Trump ups the ante in trade battle, slaps China with more tariffs
President Trump tweeted that the U.S. will raise tariffs on Chinese goods. FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact bo...
Why Canada Keeps Leaving Bottles of Whiskey on a Remote Island Called Hans Island
A remote hunk of rock is the subject of a territorial dispute between two very polite countries who leave booze every time they claim it back. Hans Island. More Interesting facts about bottles of whi...
Geographical renaming
Geographical renaming is the changing of the name of a geographical feature or area. This can range from the uncontroversial change of a street name to a highly disputed change to the name of a count...
International incident
An international incident is a seemingly relatively small or limited action or clash that results in a wider dispute between two or more nation-states. International incidents can arise from unanticip...
Irredentism
Irredentism (from Italian irredento for "unredeemed") is any political or popular movement intended to reclaim and reoccupy a lost homeland. As such irredentism tries to justify its territorial claims...
Trade war
A trade war refers to two or more states raising or creating tariffs or other trade barriers on each other in retaliation for other trade barriers. Increased protection causes both nations' output com...
Western Sahara conflict
The Western Sahara conflict or Polisario Front dispute for independence is an ongoing conflict between the Polisario Front of the Sahrawi people and the kingdom of Morocco. The conflict is the continu...
Turbot War
The Turbot War was an international fishing dispute between Canada, (supported by the United Kingdom and Ireland) and Spain (supported by the European Union and Iceland) in which Canada stopped a Gali...
Anglo-Irish Trade War
The Anglo-Irish Trade War (also called the "Economic War") was a retaliatory trade war between the Irish Free State/Ireland and the United Kingdom (UK) lasting from 1932 until 1938. It involved the re...
Military occupation
Military occupation is effective provisional control of a certain ruling power over a territory which is not under the formal sovereignty of that entity, without the volition of the actual sovereign. ...
Africanization
Africanization or Africanisation (lit., making something African) has been applied in various contexts, notably in geographic and personal naming and in the composition of the civil service e.g. via p...
Telecom dispute between Gibraltar and Spain
Direct telephone connections between Gibraltar and Spain were severed in 1969, when land communications between both territories were halted by the Spanish dictator, Francisco Franco, and were not res...
Banana Wars
The Banana Wars were a series of occupations, police actions, and interventions involving the United States in Central America and the Caribbean between the Spanish–American War (1898) and the incepti...
Beef hormone controversy
The Beef Hormone Dispute is one of the most intractable agricultural controversies since the establishment of the World Trade Organization.It was sometimes called the "beef war" in the media, similarl...
Byzantine–Genoese War (1348–49)
The Byzantine–Genoese War of 1348–1349 was fought over control over custom dues through the Bosphorus. The Byzantines attempted to break their dependence for food and maritime commerce on the Genoese ...
Currency war
Currency war, also known as competitive devaluation, is a condition in international affairs where countries compete against each other to achieve a relatively low exchange rate for their own currency...
Currency War of 2009–11
The Currency War of 2009–2011 is an episode of competitive devaluation which became prominent in September 2010. Competitive devaluation involves states competing with each other to achieve a relativ...
Customs war
A Customs war, also known as a toll war or tariff war, is a type of economical conflict between two or more states. In order to pressure one of the states, the other raises taxes or tariffs for some o...