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#New Cold War

# new-cold-war - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Explainer: Why the baffling resignation of Lebanon's Prime Minister is escalating Middle East tensions

Saad Hariri has denied he is being held prisoner in Saudi Arabia, and that he was forced to resign.

# new-cold-war - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

While a ceasefire takes hold in Syria, the war in eastern Europe rumbles on with almost 10,000 dead

Clashes of the conflict have returned to the highest level in a year.

# new-cold-war - Friday 21 March, 2014

Fitch downgrades Russia rating as EU adds sanctions to 12 more people

The agency says investors will be reluctant to lend to Russia during the current crisis.

# new-cold-war - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Tatars urge NATO to intervene in Ukraine "before there is a massacre"

The European Court of Human Rights has called on Russia to avoid military action, while a protester was stabbed in the west of Ukraine.

# new-cold-war - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Russia has sent 6,000 troops to Crimea says Ukraine

The peninsula has become a flashpoint in tensions between Russia and Ukraine.