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# escalation

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Spanish football federation asks president Rubiales to resign
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US set to approve $40 billion aid package for Ukraine, warning of long war ahead
Hamas launches fresh rocket attacks in retaliation after Israel levels another Gaza tower
School secretaries to hold national one-day strike and escalate their industrial action
Ukraine bars Russian men aged 16-60 from entry to country as tensions mount over ships seizure
Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'
'We want Wenger out': Arsenal fans protest outside the Emirates ahead of Bayern clash
Escalation: Dublin Bus drivers will strike for an additional 13 days
Luas drivers have announced six more strike days
US steps up air-strike campaign to target fighters in Iraq's Sunni heartland
For the first time, Vladimir Putin's raised the prospect of giving east Ukraine 'statehood'
Point of no return?... EU leaders send strong warnings to Russia over Ukraine
What to do? The EU is to hold an extraordinary meeting on Iraq
Gaza death toll hits 100 as truce efforts waver
Women and children among injured as Israel launches "Operation Protective Edge"
Palestinian teenager forced into car and killed in apparent revenge attack
Military helicopter shot down as Ukraine army launches assault on insurgents
Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings
Unmarked armoured vehicles carrying Russian flags spotted as Ukraine increases military action
At least two dead in firefight between Pro-Russian gunmen and Ukrainian special forces
"Frightening and dangerous": Taoiseach hopeful Ukraine crisis can be solved through diplomacy
Armed men are patrolling one of Ukraine's main airports
Spain says it will take 'all necessary measures' to protect Gibraltar
North Korea tells European countries it cannot guarantee embassy safety
North Korea moves missile to its coast, increasing tensions
Scottish FA tribunal leaves Whyte and Rangers fuming
Eamon Gilmore voices concern over escalating tensions in Gaza and Israel