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#Under fire

# under-fire - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier being shot as he attempts escape across border Under Fire This post contains videos

Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier being shot as he attempts escape across border

The defector was shot at least four times in his desperate escape bid.

# under-fire - Friday 17 November, 2017

One of Europe's best strikers has been suspended by Dortmund

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will not be a part of the matchday squad to face Stuttgart in the Bundesliga.

# under-fire - Monday 31 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Angelina Jolie denies Cambodian children were exploited during the making of her new film Under Fire

Angelina Jolie denies Cambodian children were exploited during the making of her new film

There has been criticism of how the casting process took place.

# under-fire - Friday 14 July, 2017

Leicester City's Thai owners to be sued by anti-corruption official

Charnchai Issarasenarak, who leads a junta-appointed anti-graft panel, accuses King Power of under-declaring revenue.

# under-fire - Monday 5 June, 2017

Real Madrid underage star apologises but claims controversial celebration wasn't racist

Federico Valverde is in hot water after making the wholly inappropriate gesture in South Korea.

# under-fire - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Tennis great Nastase investigated for 'racial slur' about Serena's unborn child

ITF investigating remarks allegedly made by the two-time Grand Slam winner.

# under-fire - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

James Rodriguez causes middle finger storm

Controversy has engulfed the Real Madrid star in his native Colombia.

# under-fire - Thursday 2 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'No need to step down'? US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has stood down from the Russia/Trump inquiry Well Recuuuuuse Me

'No need to step down'? US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has stood down from the Russia/Trump inquiry

Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the Senate, had earlier called for Jeff Sessions to resign, something the Attorney General has stopped short of doing.

# under-fire - Saturday 28 January, 2017

O'Brien adamant that he is the best candidate for OCI job despite conflicting recommendations

He faced a tough interview on RTÉ’s Saturday Sport.

# under-fire - Sunday 25 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie This is what it's like to be an Irish soldier... in virtual reality Under Fire

This is what it's like to be an Irish soldier... in virtual reality

The Ploughing Championships can be a dangerous place.

# under-fire - Friday 18 December, 2015

Munster keep faith with Keatley, injury forces Leicester to name Freddie Burns at 10

The out-half was the target of sarcastic cheering when replaced in the home loss to the Tigers.

# under-fire - Monday 14 December, 2015

Foley 'disappointed' at Thomond Park's treatment of Ian Keatley

The Munster out-half was ironically cheered off the pitch by the supporters in Thomond Park.

# under-fire - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Viewers lodge complaints over Ray D’Arcy’s ‘sexist’ interview with Pamela Anderson Complaints

Viewers lodge complaints over Ray D’Arcy’s ‘sexist’ interview with Pamela Anderson

Nine formal complaints were lodged and a further seven calls and emails were received by the broadcaster.

# under-fire - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

San Marino MP compares Roy Hodgson to an elephant after cricket joke

The England manager has come under fire for a “joke in bad taste”.

# under-fire - Monday 13 July, 2015

Pep pleads with Bayern fans: It was Schweinsteiger's decision to leave

Supporters have reacted angrily to the decision to let the Germany international depart.

# under-fire - Friday 26 June, 2015

Chile player faces Copa America ban after allegedly inserting finger into Cavani’s anus

The Uruguay star was sent off for reacting to the incident in question.

# under-fire - Monday 2 March, 2015

France's Six Nations nightmare continues with Parra and Fofana ruled out

Head coach Philippe Saint-André is coming under heavy criticism after the defeat to Wales.

# under-fire - Monday 23 February, 2015

Football tarnished by further racism footage as West Ham fans under fire

The chanting was filmed by a passenger on the London Underground before the Hammers’ 2-2 draw with Spurs.

# under-fire - Monday 2 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Seán Barrett says opposition parties are entitled to question his decisions Vote Of Confidence

Seán Barrett says opposition parties are entitled to question his decisions

He said he made remarks last Friday in the “heat of the moment” during an RTÉ interview.

# under-fire - Saturday 6 September, 2014

'Redknapp was injured more than me' -- Angry Jack Wilshere hits back at pundits

Sky pundit Jame Redknapp said the England and Arsenal midfielder had no excuse for his loss of form.

# under-fire - Friday 25 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie "We didn’t think it was appropriate."- Charlie Flanagan defends Ireland's abstention on Gaza vote Under Fire

"We didn’t think it was appropriate."- Charlie Flanagan defends Ireland's abstention on Gaza vote

He will speak to the Israeli Ambassador but stressed that Israel has a right to defend itself.

# under-fire - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Some Labour TDs are not happy with Charlie Flanagan Under Fire

Some Labour TDs are not happy with Charlie Flanagan

The Foreign Affairs Minister has been criticised after Ireland abstained from a UN vote on Gaza.

# under-fire - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gunmen kill passenger on jet at Pakistan airport Under Fire

Gunmen kill passenger on jet at Pakistan airport

The unidentified gunmen opened fire on the plane as it landed.

# under-fire - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Hodgson shields Rooney after opening World Cup defeat

Meanwhile, England physiotherapist Gary Lewin has been ruled out of the tournament with a dislocated ankle.

# under-fire - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ruairí Quinn: Being booed and heckled by teachers 'certainly wasn't enjoyable' Under Fire

Ruairí Quinn: Being booed and heckled by teachers 'certainly wasn't enjoyable'

Meanwhile, the Department of Education has denied that the Minister was trying to suggest a higher level maths requirement would get more men into the teaching profession.

# under-fire - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Fergie sticks up for the Glazers

The Manchester United boss insists that the club’s American owners have backed him whenever he has needed it.

# under-fire - Monday 12 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Cameron defends veto on EU deal, says he negotiated in 'good faith' Commons Clash This post contains videos

Cameron defends veto on EU deal, says he negotiated in 'good faith'

The opposition said he lost but the prime minister insisted he was defending his country’s interests over his veto of the EU deal.

# under-fire - Monday 18 July, 2011

Deans defends Aussie side that was stunned by Samoa

Coach claims that focus should be on the poor performance rather than the team selection, as the Australian press lashes out.

# under-fire - Thursday 23 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Pledge omission spoils US coverage of McIlroy's Open triumph Under God

Pledge omission spoils US coverage of McIlroy's Open triumph

Viewers of NBC weren’t happy that the network messed around with the Pledge of Allegiance.