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Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying
Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying

Wanting to stay British, Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands have accused Spain and Argentina of 'bullying'.

Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying
Lennon not Lenin: Ukraine renames street after late Beatle
Lennon not Lenin: Ukraine renames street after late Beatle

A Ukrainian village renamed a street, which honoured Soviet founder Lenin, after The Beatles' John Lennon.

Lennon not Lenin: Ukraine renames street after late Beatle
Israel army to return Palestinian land after decades
Israel army to return Palestinian land after decades

The Israeli army is to return West Bank land it requisitioned nearly 40 years ago to its Palestinian owners.

Israel army to return Palestinian land after decades
The Baosteel Emotion, a 226,434 deadweight-tonne ore carrier owned by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines. ©Reuters/Carlos Barria
China frees Japan ship after $28 mn paid

China on Thursday released a seized Japanese ship after owner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines paid 2.9 billion yen ($28 million) to the Chinese side, a court said, in a dispute dating to the 1930s.

China frees Japan ship after $28 mn paid
Kazakhstan Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Bozhko. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Moving petrol filling stations outside Almaty not possible: Vladimir Bozhko

Kazakhstan Emergencies Minister offered no support to the idea of Mels Yeleussizov to move all the petrol filling stations out of Almaty.

Moving petrol filling stations outside Almaty not possible: Vladimir Bozhko
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Apple wins court battle against Samsung

South Korea's Samsung on Thursday lost its latest claim in a long-running global copyright battle against bitter rival Apple, a surprise blow to the electronics giant in its home market.

Apple wins court battle against Samsung
Hernandez declared winner of disputed Honduras vote
Hernandez declared winner of disputed Honduras vote

The head of Honduras' electoral tribunal on Wednesday declared conservative Juan Orlando Hernandez the winner of the presidential poll, amid allegations of vote-rigging from the losing leftist candidate.

Hernandez declared winner of disputed Honduras vote
The shop of the 514 aircraft-repairing plant. ©arz514.ru
Russia and Kazakhstan disagree on causes of MIG-31 aircraft crash

The managing director of the 514 Aircraft-Repairing Plant declared that Kazakhstan's accusation of the Russian plant for the MIG-31 aircraft crash had too many contradictions.

Russia and Kazakhstan disagree on causes of MIG-31 aircraft crash
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Chemical waste piled in open air near Aktau

More than 100 thousand tons of chemical waste is piled out in the open air near Aktau in western Kazakhstan.

Chemical waste piled in open air near Aktau
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International organizations compromise Central Asian integration

According to Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of Kazakhstan Marat Shaikhutdinov, external players are more concerned with the integration of Central Asia than the region itself is.

International organizations compromise Central Asian integration
Claims worth $1.29 billion brought by AES Corporation against Kazakhstan dismissed by ICSID

The AES Corporation is a global power company that owns and operates a diverse and growing portfolio of electricity generation and distribution businesses, which provide reliable, affordable energy to customers in 21 countries.

Claims worth $1.29 billion brought by AES Corporation against Kazakhstan dismissed by ICSID
Japan's Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera. ©Reuters/Toru Hanai
China behaviour jeopardising 'peacetime': Japan

Beijing's behaviour in its row with Tokyo over disputed islands is jeopardising peace.

China behaviour jeopardising 'peacetime': Japan
Venezuela, Guyana to talk about dispute flare-ups
Venezuela, Guyana to talk about dispute flare-ups

Top diplomats from Venezuela and Guyana were set to meet Thursday on South America's biggest remaining territorial dispute.

Venezuela, Guyana to talk about dispute flare-ups
Mosque and school spark new feud between Turkey and Greece
Mosque and school spark new feud between Turkey and Greece

Greece and Turkey, which share a history marred by bitter territorial disputes and Christian-Muslim feuds, are at loggerheads once again over religion.

Mosque and school spark new feud between Turkey and Greece
Spain denies accord to get Britain to leave Falklands
Spain denies accord to get Britain to leave Falklands

Spain on Friday denied Argentina's claims that the two countries had clinched an agreement to get Britain to negotiate the future of the Falkland Islands and Gibraltar.

Spain denies accord to get Britain to leave Falklands
New Syria dispute clouds UN assembly
New Syria dispute clouds UN assembly

Russia-US wrangling over a resolution to enforce the destruction of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons cast a shadow Monday over the start of the United Nations General Assembly.

New Syria dispute clouds UN assembly
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Samsung, LG end patent dispute on display technology

South Korean electronic giants Samsung and LG have agreed to end a year-long battle over display technology patents that spawned a series of lawsuits.

Samsung, LG end patent dispute on display technology
Russia 'ignoring facts' over Syria attack: US
Russia 'ignoring facts' over Syria attack: US

The United States Tuesday accused Russia of ignoring the facts surrounding a poison gas attack in Syria, highlighting tensions between the West and Moscow over how to eliminate the country's chemical weapons.

Russia 'ignoring facts' over Syria attack: US
Beijing and ASEAN in talks on South China Sea
Beijing and ASEAN in talks on South China Sea

A code of conduct for handling disputes in the South China Sea should be discussed "gradually", Beijing said after meetings with Southeast Asian nations, suggesting any agreement is still far off.

Beijing and ASEAN in talks on South China Sea
Four Chinese ships in disputed waters: Japan
Four Chinese ships in disputed waters: Japan

Four Chinese ships entered waters around islands at the centre of a bitter dispute with Japan on Saturday with no sign of a compromise seen between Asia's two largest powers.

Four Chinese ships in disputed waters: Japan