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Canadian authorities are disputing reports in Chinese media that a sailor from that country attempting to tour the Arctic has been turned back from the Northwest Passage. On Monday, the state-owned China Global Television Network (CGTN) reported that Zhai Mo and his two-man crew traveling aboard a 25-meter solar-powered yacht entered the Northwest Passage and …

(CNN) – Passengers and cargo will soon be able to cross the Egyptian desert aboard a high-speed train, a first for the country. The German company Siemens Mobility has signed a Contract with the Egyptian National Tunnel Authority (NAT) earlier this month to build the first 660 kilometers of the planned 1,800 kilometer network, creating …

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) sails in the Arabian Sea on September 6, 2021. US Navy photo This article has been updated to show that the Reagan Carrier Strike Group has left US Central Command. The Japan-based Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group has left the Middle East after operating in the region since June, a Navy …

A fishing boat returns to the port of Unalaska, Alaska on August 31, 2012. The port of Dutch Harbor is the largest fishing port in the United States (file photo Loren Holmes / DNA) Lawyers for the US Department of Justice accuse Kloosterboer International Forwarding and Alaska Reefer Management of covertly using a specially constructed …

This report was produced by OCHA Haiti with contributions from United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes, nongovernmental organizations and humanitarian partners. HIGHLIGHTS ● As access to food and purchasing power declines, nearly 1 million people – about 45 per cent of the population – in all 4 departments in Grand-Sud will experience high levels of …

Fog is a defining element of summer in Santa Cruz, obscuring the view of day trippers descending the hills to the coast and prompting kids to bundle up to hop on their bikes for summer adventures. Its fingerprints are visible in the vast coastal forests, even when it isn’t hanging in the air. The redwood …

Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared in 2018 and is republished on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Sailors aboard the USS New York annually pay their respects to those who died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The plan for Tuesday is to perform the ceremony at Naval …

Workers aboard the pipe-laying barge Fortuna celebrate the merger of the latest segment of Nord Stream 2 (Nord Stream 2 AG) Posted on Sep 7, 2021 6:01 PM by The maritime executive Monday, specialized technicians on the Russian pipe-laying barge Fortuna welded together the very last section of pipe of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. …

Friday, September 3, 2021 Press Relations Office [email protected] In the three weeks since a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck Haiti, USAID and the US Department of Defense Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) have been working urgently to provide aid to reach the areas as quickly as possible. Today, because access to affected communities by land and sea has …

AMONG LE many claims made for Brexit were that leaving the European Union would allow Britain to cut red tape and free private industry to thrive. Nowhere does this promise ring more hollow than in Northern Ireland. When the UK left the EU, he pledged the province would remain within the trade bloc for all …