List of territorial disputes
This is a list of territorial disputes over lands around the world, both past and in modern times. Bold indicates one claimant's full control; italics indicates one or more claimants' partial control....
List of territorial disputes - Wikipedia
EXCLUSIVE: China Sends Fighter Jets To Contested Island In South China Sea
In a move likely to further increase already volatile tensions in the South China Sea, China has deployed fighter jets to a contested island in the South China Sea, the same island where China deploye...
China Deploys Missiles To Contested Island In South China Sea: Taiwan
China has positioned anti-aircraft missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea, Taiwan said Wednesday. Asked about Taipei's allegation, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said the de...
In Defeat For Beijing, Hague Court To Hear South China Sea Dispute
In a legal setback for Beijing, an arbitration court in the Netherlands ruled on Thursday that it has jurisdiction to hear some territorial claims the Philippines has filed against China over disputed...
Territorial disputes in the South China Sea
Territorial disputes in the South China Sea involve both island and maritime claims among several sovereign states within the region, namely Brunei, the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Malaysia, t...
Territorial disputes in the South China Sea - Wikipedia
List of areas disputed by Canada and the United States
Although Canada and the United States share the longest non-militarized border between two countries, there is a long history of disputes about the border's demarcation.
List of states with limited recognition
A number of geopolitical entities have declared statehood and have sought recognition as de jure sovereign states with varying degrees of success. In the past, similar entities have existed, and th...
List of states with limited recognition - Wikipedia
2008 South Ossetia war
The Russo-Georgian War was an armed conflict between Georgia, the Russian Federation, and the Russian-backed self-proclaimed breakaway republics of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. The war took place in Au...
2008 South Ossetia war - Wikipedia
Guano Islands Act
The Guano Islands Act (11 Stat. 119, enacted 18 August 1856, codified at 48 U.S.C. ch. 8 §§ 1411-1419) is federal legislation passed by the U.S. Congress that enables citizens of the U.S...
EXCLUSIVE: China Sends Fighter Jets To Contested Island In South China Sea
In a move likely to further increase already volatile tensions in the South China Sea, China has deployed fighter jets to a contested island in the South China Sea, the same island where China deploye...
Typhoon Olive (1952)
Typhoon Olive was the strongest Pacific typhoon in 1952. The thirteenth tropical storm and the ninth typhoon of the season, it developed about 1,600 miles (1,580 km) southwest of Honolulu, H...
Typhoon Olive (1952) - Wikipedia
Navassa Island Light
Navassa Island Light is a deactivated lighthouse on Navassa Island, which lies in the Caribbean Sea at the south end of the Windward Passage between the islands of Haiti to the east and Cuba and Jamai...
Navassa Island Light - Wikipedia
Quita Sueño Bank
Quita Sueño Bank (claimed as Quitasueño) is a reef formation of Colombia which was once claimed by the United States, located 110 km North-northeast of Providencia Island.
In 1869, James Jenn...
Quita Sueño Bank - Wikipedia
Avalau
Avalau is an islet within the atoll of Funafuti, Tuvalu. Charles Hedley described Avalau in 1896 "this islet is said to possess a spring of fresh water".
179°04′29″E / 8.6396°S 17...
Beaufort Sea
The Beaufort Sea (French: mer de Beaufort) is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean, located north of the Northwest Territories, the Yukon, and Alaska, west of Canada's Arctic islands. The sea is nam...
Beaufort Sea - Wikipedia
Bajo Nuevo Bank
Bajo Nuevo Bank, also known as the Petrel Islands (Spanish: Bajo Nuevo, Islas Petrel), is a small, uninhabited reef with some small islets, covered with grass, located in the western Caribbean Sea...
Bajo Nuevo Bank - Wikipedia
Isla de la Juventud (baseball)
Isla de la Juventud is a baseball team in the Cuban National Series. Based in Nueva Gerona (on the Isle of Youth), the Toronjeros finished first in Group B of the league last season.
From their in...
Isla de la Juventud (baseball) - Wikipedia
Wake Island
Wake Island (/ˈweɪk/; also known as Wake Atoll) is a coral atoll with a coastline of 12 miles (19 km) just north of the Marshall Islands. It is an unorganized, unincorporated territory of the Uni...
Wake Island - Wikipedia
Pearse Island
Pearse Island is an island in western British Columbia, Canada, in the Portland Inlet, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean. The island was first charted in 1793 by George Vancouver during his 1791-95 expedi...
Malden Island
Location of Malden Island in the Pacific Ocean 154°56′W / 4.017°S 154.933°W / -4.017; -154.933Malden Island, sometimes called Independence Island in the nineteenth century, is ...
Malden Island - Wikipedia
Wake Island Conference
On October 15, 1950, U.S. President Harry S. Truman and General Douglas MacArthur met on Wake Island to confer about the progress of the Korean War. Truman decided he would meet MacArthur at Wake Isla...
Wake Island Conference - Wikipedia
Machias Seal Island
Machias Seal Island is an island in the Gulf of Maine, about 16 km (9.9 mi) southeast from Cutler, Maine, and 19 km (11.8 mi) southwest of Southwest Head, New Brunswick on Grand Ma...
Machias Seal Island - Wikipedia
Nikumaroro
Nikumaroro, or Gardner Island, is part of the Phoenix Islands, Kiribati, in the western Pacific Ocean. It is a remote, elongated, triangular coral atoll with profuse vegetation and a large central mar...
Nikumaroro - Wikipedia
Alto Velo Claim
The Alto Velo Claim was a claim against the Dominican government by American adventurers ejected on the eve of the unsuccessful Spanish reoccupation (1861–1865) of the guano island called Alto Velo Is...
Ahua
Location of Ahua Island in the Pacific OceanAhua is an islet of the Nukunonu island group of Tokelau. 171°49′01″W / 9.2242°S 171.8169°W / -9.2242; -171.8169
Pinckney's Treaty
Pinckney's Treaty, also known as the Treaty of San Lorenzo or the Treaty of Madrid, was signed in San Lorenzo de El Escorial on October 27, 1795 and established intentions of friendship between the Un...