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‘Near collision’: Leaked photos show Chinese ship chasing away US destroyer in South China Sea

Four photos apparently depicting the moment a Chinese destroyer had a close encounter with USS Decatur in the South China Sea have surfaced online, showing the blockbuster ‘near collision’ encounter of the two navies. The US Navy pictures, obtained by gCaptain website and authenticated by a naval source to Stars and Stripes, depict the tense encounter of the Arleigh Burke-class ...

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China’s ‘Peace Ark’ ship makes maiden visit to Venezuela (VIDEO)

A Chinese hospital vessel has moored at a port near Caracas, where its staff will be providing free medical care to Venezuelans. Recently, a similar-class ship was sent by the US to Colombia to treat refugees fleeing Venezuela. The ‘Peace Ark,’ a 300-bed Chinese Navy hospital ship, has moored on Saturday at the port of La Guaira lying close to ...

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Bullying to blame? German pop singer reportedly jumps from cruise ship, search underway

German pop singer Daniel Kueblboeck is believed to have jumped from the deck of a cruise ship and is currently missing. The incident happened one month after he opened up about enduring bullying at school in a Facebook post. Kueblboeck, 33, was traveling from Hamburg to New York on an AIDA Cruises ship when he vanished. The cruise line confirmed ...

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China escorts British assault ship on ‘freedom of navigation’ voyage through South China Sea

Beijing has reportedly dispatched a frigate and two helicopters to escort Royal Navy’s HMS Albion through the South China Sea, after the assault ship performed a “freedom of navigation” stunt on its patrol of the Asia Pacific. After departing Japan in August, the 176-meter amphibious transport dock of the Royal Navy headed towards Vietnam for a four-day goodwill visit this ...

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Mysterious ‘ghost ship’ reappears after 9yrs lost at sea (PHOTOS)

The sudden appearance of a massive ‘ghost’ ship off the coast of southern Myanmar has shocked local fishermen who were stunned to find the freighter carried no cargo nor traces of crew. After nearly a decade lost at sea the ‘Sam Ratulangi PB 1600,’ finally ran aground on a sandbar approximately seven miles (11km) off the coast of Thama Seitta ...

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‘I’m not unknown, go ahead & try me’: Matteo Salvini taunts prosecutor amid migrant ship row

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has dared prosecutors to “go ahead and try” him, as they launch an investigation into a ship of migrants that Salvini’s government refuses to allow to disembark in Italy. The Ubaldo Diciotti –an Italian coast guard ship– has been docked in Catania, Sicily, for several days, after it picked up 190, mostly male, African migrants ...

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Russian jet obliterates ship with supersonic missile during naval drill (VIDEO)

A video has surfaced capturing a Russian Su-34 fighter jet destroying a target vessel with a supersonic missile during a naval drill in the Caspian Sea. The Russian warplane can be seen launching a Kh-31 missile (NATO name: AS-17 Krypton), which hits a drifting target ship. The vessel immediately explodes, and the jet is filmed landing at an airbase later.  ...

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‘Oh sh*t, fire on ship!’ Dramatic moment rocket misfires on German frigate, sparking blaze (VIDEO)

A German Navy frigate has found itself in an awkward and dangerous emergency, when its missile misfired and caught fire right over the vessel’s deck. The dramatic footage of the close-call moment was caught on film. ‘Sachsen’, one of the newest guided-missile frigates in Germany’s Navy, had been traversing waters off Norway’s coast with the submarine-hunting frigate ‘Luebeck’, taking part ...

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Ring’s $199 security system will finally ship next month

Way back in October of last year, Ring announced “Ring Protect” — a modular, no contract, DIY home security system. After a few delays, a bit of legal drama and Ring being acquired for a billion dollars by Amazon, the alarm is finally about to ship — albeit with a slightly different (better!) name. Ring Protect has been redubbed as ...

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‘Hypocritical’: Italy challenges France to admit migrants instead of lecturing Rome over rescue ship

Italy has challenged France to take in migrants it promised to accept under an EU agreement, accusing Paris of turning back 10,000 people. The row flared up after France slammed Italy for turning away a ship with 629 migrants. Earlier Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, said that Italian government did not have any intention to receive “hypocritical lessons” from someone who ...

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