Captain http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29479/all en URGENT ¥¥¥ Japan arrests China fishing boat captain amid island row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/urgent-japan-arrests-china-fishing-boat-captain-amid-island-row <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Japan's coastguard arrested the captain of a Chinese fishing boat on suspicion of fishing in the country's exclusive economic zone Saturday amid a festering territorial row between the two countries.</p> <p>The coral fishing boat with a crew of 13 was stopped by a coastguard patrol in waters some 46 kilometres (29 miles) northeast of Miyako island in the Okinawan chain, the local branch of the Japan coastguard said.</p> <p>sps/jah</p> Captain Miyako AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 08:45:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743878 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan arrests China fishing boat captain amid island row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/japan-arrests-china-fishing-boat-captain-amid-island-row-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Japan's coastguard arrested the captain of a Chinese fishing boat on suspicion of fishing in the country's exclusive economic zone Saturday amid a festering territorial row between the two countries.</p> <p>The coral fishing boat with a crew of 13 was stopped by a coastguard patrol in waters some 46 kilometres (29 miles) northeast of Miyako island in the Okinawan chain, the local branch of the Japan coastguard said.</p> <p>The captain was arrested on suspicion of fishing in the exclusive maritime zone without permission from Japan, the coastguard said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/japan-arrests-china-fishing-boat-captain-amid-island-row-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Captain Coast guard AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 08:45:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743884 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan arrests China fishing boat captain amid island row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/japan-arrests-china-fishing-boat-captain-amid-island-row-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Japan's coastguard arrested the captain of a Chinese boat on suspicion of illegal fishing in the country's exclusive economic zone on Saturday amid a festering territorial row between the two countries.</p> <p>The 100-tonne coral fishing boat with a crew of 13 was stopped by a coastguard patrol in waters some 45 kilometres (28 miles) northeast of Miyako island in the Okinawan chain, the local branch of the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/japan-arrests-china-fishing-boat-captain-amid-island-row-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Captain Coast guards Geography of Asia Political geography AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:16:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743986 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan arrests China fishing boat captain amid island row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/japan-arrests-china-fishing-boat-captain-amid-island-row-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Japan's coastguard arrested the captain of a Chinese boat on suspicion of fishing in the country's exclusive economic zone on Saturday amid a festering territorial row between the two countries.</p> <p>The 100-tonne coral fishing boat with a crew of 13 was stopped by a coastguard patrol in waters some 45 kilometres (28 miles) northeast of Miyako island in the Okinawan chain, the local branch of the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/japan-arrests-china-fishing-boat-captain-amid-island-row-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Captain Coast guards Geography of Asia Political geography AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:16:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743987 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan arrests China fishing boat captain amid island row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/japan-arrests-china-fishing-boat-captain-amid-island-row-3 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Japan's coastguard arrested the captain of a Chinese boat on suspicion of fishing in the country's exclusive economic zone on Saturday amid a festering territorial row between the two countries.</p> <p>The coral fishing boat with a crew of 13 was stopped by a coastguard patrol in waters some 45 kilometres (28 miles) northeast of Miyako island in the Okinawan chain, the local branch of the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/japan-arrests-china-fishing-boat-captain-amid-island-row-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Captain Coast guards Geography of Asia Political geography AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:17:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744000 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Angelo Mathews takes over as Sri Lanka captain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/cricket-angelo-mathews-takes-over-sri-lanka-captain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>COLOMBO, Feb 14 (Reuters) - All-rounder Angelo Mathews was appointed captain of the Sri Lankan test and one-day international teams on Thursday for a period of 11 months beginning with next month's home series against Bangladesh.</p> <p>Mathews succeeds Mahela Jayawardene, who accepted captaincy in January 2012 for a period of one year so that Sri Lanka could groom their next skipper.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/cricket-angelo-mathews-takes-over-sri-lanka-captain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angelo Mathews Captain Cricket Prasanna Jayawardene Sri Lanka Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:15:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5755352 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan arrests China boat captain amid island row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/japan-arrests-china-boat-captain-amid-island-row <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Japan's coastguard arrested the captain of a Chinese boat on suspicion of illegal fishing in its exclusive economic zone on Tuesday, officials said, amid a territorial row between the two countries.</p> <p>The coral fishing boat with a crew of 11 was spotted by a coastguard patrol plane in waters some 44 kilometres (27 miles) northeast of Miyako island in the Okinawan chain, the coastguard official said.</p> <p>The captain, 44, whose name has yet to be disclosed, was arrested on suspicion of fishing in the exclusive maritime zone without permission from Japan, the coastguard said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/japan-arrests-china-boat-captain-amid-island-row" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Captain Geography of Asia Political geography AFP Tue, 05 Mar 2013 05:00:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5773511 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Mushfiqur to quit as Bangladesh captain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130508/cricket-mushfiqur-quit-bangladesh-captain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mushfiqur Rahim will quit as captain of Bangladesh after two Twenty20 internationals against Zimbabwe this weekend.</p> <p>Wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur made the announcement after Bangladesh lost the third one-day international by seven wickets on Wednesday, conceding a one-day series to Zimbabwe despite beating them by a record margin in the first match.</p> <p>The Tigers began their tour of Zimbabwe as favourites after an encouraging trip to Sri Lanka, but lost the first Test by 335 runs before winning the second to earn a share of the series.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130508/cricket-mushfiqur-quit-bangladesh-captain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Captain Cricket Cricket in Bangladesh Sport in Bangladesh AFP Wed, 08 May 2013 23:00:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5833850 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Space Pirate Captain Harlock' trailer unleashed in English http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130513/space-pirate-captain-harlock-trailer-unleashed-english <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>This computer-animated manga-inspired film about a space pirate is banging the drum for its Cannes premiere with a long, dark trailer in English.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130513/space-pirate-captain-harlock-trailer-unleashed-english" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anime Captain Leiji Matsumoto Science fiction Tourism Mon, 13 May 2013 11:46:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836568 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Space Pirate Captain Harlock' trailer unleashed in English http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/entertainment/130513/space-pirate-captain-harlock-trailer-unleashed-english <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>This computer-animated manga-inspired film about a space pirate is banging the drum for its Cannes premiere with a long, dark trailer in English.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/entertainment/130513/space-pirate-captain-harlock-trailer-unleashed-english" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anime Captain Entertainment Leiji Matsumoto Science fiction Mon, 13 May 2013 11:46:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836571 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Space Pirate Captain Harlock' trailer unleashed in English http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130513/space-pirate-captain-harlock-trailer-unleashed-english <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>This computer-animated manga-inspired film about a space pirate is banging the drum for its Cannes premiere with a long, dark trailer in English.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/health-and-home/130513/space-pirate-captain-harlock-trailer-unleashed-english" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anime Captain Leiji Matsumoto Science fiction Health and Home Mon, 13 May 2013 12:00:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836575 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Space Pirate Captain Harlock' trailer unleashed in English http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130513/space-pirate-captain-harlock-trailer-unleashed-english <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>This computer-animated manga-inspired film about a space pirate is banging the drum for its Cannes premiere with a long, dark trailer in English.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130513/space-pirate-captain-harlock-trailer-unleashed-english" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anime Captain Leiji Matsumoto Science fiction Well being Mon, 13 May 2013 12:01:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5836577 at http://www.globalpost.com Italy cruise captain to return to site of disaster http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140225/italy-cruise-captain-return-site-disaster <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The captain of the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship Francesco Schettino will return to the site of the disaster for the first time on Thursday as part of the trial against him.</p> <p>The judge at the trial on Tuesday accepted a request from Schettino's defence lawyers that he be allowed to take part in a visit to Giglio Island by a group of experts compiling a report for the court, Italian media reported.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140225/italy-cruise-captain-return-site-disaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arcipelago Toscano National Park Captain Costa Concordia disaster Costa Cruises Disaster AFP Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:19:08 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6080315 at http://www.globalpost.com Sol Campbell claims FA racism blocked England captaincy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140302/sol-campbell-claims-fa-racism-blocked-england-captaincy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former England footballer Sol Campbell claims he would have been national captain for more than 10 years had he been white, in extracts of his biography published on Sunday.</p> <p>The 39-year-old, who won 73 full international caps for his country, including three as captain, said the Football Association and the majority of fans did not want a black player heading the England team.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140302/sol-campbell-claims-fa-racism-blocked-england-captaincy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Captain English footballers Football in England AFP Sun, 02 Mar 2014 05:16:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6084515 at http://www.globalpost.com Sol Campbell claims FA racism blocked England captaincy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140302/sol-campbell-claims-fa-racism-blocked-england-captaincy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former England footballer Sol Campbell claims he would have been national captain for more than 10 years had he been white, in extracts of his biography published on Sunday.</p> <p>The 39-year-old, who won 73 full international caps for his country, including three as captain, said the Football Association and the majority of fans did not want a black player heading the England team.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140302/sol-campbell-claims-fa-racism-blocked-england-captaincy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Captain English footballers Football in England AFP Sun, 02 Mar 2014 05:16:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6084516 at http://www.globalpost.com