“Conflict” in the news

Example collocations

armed conflict
came into conflict
conflict between
conflict of interest
during the conflict

Publications and example sentences

· As protests continue, so does the coronavirus  
There were spots of conflict with police in Portland, Oregon, using riot control agents after a crowd of several hundred splintered off a peaceful protest and threw bottles and other objects near a government building that was targeted last week.  Copy example sentence
· The coronavirus crisis has revealed what Americans need most: Universal basic services  
We have faced that choice many times throughout human history — cooperate more, chip in a little more for each other, and prosper, or descend into factional conflict — and we’ve chosen conflict again and again.  Copy example sentence
· 'Cuddle curtain' enables essential hugs despite coronavirus restrictions  
Just days after the White House announced Dr. Peter Marks as a new member the task force, Marks quietly left because of concerns that his participation could present a conflict of interest with his current job at the Food and Drug Administration, according to a person familiar with the move.  Copy example sentence
The China Post
· Rescue migrants stranded on chartered Maltese pleasure boats  
The migrants flee conflict and poverty, with many of them coming from sub-Saharan Africa.  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· Cabinet Office ignored warning EU voters could miss out in May 2019  
John Halford, a solicitor at the London law firm Bindmans who is representing the claimants, said: “The documents brought to light thanks to this litigation reveal a Cabinet Office riven with conflict between officials and ministers about whether EU citizens should be enabled to vote here last year, as was their right.  Copy example sentence
Financial Express
· Pakistan witnesses substantial increase in militant attacks in May  
“The country witnessed 18 militant attacks during the month of May 2020 as compared to nine militant attacks in April 2020,” the Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS) said in its report.  Copy example sentence
· How 70 years of cop shows taught us to valorize the police  
And Brooklyn Nine-Nine develops much of its conflict by pitting its well-meaning progressive protagonist cops against the more conservative members of the NYPD.  Copy example sentence