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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 Fifteen killed in Syria car bombing Syria

Fifteen killed in Syria car bombing

Straight after the attack, hundreds of people began to protest against President Bashar al-Assad, according to activists, as some blamed the regime for the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Car bombs rip through Damascus killing 34 Syria

Car bombs rip through Damascus killing 34

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for today’s suicide bombings.

From TheJournal.ie Syrian regime launches nationwide airstrikes Syria

Syrian regime launches nationwide airstrikes

The death toll for what was supposed to be a four-day ceasefire exceeded 500.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over plot to blow up Federal Reserve in New York Attack

Man arrested over plot to blow up Federal Reserve in New York

The man believed he was about to detonate a car bomb outside the Federal Reserve – but the FBI had been closely watching him for some time and foiled the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Car bomb kills eight in Turkey Turkey

Car bomb kills eight in Turkey

50 others were wounded in the blast, which hit the city of Gaziantap.

From TheJournal.ie 'Breivik sympathiser' arrested in Czech Republic Czech Republic

'Breivik sympathiser' arrested in Czech Republic

Local media reports that the 29-year-old man was arrested for building up a stash of weapons and explosives.

From TheJournal.ie Norway's police chief quits after Breivik report Utoya

Norway's police chief quits after Breivik report

A major report this week found that Norwegian authorities could have stopped Anders Behring Breivik.

From TheJournal.ie Oslo attack 'could have been prevented' Norway

Oslo attack 'could have been prevented'

Investigation into official response to double terror attack last summer also found that the attacker could have been arrested much sooner.

From TheJournal.ie Norway to publish report on response to 22 July attacks Norway

Norway to publish report on response to 22 July attacks

Report on how so many people were killed that day is expected to be highly critical of the official response to the attacks.

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 Dozens killed as twin explosions strike Syrian capital Syria This post contains videos

Dozens killed as twin explosions strike Syrian capital

State news agency SANA says that car bombs appear to have been involved in the attacks which killed several people this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Yemen: 25 dead after car bomb goes off outside presidential compound Yemen

Yemen: 25 dead after car bomb goes off outside presidential compound

The blast came as Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi was sworn in as president to replace longtime leader Ali Abdullah Saleh, following an election aimed at ending over a year of political turmoil.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged in connection with Derry courthouse car bomb Northern Ireland

Man charged in connection with Derry courthouse car bomb

The 49-year-old has been charged with possession of explosives with intent to endanger life or property.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli diplomat's car bombed in India India

Israeli diplomat's car bombed in India

The explosion took place in New Delhi today, with one person reported injured.

From TheJournal.ie Norway attacks accused Anders Behring Breivik says he 'deserves a medal' Norway

Norway attacks accused Anders Behring Breivik says he 'deserves a medal'

Seventy-seven people were killed in the Oslo bombing and Utoya island gun attack in July 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Seven killed in Afghan car bomb attack Afghanistan

Seven killed in Afghan car bomb attack

The bomb exploded by a police building in Kandahar, killing five officers and two civilians.

From TheJournal.ie 11 killed in Baghdad double bombing Iraq

11 killed in Baghdad double bombing

Two car bombs exploded in the Iraqi capital today as post-US withdrawal violence surges.

From TheJournal.ie Car bombs kill 16 in Iraqi capital Iraq

Car bombs kill 16 in Iraqi capital

The latest bout of sectarian violence to hit Baghdad has left sixteen people dead: more than 90 people, most Shiite Muslims, have been killed in less than one week.

From TheJournal.ie Car bomb hits Somali capital Mogadishu Somalia

Car bomb hits Somali capital Mogadishu

This is the second bombing in Mogadishu in the past month. People have been leaving the city in droves (pictured) in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Nigeria says man with al-Qaeda links masterminded UN bomb attack Nigeria

Nigeria says man with al-Qaeda links masterminded UN bomb attack

Twenty-three people were killed in the attack on the UN’s headquarters in the Nigerian capital Abuja last week.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide car bomber targets worshippers in Pakistan Pakistan

Suicide car bomber targets worshippers in Pakistan

The attack came at the beginning of the Islamic holiday Eid al-Fitr.

From TheJournal.ie Five arrested in PC Ronan Kerr murder inquiry Ronan Kerr

Five arrested in PC Ronan Kerr murder inquiry

PSNI say a “major search and arrest operation” is underway.

From TheJournal.ie Twin bomb attacks kills 35 people north of Baghdad Iraq

Twin bomb attacks kills 35 people north of Baghdad

As Iraq debates whether to ask the United States to keep some American troops here past their year-end withdrawal deadline, twin bomb attacks kill at least 35 people.

From TheJournal.ie Ronan Kerr's family criticise his killers for attacking an 'Irish patriot' Ronan Kerr

Ronan Kerr's family criticise his killers for attacking an 'Irish patriot'

The PSNI officer had completed his training three months before republican dissidents killed him at his home in Omagh using a bomb planted beneath his car.

From TheJournal.ie Inquiry into the death of Rosemary Nelson finds no evidence of collusion, but some failings by state agencies Inquiry

Inquiry into the death of Rosemary Nelson finds no evidence of collusion, but some failings by state agencies

A 700 page report into the murder of the prominent solicitor, who represented many high profile republicans, has been published. It has found that the RUC failed to adequately protect her.

From TheJournal.ie Findings of inquiry into Rosemary Nelson murder to be published Inquiry

Findings of inquiry into Rosemary Nelson murder to be published

Nelson, a prominent solicitor who represented leading republicans, died in March 1999 after a bomb exploded under her car near her home in Lurgan in Co Armagh.

From TheJournal.ie Terror plan for Kildare thwarted by gardaí Royal Visit

Terror plan for Kildare thwarted by gardaí

Three men arrested in Kildare yesterday are believed to be IRA supporters who had planned a hoax car bomb to disrupt the Queen’s visit, while 12 people arrested in Dublin last night have been charged and released.

From TheJournal.ie Woman held over Ronan Kerr murder Ronan Kerr

Woman held over Ronan Kerr murder

A 36-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the murder of PSNI officer Ronan Kerr; she is currently being questioned in Antrim Police Station.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bomber kills 20 policemen in central Iraq Iraq

Suicide bomber kills 20 policemen in central Iraq

Tensions are high in Iraq following the death of Osama bin Laden, with many anticipating a show of strength by al-Qaeda’s branch in the country. Today’s incident is the second significant attack in Iraq since Bin Laden was killed.

From TheJournal.ie Two men released without charge in Ronan Kerr murder inquiry Ronan Kerr

Two men released without charge in Ronan Kerr murder inquiry

The 25-year-old PSNI officer was killed when a bomb under his car exploded outside of his home in Highfield Close, Omagh, on 2 April.

From TheJournal.ie Single bombmaker suspected in Ronan Kerr murder Ronan Kerr

Single bombmaker suspected in Ronan Kerr murder

Explosives used in car bomb matches Semtex used in three previous bombing attacks.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Anger over suggestions that Rachel Peavoy’s flat wasn’t freezing; another Gardagate tape emerges in Mayo; and is Keano heading down under?

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Crime-fighting charity offers £50k reward for info on Ronan Kerr killers Ronan Kerr

Crime-fighting charity offers £50k reward for info on Ronan Kerr killers

Crimestoppers UK is looking for “crucial” information that might lead to conviction of those behind Saturday’s Omagh car bombing.

From TheJournal.ie More details emerge about death of young PSNI constable Ronan Kerr Ronan Kerr

More details emerge about death of young PSNI constable Ronan Kerr

Constable Ronan Kerr’s grandfather told the Irish News that Ronan’s mother worried every day after he joined the PSNI.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation into death of PSNI officer in Omagh car bomb continues as mother condemns attack Omagh

Investigation into death of PSNI officer in Omagh car bomb continues as mother condemns attack

Political leaders in the North will be updated on the investigation today. The bomb may have contained Semtex from Libya, according to one report.

From TheJournal.ie 17 killed in Yemen car bomb attack Yemen

17 killed in Yemen car bomb attack

Rebels claim that US and Israeli forces are stirring up ethnic and sectarian divisions within the country.

From TheJournal.ie Car bomb explodes in Derry Derry Blast

Car bomb explodes in Derry

Substantial damage but no injuries caused as homeowners and tourists evacuated.

AN EXPLOSION in the Somali capital of Mogadishu has killed 11 people. Most of the dead are Islamists militants, who are thought to have died when a car bomb malfunctioned, going off prematurely. Over 21,000 Somalis have been killed since an insurgency against the western-backed government began in 2007.