Duel by water cannon: Japanese and Taiwanese coastguards blast each other with spray in row over disputed islands

It was the latest confrontation over the uninhabited islands Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China

China, Japan and Taiwan all claim the islands, but they are administered by Tokyo, since the Japanese government bought them from private owners two weeks ago

China unveils its first aircraft carrier in defiant move against Japan
By Matt Blake
PUBLISHED: 10:51 GMT, 25 September 2012 | UPDATED: 12:28 GMT, 25 September 2012