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#Tension

# tension - Today's News

North Korea fires warplanes and tests missiles in response to 'US escalation'
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea fires warplanes and tests missiles in response to 'US escalation'

8 hours ago 8,974 Views 6 Comments

South Korea’s military said it had detected two short-range ballistic missiles launched from the North

# tension - Thursday 4 August, 2022

Missiles fired by China 'believed to have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone'
# Tension
# Tension

Missiles fired by China 'believed to have landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone'

Updated Aug 4th 2022, 2:00 PM 51,332 Views 35 Comments

China’s military drills were prompted by a visit to the island by Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi.

# tension - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan in spite of China warnings that US will 'pay the price' for visit
# Us China Relations
# Us China Relations

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan in spite of China warnings that US will 'pay the price' for visit

Updated Aug 2nd 2022, 10:55 PM 82,762 Views 102 Comments

The Democrat’s trip to Taipei is the highest-profile visit by an elected US official in 25 years.

Why China said a visit from Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan is the US 'playing with fire'
# Tension
# Tension

Why China said a visit from Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan is the US 'playing with fire'

Aug 2nd 2022, 3:27 PM 11,426 Views 11 Comments

China’s ambassador to the United Nations said yesterday that a visit would be “very much dangerous, very much provocative”.

# tension - Friday 11 March, 2022

India says its military accidentally fired missile into Pakistan
# Tension
# Tension

India says its military accidentally fired missile into Pakistan

Mar 11th 2022, 3:31 PM 16,831 Views 10 Comments

There is a heavy military presence on both sides of the shared border and there have been numerous flare-ups.

# tension - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Tension simmers between Erling Haaland and Dortmund
# Unhappy
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# Unhappy

Tension simmers between Erling Haaland and Dortmund

Jan 15th 2022, 4:53 PM 10,187 Views 7 Comments

The 21-year-old has accused the Bundesliga club of putting pressure on him to make a decision regarding his future.

# tension - Thursday 9 December, 2021

Biden promises support for Ukraine and sanctions for Moscow if Russia invades neighbour
# Border Tension
# Border Tension

Biden promises support for Ukraine and sanctions for Moscow if Russia invades neighbour

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 9:30 PM 16,736 Views 53 Comments

Nearly 100,000 Russian troops have massed on the Ukrainian border.

# tension - Friday 28 May, 2021

Guardiola: 'The guys who are anxious and nervous, I will tell them that’s normal'
# Tension
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# Tension

Guardiola: 'The guys who are anxious and nervous, I will tell them that’s normal'

May 28th 2021, 4:00 PM 2,189 Views 1 Comment

The Manchester City manager admits the hardest part of his job is consoling those who do not start in Porto.

# tension - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Real Madrid salvage draw with late equaliser as league title chances swing back to Atletico
# Tension
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# Tension

Real Madrid salvage draw with late equaliser as league title chances swing back to Atletico

May 9th 2021, 10:21 PM 5,617 Views 2 Comments

Zinedine Zidane’s side also had a penalty decision ruled out by VAR.

# tension - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Djokovic has 'not much respect' for Kyrgios off the court
# Tension
From The42
# Tension

Djokovic has 'not much respect' for Kyrgios off the court

Feb 7th 2021, 8:53 PM 4,349 Views 5 Comments

The Australian has waged a running battle with the Serb in recent times.

# tension - Sunday 10 January, 2021

US Vice President Mike Pence to attend Joe Biden inauguration - reports
# Republican Strife
# Republican Strife

US Vice President Mike Pence to attend Joe Biden inauguration - reports

Jan 10th 2021, 8:03 AM 43,717 Views 49 Comments

Lightning-fast impeachment proceedings against Trump are expected to begin tomorrow.

# tension - Saturday 25 July, 2020

White House clashes with both Republicans and Democrats over Covid-19 relief
# Tension
# Tension

White House clashes with both Republicans and Democrats over Covid-19 relief

Jul 25th 2020, 7:25 AM 24,388 Views 20 Comments

A week of tense negotiations ended without resolution.

# tension - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'I'd imagine Sterling's not hugely enthusiastic about me' – Southgate
# Tension
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# Tension

'I'd imagine Sterling's not hugely enthusiastic about me' – Southgate

Nov 13th 2019, 6:43 PM 7,634 Views 6 Comments

The Man City star has been dropped by the England manager.

# tension - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Erasmus' Boks set up World Cup final with England after edging Wales
# Tension
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# Tension

Erasmus' Boks set up World Cup final with England after edging Wales

Oct 27th 2019, 10:59 AM 14,250 Views 40 Comments

Handré Pollard’s place-kicking was crucial as the Boks edged the semi-final in Yokohama.

# tension - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Neuer wants to end tension with Germany team-mate Ter Stegen after war of words
# Tension
From The42
# Tension

Neuer wants to end tension with Germany team-mate Ter Stegen after war of words

Sep 17th 2019, 4:17 PM 11,018 Views 1 Comment

Manuel Neuer says he is done speaking about his Germany rivalry with Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

# tension - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US
# Missiles
# Missiles

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US

Sep 10th 2019, 8:33 AM 7,056 Views 11 Comments

The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.

# tension - Monday 1 July, 2019

How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen?
# China
# China

How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen?

Updated Jul 1st 2019, 4:21 PM 26,219 Views 26 Comments

After the biggest mass demonstration in years last month, there is more violence in the city today.

# tension - Thursday 13 June, 2019

US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf
# Strait Of Hormuz
# Strait Of Hormuz

US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf

Updated Jun 13th 2019, 8:23 PM 51,225 Views 97 Comments

The suspected attacks come amid spiralling tensions between Tehran and Washington.

# tension - Monday 13 May, 2019

Saudi oil tankers among ships targeted by 'sabotage attacks'
# Tension
# Tension

Saudi oil tankers among ships targeted by 'sabotage attacks'

May 13th 2019, 10:35 PM 16,073 Views 27 Comments

The ships suffered “significant damage” but none of the crew members were harmed.

# tension - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Montenegro defender slams Liverpool's Henderson for 'ugly and disrespectful' jersey jibe
# Tension
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# Tension

Montenegro defender slams Liverpool's Henderson for 'ugly and disrespectful' jersey jibe

Mar 27th 2019, 5:20 PM 26,301 Views 20 Comments

Atletico Madrid’s Stefan Savic claims the England midfielder sarcastically offered to swap shirts with one of his opponents after their Euro 2020 qualifier.

# tension - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Trump says that military intervention in Venezuela is 'an option'
# Venezuela
# Venezuela

Trump says that military intervention in Venezuela is 'an option'

Feb 3rd 2019, 4:11 PM 11,850 Views 71 Comments

The United States recognised Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president on 23 January.

# tension - Friday 1 February, 2019

'Completely unacceptable': Britain angered after EU document calls Gibraltar a 'colony'
# Tension
# Tension

'Completely unacceptable': Britain angered after EU document calls Gibraltar a 'colony'

Feb 1st 2019, 3:24 PM 31,620 Views 65 Comments

Gibraltar, home to 33,000 people, was ceded to Britain by Spain in 1713, in perpetuity.

# tension - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Maria Sharapova refuses to answer reporters' questions after Melbourne exit
# Tension
From The42
# Tension

Maria Sharapova refuses to answer reporters' questions after Melbourne exit

Jan 20th 2019, 7:17 PM 17,623 Views 8 Comments

It was a forgettable day for 2008 champion, as she crashed out of the Australian Open.

# tension - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'I remember coming out for the warm-up and the chants were 'Kill the Fenian bastards''
# Tension
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# Tension

'I remember coming out for the warm-up and the chants were 'Kill the Fenian bastards''

Nov 14th 2018, 10:01 PM 36,033 Views 19 Comments

Joe Waters was part of the Republic of Ireland side that faced Northern Ireland at Windsor Park at the height of The Troubles in 1979.

# tension - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'It's hugely disrespectful, I'm disgusted' - FAI criticised after declining to attend PFAI awards
# Snubbed
From The42
# Snubbed

'It's hugely disrespectful, I'm disgusted' - FAI criticised after declining to attend PFAI awards

Oct 25th 2018, 3:00 PM 32,983 Views 29 Comments

There has been ongoing tension between the FAI and the PFAI in recent times.

# tension - Friday 28 September, 2018

Mourinho on Pogba row: No player is bigger than Man United
# Tension
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# Tension

Mourinho on Pogba row: No player is bigger than Man United

Sep 28th 2018, 2:54 PM 5,495 Views 13 Comments

The Portuguese boss explained his reasons for relieving the midfielder of the vice-captaincy.

# tension - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'I am the manager I make these decisions' - Pogba will never captain Man United again, Mourinho confirms
# Second Captains
From The42
# Second Captains

'I am the manager I make these decisions' - Pogba will never captain Man United again, Mourinho confirms

Sep 26th 2018, 6:15 AM 14,829 Views 22 Comments

Jose Mourinho confirmed that the French star has been removed as vice-captain following defeat to Derby.

# tension - Sunday 26 August, 2018

'We want a level playing pitch': Retail groups take aim at pop-up markets
# Tension
# Tension

'We want a level playing pitch': Retail groups take aim at pop-up markets

Aug 26th 2018, 11:00 AM 25,609 Views 35 Comments

But one major operator says bricks-and-mortar firms are simply ‘unable to take competition’.

# tension - Friday 10 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 10th 2018, 7:04 AM 5,943 Views 24 Comments

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
# Tension
# Tension

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

Jun 19th 2018, 7:26 AM 9,839 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

May 31st 2018, 10:39 AM 18,563 Views 4 Comments

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
# Tension
# Tension

UK regulator launches seven investigations into Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT

Apr 18th 2018, 12:15 PM 8,912 Views 72 Comments

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
# Tension
# Tension

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

Mar 30th 2018, 7:44 PM 17,516 Views 120 Comments

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'
# Tension
# Tension

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

Dec 24th 2017, 9:56 AM 13,817 Views 64 Comments

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
# Tension
# Tension

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border

Dec 21st 2017, 6:54 AM 20,254 Views 23 Comments

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

# tension - Friday 8 December, 2017

Neymar 'stressed' after Cavani spat
# Tension
From The42
# Tension

Neymar 'stressed' after Cavani spat

Dec 8th 2017, 11:20 AM 8,028 Views 5 Comments

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
# Border Shooting
# Border Shooting

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

Nov 13th 2017, 10:45 PM 23,435 Views 14 Comments

The soldier survived the shooting.

# tension - Saturday 28 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 28th 2017, 11:33 AM 14,615 Views 37 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 27th 2017, 10:05 PM 2,288 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 27th 2017, 7:20 AM 6,898 Views 14 Comments

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

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