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Sectarian violence breaks out in Central African Republic
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Sectarian violence breaks out in Central African Republic

Jan 11th 2014, 2:21 PM 4,884 Views 29 Comments

The resignation of the country’s president has done little to quell tensions.

At least 525 dead in Egypt as police storm protests
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At least 525 dead in Egypt as police storm protests

Aug 15th 2013, 8:01 AM 6,229 Views 48 Comments

A State of Emergency has been declared and curfews put in place.

Petrol bomb explodes beside 4-year-old girl playing on Belfast street
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Petrol bomb explodes beside 4-year-old girl playing on Belfast street

Jun 18th 2013, 6:53 PM 7,601 Views 14 Comments

The PSNI said the girls is not believed to have been injured but is asking parents in the area to ensure they know the whereabouts of their children.

Two-child limit for Muslims in parts of Burma
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Two-child limit for Muslims in parts of Burma

May 25th 2013, 4:42 PM 9,623 Views 42 Comments

Authorities in Burma’s western Rakhine state face accusations of ethnic cleansing after applying a two-child limit to Muslim families that does not also apply to Buddhists in the area.

Column: To move on from the Troubles we have to face the past with compassion
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Column: To move on from the Troubles we have to face the past with compassion

Feb 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 100 Views 41 Comments

Behind each death of the Troubles are real, grieving people – many of whom have been waiting for the truth for far too long, writes David McCann.

PSNI arrest 32-year-old woman over intimidation of family
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PSNI arrest 32-year-old woman over intimidation of family

Oct 12th 2012, 8:47 PM 6,773 Views 6 Comments

She has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Burma declares state of emergency in midst of fatal sectarian violence
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Burma declares state of emergency in midst of fatal sectarian violence

Jun 11th 2012, 11:42 AM 866 Views 0 Comments

At least eight people – including a 12-year-old girl – have been killed in sectarian violence in western Burma.

Car bombs kill 16 in Iraqi capital
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Car bombs kill 16 in Iraqi capital

Jan 9th 2012, 7:06 PM 1,062 Views 5 Comments

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.

Dozens dead in spate of Baghdad bombings amid Iraqi political turmoil
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Dozens dead in spate of Baghdad bombings amid Iraqi political turmoil

Dec 22nd 2011, 8:27 AM 491 Views 3 Comments

It’s feared a political spat between the country’s two senior politicians could lead to a re-emergence of sectarian violence.

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal
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Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal

Nov 3rd 2011, 9:41 PM 201 Views 3 Comments

At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

Sectarian killing spree kills 30 in Syria
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Sectarian killing spree kills 30 in Syria

Jul 18th 2011, 9:33 PM 156 Views 2 Comments

Long-simmering religious tensions appear to be coming to the fore in Syria, with a sectarian killing spree leaving 30 people dead over the weekend.

BBC pundit apologises following Northern Ireland gaffe
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BBC pundit apologises following Northern Ireland gaffe

Jul 16th 2011, 12:48 PM 1,096 Views 4 Comments

Mark James’s insensitive quip about the latest violence in the North forced the Beeb and him into an apology.

Six injured in rioting as police van rammed by hijacked bus
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Six injured in rioting as police van rammed by hijacked bus

Jul 10th 2011, 12:51 PM 468 Views 5 Comments

PSNI officers also came under attack from petrol bombs amid serious disturbances in the North last night.

Photographer shot as rioting continues in Belfast (Gallery)
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Photographer shot as rioting continues in Belfast (Gallery)

Jun 22nd 2011, 9:25 AM 972 Views 24 Comments

Up to 400 people hurled fireworks and petrol bombs in violent clashes, as police advised the media to avoid the area for their own safety.

Bill aimed at reducing sectarianism in Scottish football to be published
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Bill aimed at reducing sectarianism in Scottish football to be published

Jun 17th 2011, 8:42 AM 178 Views 0 Comments

Tough new prison terms will be part of the bill being published in the Scottish parliament.

Two arrested over 1973 Belfast murder
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Two arrested over 1973 Belfast murder

Dec 14th 2010, 2:40 PM 606 Views 0 Comments

Two men in their 50s are being questioned about the killing of a teenage girl in Belfast 37 years ago.