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www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
France politics

French prosecutor in New Caledonia says authorities are investigating suspects behind deadly unrest

Investigation opened into deadly unrest in New Caledonia amid independence tensions with France. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
New York City

Anti-Israel protesters beat man, steal Star of David headscarf near Met Gala: video

Anti-Israel protesters in Manhattan attack and rob a Jewish man, highlighting escalating tensions. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Palestinian man killed in Israeli settler raids in occupied West Bank

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian village resulting in death and injuries amid tensions. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
France politics

French prosecutor in New Caledonia says authorities are investigating suspects behind deadly unrest

Investigation opened into deadly unrest in New Caledonia amid independence tensions with France. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
New York City

Anti-Israel protesters beat man, steal Star of David headscarf near Met Gala: video

Anti-Israel protesters in Manhattan attack and rob a Jewish man, highlighting escalating tensions. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Palestinian man killed in Israeli settler raids in occupied West Bank

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian village resulting in death and injuries amid tensions. [ more ]
moreviolence
#russia
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia deploys ballistic nuclear weapons - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Russian TV broadcast footage of Putin deploying nuclear weapons, escalating tensions with the West and Ukraine. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine updates: Russia claims more gains in Kharkiv DW 05/12/2024

Russia claims to have captured more villages in Ukraine's Kharkiv region, escalating tensions.
Ukraine's military is facing a challenging situation in Kharkiv but is striving to hold the defensive line. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

Moldovan breakaway region appeals to Russia for 'protection'

Transnistria officials seek Moscow's protection amid tension with Moldova
Dispute between Moldova and Transnistria over customs duties escalating tensions [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia arrests US dual national over alleged $51 Ukrainian charity donation

The White House is seeking information on the arrest of a dual US-Russian citizen in Russia for alleged treason.
Russia is cracking down on perceived threats from abroad by targeting individuals critical of their war in Ukraine. [ more ]
www.france24.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia puts Estonian Prime Minister Kallas on a wanted list

Russia has put Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas on a wanted list, along with Estonian Secretary of State Taimar Peterkop.
The move by Russia is likely an attempt to escalate tensions with the West amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Poland warns Russia they are ready to defend itself against 'all scenarios' and Moscow is 'on alert'

Poland is ready to defend itself against any attack from Russia.
Tensions between Poland and Russia have intensified along the eastern border. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia deploys ballistic nuclear weapons - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Russian TV broadcast footage of Putin deploying nuclear weapons, escalating tensions with the West and Ukraine. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine updates: Russia claims more gains in Kharkiv DW 05/12/2024

Russia claims to have captured more villages in Ukraine's Kharkiv region, escalating tensions.
Ukraine's military is facing a challenging situation in Kharkiv but is striving to hold the defensive line. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Europe news

Moldovan breakaway region appeals to Russia for 'protection'

Transnistria officials seek Moscow's protection amid tension with Moldova
Dispute between Moldova and Transnistria over customs duties escalating tensions [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia arrests US dual national over alleged $51 Ukrainian charity donation

The White House is seeking information on the arrest of a dual US-Russian citizen in Russia for alleged treason.
Russia is cracking down on perceived threats from abroad by targeting individuals critical of their war in Ukraine. [ more ]
www.france24.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia puts Estonian Prime Minister Kallas on a wanted list

Russia has put Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas on a wanted list, along with Estonian Secretary of State Taimar Peterkop.
The move by Russia is likely an attempt to escalate tensions with the West amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Poland warns Russia they are ready to defend itself against 'all scenarios' and Moscow is 'on alert'

Poland is ready to defend itself against any attack from Russia.
Tensions between Poland and Russia have intensified along the eastern border. [ more ]
morerussia
#taiwan
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

China ends military drills near Taiwan DW 05/25/2024

China ends war games near Taiwan after testing seizure ability. [ more ]
time.com
1 month ago
World news

China's Punishment' Military Drills Concern Even Taiwan's Beijing-Friendly Party

China's military drills around Taiwan after new President's inauguration highlight tensions between the two nations. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
World news

China starts military drills around the self-governed island of Taiwan

China has started military drills surrounding Taiwan, escalating tensions in the region. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
World news

Chinese planes 'increasingly provocative' to Taiwan DW 05/15/2024

Chinese military presence increases near Taiwan ahead of President-elect's inauguration. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
World news

Taipei protests after Chinese coast guards board Taiwanese tourist boat

Tensions rise between Taiwan and China over Kinmen archipelago
Escalating military activities in the waters off Taiwan's coast [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
World news

A race against time': Taiwan strives to root out China's spies

Accusations of Taiwanese soldiers accepting bribes from Chinese agents to create propaganda videos and declare loyalty to China have surfaced.
A retired army colonel has been convicted of accepting payments to delay retirement and serve as a spy for China, pledging his loyalty to Beijing's cause of annexing Taiwan. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

China ends military drills near Taiwan DW 05/25/2024

China ends war games near Taiwan after testing seizure ability. [ more ]
time.com
1 month ago
World news

China's Punishment' Military Drills Concern Even Taiwan's Beijing-Friendly Party

China's military drills around Taiwan after new President's inauguration highlight tensions between the two nations. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
World news

China starts military drills around the self-governed island of Taiwan

China has started military drills surrounding Taiwan, escalating tensions in the region. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
World news

Chinese planes 'increasingly provocative' to Taiwan DW 05/15/2024

Chinese military presence increases near Taiwan ahead of President-elect's inauguration. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
World news

Taipei protests after Chinese coast guards board Taiwanese tourist boat

Tensions rise between Taiwan and China over Kinmen archipelago
Escalating military activities in the waters off Taiwan's coast [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
World news

A race against time': Taiwan strives to root out China's spies

Accusations of Taiwanese soldiers accepting bribes from Chinese agents to create propaganda videos and declare loyalty to China have surfaced.
A retired army colonel has been convicted of accepting payments to delay retirement and serve as a spy for China, pledging his loyalty to Beijing's cause of annexing Taiwan. [ more ]
moretaiwan
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Medicine

Israeli forces raided a major hospital in northern Gaza, forcing patients and staff to evacuate.

Israeli military raid on Al Awda Hospital in northern Gaza, ordering evacuation amidst escalating tensions. [ more ]
euronews
1 month ago
France news

Video. Locals patrol streets amid persistent unrest

France deployed 1,000 security personnel to control unrest after curfew. Voting law changes inflamed tensions with indigenous Kanak population. [ more ]
#palestine
www.thelocal.es
1 month ago
Europe news

Spain to recognise Palestinian state on May 28th

Global leaders announce recognition of Palestine as a state, sparking tensions with Israel. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Film

Arab Film Festival in Berlin spotlights Palestinian voices DW 04/24/2024

Organizing film festivals focusing on Palestine in Germany is increasingly challenging, especially during times of conflict. [ more ]
www.thelocal.es
1 month ago
Europe news

Spain to recognise Palestinian state on May 28th

Global leaders announce recognition of Palestine as a state, sparking tensions with Israel. [ more ]
www.dw.com
2 months ago
Film

Arab Film Festival in Berlin spotlights Palestinian voices DW 04/24/2024

Organizing film festivals focusing on Palestine in Germany is increasingly challenging, especially during times of conflict. [ more ]
morepalestine
#antisemitism
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
New York City

French police fatally shoot a man suspected of planning to set fire to a synagogue

French police neutralized a man armed with a knife aiming to set fire to a synagogue, amid increasing tensions over the Israel-Hamas conflict. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
US news

Berkeley Schools Superintendent to Testify Today on Capitol Hill

Campus protests have shifted as primary and secondary school leaders face congressional inquiries into campus antisemitism. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
New York City

French police fatally shoot a man suspected of planning to set fire to a synagogue

French police neutralized a man armed with a knife aiming to set fire to a synagogue, amid increasing tensions over the Israel-Hamas conflict. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
US news

Berkeley Schools Superintendent to Testify Today on Capitol Hill

Campus protests have shifted as primary and secondary school leaders face congressional inquiries into campus antisemitism. [ more ]
moreantisemitism
ESPN.com
2 months ago
Chelsea

Sources: West Ham, Lopetegui in head coach talks

West Ham in talks with Lopetegui as potential successor to Moyes amid growing tensions within the club. [ more ]
Irish Independent
2 months ago
UK news

UK-Ireland migration row deepens as Tories signal offer to allow Ireland join Rwanda scheme

Government officials dismissed Downing Street briefing as 'spin'. [ more ]
#college-campuses
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
New York City

Scenes From the Student Protests Churning Across the Country

Tensions are rising at pro-Palestinian student encampments on college campuses, leading to increased security measures and arrests. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 months ago
Education

Colleges brace for more protests as graduation season approaches

Tensions rise on college campuses as student protests clash with graduation celebrations. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
New York City

Scenes From the Student Protests Churning Across the Country

Tensions are rising at pro-Palestinian student encampments on college campuses, leading to increased security measures and arrests. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 months ago
Education

Colleges brace for more protests as graduation season approaches

Tensions rise on college campuses as student protests clash with graduation celebrations. [ more ]
morecollege-campuses
Bavarian Football Works
2 months ago
Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid: 2024 Champions League semi-finals first leg full coverage

Bayern Munich faces tough challenge against Real Madrid CF in Champions League knockout stage. [ more ]
#belarus
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Belarus warns West of an 'apocalypse' and moves combat ready troops to NATO border

Belarus claims to possess nuclear weapons and has moved troops to NATO border, warning of an apocalypse in case of conflict. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Belarus checking armed forces 'combat readiness' hours after Poland says NATO are in Ukraine

Belarus conducting comprehensive check of combat readiness
Restrictions on civilian movement amid concerns over NATO troops in Ukraine [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Belarus warns West of an 'apocalypse' and moves combat ready troops to NATO border

Belarus claims to possess nuclear weapons and has moved troops to NATO border, warning of an apocalypse in case of conflict. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Belarus checking armed forces 'combat readiness' hours after Poland says NATO are in Ukraine

Belarus conducting comprehensive check of combat readiness
Restrictions on civilian movement amid concerns over NATO troops in Ukraine [ more ]
morebelarus
#lebanon
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
France politics

Is everyone 'potentially an enemy'?

Growing tensions against Syrian refugees in Lebanon, fueled by recent events and historical anti-Syrian sentiments [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Several Israeli troops wounded in Lebanon attack claimed by Hezbollah

Hezbollah claims responsibility for detonating explosive devices targeting Israeli soldiers near Lebanon's border. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Lebanese military stopped an attempted attack on the U.S. Embassy near Beirut

Tensions in Lebanon escalate with an attempted attack on the U.S. Embassy near Beirut. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
France politics

Gunman captured after shootout outside US Embassy in Lebanon

Lebanese soldiers shot and captured a gunman outside the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, highlighting ongoing tensions in the country. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
France politics

Is everyone 'potentially an enemy'?

Growing tensions against Syrian refugees in Lebanon, fueled by recent events and historical anti-Syrian sentiments [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Several Israeli troops wounded in Lebanon attack claimed by Hezbollah

Hezbollah claims responsibility for detonating explosive devices targeting Israeli soldiers near Lebanon's border. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

Lebanese military stopped an attempted attack on the U.S. Embassy near Beirut

Tensions in Lebanon escalate with an attempted attack on the U.S. Embassy near Beirut. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 month ago
France politics

Gunman captured after shootout outside US Embassy in Lebanon

Lebanese soldiers shot and captured a gunman outside the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, highlighting ongoing tensions in the country. [ more ]
morelebanon
#us-china-relations
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
World news

Blinken Goes to China With Potential Trouble on Horizon

Secretary Blinken aims to maintain delicate ties with China amid tensions over trade, territorial disputes, and national security. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
World news

Reporters - Asia-Pacific region: A new cold war brewing

China's assertiveness in the Asia-Pacific region is causing tensions, particularly around Taiwan and the South China Sea.
The documentary highlights the rising geopolitical tensions in the region, characterized by a new 'cold war' between China and the US and its allies. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
World news

Blinken Goes to China With Potential Trouble on Horizon

Secretary Blinken aims to maintain delicate ties with China amid tensions over trade, territorial disputes, and national security. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
World news

Reporters - Asia-Pacific region: A new cold war brewing

China's assertiveness in the Asia-Pacific region is causing tensions, particularly around Taiwan and the South China Sea.
The documentary highlights the rising geopolitical tensions in the region, characterized by a new 'cold war' between China and the US and its allies. [ more ]
moreus-china-relations
#kosovo
euronews
2 months ago
Europe news

Serb-majority areas vote on Albanian mayors' fate in Kosovo referendum

A referendum in four Serb-majority municipalities in Kosovo aimed at removing ethnic Albanian mayors from office is endorsed by Western nations and supported by the ethnic Serb party in Kosovo.
Tensions between Kosovo and Serbia are exacerbated by the dispute over the municipalities, reflecting broader historical and political conflicts. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Germany vows security support amid Kosovo-Serbia tensions DW 02/05/2024

Germany will double the number of soldiers on NATO peacekeeping mission in Kosovo.
Tensions are rising in Kosovo due to the ethnic Serb minority's demand for more political authority. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Europe news

Serb-majority areas vote on Albanian mayors' fate in Kosovo referendum

A referendum in four Serb-majority municipalities in Kosovo aimed at removing ethnic Albanian mayors from office is endorsed by Western nations and supported by the ethnic Serb party in Kosovo.
Tensions between Kosovo and Serbia are exacerbated by the dispute over the municipalities, reflecting broader historical and political conflicts. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Germany vows security support amid Kosovo-Serbia tensions DW 02/05/2024

Germany will double the number of soldiers on NATO peacekeeping mission in Kosovo.
Tensions are rising in Kosovo due to the ethnic Serb minority's demand for more political authority. [ more ]
morekosovo
#iran
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Europe politics

EU plans sanctions, urges calm after Iran strikes Israel DW 04/18/2024

EU urges de-escalation between Israel and Iran amid mounting tensions. [ more ]
The American Conservative
5 months ago
Right-wing politics

The Historical Amnesia of Bombing Iran

Senator Lindsey Graham and Senator John Cornyn are calling for military strikes on Iran, while Nikki Haley urges a forceful retaliation against Iran.
The recent drone strike on American troops in Jordan has escalated tensions between the U.S. and Iran, raising concerns about the potential for a wider war in the Middle East. [ more ]
www.france24.com
5 months ago
France news

Iran announces successful satellite launch, heightening Western concerns over missile program

Iran successfully launched a satellite into its highest orbit yet, raising concerns about its ballistic missile program.
The launch comes amidst heightened tensions in the Middle East and concerns about Iran's military capabilities. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
World news

Low-trust' ties: What's next for Pakistan, Iran after tit-for-tat attacks?

Pakistan and Iran have agreed to de-escalate tensions after military strikes on each other's territory.
The lack of trust between the two neighbors will continue to impact their relations. [ more ]
HuffPost
6 months ago
World news

Pakistan Launches Retaliatory Airstrikes In Iran, Killing 9

Pakistan retaliates with airstrikes in Iran, raising tensions between the two neighboring nations
The strikes target Baluch militant groups on both sides of the Iran-Pakistan border [ more ]
www.eastbaytimes.com
6 months ago
World news

Pakistan launches retaliatory airstrikes on Iran after Tehran attack, killing at least 7 people

Pakistan's air force launched retaliatory airstrikes on Iran, further raising tensions between the two nations
The airstrikes imperil diplomatic relations and raise the threat of violence spreading in the Middle East. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Europe politics

EU plans sanctions, urges calm after Iran strikes Israel DW 04/18/2024

EU urges de-escalation between Israel and Iran amid mounting tensions. [ more ]
The American Conservative
5 months ago
Right-wing politics

The Historical Amnesia of Bombing Iran

Senator Lindsey Graham and Senator John Cornyn are calling for military strikes on Iran, while Nikki Haley urges a forceful retaliation against Iran.
The recent drone strike on American troops in Jordan has escalated tensions between the U.S. and Iran, raising concerns about the potential for a wider war in the Middle East. [ more ]
www.france24.com
5 months ago
France news

Iran announces successful satellite launch, heightening Western concerns over missile program

Iran successfully launched a satellite into its highest orbit yet, raising concerns about its ballistic missile program.
The launch comes amidst heightened tensions in the Middle East and concerns about Iran's military capabilities. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
World news

Low-trust' ties: What's next for Pakistan, Iran after tit-for-tat attacks?

Pakistan and Iran have agreed to de-escalate tensions after military strikes on each other's territory.
The lack of trust between the two neighbors will continue to impact their relations. [ more ]
HuffPost
6 months ago
World news

Pakistan Launches Retaliatory Airstrikes In Iran, Killing 9

Pakistan retaliates with airstrikes in Iran, raising tensions between the two neighboring nations
The strikes target Baluch militant groups on both sides of the Iran-Pakistan border [ more ]
www.eastbaytimes.com
6 months ago
World news

Pakistan launches retaliatory airstrikes on Iran after Tehran attack, killing at least 7 people

Pakistan's air force launched retaliatory airstrikes on Iran, further raising tensions between the two nations
The airstrikes imperil diplomatic relations and raise the threat of violence spreading in the Middle East. [ more ]
moreiran
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Pakistan probes shooting of accused in 2013 murder of alleged Indian spy

Amir Tamba, previously acquitted in Sarabjit Singh's killing, critically injured in Lahore shooting. [ more ]
Lighthouse Hockey
3 months ago
New York Islanders

Islanders Anxiety - Episode 286 - The Assassination of Mika Zibanejad by the Coward Adam Pelech

Islanders' win over Rangers sparked fan controversies
Tensions high between teams, leading to anticipation for rematch [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
New York Mets

Mets silenced by Brewers in one-hit Opening Day flop

The Mets struggled in their Opening Day game, only recording one hit throughout the match.
Tensions rose between the Mets and the Brewers during the game, leading to a shouting match and near physical altercation. [ more ]
#south-korea
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
LA Dodgers

Column: Baseball diplomacy: How Shohei Ohtani, Yu Darvish bridge the Japan-South Korea divide

Shohei Ohtani's popularity in South Korea as a Japanese athlete is remarkable.
The historical tensions between Japan and South Korea in sports are being overcome by the admiration for Ohtani. [ more ]
East Asia Forum
6 months ago
World news

Yoon's gamble with ideology undercuts democracy and ignites inter-Korean tensions | East Asia Forum

President Yoon Suk-yeol seeks deeper contacts with Japan and the US, while distancing from China, Russia, and North Korea.
South Korea's neglect of dialogue with North Korea, military cooperation with the US, and anti-North Korea rhetoric have strained relations and raised tensions. [ more ]
WSJ
6 months ago
World news

Kim Jong Un Has a New Enemy No. 1-and It Isn't the U.S.

North Korea will rewrite its constitution to label South Korea as its principal enemy.
This move breaks with decades of North Korean doctrine of seeking peaceful reunification with the South. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
World news

Unification with South Korea no longer possible, says Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un calls for South Korea to be identified as the number one hostile state, ending North Korea's commitment to unifying the Korean peninsula.
North Korea closes agencies overseeing unification and inter-Korean tourism, further deteriorating ties between the two Koreas. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
World news

What's behind North Korea's increasing belligerence? DW 01/08/2024

North Korea has conducted live-fire artillery exercises near South Korean islands, signaling potential aggression and tension on the Korean Peninsula in 2024.
Analysts predict that North Korea may use military threats to influence the outcome of the upcoming South Korean legislative elections and weaken the government of President Yoon Suk-yeol. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

South Korea to restart loudspeaker broadcasts into North to combat trash balloons

South Korea is restarting anti-North Korean loudspeaker broadcasts in response to trash balloon campaigns, escalating tensions between the countries. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
LA Dodgers

Column: Baseball diplomacy: How Shohei Ohtani, Yu Darvish bridge the Japan-South Korea divide

Shohei Ohtani's popularity in South Korea as a Japanese athlete is remarkable.
The historical tensions between Japan and South Korea in sports are being overcome by the admiration for Ohtani. [ more ]
East Asia Forum
6 months ago
World news

Yoon's gamble with ideology undercuts democracy and ignites inter-Korean tensions | East Asia Forum

President Yoon Suk-yeol seeks deeper contacts with Japan and the US, while distancing from China, Russia, and North Korea.
South Korea's neglect of dialogue with North Korea, military cooperation with the US, and anti-North Korea rhetoric have strained relations and raised tensions. [ more ]
WSJ
6 months ago
World news

Kim Jong Un Has a New Enemy No. 1-and It Isn't the U.S.

North Korea will rewrite its constitution to label South Korea as its principal enemy.
This move breaks with decades of North Korean doctrine of seeking peaceful reunification with the South. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
World news

Unification with South Korea no longer possible, says Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un calls for South Korea to be identified as the number one hostile state, ending North Korea's commitment to unifying the Korean peninsula.
North Korea closes agencies overseeing unification and inter-Korean tourism, further deteriorating ties between the two Koreas. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
World news

What's behind North Korea's increasing belligerence? DW 01/08/2024

North Korea has conducted live-fire artillery exercises near South Korean islands, signaling potential aggression and tension on the Korean Peninsula in 2024.
Analysts predict that North Korea may use military threats to influence the outcome of the upcoming South Korean legislative elections and weaken the government of President Yoon Suk-yeol. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

South Korea to restart loudspeaker broadcasts into North to combat trash balloons

South Korea is restarting anti-North Korean loudspeaker broadcasts in response to trash balloon campaigns, escalating tensions between the countries. [ more ]
moresouth-korea
#ukraine
www.thelocal.fr
4 months ago
France politics

Macron says ground operations in Ukraine possible 'at some point'

Macron refused to rule out ground troops in Ukraine, causing tension with European partners.
Disagreement over ground operations and missile delivery threatened ally cooperation. [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin runs disinformation campaign to undermine Zelensky, documents show

The Kremlin sought to amplify strains between Ukrainian President Zelensky and his top military commander through social media and fake news articles.
Internal Kremlin documents reveal a deliberate effort to divide and destabilize Ukrainian society and target Zelensky with propaganda. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 711

The pilot of a Tu-95 bomber has been shot in Russia.
Ukraine's military intelligence directorate claims the pilot was involved in launching missile strikes on civilians in Ukraine. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Marketing

Morning news brief

The House approves a three-year expansion of the Child Tax Credit.
Ukraine's president and his military chief are at growing odds.
Some of the world's most popular musical artists may leave TikTok. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russian prosecutors seek lengthy prison terms for suspects in cases linked to the war in Ukraine

A man in Siberia was sentenced to 19 years in prison for shooting a military enlistment officer, while a woman in St. Petersburg faces a 28-year sentence for a cafe bombing.
These cases highlight the tensions in Russian society heightened by President Putin's war in Ukraine, with some individuals resorting to violent acts. [ more ]
www.thelocal.fr
4 months ago
France politics

Macron says ground operations in Ukraine possible 'at some point'

Macron refused to rule out ground troops in Ukraine, causing tension with European partners.
Disagreement over ground operations and missile delivery threatened ally cooperation. [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
Europe news

Kremlin runs disinformation campaign to undermine Zelensky, documents show

The Kremlin sought to amplify strains between Ukrainian President Zelensky and his top military commander through social media and fake news articles.
Internal Kremlin documents reveal a deliberate effort to divide and destabilize Ukrainian society and target Zelensky with propaganda. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war at a glance: what we know on day 711

The pilot of a Tu-95 bomber has been shot in Russia.
Ukraine's military intelligence directorate claims the pilot was involved in launching missile strikes on civilians in Ukraine. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Marketing

Morning news brief

The House approves a three-year expansion of the Child Tax Credit.
Ukraine's president and his military chief are at growing odds.
Some of the world's most popular musical artists may leave TikTok. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russian prosecutors seek lengthy prison terms for suspects in cases linked to the war in Ukraine

A man in Siberia was sentenced to 19 years in prison for shooting a military enlistment officer, while a woman in St. Petersburg faces a 28-year sentence for a cafe bombing.
These cases highlight the tensions in Russian society heightened by President Putin's war in Ukraine, with some individuals resorting to violent acts. [ more ]
moreukraine
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia claims German military leak proves Western involvement in Ukraine

Kremlin accuses German military of discussing plans to strike Russian territory.
Tensions rise as Kremlin claims wiretap recording proves Western countries' involvement in Ukrainian conflict. [ more ]
#international-relations
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

After Macron touted troops to Ukraine, Putin warns West of nuclear war risk

Putin threatens to use nuclear weapons if soldiers approach Russia
Putin's remarks reflect Medvedev's previous warnings and social media provocations
Russia holds large nuclear arsenal and hypersonic missiles [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia arrests a French foreign agent operating in Moscow - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Russia arrested a French 'spy' in Moscow suspected of military espionage, escalating tensions with France. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

After Macron touted troops to Ukraine, Putin warns West of nuclear war risk

Putin threatens to use nuclear weapons if soldiers approach Russia
Putin's remarks reflect Medvedev's previous warnings and social media provocations
Russia holds large nuclear arsenal and hypersonic missiles [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia arrests a French foreign agent operating in Moscow - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Russia arrested a French 'spy' in Moscow suspected of military espionage, escalating tensions with France. [ more ]
moreinternational-relations
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Zelenskyy invites Poland's leaders to border to resolve farmers' protests

Polish farmers blockade Ukrainian food imports.
Ukrainian President seeks border meeting with Polish leaders to resolve protests. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Estonia detains 10 Russians suspected in sabotage operation DW 02/20/2024

Estonia detained 10 suspects for a hybrid operation organized by Russian special services.
Suspects were involved in sabotage, spreading fear, and attacks to create tension in Estonian society. [ more ]
Bitter and Blue
5 months ago
Manchester City

Manchester City Women Edge Past Arsenal In FA Cup

Manchester City defeated Arsenal in the FA Cup with a goal from Laia Aleixandri and impressive saves from Khiara Keating.
The match was marked by tensions between the managers, Gareth Taylor and Jonas Eidevall, following their previous clash in November. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
NYC politics

NYC Council expected to take Mayor Adams to court over controversial housing voucher program

The New York City Council plans to sue Mayor Adams for not implementing the housing voucher program.
The lawsuit is a result of escalating tensions between City Hall and the council, following past disagreements in passing legislation. [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
World news

U.S. Drone Strike Kills Iran-Backed Militia Commander Linked to Attacks on U.S. Troops

A US drone strike killed a high-ranking commander of the Kataib Hezbollah militia in Baghdad.
The strike further inflames tensions between the US and Iraq, and may lead to protests and retaliation. [ more ]
The Verge
5 months ago
Tech industry

The Vision Pro is a computer for the age of walled gardens

The Vision Pro headset has limitations in terms of its capabilities and available content.
Apple's platform control and consolidation strategy has resulted in tensions with potential partners. [ more ]
#israel
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Education

The war in Gaza is leading to deep divisions at Israeli universities

The University of Haifa is the most diverse university in Israel, with about 40% of students being Palestinian citizens.
Tensions have increased at the University of Haifa since the Gaza war, with Arab students being accused of posting pro-Hamas comments on social media. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Residential building destroyed in attack that killed IRGC members in Syria

The air raid in Damascus targeted an intelligence unit of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
The IRGC confirmed that several Syrian forces and four of its military advisers were killed in the attack. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Education

The war in Gaza is leading to deep divisions at Israeli universities

The University of Haifa is the most diverse university in Israel, with about 40% of students being Palestinian citizens.
Tensions have increased at the University of Haifa since the Gaza war, with Arab students being accused of posting pro-Hamas comments on social media. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Residential building destroyed in attack that killed IRGC members in Syria

The air raid in Damascus targeted an intelligence unit of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
The IRGC confirmed that several Syrian forces and four of its military advisers were killed in the attack. [ more ]
moreisrael
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Europe news

The State Department allows the sale of F-16 jets to Turkey to move forward

The US State Department has approved the sale of $23 billion worth of fighter jets and equipment to Turkey, which has strained relations between Ankara and Washington.
The sale of the F-16 fighter jets and upgrades to other jets was delayed until Sweden's approval for membership in NATO, which was granted recently. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine rules out the possibility that prisoners of war were on board the downed Russian military plane

Ukrainian Defense Ministry denies Russian claims that the crashed aircraft was carrying prisoners of war.
Ukrainian Defense Ministry asserts that evidence shows only five crew members were on board the aircraft, contradicting Russian claims. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
5 months ago
Parenting

Disney World Guest Has A Message For Park Goers: "Parent Your Kids!"

Parents can feel pressure to make the Disney experience perfect for their children, leading to exhaustion.
Tensions can arise at Disney parks, especially during long wait times in queues. [ more ]
#north-korea
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
World news

North Korea fires several' cruise missiles from west coast

North Korea fires multiple cruise missiles into the sea.
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have increased as Kim Jong Un accelerates weapon development. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
World news

North Korea says it tested underwater nuclear attack drone in response to rivals' naval drills

North Korea tests underwater nuclear attack drone in response to naval exercise by South Korea, US, and Japan
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are rising as North Korea continues to escalate its weapons testing and threaten nuclear conflict [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
World news

North Korea says it has tested another underwater nuclear drone

North Korea claims to have conducted a test of an underwater nuclear weapons system.
The test is in response to joint military drills between the US, South Korea, and Japan, which North Korea sees as threatening. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
World news

US, South Korea and Japan conduct naval drills as tensions deepen with North Korea

The US, South Korea, and Japan held naval exercises in a show of strength against North Korea amid escalating tensions.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared that the country would abandon its commitment to a peaceful unification with South Korea. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
World news

North Korea fires several' cruise missiles from west coast

North Korea fires multiple cruise missiles into the sea.
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have increased as Kim Jong Un accelerates weapon development. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
World news

North Korea says it tested underwater nuclear attack drone in response to rivals' naval drills

North Korea tests underwater nuclear attack drone in response to naval exercise by South Korea, US, and Japan
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are rising as North Korea continues to escalate its weapons testing and threaten nuclear conflict [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
World news

North Korea says it has tested another underwater nuclear drone

North Korea claims to have conducted a test of an underwater nuclear weapons system.
The test is in response to joint military drills between the US, South Korea, and Japan, which North Korea sees as threatening. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
World news

US, South Korea and Japan conduct naval drills as tensions deepen with North Korea

The US, South Korea, and Japan held naval exercises in a show of strength against North Korea amid escalating tensions.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared that the country would abandon its commitment to a peaceful unification with South Korea. [ more ]
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New York Post
5 months ago
Education

NYC unveils plan to ease school tensions over Israel-Hamas war after aggressive incidents left Jewish staff, students fearful

The city Department of Education has unveiled a plan to address growing tensions in public schools related to the Israel-Hamas war.
The plan includes consequences for students, training and support workshops for educators and parents, and a commitment to respond to hate in schools. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
New York City

Jewish mom and daughter attacked by 'violent' pro-Palestinian protesters say Mayor Adams isn't doing enough

A Jewish mother and daughter were violently attacked by pro-Palestinian protesters on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
The protesters shouted anti-Semitic slurs and slogans, vandalized the mother's car, and prevented her from moving her vehicle. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Two young Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank

Israeli aggression in the occupied West Bank has increased since the start of the bombardment of Gaza.
The total number of Palestinian fatalities in the occupied territory this year is the highest in 18 years. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
World news

Philippines and China accuse each other of South China Sea collisions

Tensions between the Philippines and China in the South China Sea have escalated due to a recent collision between their vessels.
China accuses the Philippines of illegally entering its waters and intentionally ramming into a Chinese coast guard vessel.
The Philippines accuses China of firing water cannons and ramming its resupply vessels, causing serious damage. [ more ]
#Tensions
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
World news

Taiwan detects Chinese balloon, fighter jets crossing median line

Chinese fighter jets and a balloon crossed the Taiwan Strait's sensitive median line, increasing tensions ahead of Taiwan's presidential election.
Taiwan's defense ministry detected a total of 26 Chinese military aircraft and 10 Chinese navy ships within 24 hours. [ more ]
Miami Herald
7 months ago
Education

FIU student senate draft resolution proposed on Israel raises tensions on campus

A draft resolution at Florida International University is causing tension over its demand to condemn Israel's war in Gaza.
The resolution has passed one committee but is unlikely to be voted on before January due to finals. [ more ]
BrooklynVegan
8 months ago
Music

blink-182's untitled LP at 20 - the album that gave pop punk its art rock moment

Blink-182 faced compromises to achieve mainstream success.
Box Car Racer's success caused friction between Tom and Mark, leading to the band's breakup in 2005.
Despite the tensions, Box Car Racer opened doors for blink-182 to explore new musical territory. [ more ]
www.france24.com
8 months ago
World news

Biden, Xi pledge to reduce tensions in meeting before high-stakes summit

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping met for the first time in a year at a summit in California.
The leaders discussed issues including Taiwan, sanctions, and trade.
The main goal of the talks is to restore predictability to the US-China relationship. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
World news

Taiwan detects Chinese balloon, fighter jets crossing median line

Chinese fighter jets and a balloon crossed the Taiwan Strait's sensitive median line, increasing tensions ahead of Taiwan's presidential election.
Taiwan's defense ministry detected a total of 26 Chinese military aircraft and 10 Chinese navy ships within 24 hours. [ more ]
Miami Herald
7 months ago
Education

FIU student senate draft resolution proposed on Israel raises tensions on campus

A draft resolution at Florida International University is causing tension over its demand to condemn Israel's war in Gaza.
The resolution has passed one committee but is unlikely to be voted on before January due to finals. [ more ]
BrooklynVegan
8 months ago
Music

blink-182's untitled LP at 20 - the album that gave pop punk its art rock moment

Blink-182 faced compromises to achieve mainstream success.
Box Car Racer's success caused friction between Tom and Mark, leading to the band's breakup in 2005.
Despite the tensions, Box Car Racer opened doors for blink-182 to explore new musical territory. [ more ]
www.france24.com
8 months ago
World news

Biden, Xi pledge to reduce tensions in meeting before high-stakes summit

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping met for the first time in a year at a summit in California.
The leaders discussed issues including Taiwan, sanctions, and trade.
The main goal of the talks is to restore predictability to the US-China relationship. [ more ]
moreTensions
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Greece and Turkey, Long at Odds, Vow to Work Together Peacefully

Greece and Turkey signed a declaration on friendly relations and good neighborliness, aiming to resolve longstanding differences and avoid military conflicts.
The pact, although not legally binding, carries strong symbolism and is historically significant. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
7 months ago
Chicago

State drafted flyer discouraging migrants from coming to Chicago

Illinois and Chicago officials planned to discourage asylum-seekers at the southern border from coming north by creating a Spanish-language flyer with a bleaker picture of the weather and support available in the city.
There is ongoing disharmony between the Pritzker administration and City Hall over the migrant response, despite the state's promise of $160 million in additional aid to the city. [ more ]
www.france24.com
7 months ago
France news

Focus - In West Bank city of Hebron, violence soars betweenIsraelisettlers and Palestinians

Tensions between Israeli settlers and Palestinian locals have been on the rise in Hebron since the Hamas attacks and Israel's air strikes on Gaza.
Israeli soldiers are increasing patrols in the Old City of Hebron to protect Israeli settlers who occupy houses around the Cave of the Patriarchs. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
UK news

Matt Hancock admits affair with aide damaged public trust in Covid rules

Matt Hancock admits that his affair damaged public confidence in complying with Covid rules.
There were tensions between Hancock, Sunak, and Johnson over a second lockdown. [ more ]
#North Korea
www.dw.com
7 months ago
World news

North Korea rebuilds border posts after scrapping deal DW 11/27/2023

North Korea has sent troops to restore border posts on the frontier with South Korea.
Tensions between North and South Korea have worsened after North Korea's satellite launch.
South Korea is conducting aerial surveillance in response to North Korea's satellite launch. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
World news

South Korea accuses North Korea of firing missile towards the sea

North Korea has carried out a suspected unsuccessful missile test, a day after claiming to have successfully launched a spy satellite.
South Korea suspended parts of the 2018 inter-Korean military tension reduction agreement in response to the North's launch.
The launch has raised tensions and risks destabilizing the security situation in the region and beyond. [ more ]
www.dw.com
7 months ago
World news

North Korea rebuilds border posts after scrapping deal DW 11/27/2023

North Korea has sent troops to restore border posts on the frontier with South Korea.
Tensions between North and South Korea have worsened after North Korea's satellite launch.
South Korea is conducting aerial surveillance in response to North Korea's satellite launch. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
World news

South Korea accuses North Korea of firing missile towards the sea

North Korea has carried out a suspected unsuccessful missile test, a day after claiming to have successfully launched a spy satellite.
South Korea suspended parts of the 2018 inter-Korean military tension reduction agreement in response to the North's launch.
The launch has raised tensions and risks destabilizing the security situation in the region and beyond. [ more ]
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Washington Post
8 months ago
World news

China's Xi, in need of a win, appears ready to engage with Biden

Xi Jinping is facing a vulnerable moment in his leadership.
Xi needs the meeting with Biden to show his leadership and ease tensions. [ more ]
New York Post
8 months ago
World news

Taiwan says Chinese government sent seven aircrafts, five ships near island

China sent multiple aircraft and ships near Taiwan, heightening tensions.
Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense reported the Chinese military activity.
The US opposes any attempt to change Taiwan's status by force. [ more ]
San Jose Spotlight
1 month ago
Silicon Valley real estate

East San Jose homeowners struggle with homeless neighbors - San Jose Spotlight

Homelessness issues in Silicon Valley exacerbate tensions between residents and homeless individuals. [ more ]
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