect navigation" in the region's troubled waterways, as Washington seeks to build an alliance of friendly nations to contain Iran.

Satanic Temple has right to gather, US Naval Academy says

Washington - The Satanic Temple, recognized as a church in the United States, has the right to gather at the US Naval Academy on the condition it does not hold services, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

US, ASEAN kick off first joint naval drills

Bangkok - The United States and ten Southeast Asian countries kicked off maritime drills on Monday, as part of a joint exercise extending into the flashpoint South China Sea with eight warships, four aircraft and more than a thousand personnel.

Spanish ship arrives in Italy to take in 15 rescued migrants

Madrid - A Spanish navy patrol boat sent to Lampedusa to pick up 15 migrants from the charity rescue ship Open Arms arrived Friday off the southern Italian island, the Spanish government said.

Russia buries navy officers killed in sub fire

Sanktpeterburg - Russia buried 14 navy officers amid tight security in Saint Petersburg on Saturday who were killed in a fire on a nuclear-powered submersible in circumstances that have not been fully revealed by the Kremlin.

Russia's top-secret deadly sub fire: what we know

Moscow - Two days after a fire on a Russian deep-water submersible killed 14 crew members, Moscow remains tight-lipped about the incident.The Kremlin says the information about the vessel and its assignment is top secret, but this is what we do know.

Kremlin says details of deadly sub fire 'state secret'

Moscow - The Kremlin on Wednesday refused to reveal the full story of a fire that killed 14 officers on what was reportedly a nuclear-powered mini-submarine, saying the details of the tragedy were a "state secret.

14 crew killed in fire on Russian submersible

Moscow - Fourteen Russian seamen have died in a fire on a deep-water research submersible, Russia's defence ministry said Tuesday, the latest in a string of disasters and accidents to hit the country's navy.

Russia, US trade charges after near naval collision

Washington - Russia and the United States on Friday accused each other of dangerous maneuvers after their naval ships came close to collision in the East China Sea.

China rebukes US over warship sail-by in Taiwan Strait

Bejing - China said Thursday it had lodged a protest with Washington after two US warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait amid rising tensions between the two powers.The US Navy said the USS Preble, a destroyer, and USNS Walter S.

US aircraft carrier passes Suez Canal on Iran deployment

Apo - American aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln passed through the Suez Canal Thursday, Egyptian authorities said, as a US strike group heads towards the Gulf amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran.

China says navy warned off French warship in Taiwan Strait

Bejing - China said Thursday its navy warned off a French warship that had entered the Taiwan Strait earlier this month and has lodged an official protest over the rare move by a European power.

'At any cost': China warns US Navy over Taiwan

Bejing - A senior Chinese military official warned the US Navy Tuesday against any "interference" in support of Taiwan's independence, saying that Beijing would defend its claim to the island "at any cost".

France to join North Korea surveillance at sea

Paris - France will Friday agree to join Japanese navy patrols off North Korea in a fresh sign of efforts to deepen ties and military links between Tokyo and Paris, officials said.

Iran to deploy warships to Atlantic: media

Tehran - Iran is to deploy its newest warship to the Atlantic Ocean on a five-month mission -- the navy's longest in a decade, the conservative Fars news agency reported on Saturday.

Russian seizure of Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea sparks alarm

Kiev - Russia has seized three Ukrainian naval ships in waters near Moscow-annexed Crimea, raising fears of military escalation and prompting an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Monday.

Race to stop Norway frigate sinking after oil tanker collision

Oslo - An operation was underway Thursday to try to stop a Norwegian navy frigate from sinking after it collided with a Maltese oil tanker in a fjord in western Norway.

Russia's only aircraft carrier damaged as floating dock sinks

Moscow - Russia's only aircraft carrier was damaged and a giant floating dock sank after a crane crashed onto the vessel as it was undergoing repairs near the Arctic city of Murmansk on Tuesday.

BAE wins huge Australian frigate contract

Sydney - Australia is awarding Britain's BAE Systems a $26 billion contract to build a new generation of frigates, the British government said Thursday, as the Pacific nation undertakes an ambitious naval programme in part to counter China.

US Navy reactivates its Atlantic 2nd Fleet

Washington - A top US navy admiral announces the re-establishment of the US 2nd Fleet -- a Cold War command disbanded in 2011 -- to patrol the North Atlantic and face a resurgent threat from Russia.

Taiwan stresses Central America ties with navy visit

Corinto - A Taiwanese navy flotilla docked in Nicaragua on Monday in a high-profile visit highlighting ties with Central America and the Caribbean that are shrinking as China presses countries in the region to drop diplomatic relations.

US Navy sees better Iranian behaviour in Gulf

Manama - The Iranian military's behaviour in the Gulf has changed "across the board" in recent months, the US Navy said on Thursday, after years of tensions in the busy waterway.

Chairman of Taiwan navy contract ship firm charged with fraud

Taipei - The chairman of a Taiwan shipbuilding company that won a contract to build six naval ships was charged in a loan fraud case Tuesday, dealing a blow to the island's ambition to grow its domestic defence industry.

US Navy probes alleged drug use by sailors in Japan

Toukyo - The US Navy said Saturday it was probing sailors at a base in Japan over alleged drug use and vowed no tolerance for any misconduct.

Dutch urge probe into WWII mass grave on Java reports

Den Haag - The Netherlands pressed Indonesia on Thursday to probe reports that the remains of Dutch sailors from illegally-salvaged WWII shipwrecks off its coast were dumped in a mass grave.

British navy frigate escorts Russian warship in North Sea

London - A Royal Navy frigate escorted a Russian warship on Christmas Day as it passed close to British territorial waters, the ministry of defence said Tuesday at a time of strained relations between London and Moscow.
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