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President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev meets military commanders. Photo courtesy of Akorda.kz
Nazarbayev advises Kazakh army to 'keep powder dry'

Wars are no longer the same they used to be. Now they are hybrids of economic, political, informational, internal and other wars, and the army has to adjust to the new specifics: Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Nazarbayev advises Kazakh army to 'keep powder dry'
Putin tells navy in Mediterranean to work with French 'as allies'
Putin tells navy in Mediterranean to work with French 'as allies'

President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian navy in the Mediterranean to establish contact with its French counterparts and work together "as allies" in a campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria.

Putin tells navy in Mediterranean to work with French 'as allies'
Photo courtesy of the Border Service of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Trilateral navy exercises with Kazakhstan's participation to take place on Caspian Sea

Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Russia will have joint naval exercises on the Caspian Sea.

Trilateral navy exercises with Kazakhstan's participation to take place on Caspian Sea
© Border Service of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan
New ship to guard Kazakhstan's Caspian Sea border

Kazakhstan’s Border Service has added a new ship to guard the country's border at the Caspian Sea.

New ship to guard Kazakhstan's Caspian Sea border
New NATO commander for Europe takes over
New NATO commander for Europe takes over

US Admiral Mark Ferguson took up his new post as commander of NATO forces in Europe, taking over from another American, Admiral Bruce Clingan.

New NATO commander for Europe takes over
N. Korea leader directs island assault drill
N. Korea leader directs island assault drill

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un warned the South would "regret bitterly" any incursion of their disputed sea border as he directed a large-scale mock assault on an island, state media said.

N. Korea leader directs island assault drill
©Reuters/Antonio Parrinello
Italian navy rescues 2,500 migrants in 24 hours

The Italian navy on Friday said it had rescued around 2,500 asylum-seekers from 17 boats in the past 24 hours as good weather conditions in the Mediterranean further boost the influx of asylum-seekers trying to reach Europe.

Italian navy rescues 2,500 migrants in 24 hours
The overturned hull of the Cheeki Rafiki. ©Reuters/U.S. Navy
US locates missing British yacht in Atlantic, but no crew

A US Navy warship helicopter has spotted a missing yacht in the Atlantic but found no trace of its four-man British crew now feared dead, American officials said.

US locates missing British yacht in Atlantic, but no crew
©Reuters/Carlos Barria
Claims 220 Australian child sailors raped, brutalised

Allegations that 220 child sailors at an Australian navy training base were raped or brutalised in the 1980s are so serious they will be raised in a paper to parliament, a report said.

Claims 220 Australian child sailors raped, brutalised
The Baosteel Emotion, a 226,434 deadweight-tonne ore carrier owned by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines. ©Reuters/Carlos Barria
China frees Japan ship after $28 mn paid

China on Thursday released a seized Japanese ship after owner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines paid 2.9 billion yen ($28 million) to the Chinese side, a court said, in a dispute dating to the 1930s.

China frees Japan ship after $28 mn paid
©Reuters/Romeo Ranoco
Fourth officer charged in US Navy bribery scandal

A fourth US Navy officer has been charged with leaking information to a foreign defense contractor in exchange for cash and other gifts in a widening bribery scandal, officials said Thursday.

Fourth officer charged in US Navy bribery scandal
©Reuters/Stephen Lam
Google mystery barge floats to new US berth

Google's mystery barge arrived at a new home at a port in the California city of Stockton.

Google mystery barge floats to new US berth
Australia sorry for Indonesia intrusion but vows to stop boats
Australia sorry for Indonesia intrusion but vows to stop boats

The Australian government apologised unreservedly to Jakarta on Friday after its navy "inadvertently" violated Indonesian waters during border security operations, but vowed to pursue its policies to halt asylum-seeker boats.

Australia sorry for Indonesia intrusion but vows to stop boats
Kazakhstan delegation in Iran. ©Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense
Kazakhstan intends to expand cooperation with Iran in navy

The Commander in Chief of the Kazakhstan Naval Forces Zhandarbek Zhanzakov visited Iran.

Kazakhstan intends to expand cooperation with Iran in navy
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Kazakhstan and US poised to repeat Philadelphia Experiment

Independent researchers from Kazakhstan and the United States are going to try to repeat the Philadelphia Experiment in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan and US poised to repeat Philadelphia Experiment
China accuses Japan of 'dangerous provocation' at sea

Beijing's military accused Tokyo of a "highly dangerous provocation" by interfering in Chinese live-fire drills in the Pacific last week, warning that Japanese lives could be at stake.

China accuses Japan of 'dangerous provocation' at sea
US, S. Korea, Japan hold naval drill despite N. Korea threat
US, S. Korea, Japan hold naval drill despite N. Korea threat

The United States launched a joint naval drill Thursday with South Korea and Japan despite dire warnings of a "horrible disaster" from North Korea.

US, S. Korea, Japan hold naval drill despite N. Korea threat
North Korea warns US of 'disaster' over joint naval drill
North Korea warns US of 'disaster' over joint naval drill

North Korea on Tuesday warned the United States of a "horrible disaster" and put its troops on alert over a massive joint naval drill involving a nuclear-powered US aircraft carrier alongside South Korean and Japanese vessels.

North Korea warns US of 'disaster' over joint naval drill
US Navy moves to tighten security checks after shooting
US Navy moves to tighten security checks after shooting

The US Navy said Monday it is pushing for more rigorous background checks after a review showed gaps in the case of a former sailor who went on a shooting rampage last week.

US Navy moves to tighten security checks after shooting
Shooting spree at Washington naval base leaves 13 dead
Shooting spree at Washington naval base leaves 13 dead

A former US naval reservist killed 12 people in a shooting rampage at a military base in the heart of Washington on Monday, exchanging fire with police before losing his own life.

Shooting spree at Washington naval base leaves 13 dead