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From The42 Southgate: English football must solve its own racism issues Tensions

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.

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.

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.

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New Delhi last week rescinded years of autonomy enjoyed by the Indian-ruled part of Kashmir.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.”

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.

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”.

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.

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.

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