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# rising-tensions - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

US-Russia talks on security, Ukraine to be held on 10 January in Geneva
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# Rising Tensions

US-Russia talks on security, Ukraine to be held on 10 January in Geneva

Dec 28th 2021, 8:48 AM 5,783 Views 15 Comments

It comes after Moscow demanded that NATO deny membership to Ukraine and other former Soviet countries.

# rising-tensions - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Joe Biden warns Putin of 'unprecedented sanctions' if Russia invades Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Joe Biden warns Putin of 'unprecedented sanctions' if Russia invades Ukraine

Dec 8th 2021, 6:01 PM 11,083 Views 31 Comments

The US President spoke to his Russian counterpart for two hours by video link yesterday.

# rising-tensions - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Biden and Putin square off for two-hour call as Ukraine tensions mount
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# Rising Tensions

Biden and Putin square off for two-hour call as Ukraine tensions mount

Dec 7th 2021, 10:33 PM 18,471 Views 26 Comments

Putin came into the meeting seeking guarantees from Biden that the Nato military alliance will never expand to include Ukraine.

# rising-tensions - Monday 6 December, 2021

US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine
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# Rising Tensions

US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine

Dec 6th 2021, 10:33 PM 18,234 Views 66 Comments

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are due to hold talks via video call tomorrow.

# rising-tensions - Friday 19 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 19th 2020, 12:42 PM 13,825 Views 6 Comments

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
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# Rising Tensions

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

Jun 19th 2020, 9:20 AM 14,597 Views 23 Comments

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
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# Rising Tensions

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 7:15 AM 10,023 Views 13 Comments

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
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From The42
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Pogba won't captain Man United again under Mourinho - reports

Sep 25th 2018, 7:37 PM 13,406 Views 29 Comments

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
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# Rising Tensions

US fighter jets intercept two Russian bombers off Alaskan coast

Apr 18th 2017, 7:45 PM 26,272 Views 61 Comments

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
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From The42
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Trump win gives 'added layer' to USA against Mexico, says Bradley

Nov 11th 2016, 1:11 PM 3,939 Views 5 Comments

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
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# Rising Tensions

North Korea warns of 'unpredictable retaliatory strikes' against South

Oct 20th 2014, 9:49 PM 13,564 Views 22 Comments

The two sides exchanged fire yesterday.

# rising-tensions - Monday 26 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 26th 2013, 11:08 PM 9,367 Views 251 Comments

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