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Diaoyu Islands

The Diaoyu Islands are a group of uninhabited islands located roughly due east of mainland China, northeast of Taiwan, west of Okinawa Island, and north of the southwestern end of the Ryukyu Islands. They are currently controlled by Japan, which calls them Senkaku Islands. Both China and Taiwan claim sovereignty over the islands. 

Videographic: A guide to the South China Sea islands dispute

The story behind the wrangle between China, Japan and Taiwan

PUBLISHED : Friday, 12 April, 2013, 1:00pm
UPDATED : Friday, 12 April, 2013, 1:11pm
 

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