Why Canada Keeps Leaving Bottles of Whiskey on a Remote Island Called Hans Island
A remote hunk of rock is the subject of a territorial dispute between two very polite countries who leave booze every time they claim it back. Hans Island. More Interesting facts about bottles of whi...
Geographical renaming
Geographical renaming is the changing of the name of a geographical feature or area. This can range from the uncontroversial change of a street name to a highly disputed change to the name of a count...
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International incident
An international incident is a seemingly relatively small or limited action or clash that results in a wider dispute between two or more nation-states. International incidents can arise from unanticip...
Irredentism
Irredentism (from Italian irredento for "unredeemed") is any political or popular movement intended to reclaim and reoccupy a lost homeland. As such irredentism tries to justify its territorial claims...
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Trade war
A trade war refers to two or more states raising or creating tariffs or other trade barriers on each other in retaliation for other trade barriers. Increased protection causes both nations' output com...
Western Sahara conflict
The Western Sahara conflict or Polisario Front dispute for independence is an ongoing conflict between the Polisario Front of the Sahrawi people and the kingdom of Morocco. The conflict is the continu...
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1993 Cherbourg incident
The 1993 Cherbourg incident were a series of maritime incidents which took place from 26 March to 2 April 1993 between the British Royal Navy and French fishermen as a result of a fishing rights dispu...
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Cyprus v. Turkey
Cyprus v. Turkey (2001) (No. 25781/94) is a case raised by Cyprus against Turkey in 1994 and decided on merits by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in 2001. It concerns the situa...
Names of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
The Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pashto: خیبر پښتونخوا‎, Urdu: خیبر پختونخوا‎) has been known by a number of names throughout its history. In addition to North-West Fr...
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1960 U-2 incident
The 1960 U-2 incident happened during the Cold War on 1 May 1960, during the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower and the premiership of Nikita Khrushchev when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot dow...
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Falkland Islands
The Falkland Islands (/ˈfɔːlklənd/; Spanish: Islas Malvinas [malˈβinas]) are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf. The principal islan...
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Rio de Janeiro Affair
The Rio de Janeiro Affair refers to a series of incidents during the Brazilian Naval Revolt in January 1894. Following three attacks on American merchant ships in the harbour of Rio de Janeiro, a bloo...
Rio de Janeiro Affair - Wikipedia
Opération Lamantin
Opération Lamatin was a December 1977 – July 1978 military intervention by France on the behalf of the Mauritanian government, in its war against Sahrawi guerrilla fighters of the Polisario Front, see...
Sahrawi National Union Party
Partido de Unión Nacional Saharaui (PUNS, Sahrawi National Union Party) was a short-lived political party set up by Francoist Spain to rally indigenous support in its rebellious Spanish Sahara colony ...
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Pan-Mongolism
Pan-Mongolism is an irredentist idea that advocates cultural and political solidarity of Mongols. The proposed territory, called "Greater Mongolia" (Mongolian: Даяар Монгол, Dayaar Mongol) usually...
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S.S. "Wimbledon" case
S.S. "Wimbledon" case 1923 P.C.I.J. (ser. A) No. 1 was a judgment of the Permanent Court of International Justice. The matter related to national sovereignty and the role of the newly developing ju...
American (word)
The meaning of the word American in the English language varies according to the historical, geographical, and political context in which it is used. American is derived from America, a term originall...
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Spanish irredentism
Spanish irredentism is a concept of Spain according to its present-day boundaries, incorporating territories claimed to be Spanish lands, such as Gibraltar and in some cases Portugal and other territo...
Beef hormone controversy
The Beef Hormone Dispute is one of the most intractable agricultural controversies since the establishment of the World Trade Organization.It was sometimes called the "beef war" in the media, similarl...
Ihlen Declaration
The Ihlen Declaration was a statement made on 22 July 1919 by the Foreign minister of Norway, Nils Claus Ihlen, on the topic of Denmark's sovereignty over Greenland, in which Ihlen declared verbally t...
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Gabčíkovo–Nagymaros Dams
The Gabčíkovo Dams (more precisely Gabčíkovo Waterworks, Slovak: Sústava vodných diel Gabčíkovo) is a large barrage project on the Danube. It was initiated by the Budapest Treaty of 16 September 1977 ...
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