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Uganda police rescue 16 people trapped on three islands following heavy rains

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Uganda police marines and air force have rescued 16 people trapped on three submerging islands on Lake Kyoga in the central part of the...
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Egypt’s al-Sisi ratifies debatable islands agreement with Saudi Arabia

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday ratified a controversial agreement that transfers two largely uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. ...
Undated photo shows a Chinese H-6K bomber patrolling islands and reefs including Huangyan Dao in the South China Sea. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force conducted a combat air patrol in the South China Sea recently, which will become a "regular" practice in the future, said a military spokesperson on July 18, 2016. The PLA sent H-6K bombers and other aircraft including fighters, scouts and tankers to patrol islands and reefs including Huangyan Dao, said Shen Jinke, spokesman for the PLA Air Force. (Xinhua/Liu Rui)

Duterte fears for a bloody result from China’s invasion of Philippine islands

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While stressing that he would seek a peaceful outcome, Duterte told soldiers that they should be prepared to defend the country over the territorial...
Egypt, Saudi Arabia

Egypt court ‘voids’ Red Sea islands’ transfer to Saudi

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An Egyptian court has reversed a decision to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. Tuesday’s verdict by the highest administrative court in...
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What’s Behind Egypt’s Endowment of Two Red Ocean Islands to Saudi Arabia?

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During the week of April 11 it was revealed that the Egyptian government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is proposing to turn over the...

Avram Grant has high hopes for Ghana ahead of Comoros Islands or Lesotho game

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Avram Grant Ghana coach Avram Grant is not taking his 2018 FIFA World Cup finals qualifying opponents lightly ahead of November?s clash. The Black Stars...

Locals On Faroe Islands Beach Butcher 250 Whales

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An annual event known as grindadr?p has taken place in the Faroe Islands with locals slaughtering over 200 pilot whales. (Sea Shepherd) Campaigners say...

6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Solomon Islands

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A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands in the Pacific, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued and no...

South Pacific islands of Vanuatu under cyclone force

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Many houses were destroyed around the capital Port Vila Tom Skirrow, of Save the Children, said houses in the capital Port Vila were destroyed...

Ban urges on small islands’ fight for climate change

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised the commitment by small islands in the Pacific to low-carbon development and urged them to continue their...

Pacific small islands must be adequately prepared for droughts

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Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Photo: UNESCO/Ron Van Oers 19 June 2013 ? With thousands of people in the Marshall Islands without access...

East Rennell region marked on UN list of world heritage in danger

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East Rennell, Solomon Islands. Photo: UNESCO/ S. A. Tabbasum 18 June 2013 ? The East Rennell area in the Solomon Islands was inscribed today...

Assessments Are Ongoing In Marshall Islands Over Drought – OCHA

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10 May 2013 ? A United Nations disaster assessment team has arrived in the Marshall Islands to help the Government respond to a severe...

Dispute over Falkland Islands (Malvinas) tops talks between Ban and Latin American officials

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UN Special Decolonization Committee considers ?Question of Falkland Islands (Malvinas)? on 14 June 2012. UN Photo/Evan Schneider 26 March 2013 ? Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...

Trip to Solomon Islands- Better Than the Conceived Dream!

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The expanse of salty treat in the south pacific regions is nothing short of a delightful escape to the dream land. After all, what...

Cruise Liners to Hawaii Islands

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Experience the best of cruising in Hawaii islands with some of the world class cruise liners. These islands are considered as one of the...

China Strongly Challenges US Comments about the Diaoyu Islands

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China is firmly opposed to comments made by the United States about the Diaoyu Islands, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said Sunday. Qin was answering...

China Not Happy With Clinton For Backing Japan

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China rebuked U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday for her public backing of Japan's administration over a string of uninhabited islands...

China ‘highly vigilant’ over Japanese fighters flying over disputed islands

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 China is ``highly vigilant?? about Japanese jet fighter flights over islands claimed by both countries and Japan must bear responsibility for any consequences, Chinese...

Footballer?s Lives: I?m A Ghanaian In The Faroes Islands

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In the modern footballing world, players can travel far-and-wide in search of employment and in particular, those from Africa and South America tend to...

Chinese ships near disputed islands

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Tokyo (CNN) -- Three Chinese ships entered into Japanese territorial water near the disputed Senkaku Islands on Friday morning and were staying despite a...

US Move on Diaoyu Islands Harmful: US Cannot Fool Rest of the World Any...

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Experts: US Congressional Move on Diaoyu Islands Harmful This is only the beginning of the end of the Empire that is ruled indirectly by Israel.  Chinese...

UN court rules Colombia has sovereignty over islands claimed by Nicaragua

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View of the bench during the delivery of the ICJ Judgment in the case of the Territorial and Maritime Dispute between Nicaragua and...

US Behind the DIAOYU Islands Dispute: To Contain China, to Obstruct Renminbi from Becoming...

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Opinion: US fueling Diaoyutai dispute to protect the dollar After the dispute between China and Japan over the Diaoyutai (Diaoyu or Senkaku) islands in the...

Diaoyu Islands Dispute Raises Significant Issues Relative to Island, Maritime Disputes in Asia Pacific...

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 I. CASE BACKGROUND The on-going sovereignty dispute between Japan, the People?s Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands  raises...

US?s so-called ?MEDIATION? INTENSIFY China-Japan DISPUTE on Diaoyu Islands

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The US should not forget the aggressive past of Japan, especially the attacks on Pearl Harbor in 1941, which partly was the result of...

Iran must be urged to settle dispute over islands, United Arab Emirates says at...

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Foreign Minister of United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan. UN Photo/Aliza Eliazarov28 September 2012 ? The Foreign Minister of the United...

PLA Admiral: China Should Prepare For Conflict With U.S. Over Disputed Islands

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Zhang Zhaozhong accuses U.S. of using drills with Japan as practice for invasion A People?s Liberation Army Admiral has fanned the flames of tensions surrounding...

?No to Beijing terrorists?: Japanese stage anti-China march over islands reference

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Hundreds of Japanese nationalists have marched through the streets of Tokyo in protest against Chinese foreign policy, as the diplomatic row between the two...

Who Owns Diaoyu Islands? Historical Documents Dating Back to Ming Dynasty Establish Diaoyu Islands...

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Historical documents dating back to the Ming Dynasty establish Diaoyu Islands as Chinese territory. The challenge to Chinese ownership came from Japanese annexation of...