Territorial disputes

People holding a Catalan flag gather for a minute of silence in memory of the terrorist attacks victims in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 18, 2017 - 9:31 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Turkey's president has condemned the van attack in Barcelona, Spain, in which 13 people were killed. Speaking to reporters in Istanbul on Friday, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he "strongly condemned" the attack. State-...
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People holding a Catalan flag gather for a minute of silence in memory of the terrorist attacks victims in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 18, 2017 - 7:58 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Catalan police say they have arrested a fourth person in connection with the attacks in Barcelona and the resort of Cambrils that have killed at least 14 people. Police made the announcement on Twitter without...
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People holding a Catalan flag gather for a minute of silence in memory of the terrorist attacks victims in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 18, 2017 - 6:45 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Catalan authorities say a woman injured in an attack in a popular seaside town south of Barcelona has died. The woman, who wasn't named, is the first fatal victim of the attack late Thursday in Cambrils, about 130...
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Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, second from right, applauds with ASEAN Foreign Ministers Don Pramudwinai of Thailand, Pham Binh Minh of Vietnam, and Kyaw Tin of Myanmar during the ASEAN-Australia ministerial meeting Sunday, Aug.6, 2017 in suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. The annual forum, hosted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), brings together the top diplomats from 26 countries and the European Union for talks on political and security issues in Asia-Pacific. (Mohd Rasfan, Pool via AP)
August 06, 2017 - 7:18 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — China's top diplomat said Sunday that talks for a nonaggression pact aimed at preventing clashes from erupting in the disputed South China Sea may start this year if "outside parties" don't cause a major disruption. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the start of talks...
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Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, second from right, applauds with ASEAN Foreign Ministers Don Pramudwinai of Thailand, Pham Binh Minh of Vietnam, and Kyaw Tin of Myanmar during the ASEAN-Australia ministerial meeting Sunday, Aug.6, 2017 in suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. The annual forum, hosted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), brings together the top diplomats from 26 countries and the European Union for talks on political and security issues in Asia-Pacific. (Mohd Rasfan, Pool via AP)
August 06, 2017 - 6:20 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — China's top diplomat said Sunday that talks for a nonaggression pact aimed at preventing clashes from erupting in the disputed South China Sea may start this year if "outside parties" don't cause a major disruption. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the start of talks...
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In this image taken from a recent video footage run by China's CCTV on Friday, Aug 4, 2017, a target explodes during a live-fire drill by the Chinese army in China's Tibet Autonomous Region that border India. Beijing is intensifying its warnings to Indian troops to get out of a contested region high in the Himalayas where China, India and Bhutan meet, saying China has been restrained but "restraint has its limits." Chinese characters in yellow reads "Artillery soldiers high altitude live fire drills". (CCTV via AP)
August 04, 2017 - 4:14 am
BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is intensifying its warnings to Indian troops to get out of a contested region high in the Himalayas where China, India and Bhutan meet, saying China's "restraint has its limits" and publicizing live-fire drills in Tibet. Indian troops entered the area in the Doklam Plateau...
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August 03, 2017 - 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee approved legislation Thursday that would suspend U.S. financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority until it ends what lawmakers said is a long-standing practice of rewarding Palestinians who kill Americans and Israelis. Members of the Republican-led Senate...
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An Israeli police officer aims his weapon at Palestinians during clashes at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Thursday, July 27, 2017. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered police reinforcements deployed to Jerusalem following clashes at a flashpoint holy site. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
July 28, 2017 - 10:07 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on developments at a contested shrine in Jerusalem (all times local): 5 a.m. Jordan has given Israel the results of its investigation into the shooting deaths of two Jordanians by an Israeli Embassy guard. The state news agency Petra said Friday that the file was handed...
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An Israeli police officer aims his weapon at Palestinians during clashes at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Thursday, July 27, 2017. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered police reinforcements deployed to Jerusalem following clashes at a flashpoint holy site. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
July 28, 2017 - 12:59 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on developments at a contested shrine in Jerusalem (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Jordan's religious body that administers a major Jerusalem holy site at the center of recent tensions says Israeli police have lifted all restrictions on Muslim worshippers there. The Waqf...
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Israeli settlers look out of a building in the West Bank city of Hebron, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Around a hundred settlers remain inside a disputed residential building in Hebron, after being evicted in 2012 the families moved back in yesterday, even though the matter has yet to be resolved legally. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)
July 26, 2017 - 8:57 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site (all times local): 3:45 a.m. Israel has removed railings and an overhead metal bridge it had recently installed near a contested Jerusalem holy site, meeting a demand by...
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