# tensions - Saturday 27 September, 2014
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?
# tensions - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
Members of the Irish Farmer’s Association gathered outside the McDonald’s in Kilkenny to protest cuts to their income.
# tensions - Thursday 28 August, 2014
Ukraine’s ambassador to the OSCE said that Russian troops were in the east of the country.
# tensions - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
# tensions - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
“I didn’t even see when we crossed the border,” one soldier said, in footage posted online…
# tensions - Saturday 23 August, 2014
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in talks with Ukraine’s President.
# tensions - Monday 18 August, 2014
The abduction and killing of the three men partly led to the deadly upsurge in violence last month.
# tensions - Saturday 16 August, 2014
Ukraine claims it destroyed a Russian military convoy.
# tensions - Friday 15 August, 2014
Henk Zanoli and his family were given the award for shielding a Jewish boy from the Nazis during World War II.
# tensions - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
Lost in the media coverage of the ongoing conflict? Let us fill you in.
# tensions - Saturday 26 July, 2014
A spokesperson said the decision to leave the embassy had not been taken lightly.
# tensions - Thursday 24 July, 2014
# tensions - Monday 21 July, 2014
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called on Israel to show “maximum restraint”.
# tensions - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Mohammed Suliman lives in Gaza City and told us what the city is like.
# tensions - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
The death toll has now reached 186 in the last week.
# tensions - Monday 14 July, 2014
Russian state TV said that Ukrainian troops “crucified” a three-year-old boy.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has asked the UN to protect the Palestinian state.
# tensions - Friday 11 July, 2014
Gerry Adams has condemned the figure’s appearance as “deeply offensive”.
“They beat me with their fists, a chair, anything they could find. They stubbed out cigarettes on my leg and electrocuted me.”
Amnesty International says the bulk of the kidnappings are carried out by pro-Russian rebels.
# tensions - Thursday 10 July, 2014
The deaths bring to 70 the number of Palestinians killed since Tuesday.
# tensions - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
The death toll has risen since Israel began air strikes on the region.
# tensions - Friday 4 July, 2014
Israel said the show of force on the Gaza border was a defence measure.
# tensions - Thursday 3 July, 2014
“The current spiral of violence, loss and suffering must stop now,” said the head of the Red Cross.
# tensions - Saturday 28 June, 2014
# tensions - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
There is an increasingly urgent diplomatic push to stop Iraq from tearing apart.
# tensions - Saturday 21 June, 2014
Moscow is concerned Ukraine is stepping up its military operation against pro-Russian rebels despite having called a unilateral ceasefire, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
# tensions - Friday 20 June, 2014
The soldiers had been carrying out arrests as part of the arrest to find the three teens believed to have been abducted by Hamas.
# tensions - Monday 16 June, 2014
More than 150 Palestinians have been arrested in the search for the three teenagers who were snatched from a settlement on Thursday night.
# tensions - Friday 30 May, 2014
The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said that it had been unable to establish contact with four of its monitors.
# tensions - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
Putin has rejected the legitimacy of the interim team that rose to power in February and not been reported to have spoken to any Ukrainian official since the Kiev uprising.
# tensions - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
“The airport is under our full control. The enemy suffered heavy losses. We have none,” Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said.
# tensions - Monday 26 May, 2014
In early returns it’s suggested candy tycoon Petro Poroshenko will be elected president of Ukraine.
# tensions - Thursday 22 May, 2014
A toll puts the number of dead in violence in the east of the country at 140.
# tensions - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
The discussions come just two weeks before an election in the country.
# tensions - Thursday 1 May, 2014
The Irish Medical Organisation and Alex White will sit down about the plan to give free GP care to children under six.
# tensions - Sunday 27 April, 2014
The captured men are in Ukraine as part of an Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe verification team.
# tensions - Friday 25 April, 2014
“If anybody is out there drowning, I would save them. I used to be a pretty good swimmer, I grew up in Hawaii.”
# tensions - Thursday 24 April, 2014
“I am not trying to create trouble or difficulty for your staff. We haven’t been trying to vent anger or hate your staff”.
Vladimir Putin has warned of “consequences” to the military action.
# tensions - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
Pro-Moscow insurgents are also currently holding two journalists.