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# tensions - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Australian journalists flee China over arrest fears Tensions

Australian journalists flee China over arrest fears

The reporters were forced to take refuge with Australian diplomats.

# tensions - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why the UK is facing a clash with China over Huawei and 5G Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Monday 25 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War' Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Sunday 17 May, 2020

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

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

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

# tensions - Friday 8 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Unrest returns to Hong Kong as politicians battle for key committee position Democracy

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

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

# tensions - Monday 6 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East' Crisis

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

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

# tensions - Sunday 5 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Raab: Boris Johnson 'in charge' of Iran crisis despite silence during Caribbean holiday Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Saturday 4 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Ireland calls for 'maximum restraint' following US assassination of Iranian general Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Protesters storm US embassy in Baghdad chanting 'Death to America' Iraq

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

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

# tensions - Monday 30 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Iraq warns US ties at stake after deadly air strikes kill at least 25 fighters Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Sunday 8 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie North Korea conducts 'very important test', according to state media Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Monday 18 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes Tensions

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities Tensions

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

Iran has denied allegations it is behind the attack.

# tensions - Saturday 31 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Police fire tear gas and water cannon as Hong Kong protesters defy rally ban Tensions

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

Police had banned today’s demonstration on security grounds.

# tensions - Sunday 11 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler Imran Khan

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

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

# tensions - Friday 2 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Free Derry sign graffitied with support for British soldier facing prosecution for Bloody Sunday murders Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie How the backstop created a back door for anti-Irish sentiment in the UK Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Monday 22 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May to hold emergency meeting as UK plots next step after Iran tanker seizure Rising Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Thursday 18 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US warship shoots down Iranian drone near Persian Gulf Strait Of Homuz

US warship shoots down Iranian drone near Persian Gulf

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

# tensions - Thursday 11 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Iranian boats attempted to 'impede the passage' of British oil tanker in Gulf, UK govt says Tensions

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

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has denied the allegations.

# tensions - Thursday 27 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion' Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Iran 'permanently' closes diplomatic relations with US government after new sanctions are imposed Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Monday 24 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump orders 'hard-hitting' financial sanctions on Iran's supreme leader Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Sunday 23 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US launched 'cyber-attack' on Iran weapons systems in response to drone downing Middle East

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

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

# tensions - Saturday 22 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he's still considering military action over Iran Tensions

Trump says he's still considering military action over Iran

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

# tensions - Friday 21 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected Strait Of Hormuz

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

The changes come amid heightened tensions in the region.

# tensions - Thursday 20 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Enormous hostility' among some EU members towards any further Brexit extension, says Varadkar Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US orders all non-emergency staff to leave embassy and consulate in Iraq Gulf Wars

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

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

# tensions - Saturday 4 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Australia furious as Turkey's president refers to Gallipoli after Christchurch mosque attack Diplomatic Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Friday 1 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture' Tensions

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

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

# tensions - Monday 21 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Teen who stared at Native American protester says he was trying to calm the situation Viral Video

Teen who stared at Native American protester says he was trying to calm the situation

Footage of Nick Sandmann at the protest on Friday in Washington has gone viral.

# tensions - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine ends martial law in country after 30 days Diplomatic Tensions

Ukraine ends martial law in country after 30 days

It was introduced last month after Russia’s seizure of three of Kiev’s navy vessels in the Sea of Azov

# tensions - Sunday 23 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'All range of emotions come out': How family relationships can spill over at Christmas... and how to sort it That Time Of Year

'All range of emotions come out': How family relationships can spill over at Christmas... and how to sort it

Relationships with loved ones can be a tricky thing to navigate – especially at Christmas time – but it can be done.

# tensions - Friday 7 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Police appeal for calm as restrictions imposed on pro- and anti-Brexit rallies in London this weekend Tommy Robinson

Police appeal for calm as restrictions imposed on pro- and anti-Brexit rallies in London this weekend

The Met Police said the priority is to avoid violence, disorder and disruption.

# tensions - Friday 30 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine bars Russian men aged 16-60 from entry to country as tensions mount over ships seizure Escalation

Ukraine bars Russian men aged 16-60 from entry to country as tensions mount over ships seizure

The move came after Kiev imposed martial law in border regions this week in response to the Russian seizure of the ships.

# tensions - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ukrainian president warns of threat of 'full-scale war' with Russia Tensions

Ukrainian president warns of threat of 'full-scale war' with Russia

Russia and Ukraine have blamed each other for Sunday’s confrontation in the Kerch Strait, which links the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.

# tensions - Monday 5 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie China, India and Japan among 8 countries exempt from US oil sanctions Escalations

China, India and Japan among 8 countries exempt from US oil sanctions

The renewed US sanctions aim to hit Iran’s oil exports and cut it off from international finance.

# 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.

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