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US warship sail through disputed South China Sea; irks Beijing

US warship sail through disputed South China Sea; irks Beijing

USS William P Lawrence , a guided missile destroyer, illegally entered China's waters near the islands today without the permission of the Chinese government, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said.

China says US island sail-by `dangerous and irresponsible`

Tensions have mounted in the Sea over Beijing`s construction of artificial islands.

China urges US not to undermine mutual trust as warship enters its territorial waters

China urges US not to undermine mutual trust as warship enters its territorial waters

China urged the US to respect and abide by its laws, and not to undermine the mutual trust and regional peace and stability.

Iran denies it fired rockets near US warships in Gulf

Iran denies it fired rockets near US warships in Gulf

Iran denied on Thursday that its Revolutionary Guards launched rockets near the US aircraft-carrier Harry S Truman and other warships as they were entering the Gulf on Saturday, rejecting a US report as "psychological warfare".

China summons US envoy over warship sailing in South China Sea reef

China summons US envoy over warship sailing in South China Sea reef

Beijing summoned the American ambassador to protest the US Navy's sailing of a warship into the disputed waters.

US stands ground, says will continue naval operations in South China Sea

US stands ground, says will continue naval operations in South China Sea

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has said they will continue with their naval operations in the disputed South China Sea.

Chinese Navy protests after US naval destroyer enters South China Sea despite warnings

Chinese Navy protests after US naval destroyer enters South China Sea despite warnings

Chinese Navy on Tuesday had its first major face off with a US warship after it ignored Beijing's warning and sailed close to artificial islands China is building in the disputed South China Sea, prompting China to denounce the incident as a "threat" to its sovereignty.

US Navy bolsters presence in Gulf after Iran seizure

 US warships protecting American-flagged ships in the Strait of Hormuz may extend assistance to other countries` vessels, officials said Friday, after reports of Iranian forces harassing shipping.

US sends another warship to Persian Gulf

The US has sent another warship to the Persian Gulf with 1,000 marines on board as clashes between Iraqi forces and Islamic militants intensified Sunday, the media reported.

US warship leaves Black Sea as Ukraine crisis heats up

The US guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook has left the Black Sea, two weeks after it was deployed there to reassure Eastern European allies worried by the Ukraine crisis, the Navy said Friday.

Pentagon says Russian jet flies near US warship

A Russian fighter jet flew near a US warship in the Black Sea for 12 times Saturday amid rising tensions in eastern Ukraine, the Pentagon said Monday.

Russian fighter jet passes near US warship

A Russian fighter jet was engaged in "provocative action" when it repeatedly passed near a US Navy guided missile destroyer for over 90 minutes in the international waters of the Black Sea off the coast of Romania, the Pentagon claimed on Monday.

US warship threatened China`s security: State media

A US warship that was forced to manoeuvre to avoid a collision with a Chinese naval vessel had "posed a threat", state-run media said Monday, after Washington accused China of being the aggressor.

Iran mourns 1988 airliner downing by US warship

Iranians are marking the anniversary of the downing of an airliner by a US warship in the Persian Gulf two decades ago.

Iran mourns 1988 airliner downing by US warship

Iranians mourning a 23-year-old airline tragedy tossed flowers in the Gulf.

US warship in Black Sea irks Russia

Russia expressed its displeasure and concern over the arrival of a US warship in the Black Sea.

Indian-American woman captains US warship

Commander Shanti Sethi is also the first female commanding officer of a US Navy ship to visit Chennai.

Iran says it has 100 vessels for each US warship

The former naval chief for Iran`s
Revolutionary Guard said the country has set aside 100 military vessels to confront each warship from the US or any
other foreign power that might pose a threat.