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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Sunday 14 January, 2018

'We should examine ourselves before we jump to mock Trump and his reaction to Syria'

There is no moral outrage.Perhaps we should remind people of their own children and grandchildren?, writes Derek O’Rourke.

Kosovo asks Cyprus to extradite man accused of organising over 30 illegal kidney removals

The ‘mastermind’ has been hunted by authorities for almost a decade.

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International - Saturday 13 January, 2018

There have been some weird weather events so far this year

We’ve had snow in the Sahara desert and a deadly “bomb cyclone” in the US in less than two weeks.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Flooding in Cork, Arlene Foster and protests in South Africa had everyone talking today.

Message warning people about 'ballistic missile threat' in Hawaii was sent in error

People were told to “seek immediate shelter”.

Iran rejects Trump's demand to change nuclear deal

The US President has vowed to pull out of the accord if European allies don’t fix its “terrible flaws”.

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Protesters trash H&M shops in South Africa in response to 'monkey' ad

The Economic Freedom Fighters organised protests at several H&M outlets in Johannesburg.

California mudslides: 18 people confirmed dead, with two-year-old girl among those missing

Seven people remain missing and dozens of homes have been destroyed.

Macron wants the French baguette to become a Unesco-listed symbol

Irish uilleann piping was granted the same status last year.

From The42 Brilliant Best leads ferocious Ulster to victory over La Rochelle Suftum

Brilliant Best leads ferocious Ulster to victory over La Rochelle

Pool 1 is now topped by Ulster after a three-try win over the powerhouse French outift.

Sean Spicer says 'there's a difference' between Irish and Mexican immigrants coming to US

The former White House press secretary also said his Catholic beliefs helped him to forgive Donald Trump’s ‘pussy’ comments.

African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur

The US President has denied making the comment, though he admits that his language had been “tough”.

Media outlets around the world had a bit of trouble translating Trump's 's***hole' comments

A Taipei news agency translated it as “countries where birds don’t lay eggs”.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

A quick way to catch-up with the news as you start your day.

Liam Neeson says there's a 'witch hunt' in Hollywood over harassment allegations

The actor said that he was “on the fence” about allegations against Dustin Hoffman, but added that the movement was “healthy”.

Scientists have discovered glaciers buried deep on the surface of Mars

A better understanding of the depth and location of ice on the planet could help future exporers.

Rome's 'baldy' Christmas tree is being made into a family hut and souvenirs

The €48,000 tree was labelled an international embarrassment after it was declared dead on its arrival.

Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports

Thousands of Venezuelans across the world have been waiting on new passports for over a year.

International - Friday 12 January, 2018

London couple admit attempting to burn body of French nanny, but deny murder

Sabrina Kouider and her partner Ouissem Medouni today admitted perverting the course of justice by attempting to burn the body of 21-year-old au pair Sophie Lionnet.

Firefighters still battling oil tanker blaze after almost a week

One body has been found but 31 sailors – mainly Iranians – remain missing.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Body discovered in Dalkey, Trump blasted over comments and Charleton Tribunal continues – It’s the Fix.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely did you pay attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

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The 5 at 5: Friday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Surgeon who burnt his initials on the livers of two patients avoids jail and gets £10k fine

Simon Bramhall said he was trying to relieve tension in the operating theatre.

Michael Wolff says Donald Trump sees Fire and Fury as 'a mortal threat to his presidency'

Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff spoke to RTÉ Radio One’s Seán O’Rourke this morning.

'My people came from a place Trump would call a s***hole country - Ireland'

The UN has called Trump’s comment, made while discussing immigration with congressmen and senators, “racist”.

Donald Trump 's***hole countries' comment slammed as 'racist' by UN

Donald Trump said that reports of the language he used wasn’t quite accurate – but that his language had been “tough”.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Trump is making the headlines today – both for racist comments and cancelling a trip to London.

Donald Trump has cancelled his planned visit to the UK

Trump was supposed to attend the opening of a new embassy in London next month.

International - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Over 600 people arrested in Tunisia after three nights of widespread unrest

The latest unrest saw a provincial police station torched, Molotov cocktails hurled at police and tear gas fired.

Man 'happy to be alive' after bear attacked him while he was letting dog out of house

Andrew Meunier needed 41 stitches after the incident.

From The42 Flores favourite ahead of O'Neill for Stoke job and has 24 hours to accept - Guillem Balague Frontrunner

Flores favourite ahead of O'Neill for Stoke job and has 24 hours to accept - Guillem Balague

The Ireland manager is also in the running to replace Mark Hughes at the Potters.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Charles Cleary being sentenced, Peter Sutherland’s funeral and a nationwide fog warning had everyone talking today.

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Ecuador has granted Julian Assange citizenship

Ecuador had asked London to recognise Assange as a diplomat so that he could be granted safe passage out of the UK.

Three men jailed for plying 14-year-old girl with drugs and forcing her into prostitution in UK

She was reported missing on 8 June 2015. However, she was being held in one of the men’s houses.

Nepali woman suffocates in 'menstruation hut'

She died of suspected smoke inhalation

From The42 The Corkman whose Liverpool lyrics have gone viral: 'The reaction has been crazy' Fab Three This post contains videos

The Corkman whose Liverpool lyrics have gone viral: 'The reaction has been crazy'

“We’ve got Salah… aha, Mane Mane… and Bobby Firmino, but we sold Coutinhoooooo…”

'It's a global campus': Ireland's most expensive school with yearly €24k fees to open in September

The Nord Anglia International School in Dublin will offer students the International Baccalaureate.

Home and Away actress 'has life support turned off' after tragic Christmas crash

Jessica Falkholt’s sister and parents were also killed in the crash.

Nigel Farage says maybe there should be a second Brexit referendum

He says that a second referendum would result in a “much bigger” majority for the Leave campaign.