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Washington defeats Michael Collins in 'Britain's toughest enemy' poll
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Washington defeats Michael Collins in 'Britain's toughest enemy' poll

Apr 16th 2012, 8:48 PM 8,999 Views 29 Comments

The man who led the United States to independence trumps the Corkonian rebel leader in a poll of British academics.

Michael Collins: Still the second biggest enemy of Britain?
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Michael Collins: Still the second biggest enemy of Britain?

Mar 20th 2012, 1:12 PM 22,552 Views 82 Comments

Online poll puts War of Independence revolutionary ahead of Rommel, Napoleon and George Washington in ‘Britain’s Greatest Foes’ list… but behind the founder of modern Turkey.

China and Russia join the West in criticising Syria
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China and Russia join the West in criticising Syria

Mar 2nd 2012, 8:23 AM 1,101 Views 6 Comments

The 15 members of the UN Security Council have condemned Syria for not allowing the head of humanitarian aid for the UN visit the country.

UN says 100 civilians are being killed every day in Syria
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UN says 100 civilians are being killed every day in Syria

Feb 29th 2012, 9:44 AM 489 Views 5 Comments

A top UN official has said that over 7500 people have died so far in the ongoing violence.

Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka
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Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka

Feb 27th 2012, 11:34 AM 929 Views 4 Comments

The former president said today that possible crimes against humanity cannot simply be ignored.

UN to send top humanitarian official to Syria as civil war looms
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UN to send top humanitarian official to Syria as civil war looms

Feb 23rd 2012, 7:48 AM 545 Views 1 Comment

Ban Ki-Moon has asked Valerie Amos to visit Syria to assess the humanitarian situation and renew the call for urgent access.

At least 60 killed in spate of Baghdad bombings
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At least 60 killed in spate of Baghdad bombings

Dec 22nd 2011, 1:49 PM 813 Views 1 Comment

At least 14 bombs have exploded in the city this morning, marking the worst violence seen in Iraq for several months.

In pictures: Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923
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In pictures: Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923

Nov 7th 2011, 7:15 AM 11,244 Views 17 Comments

Major new photographic exhibition shows the bloody reality of life in Ireland from the 1913 Lockout to the tortured birth of the Republic.

Fresh clashes, explosions rock Yemeni capital
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Fresh clashes, explosions rock Yemeni capital

Sep 29th 2011, 12:52 PM 68 Views 1 Comment

At least one person has been killed and several more injured during clashes between Government troops and rival tribesmen.

Libyan oil wells back in production for first time since outbreak of war
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Libyan oil wells back in production for first time since outbreak of war

Sep 26th 2011, 2:28 PM 164 Views 5 Comments

However the flow of gas supplies may not resume for another month.

36 killed in Burundi pub shooting
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36 killed in Burundi pub shooting

Sep 19th 2011, 3:08 PM 575 Views 1 Comment

Armed men burst into the pub in the central African nation of Burundi, with one yelling “make sure there’s no survivors”, according to witnesses.

Column: 'You don't survive there long' - inside the mobile phone mines
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Column: 'You don't survive there long' - inside the mobile phone mines

Jul 7th 2011, 1:24 PM 29 Views 11 Comments

Children in war-ravaged Congo are mining the materials used to make our mobiles. Film-maker Frank Poulsen describes the horror inside the tunnels.

Gunmen fire on UN helicopters in tense Sudan town
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Gunmen fire on UN helicopters in tense Sudan town

May 25th 2011, 1:04 PM 349 Views 0 Comments

Fears of another civil war breaking out in Sudan have intensified, with gunmen shooting at UN helicopters and northern troops being given a “green light” to attack southern forces if provoked.

Southern Sudan appeals for help as UN officials demand "immediate withdrawal" from disputed border town.
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Southern Sudan appeals for help as UN officials demand "immediate withdrawal" from disputed border town.

May 23rd 2011, 10:46 AM 94 Views 0 Comments

Northern occupation of the town of Abyei threatens to re-ignite Sudan’s civil war. The oil-rich area is strongly contested and there are fears of escalating violence.

North Sudan 'declares war' on South after seizure of contested region
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North Sudan 'declares war' on South after seizure of contested region

May 22nd 2011, 10:43 AM 272 Views 0 Comments

The occupation of the border town of Abyei by Northern forces has raised fears of re-igniting the civil war between north and south just months after the South voted to secede from the North in a referendum following two decades of war.

Ivorian troops have "attacked Laurent Gbagbo's home"
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Ivorian troops have "attacked Laurent Gbagbo's home"

Apr 1st 2011, 10:16 AM 268 Views 0 Comments

Mr Gbagbo has refused to give up the presidency despite the fact the Ivory Coast’s citizens elected Alassane Outtara to the role last November.

Ivory Coast violence continues, rebels claim capture of town
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Ivory Coast violence continues, rebels claim capture of town

Mar 7th 2011, 11:44 AM 356 Views 0 Comments

Observers fear that full-blown civil war will erupt in the country, as protests against defiant strongman Laurent Gbagbo continue.

Fighting erupts in Ivory Coast as political stalemate continues
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Fighting erupts in Ivory Coast as political stalemate continues

Feb 24th 2011, 3:29 PM 454 Views 0 Comments

The latest violence could bring about the end of the country’s six-year ceasefire.

New light shed on death of Michael Collins
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New light shed on death of Michael Collins

Oct 27th 2010, 8:40 PM 2,877 Views 2 Comments

Recently studied IRA documents suggest that the ambush was “fortuitous”.

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