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Pulitzer prize-winning Reuters photojournalist killed by Taliban in Afghanistan
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Pulitzer prize-winning Reuters photojournalist killed by Taliban in Afghanistan

Jul 16th 2021, 2:02 PM 18,541 Views 21 Comments

Danish Siddiqui had been covering conflict in the country.

Long-lost war medal belonging to Dublin native recovered following years of research
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Long-lost war medal belonging to Dublin native recovered following years of research

Sep 9th 2020, 10:30 PM 25,057 Views 13 Comments

Dubliner James Murray fought for Britain in the Second Boer War and the First World War.

Hyperinflation, uncertainty and awakening from lockdown: Life in the Syrian-Kurdish resistance city of Kobani
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Hyperinflation, uncertainty and awakening from lockdown: Life in the Syrian-Kurdish resistance city of Kobani

Jun 20th 2020, 12:30 PM 10,367 Views 1 Comment

Today is World Refugee Day and Cameron Weymes and Nishtiman Haji Murad share the stories of the people living in this once besieged city.

US-Taliban landmark peace deal signed as full American troop withdrawal agreed
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US-Taliban landmark peace deal signed as full American troop withdrawal agreed

Updated Feb 29th 2020, 6:13 PM 23,957 Views 53 Comments

“We’re seizing the best opportunity for peace in a generation,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war'
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Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war'

Sep 20th 2019, 8:10 AM 14,772 Views 73 Comments

The US President will be presented with a list of potential airstrike targets, among other possible responses.

Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion'
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Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion'

Jun 27th 2019, 10:44 PM 14,453 Views 40 Comments

Tensions have been rising between the two countries since the US pulled out of a nuclear deal.

Opinion: Ireland is wrong about Venezuela - US regime change never brings improvement
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Opinion: Ireland is wrong about Venezuela - US regime change never brings improvement

Feb 9th 2019, 7:30 PM 22,309 Views 192 Comments

‘An impressive spin campaign has been waged to create an illusion that all ‘civilised nations’ support regime change in Venezuela – similar to the ‘grand alliance’ which invaded Iraq’, writes Eilis Ryan.

'Indiscriminate and widespread destruction': Ambulances repeatedly targeted in Syria
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# War Tactics

'Indiscriminate and widespread destruction': Ambulances repeatedly targeted in Syria

Jan 2nd 2019, 10:00 PM 9,133 Views 55 Comments

How the ‘weaponisation of healthcare’ is being used as a war tactic.

Another 22 Syrian families have been relocated to Ireland today
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# Céad Míle Fáilte

Another 22 Syrian families have been relocated to Ireland today

Dec 27th 2018, 12:10 AM 59,350 Views 207 Comments

They come here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme.

Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit
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Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit

Dec 24th 2018, 9:04 AM 12,519 Views 53 Comments

The announcement that US troops would leave the war-racked country has shocked global partners and American politicians alike.

Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'
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Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'

Nov 12th 2018, 7:58 AM 43,937 Views 67 Comments

The US President was criticised for not attending the event on Saturday.

Moscow blames Israel and asserts right to 'retaliatory actions' after Syria shoots down Russian plane
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Moscow blames Israel and asserts right to 'retaliatory actions' after Syria shoots down Russian plane

Sep 18th 2018, 12:05 PM 24,579 Views 100 Comments

Russia says that Israel was carrying out airstrikes and ‘used the Russian plane as cover’.

Higgins says UN members are fuelling current and future wars
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Higgins says UN members are fuelling current and future wars

Sep 7th 2018, 1:44 PM 12,833 Views 39 Comments

He said institutions like the United Nations are “imperfect” but needed.

Spike O'Sullivan has career-biggest fight confirmed for Golovkin-Canelo II undercard in Vegas
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Spike O'Sullivan has career-biggest fight confirmed for Golovkin-Canelo II undercard in Vegas

Aug 21st 2018, 7:00 AM 6,725 Views 4 Comments

The Mahon middleweight contender will face former titlist David Lemieux on 15 September.

Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill
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Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill

Jul 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 19,539 Views 102 Comments

A division has emerged around the Cabinet table between Fine Gael members and independent ministers.

Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'
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Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'

Jun 9th 2018, 3:00 PM 18,217 Views 33 Comments

‘Children are growing up in Zaatari refugee camp having never known any other home,’ writes Tánaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.

UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast
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UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast

Mar 30th 2018, 6:12 PM 25,090 Views 81 Comments

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

Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital
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Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Jan 9th 2018, 6:30 AM 8,067 Views 49 Comments

Coveney’s last meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister last year was not overly successful.

Syrian rebels and opposition reject Russia's peace talk plan
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Syrian rebels and opposition reject Russia's peace talk plan

Dec 26th 2017, 4:47 PM 6,937 Views 34 Comments

They say that Moscow has failed to pressure Bashar Assad, to end the conflict.

Their sons and husbands are killed fighting for their country, leaving these widows with no income earner
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Their sons and husbands are killed fighting for their country, leaving these widows with no income earner

Dec 26th 2017, 9:00 AM 10,455 Views 45 Comments

The lives of Afghani war widows are often very difficult.

13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes
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13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes

Dec 4th 2017, 7:05 PM 11,943 Views 12 Comments

The 13 are suspected of “murders, torture, rapes, persecutions and expulsions” of civilians.

Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court
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Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court

Nov 29th 2017, 8:00 PM 107,079 Views 110 Comments

Slobodan Praljak shouted out “Praljak is not a criminal. I reject your verdict”, immediately before bringing a brown bottle to his lips.

Instagram selfie between Miss Iraq and Miss Israel causes ructions
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Instagram selfie between Miss Iraq and Miss Israel causes ructions

Nov 26th 2017, 8:30 AM 88,059 Views 53 Comments

Sarah Idan and Adar Gandelsman were in competition with each other at the Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas. Their two countries are still technically at war.

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo
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Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Nov 4th 2017, 6:10 PM 25,085 Views 112 Comments

Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.

In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere
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In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere

Oct 28th 2017, 8:00 AM 11,056 Views 20 Comments

The so-called Islamic State takes the subject of propaganda very seriously.

'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea
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'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea

Sep 26th 2017, 7:08 AM 15,546 Views 46 Comments

North Korea’s foreign minister said the statement from Trump was “clearly a declaration of war”.

Ray Moylette climbs off the canvas to get Mayo's big week off to a solid start
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Ray Moylette climbs off the canvas to get Mayo's big week off to a solid start

Sep 16th 2017, 2:05 AM 8,174 Views 0 Comments

The Islandeady light-welterweight moves to 6-0 as a professional following a war in Connecticut.

'I don’t trust anyone any more, they all failed me' - The sexual victims of Bosnia's war
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'I don’t trust anyone any more, they all failed me' - The sexual victims of Bosnia's war

Sep 12th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,380 Views 13 Comments

Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty International Ireland says the report shows that the women are being forgotten.

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

Sep 5th 2017, 7:26 AM 12,799 Views 47 Comments

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

Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned
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Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned

Aug 21st 2017, 8:44 AM 20,111 Views 38 Comments

“We do not have long to act. Once this Pandora’s box is opened, it will be hard to close.”

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression
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'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression

Aug 17th 2017, 6:54 AM 3,366 Views 2 Comments

Tensions in the region have been rising.

Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer
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Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer

Jul 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 12,806 Views 9 Comments

Researchers studied over 150,000 people for more than 45 years.

20,000 civilians in 'extreme danger' as Isis fighters cling on in Mosul
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20,000 civilians in 'extreme danger' as Isis fighters cling on in Mosul

Jul 6th 2017, 3:25 PM 6,205 Views 23 Comments

In neighbouring Syria, US-backed forces are facing fierce resistance from IS.

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

Jul 4th 2017, 6:10 AM 56,457 Views 59 Comments

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

'There are snipers waiting in ambush, drones that can drop explosive charges on your vehicle': Trying to report on Mosul
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# The Battle For Mosul

'There are snipers waiting in ambush, drones that can drop explosive charges on your vehicle': Trying to report on Mosul

Jun 25th 2017, 9:45 AM 10,341 Views 17 Comments

Covering the battle for Mosul is risky for journalists.

'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered
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'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered

May 31st 2017, 2:40 PM 22,778 Views 19 Comments

The army says it has killed at least 89 ISIS fighters as they take back territory from the militants in Marawi.

British MPs call for Asma al-Assad to lose citizenship
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British MPs call for Asma al-Assad to lose citizenship

Apr 17th 2017, 5:10 PM 29,746 Views 42 Comments

The British-born woman married Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2000.

In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike
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# Hope Springs

In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike

Apr 16th 2017, 3:00 PM 9,458 Views 6 Comments

Hammam al-Alil’s sulphur springs and reopened spa have become a spot where the soldiers fighting in Mosul and the civilians fleeing it meet for a rare moment of relaxation.

US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'
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US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'

Mar 29th 2017, 10:21 AM 5,976 Views 38 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still inside west Mosul, caught up in deadly fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi forces.

If the US were to wage war on North Korea, what shape would it take?
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# Shock And Awe

If the US were to wage war on North Korea, what shape would it take?

Mar 17th 2017, 9:29 PM 34,322 Views 39 Comments

The US Secretary of State has already said that diplomacy has failed.

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