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Canada and Denmark divide small Arctic island, ending ownership dispute

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Since 1971, the countries have been "fighting" the "Whiskey Wars" to settle competing claims over Hans Island. Successive expeditions from Ottawa and Copenhagen have braved icy conditions to plant bottles of alcohol on the tiny 1.2sq km (0.75sq-mile) rock. Now officials have agreed to divide the outpost roughly in half.
3 months ago·Ottawa, Canada

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Times of IndiaTimes of India

arctic: Danish-Canadian deal ends 49-year-old feud over Arctic isle - Times of India

Rest of World News: COPENHAGEN: A territorial dispute between Denmark and Canada over a barren and uninhabited rock in the Arctic that has led to decades of friendly fric.

3 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC NewsBBC News

Whisky Wars: Denmark and Canada strike deal to end 50-year row over Arctic island

The Nato allies have been involved in a good-natured spat over ownership of Hans Island since 1971.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Canada and Denmark divide small Arctic island, ending ownership dispute

Denmark and Canada will divide the small, uninhabited island in the Arctic known as Hans Island, ending an almost 50-year long ownership spat, in a largely symbolic act of diplomacy designed to avoid tensions in the high North.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The GuardianThe Guardian

Canada and Denmark end decades-long dispute over barren rock in Arctic

Hans Island ‘whisky war’ – described by some as a ‘pseudo-confrontation’ – ends after formal division agreedIt has been described by some as a “pseudo-confrontation”, by others as a diplomatic afterthought. Now, however, the so-called “whisky war”, which was never really a conflict at all, has finally been resolved with the formal division of a tiny barren Arctic island between Canada and Denmark.Sitting in the Kennedy Channel of Nares Strait be…

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC NewsCBC News

Canada and Denmark reach deal to divide uninhabited Arctic island

Canada and Denmark have reached an agreement to divide a tiny uninhabited island in the Arctic, ending a nearly 50-year-long international dispute between two friendly countries.

3 months ago·Canada
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CTV NewsCTV News

'Flag war' with Denmark over tiny Arctic island set to end peacefully with deal

A deal has been reached settling a dispute with Denmark over a 1.3-square-kilometre island in the Arctic and is expected to be signed today, according to a government minister.

3 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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