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From TheJournal.ie Would you like to become an international elections observer? International Elections

Would you like to become an international elections observer?

Who are they and what do they do? TheJournal.ie looks at Ireland’s role in international elections.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Saturday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Saturday

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie Syria: Departing UN observer chief criticises failure to protect civilians Syria

Syria: Departing UN observer chief criticises failure to protect civilians

International obligations towards civilians “have not been respected” by either side in Syrian conflict,

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie UN observers reach town of reported massacre Syria This post contains videos

UN observers reach town of reported massacre

Meanwhile, Syrian troops have been heavily shelling a rebel-held area of Homs.

From TheJournal.ie UN chief urges Syria to stop attacks Syria

UN chief urges Syria to stop attacks

Ban Ki-Moon said UN observers monitoring the ceasefire were not there to watch the killings of innocent people.

From TheJournal.ie Syrians appeal to Irish government as explosion strikes Damascus Syria

Syrians appeal to Irish government as explosion strikes Damascus

Call for Irish government to refer Syrian regime to the International Criminal Court.

From TheJournal.ie Car bomb strikes eastern city in Syria Syria

Car bomb strikes eastern city in Syria

Nine people have reportedly been killed in today’s powerful explosion.

From TheJournal.ie UN observer team evacuated from Syrian town after bombing Syria

UN observer team evacuated from Syrian town after bombing

Observers came under attack in a northern Syrian town yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Bomb strikes UN observer vehicle after attack on funeral United Nations This post contains videos

VIDEO: Bomb strikes UN observer vehicle after attack on funeral

Activists say up to 20 people were killed when Syrian security forces opened fire on a funeral procession.

From TheJournal.ie Who can become a UN observer? Observers

Who can become a UN observer?

And what dangers do they face on the ground?

From TheJournal.ie Four students killed in assault on Syrian college Syria

Four students killed in assault on Syrian college

Activists say government forces stormed dorms at Aleppo University.

From TheJournal.ie Shelling begins hours after UN monitors arrive in Syria Syria

Shelling begins hours after UN monitors arrive in Syria

United Nations monitors have arrived in Syria in order to observe the four-day-old ceasefire in the country. But fighting is said to have resumed already.

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie UN observers expected to monitor Syrian ceasefire Syria

UN observers expected to monitor Syrian ceasefire

The Security Council is likely to vote today and a force of observers could be in Syria within days.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Millions head to the polls in Russia Russia This post contains images

In pictures: Millions head to the polls in Russia

Vladimir Putin is expected to cruise to victory, but opponents have alleged vote fraud.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of political prisoners 'released' in Syria Syria

Thousands of political prisoners 'released' in Syria

The Arab League said 3,500 prisoners had been freed – but killings of protesters continue in a bloody crackdown.

From TheJournal.ie Arab League's own parliament calls on observers to leave Syria Syria

Arab League's own parliament calls on observers to leave Syria

The Arab Parliament, which advises the 22-nation bloc, says the presence of observers is distracting from the violence.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for monitors to leave Syria Advisory Body

Calls for monitors to leave Syria

The calls have come from an Arab League advisory body, as human rights groups say that deaths are continuing during clashes in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Arab League monitors due in Syria as violence escalates Syria

Arab League monitors due in Syria as violence escalates

Activists have claimed that between 13 and 20 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Arab League issues ultimatum to Syria over violent crackdown Syria

Arab League issues ultimatum to Syria over violent crackdown

Syria has one day to sign an agreement allowing observers into the country or face economic sanctions.

From TheJournal.ie Arab League rejects Syrian changes to peace plan Syria

Arab League rejects Syrian changes to peace plan

The Arab League has said that the Syrian government has changed the peace plan and altered its essence.

From TheJournal.ie Syria "agrees to allow observers into the country" Syria

Syria "agrees to allow observers into the country"

But only in principle, a senior official said. The news comes as France called for the UN Security Council to act against President Bashar Assad.