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From TheJournal.ie Coal mine collapses killing at least 24 in Afghanistan Tragedy

Coal mine collapses killing at least 24 in Afghanistan

Afghanistan has vast mineral deposits.

From TheJournal.ie Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro found dead in his prison cell Ohio

Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro found dead in his prison cell

CBS television and other US news outlets reported that the former Cleveland, Ohio school bus driver, who was sentenced to life in prison last month, was found dead in his cell late last night.

From TheJournal.ie George H.W. Bush spokesman apologises in Mandela 'death' gaffe Oops

George H.W. Bush spokesman apologises in Mandela 'death' gaffe

Bush spokesman Jim McGrath circulated a prepared statement expressing Bush’s sorrow at the “death” of Mandela.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed instantly in fall from fifth-floor apartment in Limerick city Fall

Man killed instantly in fall from fifth-floor apartment in Limerick city

The incident happened at 2.10pm at an apartment at Glenlara House, Mount Kennett Place, Dock Road.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after Mountjoy prisoner dies Mountjoy

Investigation launched after Mountjoy prisoner dies

The prisoner was found unconscious in his cell late last night and was pronounced dead at the Mater Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74 RIP

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74

The Nobel laureate recently suffered from ill health, and was reported have collapsed earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair apologises after refusing refund for dead customer Ryanair

Ryanair apologises after refusing refund for dead customer

Doug Parsons was told that the cost of his mother’s flight would not be refunded because she hadn’t died within 28 days of the flight date.

From TheJournal.ie More than 200 dead or missing after China rain and landslides China

More than 200 dead or missing after China rain and landslides

The country is braced for an approaching typhoon, while the flood alert status has been raised on the Yangtze river.

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 TheJournal.ie Taoiseach pays tribute to former Fine Gael junior minister Dick Barry RIP

Taoiseach pays tribute to former Fine Gael junior minister Dick Barry

The former publican and auctioneer from Fermoy, Co Cork was first elected to the Dáil in 1953.

From TheJournal.ie Pedestrian dies after being hit by lorry in Monaghan FRTC

Pedestrian dies after being hit by lorry in Monaghan

The incident happened on Main Street, Castleblayney at around 12.50pm this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Syrian missiles kill at least 141 in Syria Aleppo

Syrian missiles kill at least 141 in Syria

At least half of those killed were children when the Syrian military fired at least four missiles into the northern province of Aleppo last week.

From TheJournal.ie Road deaths up by 23% compared to the same time last year FRTC

Road deaths up by 23% compared to the same time last year

The Road Safety Authority said they are alarmed and concerned about the figures.

From TheJournal.ie US country singer Mindy McCready dies of apparent suicide Country Music

US country singer Mindy McCready dies of apparent suicide

The 37-year-old was found dead on the porch of a house in Heber Springs, Arkansas yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Eye-witnesses did 'all they could' for victims of Longford DIY store accident Longford

Eye-witnesses did 'all they could' for victims of Longford DIY store accident

Two men died and four others were injured when the nine metre high internal wall collapsed and fell on them.

From TheJournal.ie Four dead, including gunman, in Pennsylvania shooting Shooting

Four dead, including gunman, in Pennsylvania shooting

Three state troopers were also injured in the incident which left three men and one woman dead.

From TheJournal.ie Man, 69, dies in Letterkenny house fire House Fire

Man, 69, dies in Letterkenny house fire

The fire broke out at about 9.30pm last night at a cottage in Glenkeogh.

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 Two killed, dozens injured in 140 car pileup in Texas Texas

Two killed, dozens injured in 140 car pileup in Texas

Almost 90 people were brought to hospital with around 12 of them believed to be in a critical condition.

From TheJournal.ie 15 wedding guests killed in roadside bomb in Afghanistan Bomb

15 wedding guests killed in roadside bomb in Afghanistan

The passengers were on their way to a wedding in northern Afghanistan when the bomb went off.

9 people who were pretty sad about the Queen’s corgi dying RIP This post contains images

9 people who were pretty sad about the Queen’s corgi dying

The news of Monty’s passing yesterday has hit some a little hard….

From TheJournal.ie 80 dead in China as premier visits earthquake zone China

80 dead in China as premier visits earthquake zone

Over 700 people were injured when twin tremors struck the southwest of the country yesterday

From TheJournal.ie Police open fire on striking miners in South Africa South Africa This post contains images

Police open fire on striking miners in South Africa

A number of people were shot and injured in the incident, which occured as striking workers gathered near the Lonmin PLC platinum mine this afternoon.

From The42 23 football supporters killed in bus crash following Angolan premier league match Tragedy

23 football supporters killed in bus crash following Angolan premier league match

The Kabuscorp supporters were travelling home following their team’s 2-0 defeat.

From TheJournal.ie UN staffer shot dead in Sudan Sudan

UN staffer shot dead in Sudan

The driver was killed when his vehicle was attacked by two assailants.

From TheJournal.ie Obama cries with relatives of movie massacre victims Colorado

Obama cries with relatives of movie massacre victims

Meanwhile, suspect James Holmes is to appear before a US court for an initial hearing this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Bashar Assad’s brother-in-law killed in Damascus suicide bombing Syria

Bashar Assad’s brother-in-law killed in Damascus suicide bombing

A suicide bombing targeted the national security headquarters in central Damascus with Syrian state TV reporting that Defence Minister General Daoud Rajha was also killed.

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 The42 Olympic boxing legend Teofilo Stevenson dies aged 60 RIP This post contains videos

Olympic boxing legend Teofilo Stevenson dies aged 60

The Cuban, one of only three fighters to win gold at three different Games, has passed away after suffering from heart disease.

From The42 #RIPTriggs: 6 pics of Roy Keane and football's most famous dog Wuff Day This post contains images

#RIPTriggs: 6 pics of Roy Keane and football's most famous dog

We thought he died in 2010, but Roy Keane said this morning that his legendary labrador Triggs only passed away recently.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman in Toulouse standoff “filmed killings” France

Gunman in Toulouse standoff “filmed killings”

Mohamed Merah (24) was involved in a stand-off with police in Toulouse since yesterday. He is believed to have killed four people outside a Jewish school and three soldiers.

From TheJournal.ie School teacher shot dead by pupil in Iraq Iraq

School teacher shot dead by pupil in Iraq

The school teacher was shot dead by a student who then turned the gun on himself in the calssroom, eye-witnessess said.

From TheJournal.ie Dolphin and seal found dead on Waterford beach Shooting

Dolphin and seal found dead on Waterford beach

The animals had injuries consistent with gunshot wounds – just days after two other seals were found shot dead on the same beach.

From TheJournal.ie Man shot dead in Buncrana named as Andrew Allen

Man shot dead in Buncrana named as Andrew Allen

Gardaí have made an appeal for information from anyone who may have seen anything unusual in the Links View Park area of Buncrana or Ballybone, Fahan last night.

From TheJournal.ie State of Emergency declared in Nigeria Nigeria

State of Emergency declared in Nigeria

The president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in certain areas of the country following an attack that left 39 dead on Christmas Day.

From TheJournal.ie More than 440 wounded during clashes in Egypt Military

More than 440 wounded during clashes in Egypt

Military police have been shown in video footage dragging women by the hair, even stripping the shirt off one veiled woman, and ferociously beating, kicking and stomping on protesters.

From The42 Springbok international Solly Tyibilika shot dead - reports Tragedy

Springbok international Solly Tyibilika shot dead - reports

The former South African flanker was killed in a shooting in a Cape Town bar yesterday, according to reports.

From TheJournal.ie Respiratory failure is the official cause of Steve Jobs's death Steve Jobs

Respiratory failure is the official cause of Steve Jobs's death

The death certificate listed Jobs’s occupation as a high-tech entrepreneur.

Amy Winehouse's family and friends attend her funeral

Winehouse’s father, Mitch, ended his eulogy with the words “Goodnight, my angel, sleep tight. Mummy and Daddy love you ever so much.”