At a northern quayside China`s first aircraft carrier dwarfs nearby vessels, its take-off ramp rising higher than the top deck of the cruise ship at the next berth, symbolising the country`s naval ambitions.
Australia on Thursday ruled out a large swathe of Indian Ocean as Flight MH370`s final resting place after a lengthy underwater hunt, as a US Navy official queried whether the missing plane ever went there.
Four acoustic transmissions that have been the focus of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are no longer believed to have come from the plane`s black box, a US official said on Thursday.
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 hit a fresh snag on Thursday after it was found the underwater drone at the heart of the operation had been damaged, forcing what could be another lengthy delay.
A Bahraini defence lawyer said today a criminal court in the Gulf kingdom has convicted and sentenced five people to five years in prison each on terrorism charges over what authorities say was an attempt to bomb last year`s Formula One race.
The US Navy destroyer -- USS Donald Cook -- the second American military ship to be deployed in the Black Sea amid the Ukraine crisis, is scheduled to arrive in the designated waters Thursday, a Pentagon spokesman has said.
The Obama administration says the number of launch-ready Air Force land-based nuclear missiles will shrink to 400, the lowest total since the early 1960s, as part of a plan for complying with a US-Russia arms treaty.
US sailors rescued a family with an ill 1-year-old baby from a sailboat that broke down hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast, boarding them on Sunday onto a San Diego-bound Navy ship so the girl could get medical treatment.
The helicopter kicked up a cloud of freshly fallen snow that partly obscured the ground below, but despite the poor visibility, it gently touched down in a landing that was unremarkable except for the fact no one was at the controls.