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Israeli airstrikes kill 4, including child, across Syria: Reports

Press TV 29 May 2024
The youngster was killed after an Israeli aerial attack targeted the Mediterranean coastal city of Baniyas on Wednesday, the Syrian defense ministry reported.

Iceland Volcano

Beaumont Enterprise 29 May 2024
... coastal town of 3,800 people that was also evacuated. (Birn Oddsson/Iceland Civil Defense via AP) ....

Spring all-area series: Here are the top 2024 Savannah-area baseball players

Savannah Morning News 29 May 2024
Nominee Registration for the 2024 Coastal Empire High School Sports Awards ( ... Gordon emerged as one of the top backstops in the Coastal Empire as he had 25 assists anchoring the defense for the Sharks, who reached the Class 4A playoffs.

State buys Cherokee Plantation for Red Hills Conservation Florida Forever project

Tallahassee Democrat 29 May 2024
319 to reach Lake Iamonia ... In the 1900s, it was used for quail hunting ... Department of Defense's Northwest Florida Sentinel Landscape, an initiative to mitigate coastal risks for the Panhandle's nine military installations ... Gov.

Rich nations met $100 bn climate finance goal two years late: OECD

Phys Dot Org 29 May 2024
The $100 billion target is nowhere near what experts say developing nations will need for renewable energy and adaptation measures like coastal defenses against rising seas ... 'Creative accounting' ... © 2024 AFP Citation ... ....

Cruise to northern France commemorates 80th anniversary of D-Day invasion

Chicago Tribune 29 May 2024
Col ... On June 6, 1944, the Allied powers invaded five Normandy beachheads ... Maj ... On D-Day the beach was a cacophony of machine gun fire and shouting soldiers as they attempted to breach Hitler’s Atlantic Wall, an extensive system of coastal defenses ... Teo).

The Latest | Israel expands Rafah offensive, saying it now controls Gaza's entire border with Egypt

The Call 29 May 2024
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said the casualties were caused by an Israeli missile and a Syrian air defense missile falling on a house in the coastal city of ...

Photos of Battery 223 – An Abandoned World War II Military Fortification in New Jersey

War History Online 28 May 2024
Improving America’s coastal defenses ... A few years before the United States entered the Second World War, a decision was made to improve the country’s aging coastal defenses.

China’s might in Strait a global worry, Japan says

Taipei Times 28 May 2024
Civilian ferries “would normally be poor choices for such a mission” but could be used to transport large numbers of troops across the Strait after Taiwan’s coastal defense has been destroyed, or to ...

Exposed to Agent Orange at U.S. bases, veterans face cancer without VA compensation

Raw Story 27 May 2024
military used the herbicide to defoliate the dense jungles of Vietnam and adjoining countries, it was contaminating the land and waters of coastal California with the same chemicals, according to documents.

Israeli airstrike kills 22 in Rafah after Hamas launches rockets at Tel Aviv

AOL 26 May 2024
The attack came hours after air raid sirens had sounded in the Mediterranean coastal city and across central Israel for the first time since January after what the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said was ...

China’s new stealth corvette can’t beat the US Navy on its own. It’s still terrifying

AOL 25 May 2024
A new class of stealthy corvette could replace these ships, boost China’s coastal defenses and ensure Chinese commanders never need to waste a frigate, destroyer or cruiser on a low-stakes, near-shore mission.

These former UMaine football players are starting pro seasons

Bangor Daily News 24 May 2024
... four-time NFL Pro Bowl selection Pat Ricard, who is beginning his eighth season with the Ravens after being an All-American and All-Coastal Athletic Association defensive lineman for the Black Bears.

China should exercise self-restraint, ministry says

Taipei Times 24 May 2024
... to operate in the Taiwan Strait, it said, adding that Taiwan’s armed forces monitored the situation and deployed combat air patrol aircraft, vessels and coastal missile defense systems in response.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to military pilots while visiting the 344th State Centre for Deployment and Retraining of Flight Personnel of the Russian Defense Ministry in Torzhok, Tver region, 217 km (136 miles) north-west of Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, March 27, 2024.
Sergei Karpukhin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP / Sputnik
In this photo provided by Jeonbuk Fire Headquarters, balloons with trash presumably sent by North Korea, hang on electric wires as South Korean army soldiers stand guard in Muju, South Korea, Wednesday, May 29, 2024. In another sign of tensions between the war-divided rivals, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said North Korea also has been flying large numbers of balloons carrying trash toward the South since Tuesday night, in an apparent retaliation against South Korean activists for flying anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets across the border. (Jeonbuk Fire Headquarters via AP)
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