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Mar 13 2013

Four Russians killed in UN helicopter crash in Congo

Top Headlines - Wed, 2013-03-13 01:47
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Four Russians were killed when a U.N.-contracted cargo helicopter crashed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday. The helicopter crashed on Saturday on a thickly wooded mountainside
Mar 12 2013

Children 'recruited' into Syria war

BBC News - Tue, 2013-03-12 21:45
Increasing numbers of children in Syria are being recruited by armed groups on both sides of the conflict, Save the Children says in a report.
Mar 12 2013

UN Rights Expert Recommends Probe of N.Korean Abuses

The Chosun Ilbo - Tue, 2013-03-12 19:04

United Nations expert says North Korea's abusive treatment of its population could amount to crimes against humanity. The UN special investigator on the human rights situation in North Korea is calling for an international probe into what he says are

Mar 12 2013

Syrian Rebels Launched 401 Homemade Bomb Attacks Last Year

Wired.com - Tue, 2013-03-12 16:06
Much as they're a fixture of the post-Iraq and Afghanistan insurgent battlefields, improvised explosive devices have come to the Syrian revolution in a major way.
Mar 10 2013

Air Force stops reporting data on Afghanistan drone strikes

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2013-03-10 04:40
With debate intensifying over the use of drone aircraft, the U.S. military said on Sunday that it had removed data about unmanned air strikes in Afghanistan from its monthly air power summaries.
Mar 9 2013

Coast Guard responds to Haitian migrant landings on Desecheo and Monito Islands

Coast Guard News - Sun, 2013-03-10 00:29
U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection crews responded jointly to the landing of 71 Haitian migrants on Desecheo and Monito Islands, near Puerto Rico, Friday.
Mar 9 2013

Mississippi naval maritime museum in the works

Navy Times - Sat, 2013-03-09 15:22
Organizers of the Mississippi Maritime and Warship Museum have formally taken ownership of the math/science building and the band hall at the old Pascagoula High School.
Mar 9 2013

Deployed Carrier Makes Do with Fewer Ships

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2013-03-09 15:15
Like no other strike group, the aircraft carrier John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group represents the stretch the U.S. Navy has been making.
Mar 9 2013

Somali pirates free chemical tanker hijacked a year ago

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2013-03-09 06:56
Somali pirates have released a chemical tanker they hijacked a year ago with more than 20 crew on board after receiving a ransom.
Mar 8 2013

Two Monitor sailors finally laid to rest

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-03-08 19:58
It was likely the last Civil War burial at Arlington National Cemetery.

 
 

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