Latest Territorial disputes News

Whitmer meets with government, business leaders on Europe trip

May. 12, 2023 17:53 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer conducted her second international trade mission of the year this week, spending two days in Austria and Latvia meeting with both business and government leaders. Whitmer, who spoke with The Associated Press upon returning to...

UN court says it can hear Guyana-Venezuela border dispute

Apr. 06, 2023 15:32 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court ruled Thursday that it can hear a case between South American neighbors Guyana and Venezuela about a border dispute that dates back to 1899. The decision to reject Venezuela's challenge to the case's admissibility...

DeSantis walks back 'territorial dispute' remark on Ukraine

Mar. 23, 2023 13:50 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is walking back his characterization of Russia’s war in Ukraine as a “territorial dispute,” following criticism from a number of fellow Republicans who expressed concern about the potential 2024 presidential candidate’s dismissive...