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US warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions

The busy waterway is one of a growing number of flashpoints in the US-China relationship.

May 20, 2019, 08:52 AM IST

China accuses US warship of violating its sovereignty

The incident occurred as U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration seeks Chinese cooperation in dealing with North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs.

Jan 20, 2018, 23:07 PM IST

Beijing vows 'necessary measures' after US warship enters South China Sea

China on Saturday vowed to take "necessary measures" to safeguard its sovereignty.

Jan 20, 2018, 17:50 PM IST

China, Taiwan spar over Chinese diplomat's invasion threat

China considers Taiwan to be a wayward province and has never renounced the use of force to bring it under its control. 

Dec 11, 2017, 09:51 AM IST

China condemns US warship near South China Sea island as 'serious provocation'

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said in a statement late last night that China had dispatched military vessels and fighter planes in response to warn off the US vessel.

Jul 03, 2017, 09:31 AM IST

US warship challenges Beijing's claim yet again, sails close to South China Sea island

The USS Stethem destroyer passed less than 12 nautical miles (22 kilometers) from tiny Triton Island in the Paracel Islands archipelago, which is also claimed by Taiwan and Vietnam, the official told AFP.

Jul 02, 2017, 23:29 PM IST

China says US warship entered its waters `without permission`

"USS Dewey destroyer sailed less than 12 nautical miles from a reef", claimed by Beijing.

May 25, 2017, 14:01 PM IST

US strikes Yemen in 'self defence', destroys radar sites

In "self defence", three US warships on Thursday fired cruise missiles at a radar installations in Yemen that the Pentagon claimed was used by Yemeni insurgents to target another American warship earlier in.

Oct 13, 2016, 15:58 PM IST

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.

May 10, 2016, 20:44 PM IST

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

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

Feb 01, 2016, 20:37 PM IST

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.

Jan 31, 2016, 09:47 AM IST

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".

Dec 31, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

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.

Oct 28, 2015, 18:29 PM IST

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.

Oct 28, 2015, 10:27 AM IST

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.

Oct 27, 2015, 17:28 PM IST

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.

May 02, 2015, 05:47 AM IST

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.

Jun 30, 2014, 00:28 AM IST

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.

Apr 25, 2014, 21:26 PM IST

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.

Apr 15, 2014, 05:42 AM IST

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.

Apr 15, 2014, 00:11 AM IST