Tag: Territorial disputes

China and India’s rivalry extends to the Arctic

China and India’s rivalry extends to the Arctic

BEIJING (AP) — While the recent troop standoff in a remote Himalayan desert spotlights a long-running border dispute between China and India, the two emerging giants are engaged in a rivalry for global influence that spreads much farther afield. From Africa to the Arctic, the world’s two most populous countries are bumping up against each […]

May 9, 2013 | By More
Islamic cleric in Gaza rejects Israel’s existence

Islamic cleric in Gaza rejects Israel’s existence

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A prominent Islamic scholar making a landmark visit to the Gaza Strip declared Thursday that Israel has no right to exist and voiced his support for rocket fire on Israel, giving a boost of legitimacy to the militant Islamist Hamas rulers of the Palestinian territory. Yusuf al-Qaradawi is the […]

May 9, 2013 | By More