India cyclone: Navy searches for scores missing after barge sinks
22 May 2021 | 2:39 pm
Fourteen bodies have been recovered off the coast of Mumbai after a barge sunk during a powerful cyclone. The search is underway for the scores of people still missing.
31 Mar 2019
Migrants reportedly hijacked a cargo ship in Libyan waters and forced the crew to redirect the vessel toward Europe. Maltese armed forces have now escorted it to port.
1 May 2019
Norwegian fishermen found a beluga whale swimming through arctic waters wearing some sort of harness. Scientists linked the equipment to the Russian navy.
24 May 2019
The Nigerian Security and Civil defence Corps have expressed their readiness to end oil theft in the state.
30 Jul 2019
The Nigerian Navy has graduated 500 personnel who have been trained in Aircraft Maintenance. The Chief of Naval staff disclosed this in Kaduna on Friday.
23 Dec 2019
Abaribe, Babba Kaita tackle each over OMSL, Navy
20 Dec 2019
Shame: Nigerian Navy has just one functional vessel to secure ports - Sen. Olamilekan
4 Apr 2020
The captain of a US Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus on his ship has been fired for writing a letter immediate action. Acting Navy secretary said the commander exercised poor judgment.
9 Apr 2020
Thomas Modly resigned as the acting US Navy secretary after facing criticism for firing the captain of an aircraft carrier who appealed for urgent help tackling a coronavirus outbreak.
7 Jun 2020
Mumbai is bracing for a rare Arabian Sea cyclone, prompting coastal evacuations and transport suspensions. The 20-million hub has already been struggling for weeks with a major coronavirus outbreak.
23 Oct 2020
The bagad of Lann Bihoue, a traditional Breton music group from the French Navy, performs an unprecedented concert in front of the Giza Pyramids necropolis on the southwestern outskirts of the Egyptian capital Cairo during its only outing abroad in 2020 due to the coronavirus. The band composed of about 30 musicians arrived in Egypt for the commemoration of the battle of El-Alamein (October-November 1942), near Alexandria (north).
21 Nov 2020
Navy to check fraudulent activities of boat owners
16 Dec 2020
The UK has announced that four 80-meter vessels have been put on standby to defend its waters. The ships will have the power to confiscate all EU fishing boats within Britain's exclusive economic zone.
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EU top antitrust official Margrethe Vestager talks to DW
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On 27 January 2002, Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, witnessed one of the biggest disasters that have ever hit the state and country. 20 years after, the memory is still fresh. A continued blast at the military cantonment in Ikeja left many dead. The bulk of the victims did not die under the exploding shells. Most were hauled from canals into which they jumped or were driven - some still in their cars - by the huge crowds fleeing the shrapnel descending from the sky.
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Pro-junta protesters rally in Ouagadougou a day after a military takeover in Burkina Faso. Also, the head of the Confederation of African Football, Patrice Motsepe, blames Monday's fatal crush at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon on an inexplicably closed gate. And Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Nelson Chamisa changes the name of his party ahead of elections. Our correspondents bring us the latest on all these stories and more.
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Manchester United striker Anthony Martial has officially joined Sevilla on loan until the end of the season.
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Rihanna donates $15 million to climate justice through her Clara Lionel Foundation
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Uganda wants to curb its borrowing and boost exports in sectors such as meat and dairy as the East African country lifts restrictions triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, President Yoweri Museveni, and government officials. Uganda's trade push follows several years of reduced Chinese lending to the continent and as programmes designed to offer relief to indebted countries as they recover from COVID 19-induced slumps start to expire.