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#tensions

# tensions - Monday 25 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie France arrests 10 far-right suspects over alleged plot to attack Muslims Violent Acts

France arrests 10 far-right suspects over alleged plot to attack Muslims

The suspects were being monitored by France’s DGSI intelligence agency.

# tensions - Friday 8 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza Tensions

Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza

Coveney has previously said that it is time for the international community to act to save Gaza.

# tensions - Thursday 10 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie At least 23 fighters killed after Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria Golan Heights

At least 23 fighters killed after Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria

Russia said 28 Israeli warplanes took part in the raids and around 70 missiles were fired in the attack.

# tensions - Friday 6 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 16-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead as Gaza border protests continue Gaza Strip

16-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead as Gaza border protests continue

The protests are in support of refugees, including those in the Palestinian enclave who want to return to their former homes.

# tensions - Sunday 18 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Chemical weapons experts heading to UK in Russia spy case Sergei Skripal

Chemical weapons experts heading to UK in Russia spy case

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are in a critical condition.

# tensions - Thursday 8 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie US Vice President to be in same room as North Korean head of state - but 'no intention' for meeting Tensions

US Vice President to be in same room as North Korean head of state - but 'no intention' for meeting

Mike Pence is scheduled to be in the same room as a senior North Korean official at the opening ceremony.

# tensions - Sunday 28 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Being punched, having your hand stood on and death threats - the life of a Dublin clamper Tensions

Being punched, having your hand stood on and death threats - the life of a Dublin clamper

One of the most chilling threats came from a doctor who said, “I hope I never see you in A&E.”

# tensions - Saturday 20 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics Thawing Out

North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics

They’ll compete in hockey, figure skating, short-track speed skating, cross-country skiing and Alpine skiing.

# tensions - Monday 25 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says Trump has declared war as it vows to shoot down US planes Tensions

North Korea says Trump has declared war as it vows to shoot down US planes

“He declared a war on our country.”

# tensions - Monday 4 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Investigators accuse government of Burundi of war crimes including execution and torture Climate Of Fear

Investigators accuse government of Burundi of war crimes including execution and torture

Three investigators from the UN’s Human Rights Council have been probing the political climate of the African country for the past 12 months.

# tensions - Thursday 31 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US retaliates against Russia and orders closure of 3 diplomatic offices Diplomatic Tensions

US retaliates against Russia and orders closure of 3 diplomatic offices

The State Department said the decision was made “in the spirit of parity”.

# tensions - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea will watch more 'stupid conduct' of the US as it holds off on Guam attack Let's Take It Easy

North Korea will watch more 'stupid conduct' of the US as it holds off on Guam attack

Leader Kim Jong-Un warned the US of further “reckless action” in a TV address.

# tensions - Saturday 12 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two shot dead in protests over disputed Kenyan election Riots

Two shot dead in protests over disputed Kenyan election

Human Rights Watch urged police to show restraint in the face of protests.

From TheJournal.ie What would happen if North Korea actually did fire missiles at the US territory of Guam? Good Idea Bad Idea

What would happen if North Korea actually did fire missiles at the US territory of Guam?

North Korea plans to attack the tiny Pacific island this week.

# tensions - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why is North Korea threatening to bomb the tiny Pacific island of Guam? Start Off Small

Explainer: Why is North Korea threatening to bomb the tiny Pacific island of Guam?

The rhetoric from Donald Trump and the North Koreans has escalated tensions in the region.

# tensions - Monday 7 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Anti-government 'mercenaries' hunted after stealing weapons in attack on Venezuelan army base Tensions

Anti-government 'mercenaries' hunted after stealing weapons in attack on Venezuelan army base

Maduro claimed the “terrorist” group had ties to Colombia and the United States.

# tensions - Friday 21 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Six dead as tensions over Jerusalem holy site rise Temple Mount

Six dead as tensions over Jerusalem holy site rise

The unrest came after Israeli ministers decided not to order the removal of metal detectors erected at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif compound.

From TheJournal.ie Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise Israel

Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise

Tensions have risen following an attack nearby that killed two policemen.

# tensions - Friday 14 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting Security

Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting

The three attackers, Arab Israelis aged between 19 and 29, were shot dead by police.

# tensions - Thursday 6 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie United States warns North Korea it has 'considerable military forces' and is ready to use them Tensions This post contains videos

United States warns North Korea it has 'considerable military forces' and is ready to use them

The US is now pushing for tougher sanctions.

# tensions - Friday 23 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours Crisis In The Gulf

Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours

The Qatar-based broadcaster denounced the move as an attack on media freedom.

# tensions - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Russian fighter jet 'came within five feet of US spy plane' Tensions

Russian fighter jet 'came within five feet of US spy plane'

It’s not known how many US crew were on the plane.

# tensions - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea Tensions

Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea

The former basketball player said the issue of several Americans currently detained there is “not my purpose right now”.

# tensions - Friday 9 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Qatar hits out at 'baseless' Saudi terrorism blacklist Tensions

Qatar hits out at 'baseless' Saudi terrorism blacklist

The emirate was responding after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain published a list of 59 people and entities linked to “terrorism”.

# tensions - Sunday 7 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea arrests another American for committing 'hostile acts' Tensions

North Korea arrests another American for committing 'hostile acts'

“A relevant institution is now conducting detailed investigation into his crimes.”

# tensions - Friday 5 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un Nice Try

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un

It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.

# tensions - Monday 1 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un De-escalating Tensions

Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

Earlier, North Korea warned it can carry out a nuclear missile test ‘at any time and at any location’.

# tensions - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump calls North Korean leader 'a pretty smart cookie' - but isn't sure if he's sane Kim Jong-un

Trump calls North Korean leader 'a pretty smart cookie' - but isn't sure if he's sane

The comments came as both North and South Korea tested missiles over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis wants to stop 'a world war in parts' over North Korea Korea Crisis

Pope Francis wants to stop 'a world war in parts' over North Korea

The Pontiff says the international community needs to sit down.

# tensions - Saturday 29 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger Tensions

North Korea fires another missile, Trump tweets his anger

The US President said the move “disrespected the wishes of China”.

# tensions - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise Nuclear Missiles

North Korea 'detains third US citizen' as tensions rise

US President Donald Trump has urged China to take stronger steps to press North Korea to curb its nuclear and missile programmes.

# tensions - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Supercarrier the USS Carl Vinson will arrive in the Sea of Japan 'within days' North Korea

Supercarrier the USS Carl Vinson will arrive in the Sea of Japan 'within days'

There had been confusion about the movements of the US Navy carrier.

# tensions - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US fighter jets intercept two Russian bombers off Alaskan coast Rising Tensions

US fighter jets intercept two Russian bombers off Alaskan coast

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

From TheJournal.ie North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave' Neighbours To The North

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave'

North Korea could react to a potential US strike by targeting South Korea or Japan.

# tensions - Sunday 9 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US moves Navy strike group in show of force against North Korea Tensions

US moves Navy strike group in show of force against North Korea

The move will raise tensions in the region and comes hard on the heels of a US missile strike on Syria.

# tensions - Monday 3 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Former Tory leader inflames Brexit tensions with Spain over Gibraltar by bringing up the Falklands Gotcha Oscar

Former Tory leader inflames Brexit tensions with Spain over Gibraltar by bringing up the Falklands

Lord Michael Howard says he can’t “see any harm” in reminding the Spanish “what kind of people we are”.

# tensions - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is holding at least 11 Malaysians 'hostage' Tensions

North Korea is holding at least 11 Malaysians 'hostage'

Malaysia has condemned the decision not to let them leave the country.

# tensions - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The United States has just put Iran 'on notice' Stoking Tensions This post contains videos

The United States has just put Iran 'on notice'

National Security Advisor Michael Flynn did not specify what that meant.

# tensions - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Back in the good books? Costa trains with full squad after reported Conte bust-up

The striker is preparing with his team-mates for Sunday’s clash with Hull.

# tensions - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie John Halligan believes the government won't serve its full term Tensions

John Halligan believes the government won't serve its full term

The Waterford TD believes no party wants an election any time soon.

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