apple of discord

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apple of discord:

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or Alexander,
in Greek mythology, son of Priam and Hecuba and brother of Hector. Because it was prophesied that he would cause the destruction of Troy, Paris was abandoned on Mt. Ida, but there he was raised by shepherds and loved by the nymph Oenone.
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, in Greek mythology.
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Dnevnik reports that Kosovo was the apple of discord.
Dr Attia said UNO was established to ensure peace and resolve difference creating conflict among nations and it is prime responsibility of it to null such issues which are an apple of discord and deprive any nation from its basic rights.
Crowley also said that there has been "no policy change" in Washington on the Kashmir issue, which remains an apple of discord between India and Pakistan.
The issue of the Bulgarian support for Turkey's EU accession turned into the apple of discord for the allies of the Bulgarian ruling party GERB.
BAGHDAD - The Iraqi parliament on Saturday started a session to vote on several draft laws on its agenda, not including the election law, an apple of discord between the Kurdistan Alliance bloc on one hand and the Arab and Turkmen blocs on the other.
The war originated from a quarrel between the goddesses Athena, Hera, and Aphrodite, after Eris, the goddess of strife and discord, gave them a golden apple, sometimes known as the Apple of Discord, marked "for the fairest".