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From TheJournal.ie More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre Yemen

More than 100 believed killed in airstrike on Yemen detention centre

The International Committee of the Red Cross said at least 40 survivors were being treated for their injuries in hospitals.

From TheJournal.ie Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice' Conflict

Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'

Two Irish filmmakers travelled to Gaza to make a documentary about life there.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Support Palestinians and show your opposition to apartheid by boycotting Eurovision Opinion

Opinion: Support Palestinians and show your opposition to apartheid by boycotting Eurovision

You can show solidarity with the Palestinian people in their struggle for freedom against Israeli apartheid, occupation and war crimes by supporting the boycott, writes Zoe Lawlor.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Eurovision boycott activists are opposed to Israel's right to self-determination Opinion

Opinion: Eurovision boycott activists are opposed to Israel's right to self-determination

They pretend that the Jewish people have no right to live in the places where they were born and where their history, religion and culture are deeply rooted, writes the Israeli ambassador to Ireland, Ophir Kariv.

From TheJournal.ie Israel vows  'massive strikes' on Gaza as violence continues to escalate Rockets

Israel vows 'massive strikes' on Gaza as violence continues to escalate

Tánaiste Simon Coveney called for an end to the ‘indiscriminate attacks’.

From TheJournal.ie 3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border Conflict

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border

Israel deployed several thousand troops along the border, with the anniversary coming at a sensitive time ahead of its 9 April elections.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture' Conflict

Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'

The move comes after clashes between the nuclear-armed powers ignited fears of a disastrous conflict.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation? Kashmir Dispute

Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?

The countries have been in a dispute for over 70 years in relation to the Kashmir region.

From The42 'I found myself at the heart of a new conflict: between Graeme Souness and myself' Trouble

'I found myself at the heart of a new conflict: between Graeme Souness and myself'

In this extract from his autobiography, Bruce Grobbelaar recalls a difficult period for Liverpool in the early ’90s.

From TheJournal.ie Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel Conflict

Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel

Eight others were sentenced to hard labour ranging from six to 15 years.

From The42 Guardiola refutes Toure claims: 'It's a lie and he knows it' Conflict

Guardiola refutes Toure claims: 'It's a lie and he knows it'

The Ivorian’s extraordinary criticism of the Man City boss has been met with a strong response.

From TheJournal.ie Myanmar is 'failing to end recruitment of child soldiers' United Nations

Myanmar is 'failing to end recruitment of child soldiers'

The military and a number of rebel groups have drafted underage soldiers for years.

From TheJournal.ie Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip Conflict

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.

From TheJournal.ie Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem Jerusalem

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

From TheJournal.ie UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast Conflict

UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast

A State Department spokesperson said they were not aware of any decision to pull troops out of Syria.

From TheJournal.ie North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict Pyongyang

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

From TheJournal.ie Israel's PM vows further action after 'serious blows' to Iran and Syria following airstrikes Conflict

Israel's PM vows further action after 'serious blows' to Iran and Syria following airstrikes

Russia has condemned, but the US has backed, Israel’s actions.

From TheJournal.ie Children suffered a shocking scale of violence in conflict zones in 2017, Unicef warns Violence

Children suffered a shocking scale of violence in conflict zones in 2017, Unicef warns

In conflicts around the world, children have become frontline, used as human shields, killed, maimed and recruited to fight.

From TheJournal.ie Yemen's Huthi rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed Yemen

Yemen's Huthi rebels claim ex-president Saleh killed

A video has emerged showing what appears to be the man’s corpse.

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya Conflict

Bodies of hundreds of Islamic State fighters kept in refrigerated containers in Libya

The corpses have been stored there for the past year awaiting a final decision on their fate.

From TheJournal.ie Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush Niger

Three American special forces troops among several killed in ambush

The US Africa command confirmed in a statement that a joint US and Nigerien patrol came under fire in Niger.

From The42 'He slapped me in the face three or four times:' Club president attacks TV pundit Conflict This post contains videos

'He slapped me in the face three or four times:' Club president attacks TV pundit

FC Sion president Christian Constantin was seen attacking a TV pundit after a league game.

From TheJournal.ie 'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history Divided Society

'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history

A library in Belfast has collected tens of thousands of items related to the Troubles and subsequent peace process.

From TheJournal.ie Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them Conflict

Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them

The criticism comes a week after the minister announced a number of new measures to address the crisis.

From TheJournal.ie 'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test Tension

'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test

A new agreement between Washington and Seoul will allow the South to develop more powerful weapons.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is giving €200,000 to support Palestinians in the West Bank West Bank

Ireland is giving €200,000 to support Palestinians in the West Bank

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney arrived in Israel on Tuesday for a three-day visit to the Middle East.

From TheJournal.ie Netanyahu posts criticism of 'Ireland's traditional stance' on Facebook after Coveney meeting Conflict

Netanyahu posts criticism of 'Ireland's traditional stance' on Facebook after Coveney meeting

Coveney said it was a good “straight talking meeting”.

From TheJournal.ie 'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped' South Sudan

'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'

Men, women and children in South Sudan have been shot, hacked to death with machetes and burnt alive.

From TheJournal.ie After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict The Strip

After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict

The Islamist movement marked 10 years in power in Gaza on Thursday, 15 June.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump is the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall Jerusalem

Donald Trump is the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall

Trump vowed to make ‘the ultimate deal’ with Israel and Palestine during his presidential campaign last year.

From TheJournal.ie Three-year-old girl shot in escalating Central African Republic violence Medecins Sans Frontieres

Three-year-old girl shot in escalating Central African Republic violence

“What was already one of the most acute humanitarian crises in the world is worsening,” one MSF official said.

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine conflict: 35 killed in worst fighting since 2015 Conflict

Ukraine conflict: 35 killed in worst fighting since 2015

US president Donald Trump was to hold his first talks with Ukraine’s leader today.

From TheJournal.ie For the first time in 20 years Israel will build a new settlement in the West Bank Disputed Territory

For the first time in 20 years Israel will build a new settlement in the West Bank

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that new settlements would be created for the families.

From TheJournal.ie 'A child under the age of 10 dying every 10 minutes' - Threat of famine in Yemen Conflict

'A child under the age of 10 dying every 10 minutes' - Threat of famine in Yemen

The UN has warned that famine is now a possible scenario for 2017.

From The42 Chelsea axe Diego Costa after £30 million China link - reports Conflict

Chelsea axe Diego Costa after £30 million China link - reports

The striker, who already has 14 goals to his name this season, is understood to have fallen out with his manager.

From TheJournal.ie Civilians to be evacuated from Aleppo after reports of civilians being 'killed on the spot' Evacuation

Civilians to be evacuated from Aleppo after reports of civilians being 'killed on the spot'

A rebel official said an evacuation deal, sponsored by Russia and Turkey, was set to take effect within hours.

From TheJournal.ie After 52 years of war and 260,000 dead, Colombians reject peace deal with Farc rebels Conflict

After 52 years of war and 260,000 dead, Colombians reject peace deal with Farc rebels

Both sides are, however, insisting that peace will prevail.

From TheJournal.ie Irish government says Syrian war has reached "new depths of barbarity" as airstrikes on Aleppo continue War Crimes

Irish government says Syrian war has reached "new depths of barbarity" as airstrikes on Aleppo continue

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan is to ‘convey concerns to Russian authorities’ as Western powers accuse Russia of war crimes.

From TheJournal.ie Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold Conflict

Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold

Rebels and government forces have both agreed to the ceasefire, which began at midnight last night.

From TheJournal.ie UK forces over-stretched and under pressure in Iraq and Afghanistan Chilcot Report

UK forces over-stretched and under pressure in Iraq and Afghanistan

The report sets out the challenges faced by British troops.

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