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World 30 May 2019 | 1:41 PM Premium

Trump says he was not told of request to move USS John McCain 'out of sight'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was unaware of any effort to move the USS John S. McCain that was stationed near the site of his recent speech in Japan.

Nation 22 Aug 2017 | 12:39 PM Premium

Malaysian navy finds body in search for 10 missing US sailors

KUANTAN: The Royal Malaysian Navy has found a body in the search and rescue operation for 10 missing US sailors following the collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker off Johor.

Nation 26 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM Premium

Trump thanks Malaysia for search and rescue aid

PUTRAJAYA: US President Donald Trump has expressed his government’s gratitude to Malaysia for its assistance in the search and rescue efforts after the USS John S. McCain warship was involved in a collision off Johor on Monday.

World 21 Aug 2017 | 11:11 PM Premium

U.S. Navy announces fleet-wide probe after new warship collision; ten sailors missing

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy announced on Monday a fleet-wide probe and plans for temporary halts in operations to focus on safety, as it searched for 10 sailors missing after the fourth major accident in the U.S. Pacific fleet this year.

Nation 29 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bodies of all 10 US Navy personnel recovered

SINGAPORE: The bodies of all 10 sailors who went missing following the collision between the USS John S McCain and a merchant vessel have been recovered, said the US Seventh Fleet.

Nation 25 Aug 2017 | 3:31 AM Premium

Malaysia ceases search for sailors of US destroyer

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities have called off the search and rescue (SAR) operations for the missing crew of USS John S Mccain after the US Navy said it had ceased such operations.

World 02 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

U.S. deploys warship as tensions over North Korea rise

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Tuesday that a second U.S. guided-missile destroyer had taken position in the western Pacific on a missile defence mission, as tensions rise over North Korea's threats of war against the United States and its ally, South Korea.

World 21 Aug 2017 | 12:26 PM Premium

No oil pollution reported after U.S. warship, tanker collide off Singapore

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - No oil spill was reported after a collision between a U.S. guided-missile destroyer and a merchant vessel in Singapore waters, authorities in the city-state said on Monday.

World 02 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

North Korea to restart nuclear reactor in weapons bid

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Tuesday it would revive a mothballed nuclear reactor able to produce bomb-grade plutonium but stressed it was seeking a deterrent capacity and did not repeat recent threats to attack South Korea and the United States.

World 02 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

U.S. deploys second warship as North Korea tensions rise

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military is deploying a second guided-missile destroyer to the Asia-Pacific region, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as fears mount over North Korea's threats of war.