Asia-Pacific, India, Politics, World
Europe, Spain, UK, Politics
More than a century ago, in 1907, denizens of Darjeeling and neighboring regions felt that, with their ethnicity and unique identity, a separate state should be formed. It was needed for the citizens of the land to identify themselves as to who they were.
Asia-Pacific, China, Taiwan, Politics
Against the backdrop of the questions regarding Gibraltar and its appearance once more after Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (Brexit) of last year’s vote; The Telegraph reported that Spain seems to want the territory for itself, since the mountain geographically connects with it.
Japan, Russia, Politics
According to its constitution, the Republic of China, also known as Taiwan, controls a staggering 11 million square kilometers of land, which makes it the second largest country in the world after Russia and before Canada.
Asia-Pacific, Philippines, Opinion, Politics
Ever heard of Kuriles or the Kuril Islands? Well you should have! This volcanic archipelago that stretches across the Sea of Okhotsk in between Russia’s Far East region and Japan’s Hokkaido has been the subject of a serious territorial dispute that has scratched heads and sharpened bayonets for decades.
“We are ready to protect what is ours,” – the claim Philippines President Benigno Aquino III stated during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) in 2011. This in reference to the territorial dispute against China that has been going on for decades.