apple of discord

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(classical mythology) a golden apple thrown into a banquet of the gods by Eris (goddess of discord--who had not been invited)

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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.
In Bulgaria, the issue has turned into the apple of discord for the allies of the ruling party.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: 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.