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'Staff who have been seriously assaulted cannot get a conviction': Prison officers call for more support
POA general secretary John Clinton said that reduced staffing levels were increasing the risk for serving officers.
Man suspected of creating social media 'hit-list' in west Belfast released on bail
There have been several paramilitary-style attacks in the Turf Lodge area of Belfast in recent weeks.
Two men arrested after three violent robberies in Dublin city centre this morning
Two men were arrested as they were attacking a woman.
Dog walkers asked to stop using Wicklow Mountains after sheep killed
Similar calls were made in rural Kerry last August after 40 sheep were killed in on a West Kerry farm.
'I'm not ashamed' - Paris attacks suspect
Salah Abdeslam has been corresponding with a woman from prison.
Pope hits out at 'homicidal madness' of jihadist attacks
The leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics also called on government leaders to combat the poverty.
The Berlin attack has forced changes to the Changing of the Guard
Police safety measures have been adopted full-time.
Indian minister blames wave of sexual assaults on women 'dressing like westerners'
“They try to copy westerners not only in mindset, but even the dressing.”
Men who gave social welfare money to Brussels attacks suspect jailed
Abrini would become known as the “man in the hat” after his image was caught on security cameras.
Reports of Muslim students being targeted at colleges after Trump win
A number of incidents are said to have taken place since Donald Trump’s victory.
'Racist, sexist, stupid and ignorant': The world leaders who attacked Trump
Even the Pope had something to say about the Donald.
New York bombing suspect wrote 'bombs will be heard in the streets' in diary
Ahmad Khan Rahami prayed he’d be martyred rather than caught, authorities have said.
Fifteen years on, the flag raised over Ground Zero has found its way home
After plucking the flag from a nearby boat, three firefighters hoisted it amid the ashen destruction.
Burkini inventor says there's a high demand from fair-skinned Irish women
Aheda Zanetti hit out at French officials over the recent ban on the swimwear.
'Kind, shy and dedicated', Fr Jacques Hamel is the 236th victim of jihadists in France since 2015
The so-called Islamic State group said today’s attack was carried out by its ‘soldiers’.
"IS didn't create this guy... but he was already well on his way" - The psychology of lone-wolf attacks
People craving violence being drawn in by the IS ideology can be a highly volatile mix.
Five arrested in connection with Nice massacre to face court
Like Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, none of those detained were known to French intelligence prior to the attack.
There's been a big rise in racist crime reports in the UK since the Brexit vote
New figures show that there were five times as many racist attacks as normal since last Thursday.
The Hutch-Kinahan feud: a timeline
Seven people have been killed in the feud since last September.
Email ordering closure of the Brussels metro was sent to the wrong address minutes before attacks
The email was sent to an official’s personal address.
200 civilians killed in a week of bombing in Syria during ceasefire
US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed “outrage” over an attack by government forces on a hospital.
Officers "on the breadline" because of pay cuts after attacks from prisoners
“Not everybody is going to go into work, open up a cell door on a Monday morning and get hit with a knife in the back of the head.”
Salah Abdeslam to be placed in isolation after being charged over Paris attacks
The French national is believed to be the last surviving member of a terror squad that hit Paris in November.
Tourists in Turkey warned of 'credible threats'
The country has been hit by four suicide bombings this year.
Over 800 tourists were robbed or attacked here last year
Most of the attacks were in Dublin city centre.
"If I wanted, there would have been more victims": Paris attacks leader claims he chose not to blow himself up
Salah Abdeslam is the sole surviving jihadist responsible for the November attacks.
Belgium-Portugal soccer friendly moved from Brussels after terror attacks
The match takes place next Tuesday.
In photos: The devastation of today's attacks in Brussels
At least 34 people were killed in two explosions.
Syria's leader says ceasefire "does not mean everyone stops using their weapons"
Bashar al-Assad said his troops would continue fighting “terrorists”.
Islamic State is planning for large-scale attacks on Europe, says police chief
The head of the EU police agency Europol says that IS has developed a “new combat-style capability”.
'I'm an Irishman in the West Bank helping kids get to school through checkpoints'
Alex Dunne has been in the West Bank for over 40 days now, collecting stories of stories of military incursions, night raids, and settler attacks.
Former chef jailed for five years after three-week crime spree
The man was armed with a syringe and a blade.
A man has been shot after attempting to ram a soldier guarding a mosque in France
Local authorities have said that the man was shot in the arm and the leg.
Taliban suicide car bomber hits Afghan restaurant popular with foreigners
Three people were wounded by the attack, which the Taliban claimed responsibility for.
Islamic State leader with 'direct' link to Paris attacks killed in Syria airstrikes
The pentagon report that the man was killed on 24 December.
One of the Bataclan killers has been quietly buried in Paris
Samy Amimour was one of three terrorists who killed 90 people at the music venue on 13 November before taking his own life during the Paris terror attacks.
This map shows Islamic State's expanding reach across Europe
Calls to action in Europe have led to a number of successful attacks for the terrorist group this year.
Third attacker at Bataclan venue identified, says police source
The two other attackers have already been named.
Pouring petrol on a blazing fire will not extinguish it - Why the UK airstrikes on Isis are reckless
We’re all gung-ho for a counter attack but we need a conversation, writes Rob McDonnell.
Belgium on highest possible alert level amid warning of 'Paris-style' attack
Heavily armed police and soldiers are patrolling Brussels this afternoon.