Ownership of the island, called Pedra Branca by Singapore and Pulau Batu Puteh by Malaysia, is again under dispute. A 2008 ruling by the International Court of Justice was challenged by Malaysia, which says it has found historical documents that would have altered the court’s earlier ruling awarding  sovereignty to Singapore. Photo: EPA  

UN’s top court to revisit Malaysia’s dispute with  Singapore over island’s sovereignty

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Ownership of the island, called Pedra Branca by Singapore and Pulau Batu Puteh by Malaysia, is again under dispute. A 2008 ruling by the International Court of Justice was challenged by Malaysia, which says it has found historical documents that would have altered the court’s earlier ruling awarding  sovereignty to Singapore. Photo: EPA  
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