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From TheJournal.ie Opinion: My Sri Lankan relatives had a lucky escape from the bombings - I'm struggling to keep my hopes for peace alive Opinion

Opinion: My Sri Lankan relatives had a lucky escape from the bombings - I'm struggling to keep my hopes for peace alive

After a decade of peace, I had hoped that our troubles were behind us, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.

From TheJournal.ie 'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin IRA

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin

The attack on two pubs came at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The small Wexford village forever affected by the deaths of three young women during WWII Opinion

Column: The small Wexford village forever affected by the deaths of three young women during WWII

Amy Bracken looks at the bombing of Campile on 26 August 1940, one of the less-remembered bombings of Éire during the Second World War.

From TheJournal.ie Two injured in fresh explosion in Austin as police investigate series of parcel bombings Texas

Two injured in fresh explosion in Austin as police investigate series of parcel bombings

The head of police has warned residents not to touch any unexpected packages left at their homes.

From TheJournal.ie Over 20 killed in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan Bombings

Over 20 killed in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

From TheJournal.ie At least 25 dead as air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo Bombings

At least 25 dead as air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo

The attack left a pool of blood and body parts strewn at the site, an AFP correspondent reported.

From TheJournal.ie Four killed as bomb blasts target Thai tourist towns Phuket

Four killed as bomb blasts target Thai tourist towns

There are no indications that any Irish travellers were caught up in the attacks.

From TheJournal.ie There's a manhunt in Brussels for this man Terror Attacks

There's a manhunt in Brussels for this man

Police believe he accompanied two likely suicide bombers.

From TheJournal.ie Two police among nine killed in shootout between Turkish police and IS suspects Turkey

Two police among nine killed in shootout between Turkish police and IS suspects

The fighting lasted for at least two hours.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bomber dressed in police uniform detonated himself outside police academy Casualties

Suicide bomber dressed in police uniform detonated himself outside police academy

Over 50 people have been killed in the attacks.

From TheJournal.ie On this day 41 years ago, bombs ripped through Dublin and Monaghan The Troubles This post contains videos

On this day 41 years ago, bombs ripped through Dublin and Monaghan

33 people died in the bombings, with hundreds more injured.

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: How police caught the Boston bombers Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Timeline: How police caught the Boston bombers

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to the death penalty over the killings.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bombings that killed 142 'just the tip of the iceberg' ISIS warns Yemen Blasts

Suicide bombings that killed 142 'just the tip of the iceberg' ISIS warns

Bombers have attacked mosques in Yemen’s capital, killing scores and wounding more than 300 people.

From TheJournal.ie Egypt bombs ISIS after video shows beheading of 21 Christians Bombings

Egypt bombs ISIS after video shows beheading of 21 Christians

“We affirm that avenging Egyptian blood and retaliating against killers is a duty we must carry out.”

From TheJournal.ie Suspected Al-Qaeda leader dies in US just days ahead of trial Embassy Bombings

Suspected Al-Qaeda leader dies in US just days ahead of trial

He was accused of being involved in the bombings of US embassies in Africa in 1998.

From TheJournal.ie After more than a year locked away, accused Boston bomber to appear in court Trial

After more than a year locked away, accused Boston bomber to appear in court

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces the death penalty over the April 2013 attacks.

From TheJournal.ie 120 killed, hundreds more injured --- as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque Massacre

120 killed, hundreds more injured --- as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque

Just days ago, a senior cleric at the mosque issued a call to arms against Boko Haram.

From TheJournal.ie More NI bombing incidents in last year than a decade ago Explosive

More NI bombing incidents in last year than a decade ago

Paramilitary style assaults are also on the rise, according to figures from the PSNI.

From TheJournal.ie Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files Troubles

Higgins calls on UK government to allow access to Dublin-Monaghan bombing files

The President added that “a strategy of amnesia is simply not an option”.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings Dublin Monaghan

Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings

There will be three events over the next two days to commemorate the 33 people killed in the bombings.

From TheJournal.ie Bombings keep people on edge on third anniversary of Arab Spring Unrest

Bombings keep people on edge on third anniversary of Arab Spring

A small bomb struck outside a police training hours before the rallies were due to start.

From TheJournal.ie Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack Bombings

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula are targeting oil facilities, foreigners and security forces.

From TheJournal.ie At least 48 killed in Iraq bombings Iraq

At least 48 killed in Iraq bombings

Car bombs in cities across Iraq killed at least 48 people today, officials have said.

From TheJournal.ie Iraqis blame government for not stopping Eid attacks Iraq

Iraqis blame government for not stopping Eid attacks

The violence wounded more than 320 people and has been roundly condemned.

From TheJournal.ie Families and survivors of Dublin and Monaghan bombings meet Taoiseach The Troubles

Families and survivors of Dublin and Monaghan bombings meet Taoiseach

Enda Kenny met with the survivors and families of the victims at government buildings this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev pleads not guilty Boston

Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev pleads not guilty

19-year-old Tsarnaev, making his first court appearance, arrived earlier under heavy guard.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Life for an Afghan is random, ruthless and unforgiving' Opinion

Column: 'Life for an Afghan is random, ruthless and unforgiving'

After living in Afghanistan, I got to see first-hand what the people of that country go through, writes Noel Scanlon, who says he wishes he could be more optimistic about the country’s future.

From TheJournal.ie Wreath-laying ceremony on 39th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings Bombings

Wreath-laying ceremony on 39th anniversary of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

Families will today remember the victims of the 1974 bombings, which marked the greatest loss of life in a single day during the Troubles.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul Afghanistan

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.

From TheJournal.ie At least 32 dead in Iraq bombings Baghdad

At least 32 dead in Iraq bombings

11 bombings struck Baghdad, as well as the cities of Kirkuk and Tarmiyah.

From The42 Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon Inspirational This post contains videos

Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon

Keith Luxon is running in his 72nd long-distance event today.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit Boston

Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit

Barack Obama will attend an interfaith service in Boston tomorrow, as details emerge of the victims – including an 8-year-old.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back Opinion

Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back

We should be over our outrage at petty jibes by now, writes John Verling. Both countries have grown up.

From TheJournal.ie Families of Sackville Place bombings still seeking closure Justice

Families of Sackville Place bombings still seeking closure

The 40th anniversary of car bombings in Dublin which killed three busmen and injured 127 people hears how relatives of the dead still waiting for justice.

From TheJournal.ie 40th anniversary of Dublin Sackville bombings marked today Dublin Bombings

40th anniversary of Dublin Sackville bombings marked today

Justice for the Forgotten will mark the occasion with a wreath-laying ceremony at 11.30am tomorrow. The bombs were the first car-bombs to explode in the Republic of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Baghdad: 14 killed as car bombs explode within minutes Iraq

Baghdad: 14 killed as car bombs explode within minutes

Meanwhile, media group reports shooting dead of TV presenter in Mosul.

From TheJournal.ie Young girl "shot in front of her home" in Iraq Iraq

Young girl "shot in front of her home" in Iraq

Gun and bomb attacks north of Baghdad have left a five-year-old girl dead and 10 others wounded.

From TheJournal.ie US offers $10 million bounty for Pakistani 'mastermind of Mumbai attacks' Mumbai Attacks

US offers $10 million bounty for Pakistani 'mastermind of Mumbai attacks'

Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, 61, is believed to have plotted the 2008 attacks in which at least 166 people were killed.

From TheJournal.ie 46 killed in bombings and shootings across Iraq Iraq

46 killed in bombings and shootings across Iraq

Civilians and security forces attacked in several cities ahead of Arab League summit in Baghdad.

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