Tensions rise as US border agents stop Canadian fishermen in disputed waters off Maine

Tensions rise as US border agents stop Canadian fishermen in disputed waters off MainePrimarily inhabited by nesting puffins, the islands of North Rock and Machias Seal remain the only disputed lands between US and Canada. Canada’s government is investigating reports that US border patrol officers have intercepted and questioned crew members on more than 20 Canadian vessels in disputed waters off the coast of Maine.


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Spain prepares to welcome disputed Aquarius migrants

  1. Spain prepares to welcome disputed Aquarius migrants  BBC News
  2. Boat migrants rocked by EU political storm to arrive in Spain  Reuters
  3. Rescued migrants escaping North Africa expected to arrive Sunday in Spain  CBS News
  4. News Analysis: Wandering of humanitarian ship Aquarius illustrates failure of EU migration policy?  Xinhua
  5. The retreat of rescue ships from the Mediterranean is a sign of changing odds for migrants  Washington Post
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Merkel on tightrope over disputed migrant policy

Merkel on tightrope over disputed migrant policyGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel was fighting Tuesday to stamp out the first major row within her uneasy coalition, as disputes over her refugee policy returned to haunt her while she negotiates a broad EU asylum deal. The discord within her conservative bloc burst into the open on Monday when hardline Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, of Merkel’s Bavarian allies CSU, hastily cancelled the presentation of his tough new “masterplan” on immigration. Merkel has made clear she rejects a plan to turn back at German borders any asylum-seeker already registered in another EU country, arguing that her country shouldn’t go it alone while Europe searches for a common policy.


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China Has Dispatched Warships to Challenge US Vessels Sailing Near Disputed Islands

  1. China Has Dispatched Warships to Challenge US Vessels Sailing Near Disputed Islands  TIME
  2. China’s navy ‘warned off’ US warships that sailed through disputed South China Sea  Business Insider
  3. US sails warships past disputed islands in South China Sea  CNN
  4. India-Vietnam naval exercises a futile attempt to flex muscle  Global Times
  5. Why can’t PH do a Vietnam?  Inquirer.net
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China Protests US Warships in Disputed Waters

  1. China Protests US Warships in Disputed Waters  Wall Street Journal
  2. US warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing  CNBC
  3. China protests ‘provocation’ after two US ships sail near disputed islands  The Guardian
  4. US warships sail within China’s claimed territorial waters in Parcel Islands as evidence shows new missiles, fighters there  NEWS.com.au
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China rages over US warships sailing near disputed islands, saying move 'seriously infringed' its sovereignty

China rages over US warships sailing near disputed islands, saying move 'seriously infringed' its sovereigntyChina has reacted angrily after two US warships sailed near the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, describing the move as a “provocation” and accusing America of committing a serious infringement of the country’s sovereignty. A statement issued by the defence ministry said Chinese vessels and aircraft warned American ships to leave because they had entered its territorial waters in the South China Sea, through which nearly $5 trillion in ship-borne trade flows, without permission. The move “contravened Chinese and relevant international law, seriously infringed upon Chinese sovereignty [and] harmed strategic mutual trust between the two militaries”, it said.


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China protests 'provocation' after two US ships sail near disputed islands

  1. China protests ‘provocation’ after two US ships sail near disputed islands  The Guardian
  2. US warships sail near disputed islands in South China Sea in a move likely to anger Beijing  ABC Online
  3. Here’s a t-shirt you could wear everywhere in East Asia without upsetting anyone  Quartz
  4. US warships sail within China’s claimed territorial waters in Parcel Islands as evidence shows new missiles, fighters there  NEWS.com.au
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US warships sail near disputed islands in South China Sea in a move likely to anger Beijing

  1. US warships sail near disputed islands in South China Sea in a move likely to anger Beijing  ABC Online
  2. Here’s a t-shirt you could wear everywhere in East Asia without upsetting anyone  Quartz
  3. South China Sea battle already lost: Jim Molan  The Australian
  4. US warships sail within China’s claimed territorial waters in Parcel Islands as evidence shows new missiles, fighters there  NEWS.com.au
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US sends warships near disputed island in South China Sea: report

  1. US sends warships near disputed island in South China Sea: report  The Hill
  2. Trump risks wrath of China after US ships sail close to disputed island chain  Express.co.uk
  3. US warships sail near South China Sea islands in move that could anger Beijing  South China Morning Post
  4. US warships sail within China’s claimed territorial waters in Parcel Islands as evidence shows new missiles, fighters there  NEWS.com.au
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