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#Tit for tat

# tit-for-tat - Thursday 27 May, 2021

European flights refused permission to land in Russia as row over Belarusian journalist escalates
# Standoff
# Standoff

European flights refused permission to land in Russia as row over Belarusian journalist escalates

May 27th 2021, 9:32 PM 47,758 Views 30 Comments

French and Austrian carriers were denied permission to land in Moscow after changing routes to avoid Belarusian airspace.

# tit-for-tat - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

DUP will seek quarantine for visitors from Republic if isolation imposed on travellers from Britain
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

DUP will seek quarantine for visitors from Republic if isolation imposed on travellers from Britain

Jul 21st 2020, 8:32 PM 86,346 Views 100 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill supported introducing quarantine for all people arriving on the island of Ireland.

# tit-for-tat - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory
# Israel
# Israel

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory

Updated Sep 11th 2019, 5:30 PM 19,706 Views 71 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney described the move as a “dangerous political commitment”.

# tit-for-tat - Saturday 27 July, 2019

DUP's Sammy Wilson accuses Irish govt of being 'hysterical' and 'self-centred' over Brexit
# Tit For Tat
# Tit For Tat

DUP's Sammy Wilson accuses Irish govt of being 'hysterical' and 'self-centred' over Brexit

Jul 27th 2019, 3:36 PM 43,971 Views 98 Comments

Wilson was criticising comments made by Tánaiste Simon Coveney in Stormont yesterday.

# tit-for-tat - Monday 20 May, 2019

Iranian foreign minister says Trump's 'genocidal taunts won't end Iran'
# Tit For Tat
# Tit For Tat

Iranian foreign minister says Trump's 'genocidal taunts won't end Iran'

May 20th 2019, 9:40 PM 10,206 Views 49 Comments

The riposte by Iran’s top diplomat followed an ominous warning by Trump.

# tit-for-tat - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Trump says 'China should not retaliate' in trade war... it retaliates anyway with tariffs on $60 billion worth of exports
# Tit For Tat
# Tit For Tat

Trump says 'China should not retaliate' in trade war... it retaliates anyway with tariffs on $60 billion worth of exports

May 14th 2019, 7:57 AM 25,156 Views 33 Comments

Both sides have left the door open, however, to try to reach a deal.

# tit-for-tat - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Icardi stripped of Inter captaincy as contract impasse drags on
# Tit For Tat
From The42
# Tit For Tat

Icardi stripped of Inter captaincy as contract impasse drags on

Feb 13th 2019, 1:58 PM 4,875 Views 4 Comments

Goalkeeper Samir Handanovic is the club’s new skipper.

# tit-for-tat - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'She's behaved so irrationally': Trump lashes out at Pelosi for rejecting proposed border wall deal
# Tit For Tat
# Tit For Tat

'She's behaved so irrationally': Trump lashes out at Pelosi for rejecting proposed border wall deal

Jan 20th 2019, 3:50 PM 24,445 Views 50 Comments

Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi yesterday called Trump’s deal a “non-starter”.

# tit-for-tat - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Trump fires back at Pelosi, denies her aircraft for planned trip abroad
# Tit For Tat
# Tit For Tat

Trump fires back at Pelosi, denies her aircraft for planned trip abroad

Jan 17th 2019, 9:11 PM 35,133 Views 44 Comments

In a letter to Pelosi, Trump said that due to the shutdown a trip to Egypt, Brussels and Afghanistan would be delayed.

# tit-for-tat - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Former FBI director hits out at Trump for telling 'lies' and undermining rule of law
# James Comey
# James Comey

Former FBI director hits out at Trump for telling 'lies' and undermining rule of law

Dec 18th 2018, 6:54 AM 13,140 Views 73 Comments

James Comey urged Republicans to stand up to the US president.

# tit-for-tat - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Tariffs and tiffs - Trump's many trade wars explained
# Tit For Tat
# Tit For Tat

Tariffs and tiffs - Trump's many trade wars explained

Aug 26th 2018, 8:30 PM 10,850 Views 24 Comments

His trade war with China escalated with tit-for-tat steps on Thursday.

# tit-for-tat - Saturday 16 June, 2018

'It will hurt the most vulnerable': Companies raise concerns over escalating China-US trade war
# Tit For Tat
# Tit For Tat

'It will hurt the most vulnerable': Companies raise concerns over escalating China-US trade war

Updated Jun 16th 2018, 2:05 PM 21,794 Views 95 Comments

Latest moves brought the world’s two largest economies to the verge of an all-out confrontation.

# tit-for-tat - Friday 30 March, 2018

‘No justification for this’ - An Irish diplomat is to be expelled from Russia
# Tit For Tat
# Tit For Tat

‘No justification for this’ - An Irish diplomat is to be expelled from Russia

Mar 30th 2018, 3:32 PM 60,276 Views 172 Comments

A spokesperson for Simon Coveney said it is a “regrettable” decision from the Russians.

# tit-for-tat - Saturday 17 March, 2018

'Doesn't change the facts': May responds to Russia's ousting of UK diplomats
# Spy Poisoning
# Spy Poisoning

'Doesn't change the facts': May responds to Russia's ousting of UK diplomats

Mar 17th 2018, 1:20 PM 15,212 Views 84 Comments

The British Council said it was ‘profoundly disappointed’ after Russia banned its cultural operations.

# tit-for-tat - Friday 30 December, 2016

Putin won't expel US diplomats, invites them to party in the Kremlin instead
# Come On Over
# Come On Over

Putin won't expel US diplomats, invites them to party in the Kremlin instead

Dec 30th 2016, 2:20 PM 21,379 Views 190 Comments

Putin says he’ll plan his next steps “based on the policies pursued by the administration of President Donald Trump”.

# tit-for-tat - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

No end in sight: 'The Kinahans will wipe the Hutch family out'
# The Monk
# The Monk

No end in sight: 'The Kinahans will wipe the Hutch family out'

May 25th 2016, 6:05 AM 77,646 Views 67 Comments

There are concerns the Hutches will hit back soon – and that they’ll go big.

# tit-for-tat - Monday 16 May, 2016

'Enough is enough' - Appeals for calm after innocent woman shot in Cork estate
# Hollyhill
# Hollyhill

'Enough is enough' - Appeals for calm after innocent woman shot in Cork estate

May 16th 2016, 4:19 PM 26,066 Views 24 Comments

The shooting is believed to be part of a dispute to which the woman was not involved.

# tit-for-tat - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

UDR memorial removed and replaced with IRA slogan, PSNI investigating it as 'hate crime'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

UDR memorial removed and replaced with IRA slogan, PSNI investigating it as 'hate crime'

Jul 16th 2014, 3:47 PM 9,855 Views 36 Comments

The crosses were removed hours after a memorial service in Castlederg took place.

# tit-for-tat - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Palestinian teenager forced into car and killed in apparent revenge attack
# Escalation
# Escalation

Palestinian teenager forced into car and killed in apparent revenge attack

Jul 2nd 2014, 8:14 AM 9,696 Views 169 Comments

The youth was seen being kidnapped from the Arab half of Jerusalem.

# tit-for-tat - Monday 19 May, 2014

INMO say proposals 'seriously compromise patient safety'. 'Scaremongering' says James Reilly
# Tit For Tat
# Tit For Tat

INMO say proposals 'seriously compromise patient safety'. 'Scaremongering' says James Reilly

May 19th 2014, 6:23 PM 6,626 Views 54 Comments

The health minister also cast doubts on the savings targets.

# tit-for-tat - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings
# Escalation
# Escalation

Military conscription introduced in Ukraine as petrol bombers take over more buildings

May 1st 2014, 5:43 PM 8,103 Views 159 Comments

Ukraine currently has 130,000 personnel in its armed forces. With reserves, this could be boosted to around 1,000,000.

# tit-for-tat - Thursday 20 March, 2014

US and Russia impose sanctions on each other over the crisis in Crimea
# Tit For Tat
# Tit For Tat

US and Russia impose sanctions on each other over the crisis in Crimea

Mar 20th 2014, 7:50 PM 12,389 Views 191 Comments

The latest measures by the US is being described as the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.

# tit-for-tat - Sunday 19 May, 2013

'Pig-gate' Part 2: Jones sorry for smashing up Glenn Whelan's car
# Brick For Tat
From The42
# Brick For Tat

'Pig-gate' Part 2: Jones sorry for smashing up Glenn Whelan's car

May 19th 2013, 10:33 AM 5,021 Views 2 Comments

“For all the people that think that the pig’s head wrapped in my clothes was banter, great, so is the broken window.”

# tit-for-tat - Friday 16 November, 2012

Exhibition hopes to make art from €2 tat
# Discount Art
# Discount Art

Exhibition hopes to make art from €2 tat

Nov 16th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,007 Views 3 Comments

‘Fast Moving Consumer Goods’ will feature exhibits made only from stuff available at the average €2 shop.

# tit-for-tat - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Irate Chelsea boss Villas Boas hits back at Gary Neville
# Tit For Tat
From The42
# Tit For Tat

Irate Chelsea boss Villas Boas hits back at Gary Neville

Dec 10th 2011, 12:40 PM 470 Views 2 Comments

We knew THAT PlayStation remark would not pass without some comment from Chelsea’s irascible manager…