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#Tension

# tension - Friday 10 August, 2018

Reports of truce agreed between Hamas and Israel, ending intense two days of violence

Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since the Islamic militant group seized control of Gaza in 2007.

# tension - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' as he threatens fresh tariffs

He said yesterday he had asked the US Trade Representative to target $200 billion worth of imports for a 10% levy.

# tension - Thursday 31 May, 2018

From The42 'I've discovered your true face' - Benzema hits back over World Cup omission Tension

'I've discovered your true face' - Benzema hits back over World Cup omission

Noel Le Graet’s support for head coach Didier Deschamps’ decision to leave the Real Madrid man out has angered the forward.

# tension - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

The investigations have been launched on the back of the Salisbury nerve agent attack in March.

# tension - Friday 30 March, 2018

12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

More than 1,200 were wounded by various means by Israeli forces.

# tension - Sunday 24 December, 2017

North Korea says new UN sanctions are an 'act of war'

The UN Security Council unanimously passed new, US-drafted sanctions that will restrict oil supplies.

# tension - Thursday 21 December, 2017

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border

The soldier cross the border in thick fog and made his way to a guard post.

# tension - Friday 8 December, 2017

From The42 Neymar 'stressed' after Cavani spat Tension

Neymar 'stressed' after Cavani spat

Nene, a former star at PSG, admits to helping persuade his fellow Brazilian to make a move to France.

# tension - Monday 13 November, 2017

North Korean soldier shot a number of times while trying to defect to the south

The soldier survived the shooting.

# tension - Saturday 28 October, 2017

US Defense Secretary warns North Korea of 'massive military response'

Pyongyang in recent months has sparked global alarm by conducting a sixth nuclear test and test-launching missiles capable of reaching the US mainland.

# tension - Friday 27 October, 2017

From The42 Sligo breathe a big sigh of relief after nervy draw in Drogheda Tension

Sligo breathe a big sigh of relief after nervy draw in Drogheda

The Bit o’Red needed a point to guarantee survival this evening.

Catalonia crisis: Spain poised to impose direct rule on the region today

The Spanish Senate will meet at 8am Irish time to vote to depose Catalonia’s government.

# tension - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push

If Catalonia does not provide a satisfactory response by 8am tomorrow, direct rule could be imposed.

# tension - Saturday 14 October, 2017

From The42 Barcelona met with wash of Spanish flags in Madrid Tension

Barcelona met with wash of Spanish flags in Madrid

The game is Barca’s first trip to the Spanish capital since an independence referendum.

# tension - Friday 6 October, 2017

From The42 Gerard Pique again the subject of abuse from Spanish fans ahead of Albania clash Tension

Gerard Pique again the subject of abuse from Spanish fans ahead of Albania clash

The Barcelona defender was jeered and booed as his name was read out in Alicante.

# tension - Friday 22 September, 2017

Taoiseach speaks to Theresa May ahead of her landmark Brexit speech

All eyes are on May as she prepares to spell out her key demands in a keynote Brexit speech.

# tension - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test

A new agreement between Washington and Seoul will allow the South to develop more powerful weapons.

# tension - Monday 31 July, 2017

Venezuelan President claims victory as 10 die in violent protests

10 people were killed in violent protests against Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly elections.

# tension - Sunday 21 May, 2017

From The42 Ballack slams retiring Lahm over Germany captaincy spat Tension

Ballack slams retiring Lahm over Germany captaincy spat

Tributes have poured in for the retiring Bayern stalwart, but his former colleague has not forgiven him for a dispute.

# tension - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

From The42 Women's Tennis Association not happy with French Open's Maria Sharapova snub Tension

Women's Tennis Association not happy with French Open's Maria Sharapova snub

The WTA claim the reasoning is wrong.

# tension - Saturday 22 April, 2017

'Hit me. Bring it on': American Airlines worker suspended after squaring up to passenger Hot Air This post contains videos

'Hit me. Bring it on': American Airlines worker suspended after squaring up to passenger

Footage of the incident has gone viral.

# tension - Monday 20 March, 2017

From The42 Mourinho stokes flames as United accused in tunnel row Tension

Mourinho stokes flames as United accused in tunnel row

Middlesbrough captain Ben Gibson and Ashley Young were restrained by team-mates in a fiery clash yesterday.

# tension - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From The42 Mourinho airs his frustrations at Ivory Coast over Bailly departure Tension

Mourinho airs his frustrations at Ivory Coast over Bailly departure

The defender will miss tomorrow’s meeting with West Ham as he must meet up with his international team-mates.

# tension - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From The42 Arsene Wenger and Mathieu Debuchy are barely on speaking terms Tension

Arsene Wenger and Mathieu Debuchy are barely on speaking terms

The Gunners full-back is hoping to find a ‘new challenge’ after being frozen out at Emirates Stadium.

# tension - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From The42 It is virtually impossible to have a good relationship - Rosberg on Hamilton Tension

It is virtually impossible to have a good relationship - Rosberg on Hamilton

Newly crowned F1 champion Nico Rosberg has conceded he will never be “best friends” with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton.

# tension - Saturday 22 October, 2016

From The42 Suarez and Neymar struck by missile after Messi winner Tension This post contains videos

Suarez and Neymar struck by missile after Messi winner

Home fans threw objects in the direction of Barcelona players as they were celebrating.

# tension - Friday 9 September, 2016

"Grave concerns" in Ireland about North Korea nuclear test

South Korea, China and France’s President Hollande have all criticised the move.

# tension - Friday 22 July, 2016

From The42 '5,000 people stood in the rain, held their breath and watched a Portuguese referee' Tension

'5,000 people stood in the rain, held their breath and watched a Portuguese referee'

Last night’s game at Turners Cross was a far cry from the darker days.

# tension - Saturday 2 July, 2016

From The42 'I notified the whole Spain squad of my departure, except for Casillas' Tension

'I notified the whole Spain squad of my departure, except for Casillas'

The 65-year-old resigned as the national team boss following their Euro 2016 exit.

# tension - Sunday 28 February, 2016

From The42 One of the most intense football derbies took place yesterday and the photos are incredible Tension This post contains images

One of the most intense football derbies took place yesterday and the photos are incredible

Red Star Belgrade got the better of Partizan to continue their incredible season.

# tension - Friday 18 December, 2015

From The42 Cesc Fabregas involved in a training-ground bust-up the day before Mourinho sacking Tension

Cesc Fabregas involved in a training-ground bust-up the day before Mourinho sacking

An academy player took exception to a challenge from the Spanish midfielder.

# tension - Monday 19 October, 2015

Israel tensions rise after soldier shot at bus station

Police said a man, thought to be Palestinian, entered the bus station armed with a pistol and knife, killing the soldier and wounding 10 other people.

# tension - Thursday 20 August, 2015

From The42 Celtic accused of acting like 'pigs' and 'children' during last night's Champions League tie War Of Words

# tension - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Joanne O'Riordan and her brother verbally abused on train for moving bags from wheelchair space

“People should have the decency to know that people in a wheelchair might actually want to get on the train and might want to go out and enjoy themselves.”

# tension - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From The42 The Premier League relegation battle is a three-horse race after today's games Tension

The Premier League relegation battle is a three-horse race after today's games

Meanwhile, Tottenham boosted their hopes of a Europa League spot with a win today.

# tension - Monday 16 March, 2015

Ferguson protesters tear up American flag

A man aged (20) was charged with shooting two police officers from a car.

# tension - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The42 No regrets for Barca boss amid rumours of Messi bust-up Tension

No regrets for Barca boss amid rumours of Messi bust-up

Enrique left the four-time World Player of the Year on the bench for the club’s 1-0 defeat to Real Sociedad.

# tension - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

New York mayor booed at police graduation as tensions increase

Some members of the NYPD have accused Bill de Blasio of fostering anti-police sentiment.

# tension - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From The42 Mata had 'no relationship' with Mourinho Tension

Mata had 'no relationship' with Mourinho

“Maybe I feel my values more in England than in Spain,” the United midfielder added.

# tension - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Israel to press ahead with 2,600 settler homes in Jerusalem

The housing units, which have been slated for construction since 2012, were given final approval this week.

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