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Two US warships sail in disputed South China Sea

05 May, 2019 4:01 pm 4:01 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US military said two of its warships sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Monday, a move that angered Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world’s two biggest economies. The busy waterway is one of a growing number of flashpoints in the US-China … Read More

Erdogan, Turkish, capital, Istanbul, disputed

Erdogan loses hold over Turkish capital, Istanbul disputed

04 April, 2019 11:17 am 11:17 am

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan suffered a severe setback as his ruling AK Party lost control of the capital Ankara for the first time in a local election and he appeared to concede defeat in the country’s largest city, Istanbul. Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics since coming to power 16 years ago and … Read More