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World - International
12/6/2022 2:52:28 PM
Turkey's foreign minister on Tuesday again threatened to ``take action'' against Greece if it continues to arm its Aegean islands which Ankara says should remain demilitarized in line with international treaties.

COP27 - Climate change
11/10/2022 1:12:47 PM
Where the mother of all rivers meets the Atlantic Ocean in coastal Brazil, it's not a single channel, instead, it braids around 230 kilometres (142 miles) of islands including the Bailique Archipelago.

World - Africa
11/1/2022 9:00:20 PM
In 1835 Charles Darwin, the father of the theory of evolution, was exploring an island in the Galápagos archipelago when he encountered “two large tortoises, each of which must have weighed at least two hundred pounds”. He had never seen anything like them. He became entranced by the animals and took at least one back to England as a pet.

World - International
10/30/2022 3:55:29 PM
Regional powers poured record amounts of cash into the Pacific Islands during the coronavirus pandemic to help them weather the economic fallout as competition for influence heats up between China and the West.

World - International
9/28/2022 1:52:39 PM
Japan and China on Thursday mark the 50th anniversary of the 1972 normalization of their ties, but there isn't much of a celebratory mood. Improved ties between Asia's two biggest economies are considered vital to the region's stability and prosperity, but they remain at odds over disputed East China Sea islands and China's growing military and economic assertiveness in the region.

World - International
9/20/2022 10:44:31 AM
A strengthening Hurricane Fiona barreled toward the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as it threatened to strengthen into a Category 3 storm, prompting the government to impose a curfew.

World - Region
7/24/2022 6:39:40 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday criticized Greece for allegedly violating a settlement that has governed relations between the rivals for nearly a century.

World - International
7/13/2022 1:27:47 PM
The U.S. Navy on Wednesday sailed a destroyer close to China-controlled islands in the South China Sea in what Washington said was a patrol aimed at asserting freedom of navigation through the strategic seaway.

World - Region
7/11/2022 4:42:14 PM
Greece's prime minister called Monday on Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to clarify whether a map displayed by a nationalist ally of Erdogan's that showed several major, inhabited Greek islands as Turkish is official Turkish policy.

World - International
7/4/2022 2:17:39 PM
Japan protested to Beijing after spotting Chinese and Russian warships just outside its territorial waters around the disputed East China Sea islands on Monday.

World - Region
6/15/2022 2:47:32 PM
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sought to reassure his compatriots late Tuesday that despite strong rhetoric from Turkey, relations are not at the low of 2020 when the neighbors' warships were shadowing each other in the eastern Mediterranean.

World - International
6/15/2022 11:04:57 AM
Japan and Australia's defense ministers on Wednesday vowed to step up their ties to support democratic values in the Indo-Pacific region and agreed to work more closely with Southeast Asia and the Pacific island nations where China is seeking to expand its influence.

World - Region
6/9/2022 4:14:08 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday warned Greece to demilitarize islands in the Aegean Sea, saying he was ``not joking'' with the admonition.

World - Region
6/7/2022 7:36:10 PM
Turkey on Tuesday called on Greece to withdraw its armed forces from Aegean islands, warning that his country will challenge the status of the islands if it fails to demilitarise them.

World - Region
5/26/2022 6:14:34 PM
Greece has told the head of the United Nations that Turkey is directly challenging its sovereignty over islands in the eastern Aegean Sea, and pursuing a hostile and ``revisionist'' policy that is destabilizing the region.

World - International
5/26/2022 1:19:50 PM
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi and a 20-strong delegation arrived in the Solomon Islands Thursday at the start of an eight-nation tour that comes amid growing concerns about Beijing's military and financial ambitions in the South Pacific region.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/15/2022 2:46:00 PM
In its zealous and frenzied of backing of Ukraine, the West has once again revealed its political biases, racism and flagrant hypocrisy in its regard for universal laws and principles.

World - International
5/7/2022 3:12:48 PM
Australia's foreign minister has met her Solomon Islands counterpart for the first time since the South Pacific nation signed a security pact with China, which has raised concerns about Beijing's encroachment on Australia's doorstep.

World - Region
4/28/2022 7:52:45 PM
Turkey on Thursday rejected accusations that its warplanes conducted unauthorized military flights over Greek islands, pointing the finger at fellow NATO-member Greece instead.

World - Region
4/19/2022 1:01:41 PM
China said Tuesday it has sealed a wide-ranging security pact with the Solomon Islands, an agreement the United States and its regional allies fear could give Beijing a military foothold in the South Pacific.

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