“Clash” in the news

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clash against
clash between

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The Guardian
· Fury and frustration among Tory MPs as Cummings fights on  
Damian Collins, the chair of the digital, culture, media and sport select committee, who has previously clashed with Cummings over the latter being in contempt of parliament for not attending a committee hearing, tweeted: “Dominic Cummings has a track record of believing that the rules don’t apply to him and treating the scrutiny that should come to anyone in a position of authority with contempt.
The Guardian
· Lawyers for student Drew Pavlou demand University of Queensland sack Chinese diplomat from role  
The call to sack the diplomat, Xu Jie, from the honorary university position relates to a public statement he made 11 months ago affirming the “self-motivated patriotic behaviour” of a pro-Beijing group that sparked a physical clash with Hong Kong democracy protesters on campus.
The Guardian
· Global report: Europe eases out of lockdown as Memorial Day draws big US crowds  
In Germany, central and regional governments clashed over when and how far to further ease restrictions after Bodo Ramelow, the premier of the eastern state of Thuringia, said on Saturday that he would scrap rules on mask wearing and distancing and rely instead on local measures.
Malay Mail
· Young pretender Haaland takes on master Lewandowski for first time  
Borussia Dortmund host Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich in a top-of-the-table clash which will see 19-year-old Haaland and the man 12 years his senior both try to maintain remarkable runs of form.
Malay Mail
· Bayern coach Flick bemoans lack of fans at ‘special’ Dortmund clash  
BERLIN, May 25 — Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick says the absence of spectators for tomorrow’s top-of-the-table Bundesliga clash at Borussia Dortmund will be a “missing factor”.
· Afghanistan frees first group of Taliban prisoners in response to ceasefire  
Dozens die in clashes across Afghanistan as US struggles to broker Taliban ceasefire
· Football: Bayern coach Flick bemoans lack of fans at 'special' Dortmund clash  
But Flick thinks Tuesday's clash will be a completely different test compared to their victory over Dortmund at the Allianz Arena last year.
· China threatens US counter measures if punished for Hong Kong law  
But they have rekindled in recent weeks with Sunday's rally producing the most intense clashes for months and police making at least 120 arrests.