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Russia sends jet fighter to intercept Norwegian plane over Barents Sea – agencies

Russia sent a MiG-31 jet fighter on Tuesday to intercept a Norwegian patrol plane flying along Russia’s border over the Barents Sea, Russian news agencies quoted Russia’s Defence Ministry as saying. The ministry said it had identified the Norwegian plane as an anti-submarine P-3 Orion aircraft and said it had switched off its transponder during the flight, the… Read More »

South China Sea: Chinese social media urges mango boycott

Philippine mangoes, considered by some to be the best in the world, have emerged as the latest victim of the South China Sea ruling. After an international tribunal on territorial disputes ruled against China and in favour of the Philippines, Chinese netizens used social media to call for a boycott of the Philippine fruit, as well as to… Read More »