Wednesday, March 29, 2023

All posts tagged "territory"

  • High Court Raises Doubts over Puerto Rico Sovereignty

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Wednesday raised doubts about whether Puerto Rico should be treated as a sovereign state with powers that go beyond its status as a territory of the United States. The justices considered...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • US Opposes China’s Runway Test on Artificial Island

    WASHINGTON – The United States said Monday that China’s recent test of a newly completed runway on one of seven islands Beijing has constructed in the disputed South China Sea raises tensions and threatens regional stability. State...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • Japan Says Armed China Ship Infiltrates off Disputed Islands

    TOKYO — Japanese authorities said that for the first time Saturday, an armed Chinese coast guard vessel entered its territorial waters off islands claimed by both countries that are a flashpoint of disputes between the neighbors. Japan’s...

    • Posted December 27, 2015