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# rising-tensions - Friday 19 June, 2020

Explainer: What's going on between North and South Korea and why are tensions rising again now?

Analysts say recent tensions come from North Korea’s desire to have sanctions eased.

South Korea's unification minister resigns after North blows up liaison office

Tensions on the peninsula have heightened in recent weeks.

# rising-tensions - Monday 22 July, 2019

Theresa May to hold emergency meeting as UK plots next step after Iran tanker seizure

Iran has remained defiant in the face of UK’s claims of “illegal and destabilising behaviour”.

# rising-tensions - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Pogba won't captain Man United again under Mourinho - reports

The French midfielder’s comments criticising United’s tactics has not gone down well it seems.

# rising-tensions - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

US fighter jets intercept two Russian bombers off Alaskan coast

The US planes intercepted the Russian bombers and helped escort them back.

# rising-tensions - Friday 11 November, 2016

Trump win gives 'added layer' to USA against Mexico, says Bradley

Donald Trump’s election as president could cast the World Cup qualifier between USA and Mexico in a harsher light, says Michael Bradley.

# rising-tensions - Monday 20 October, 2014

North Korea warns of 'unpredictable retaliatory strikes' against South

The two sides exchanged fire yesterday.

# rising-tensions - Monday 26 August, 2013

John Kerry warns Syria of “consequences” for using chemical weapons

The US Secretary of State said the “indiscriminate slaughter” by chemical weapons was inexcusable and undeniable.