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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”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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.

From The42 Back in the good books? Costa trains with full squad after reported Conte bust-up In From The Cold

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Suspected shooter at Muslim prayer hall found dead as Swiss police rule out Islamic State Tensions This post contains videos

Suspected shooter at Muslim prayer hall found dead as Swiss police rule out Islamic State

No further details have been released about the man.

From TheJournal.ie 22-year-old assassin of Turkey's Russian ambassador was a policeman Andrey Karlov

22-year-old assassin of Turkey's Russian ambassador was a policeman

The attack came after days of protests in Turkey over Russia’s role in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie US accuses Russia of hacking political sites Cyberspace

US accuses Russia of hacking political sites

Pressure has been mounting on the Obama administration to call out Russia for the hacking of US political sites and email accounts.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan Tensions

North Korea launched a missile that landed 250km off the coast of Japan

The launch has been met with fury by Japan.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies' Texas This post contains videos

Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies'

The video of the incident, which happened in 2015, was not made public until yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Crisis averted as Iran releases 10 US sailors found in territorial waters Freed

Crisis averted as Iran releases 10 US sailors found in territorial waters

The incident began after two Navy patrol boats drifted into Iranian territory late yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie South Korea fires warning shots at North after drone peeps over border Stay Away

South Korea fires warning shots at North after drone peeps over border

The unidentified aerial vehicle flew across the border and encroached into South Korean territory by some “tens of metres”, the defence ministry said.

From TheJournal.ie What's happening in Saudi Arabia? Tensions

What's happening in Saudi Arabia?

A massive diplomatic row has broken out between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

From TheJournal.ie Israel tensions rise after soldier shot at bus station Beersheba

Israel tensions rise after soldier shot at bus station

Police said a man, thought to be Palestinian, entered the bus station armed with a pistol and knife, killing the soldier and wounding 10 other people.

From TheJournal.ie Joseph's Tomb torched as Palestinians call for 'a Friday of revolution' Tensions

Joseph's Tomb torched as Palestinians call for 'a Friday of revolution'

Israeli security forces have deployed massively in Jerusalem after two weeks of Palestinian attacks in the city and across Israel.

From TheJournal.ie Enda says a full inquiry into Siteserv would take quite a long time Siterserv This post contains videos

Enda says a full inquiry into Siteserv would take quite a long time

More documents released under FOI show that Siteserv was not the only issue of contention between the department and IBRC.

From TheJournal.ie Two rockets fired from Syria hit Israel, says army - so they're returning fire Tensions

Two rockets fired from Syria hit Israel, says army - so they're returning fire

Israel responded with artillery fire.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions Tensions

North Korea is really unhappy with the US over those new sanctions

North Korea said the US is focused on ‘inveterate repugnancy and hostility’. Ouch.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil suspended three times IN ONE HOUR as Burton and SF clash on abuse claims Sex Abuse

Dáil suspended three times IN ONE HOUR as Burton and SF clash on abuse claims

Sinn Féin reacted angrily to sex abuse comments made by the Tánaiste.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine back on the brink amid claims Russia is arming rebels Tensions

Ukraine back on the brink amid claims Russia is arming rebels

Russia says that the claims are “propaganda”.

From TheJournal.ie Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first Tensions

Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first

St. Louis Police say the deceased man fired at the officer first.

From TheJournal.ie Nurses and midwives hit out at 50% hike in registration fee Tensions

Nurses and midwives hit out at 50% hike in registration fee

The rise in the fee is related to costs incurred through the implementation of the Nurses and Midwifes’ Act of 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group? Islamic State

Explainer: What is happening with the Islamic State group?

Why has there been a spate of beheadings? What should the group be referred to as? Has the West just gone to war with them?

From TheJournal.ie Irish farmers show their beef with factories and retailers in McDonald's protest Not Lovin' It

Irish farmers show their beef with factories and retailers in McDonald's protest

Members of the Irish Farmer’s Association gathered outside the McDonald’s in Kilkenny to protest cuts to their income.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine accuses Russia of "direct invasion", Russia says there are no troops in Ukraine Tensions

Ukraine accuses Russia of "direct invasion", Russia says there are no troops in Ukraine

Ukraine’s ambassador to the OSCE said that Russian troops were in the east of the country.

From TheJournal.ie The west says Russian troops are in Ukraine Russia

The west says Russian troops are in Ukraine

If true, that’s not good.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine captures Russian paratroopers, but Moscow says they crossed border "by accident" Hmmmm

Ukraine captures Russian paratroopers, but Moscow says they crossed border "by accident"

“I didn’t even see when we crossed the border,” one soldier said, in footage posted online…

From TheJournal.ie "Time for peace" as Russian convoy returns from Ukraine Bad Neighbours

"Time for peace" as Russian convoy returns from Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in talks with Ukraine’s President.

From TheJournal.ie Israel destroys West Bank homes of three Palestinians suspected of murdering teenagers Tensions

Israel destroys West Bank homes of three Palestinians suspected of murdering teenagers

The abduction and killing of the three men partly led to the deadly upsurge in violence last month.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine tensions rise as Russian aid waits at border Tensions

Ukraine tensions rise as Russian aid waits at border

Ukraine claims it destroyed a Russian military convoy.

From TheJournal.ie 91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza World War II

91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza

Henk Zanoli and his family were given the award for shielding a Jewish boy from the Nazis during World War II.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is happening in Gaza? Explainer

Explainer: What is happening in Gaza?

Lost in the media coverage of the ongoing conflict? Let us fill you in.

From TheJournal.ie US shuts its embassy in Libya and evacuates staff amid violent clashes Trouble

US shuts its embassy in Libya and evacuates staff amid violent clashes

A spokesperson said the decision to leave the embassy had not been taken lightly.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors condemn Gaza violence as death toll rises Gaza

Doctors condemn Gaza violence as death toll rises

Airports in Israel have reopened today.