2 US Marine planes with 7 crew crash off Japanese coast

Published On: December 6, 2018 12:41 PM NPT By: Agencies

WASHINGTON DC, Dec 6: The US Marine Corps says two of its aircraft were involved in a "mishap" off the coast of Japan, and a search-and-rescue operation is underway. Very few details have been made public after the initial USMC news release.

MOSCOW, Dec 6: An American destroyer sailed off the Russian coast, near the Pacific Fleet base in Vladivostok, in a first such stunt since the Cold War. Another US ship is expected in the Black Sea soon, amid tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

Six missing after U.S. military aircraft collide off Japan

Published On: December 6, 2018 10:35 AM NPT By: Reuters

WASHINGTON/TOKYO, Dec 6:  Six U.S. Marines were missing following a still-unexplained mishap off the coast of Japan on Thursday involving two U.S. Marine Corps aircraft, which may have collided mid-air during a refueling exercise gone wrong, U.S. officials said.

Border agent indicted for capital murder in 4 Texas deaths

Published On: December 6, 2018 10:30 AM NPT By: Associated Press

DALLAS, Dec 6: A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to killing four sex workers told investigators he wanted to “clean up the streets” of his Texas border hometown, a prosecutor said Wednesday while announcing that a grand jury had indicted the man for capital murder.

Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes in Pacific near New Caledonia

Published On: December 5, 2018 03:11 PM NPT By: Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec 5: A powerful earthquake that struck in the southern Pacific Ocean on Wednesday sent jitters around the region after authorities warned of possible tsunamis, but there were no initial reports of destructive waves or major damage.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Day after day, rampant speculation about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s possible trip to Seoul is making headlines in South Korea, despite no official confirmation from either government.

Vijay Mallya offers to return 100% of public money

Published On: December 5, 2018 01:30 PM NPT By: Agencies

LONDON, Dec 5: Liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya on Wednesday said his extradition from the UK to India will take its own legal course while offering to pay back 100 percent of “public money”.

India launches 'heaviest' satellite for internet access

Published On: December 5, 2018 01:00 PM NPT By: Agencies

NEW DELHI, Dec 5: India's heaviest satellite has gone into orbit on a French rocket to help boost broadband internet services.

SANAA, Dec 5: Delegates from the Houthi Ansarullah movement, escorted by United Nations Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths, have flown from the Yemeni capital city of Sana’a to Sweden to attend UN-sponsored peace negotiations with representatives from the administration of former Yemeni president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.

Indonesian police say 32 dead, 1 missing in Papua attacks

Published On: December 5, 2018 11:56 AM NPT By: Associated Press

JAYAPURA, INDONESIA, Dec 5--Security forces tried to recover the bodies of 31 construction workers and a soldier who were killed in one of the worst separatist attacks in Indonesia’s restive province of Papua, officials said Tuesday.