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...
Falkland Islands: Argentina Urges UK To Return To Negotiating Table
New Argentinian government wants sovereignty dispute over Malvinas, or Falkland, Islands settled ‘fairly and definitively’. Argentina’s new conservative government affirmed on Sunday that it would con...
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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Military occupation
Military occupation is effective provisional control of a certain ruling power over a territory which is not under the formal sovereignty of that entity, without the volition of the actual sovereign. ...
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Partition (politics)
In politics, a partition is a change of political borders cutting through at least one territory considered a homeland by some community. That change is done primarily by diplomatic means, and use of ...
Sugbuak
The Sugbuak refers to the controversial, failed proposed partition of the island province of Cebu in the Philippines into four separate provinces. The issue, which had emerged before the 2007 gener...
Falkland Islands: Argentina Urges UK To Return To Negotiating Table
New Argentinian government wants sovereignty dispute over Malvinas, or Falkland, Islands settled ‘fairly and definitively’. Argentina’s new conservative government affirmed on Sunday that it would con...
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....
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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...
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Al-Fakkah Field
The Al-Fakkah Field, also known as Jebel Al-Fauqi or Jebal Al-Fauqi, is an oil field located in southern Iraq's Maysan Governorate and Khūzestān Province, Iran. The oil field produced 50,000 barrels p...
Rhenish Republic
The Rhenish Republic (German: Rheinische Republik) was proclaimed at Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle) in October 1923 during the occupation of the Ruhr by troops from France and Belgium (January 1923 ...
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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...
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Ko Kra
Ko Kra (Thai: เกาะกระ,  [kɔ̀ʔ kràʔ]) is a group of small rocky islets in the southern area of the Gulf of Thailand. It is under the administration of Nakhon Si Thammarat Province of Thailand....
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Right to exist
The right to exist is said to be an attribute of nations. According to an essay by the nineteenth century French philosopher Ernest Renan, a state has the right to exist when individuals are willing t...
Territorial dispute
A territorial dispute is a disagreement over the possession/control of land between two or more territorial entities or over the possession or control of land, usually between a new state and the occu...
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Isla de la Juventud
82°51′W / 21.750°N 82.850°W / 21.750; -82.850 (Isla de la Juventud)Isla de la Juventud ([ˈizla ðe la xuβenˈtuð]; English: Isle of Youth) is the second-largest Cuba...
Isla de la Juventud - Wikipedia