Mischief Reef, crowded with what are believed to be Chinese dredgers, in a photo taken in May by a US surveillance aircraft. A Hague court says it will consider whether Mischief Reef is truly an island, as claimed by China as part of its sovereignty claims. Photo: Reuters Mischief Reef, crowded with what are believed to be Chinese dredgers, in a photo taken in May by a US surveillance aircraft. A Hague court says it will consider whether Mischief Reef is truly an island, as claimed by China as part of its sovereignty claims. Photo: Reuters
Mischief Reef, crowded with what are believed to be Chinese dredgers, in a photo taken in May by a US surveillance aircraft. A Hague court says it will consider whether Mischief Reef is truly an island, as claimed by China as part of its sovereignty claims. Photo: Reuters

Hague court claims jurisdiction over South China Sea dispute in defeat for Beijing

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Mischief Reef, crowded with what are believed to be Chinese dredgers, in a photo taken in May by a US surveillance aircraft. A Hague court says it will consider whether Mischief Reef is truly an island, as claimed by China as part of its sovereignty claims. Photo: Reuters Mischief Reef, crowded with what are believed to be Chinese dredgers, in a photo taken in May by a US surveillance aircraft. A Hague court says it will consider whether Mischief Reef is truly an island, as claimed by China as part of its sovereignty claims. Photo: Reuters
Mischief Reef, crowded with what are believed to be Chinese dredgers, in a photo taken in May by a US surveillance aircraft. A Hague court says it will consider whether Mischief Reef is truly an island, as claimed by China as part of its sovereignty claims. Photo: Reuters
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