EghtesadOnline: Iran has protested to the United Nations over a violation of its airspace by a US drone, saying that it "does not seek war" but will exercise its right to self-defense against any hostile, provocative act.
EghtesadOnline: China said on Thursday people should not read too much into last week's incident when a Chinese naval vessel picked up a U.S. underwater drone in the disputed South China Sea.
EghtesadOnline: China returned an underwater U.S. drone seized in the South China Sea last week, a move that could diffuse tensions after protests from the White House and critical tweets from President-elect Donald Trump.
EghtesadOnline: The United States expects China to return soon an underwater U.S. drone seized by a Chinese naval vessel last week, with one U.S. official telling Reuters the exchange could happen as early as Tuesday at an agreed location in the South China Sea.
EghtesadOnline: China pushed back against U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s claim that its military stole an American naval drone last week, as the Philippines called the seizure off its coast “very troubling.”
EghtesadOnline: An underwater drone taken by a Chinese naval vessel in the South China Sea last week is part of U.S. surveillance efforts in the disputed waterway, but Beijing won't likely make a big fuss about its handover, Chinese state media and experts said.
EghtesadOnline: Asian shares steadied near four-week lows on Monday after China agreed to return the U.S. drone it had seized, easing worries for now about possible deterioration in diplomatic relations.
EghtesadOnline: The Pentagon said China will return a U.S. Navy underwater drone after its military scooped up the submersible in the South China Sea late this week and sparked a row that drew in President-elect Donald Trump, who said on Twitter the Chinese stole it, so they can keep it.
EghtesadOnline: China will return an underwater U.S. drone seized by a naval vessel this week in the South China Sea, both countries said on Saturday, but Beijing complained that Washington had been "hyping up" the incident.
EghtesadOnline: China expects a smooth resolution to the seizure by its navy of "unidentified" equipment found in the South China Sea, a state-run newspaper said on Saturday, after U.S. officials said a Chinese warship had taken a U.S. underwater drone.