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# tensions - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Ex-minister Johnny Mercer blasts ‘distrustful, awful environment’ of British government
# Tensions
# Tensions

Ex-minister Johnny Mercer blasts ‘distrustful, awful environment’ of British government

Apr 21st 2021, 10:10 PM 24,102 Views 12 Comments

The former British Army officer has stood down as veterans minister.

# tensions - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Kelly accuses Donnelly of 'incompetence' during heated row in Dáil over Covid vaccine roll-out
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# Tensions

Kelly accuses Donnelly of 'incompetence' during heated row in Dáil over Covid vaccine roll-out

Apr 1st 2021, 11:02 AM 40,531 Views 108 Comments

Donnelly told the Dáil he is “reluctant” to give specific estimates on vaccine deliveries.

# tensions - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

NI Executive adjourns for the night with no agreement on new coronavirus restrictions
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# Tensions

NI Executive adjourns for the night with no agreement on new coronavirus restrictions

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 8:49 PM 42,516 Views 35 Comments

Northern Ireland’s lockdown is due to end at midnight tomorrow.

# tensions - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House
# Tensions Brewing
# Tensions Brewing

'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House

Nov 4th 2020, 7:04 AM 11,411 Views 4 Comments

Scattered protests also took place from Seattle to New York City, but across the US there were no signs of widespread unrest.

# tensions - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Emergency decree bans gatherings of four or more as pro-democracy protests escalate in Thailand
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Emergency decree bans gatherings of four or more as pro-democracy protests escalate in Thailand

Oct 15th 2020, 7:17 AM 11,101 Views 6 Comments

In a rare move, protests in Thailand have also targeted the monarchy in recent days.

# tensions - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Statues of Roosevelt and Lincoln toppled during Columbus Day protests in the US
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# Tensions

Statues of Roosevelt and Lincoln toppled during Columbus Day protests in the US

Oct 13th 2020, 9:48 AM 34,238 Views 67 Comments

Disquiet over Columbus Day was witnessed in several US and Latin American cities.

# tensions - Sunday 27 September, 2020

North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body
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# Tensions

North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body

Sep 27th 2020, 12:25 PM 18,880 Views 6 Comments

South Korea denied the North’s accusation.

# tensions - Friday 25 September, 2020

Kim Jong Un apologises for 'disgraceful' shooting of South Korean fisheries official
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# Tensions

Kim Jong Un apologises for 'disgraceful' shooting of South Korean fisheries official

Sep 25th 2020, 7:49 AM 40,272 Views 26 Comments

The official was shot dead on Tuesday by North Korean soldiers.

# tensions - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Australian journalists flee China over arrest fears
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# Tensions

Australian journalists flee China over arrest fears

Sep 8th 2020, 7:31 AM 21,087 Views 11 Comments

The reporters were forced to take refuge with Australian diplomats.

# tensions - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Explainer: Why the UK is facing a clash with China over Huawei and 5G
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Explainer: Why the UK is facing a clash with China over Huawei and 5G

Jul 15th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,557 Views 6 Comments

The Chinese tech giant’s equipment is to be stripped from the UK’s 5G network by 2027.

# tensions - Monday 25 May, 2020

China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'
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# Tensions

China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'

May 25th 2020, 9:23 AM 35,256 Views 82 Comments

Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Washington had been infected by a “political virus”.

# tensions - Sunday 17 May, 2020

HSE's Reid admits 'tensions' with CMO over testing capacity but says 'we're on the same page now'
# Letter
# Letter

HSE's Reid admits 'tensions' with CMO over testing capacity but says 'we're on the same page now'

May 17th 2020, 4:15 PM 20,541 Views 11 Comments

“There are tensions with many issues,” HSE CEO Paul Reid said this morning.

# tensions - Friday 8 May, 2020

Unrest returns to Hong Kong as politicians battle for key committee position
# Democracy
# Democracy

Unrest returns to Hong Kong as politicians battle for key committee position

May 8th 2020, 5:53 PM 14,751 Views 20 Comments

Hong Kong reopened in recent days after riding out the Covid-19 health emergency.

# tensions - Monday 6 January, 2020

Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East'
# Crisis
# Crisis

Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East'

Jan 6th 2020, 4:04 PM 8,680 Views 22 Comments

Crowds, estimated to be in the millions, gathered for the funeral of Soleimani today.

# tensions - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Raab: Boris Johnson 'in charge' of Iran crisis despite silence during Caribbean holiday
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Raab: Boris Johnson 'in charge' of Iran crisis despite silence during Caribbean holiday

Jan 5th 2020, 1:14 PM 14,475 Views 28 Comments

Johnson is facing mounting calls to make a statement on Friday’s fatal drone strike.

# tensions - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Ireland calls for 'maximum restraint' following US assassination of Iranian general
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# Tensions

Ireland calls for 'maximum restraint' following US assassination of Iranian general

Updated Jan 4th 2020, 4:50 PM 63,789 Views 104 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said any Irish person in Iraq should ‘leave immediately’.

# tensions - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Protesters storm US embassy in Baghdad chanting 'Death to America'
# Iraq
# Iraq

Protesters storm US embassy in Baghdad chanting 'Death to America'

Updated Dec 31st 2019, 7:30 PM 36,218 Views 71 Comments

US security forces inside the compound fired tear gas in an attempt to disperse the crowds.

# tensions - Monday 30 December, 2019

Iraq warns US ties at stake after deadly air strikes kill at least 25 fighters
# Tensions
# Tensions

Iraq warns US ties at stake after deadly air strikes kill at least 25 fighters

Updated Dec 30th 2019, 7:40 PM 20,537 Views 19 Comments

The attack saw US planes hit several bases belonging to the Hezbollah Brigades.

# tensions - Sunday 8 December, 2019

North Korea conducts 'very important test', according to state media
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# Tensions

North Korea conducts 'very important test', according to state media

Dec 8th 2019, 10:43 AM 20,418 Views 21 Comments

Pyongyang has carried out a number of launches at the same site where the latest test occurred.

# tensions - Monday 18 November, 2019

Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes
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Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes

Updated Nov 18th 2019, 2:17 PM 20,494 Views 28 Comments

Police said they had fired three live rounds at a protest site near the university.

# tensions - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Southgate: English football must solve its own racism issues
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Southgate: English football must solve its own racism issues

Oct 10th 2019, 9:38 PM 1,964 Views 0 Comments

The Bulgarian FA chief was upset with remarks made by the England camp but Southgate has tried to defuse to the situation.

# tensions - Monday 16 September, 2019

Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities
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Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities

Sep 16th 2019, 6:52 AM 22,906 Views 32 Comments

Iran has denied allegations it is behind the attack.

# tensions - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Police fire tear gas and water cannon as Hong Kong protesters defy rally ban
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Police fire tear gas and water cannon as Hong Kong protesters defy rally ban

Aug 31st 2019, 11:52 AM 6,703 Views 26 Comments

Police had banned today’s demonstration on security grounds.

# tensions - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler
# Imran Khan
# Imran Khan

Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler

Aug 11th 2019, 6:28 PM 17,544 Views 19 Comments

New Delhi last week rescinded years of autonomy enjoyed by the Indian-ruled part of Kashmir.

# tensions - Friday 2 August, 2019

Free Derry sign graffitied with support for British soldier facing prosecution for Bloody Sunday murders
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Free Derry sign graffitied with support for British soldier facing prosecution for Bloody Sunday murders

Aug 2nd 2019, 3:57 PM 31,399 Views 0 Comments

Soldier F is set to be charged with the murder of two people killed on Bloody Sunday in 1972.

# tensions - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

How the backstop created a back door for anti-Irish sentiment in the UK
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How the backstop created a back door for anti-Irish sentiment in the UK

Jul 31st 2019, 6:00 AM 34,331 Views 48 Comments

As the UK exit from the EU draws closer, the Irish government has become a frequent target of Brexiteers.

# tensions - Monday 22 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 7:15 AM 10,008 Views 13 Comments

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

# tensions - Thursday 18 July, 2019

US warship shoots down Iranian drone near Persian Gulf
# Strait Of Homuz
# Strait Of Homuz

US warship shoots down Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

Jul 18th 2019, 8:43 PM 21,667 Views 72 Comments

It comes a number of weeks after Iranian forces shot down a US drone.

# tensions - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Iranian boats attempted to 'impede the passage' of British oil tanker in Gulf, UK govt says
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Iranian boats attempted to 'impede the passage' of British oil tanker in Gulf, UK govt says

Jul 11th 2019, 7:26 AM 13,977 Views 55 Comments

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has denied the allegations.

# tensions - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion'
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Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion'

Jun 27th 2019, 10:44 PM 14,451 Views 40 Comments

Tensions have been rising between the two countries since the US pulled out of a nuclear deal.

# tensions - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Iran 'permanently' closes diplomatic relations with US government after new sanctions are imposed
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Iran 'permanently' closes diplomatic relations with US government after new sanctions are imposed

Jun 25th 2019, 8:26 AM 23,038 Views 73 Comments

Sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader were brought in yesterday.

# tensions - Monday 24 June, 2019

Trump orders 'hard-hitting' financial sanctions on Iran's supreme leader
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Trump orders 'hard-hitting' financial sanctions on Iran's supreme leader

Jun 24th 2019, 5:23 PM 9,713 Views 32 Comments

Tensions between the two nations have been escalating in recent days.

# tensions - Sunday 23 June, 2019

US launched 'cyber-attack' on Iran weapons systems in response to drone downing
# Middle East
# Middle East

US launched 'cyber-attack' on Iran weapons systems in response to drone downing

Jun 23rd 2019, 12:59 PM 22,550 Views 63 Comments

The attack crippled computers used to control rocket and missile launches, according to the Washington Post.

# tensions - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Trump says he's still considering military action over Iran
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Trump says he's still considering military action over Iran

Jun 22nd 2019, 5:46 PM 9,437 Views 61 Comments

But the President added that he will be Iran’s “best friend” if nuclear weapons are abandoned.

# tensions - Friday 21 June, 2019

Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected
# Strait Of Hormuz
# Strait Of Hormuz

Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected

Jun 21st 2019, 2:16 PM 18,510 Views 38 Comments

The changes come amid heightened tensions in the region.

# tensions - Thursday 20 June, 2019

'Enormous hostility' among some EU members towards any further Brexit extension, says Varadkar
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'Enormous hostility' among some EU members towards any further Brexit extension, says Varadkar

Jun 20th 2019, 4:08 PM 27,934 Views 87 Comments

Varadkar reiterated that the EU is not prepared to reopen the Withdrawal Agreement again.

# tensions - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

US orders all non-emergency staff to leave embassy and consulate in Iraq
# Gulf Wars
# Gulf Wars

US orders all non-emergency staff to leave embassy and consulate in Iraq

May 15th 2019, 11:23 AM 13,455 Views 28 Comments

US signals about escalating danger posed by Iran have been met with some skepticism by Washington’s allies.

# tensions - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches
# Tensions
# Tensions

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches

Updated May 4th 2019, 3:35 PM 14,521 Views 29 Comments

South Korea has said North Korea fired a number of projectiles into the sea.

# tensions - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Australia furious as Turkey's president refers to Gallipoli after Christchurch mosque attack
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Australia furious as Turkey's president refers to Gallipoli after Christchurch mosque attack

Mar 20th 2019, 1:32 PM 33,684 Views 56 Comments

Scott Morrison warned he would consider “all options” in reviewing ties between the two countries.

# tensions - Friday 1 March, 2019

Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture'
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Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture'

Mar 1st 2019, 10:15 PM 16,146 Views 24 Comments

Abhinandan Varthaman’s plane was shot downed on Wednesday over Kashmir.

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