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# attacks - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Six people dead in more than a dozen letter bomb attacks
# Southern China
# Southern China

Six people dead in more than a dozen letter bomb attacks

Sep 30th 2015, 2:45 PM 9,184 Views 4 Comments

The attacks took place across southern China.

After a string of 'unprecedented' attacks, Australia is getting tough with sharks
# Electrical Barriers
# Electrical Barriers

After a string of 'unprecedented' attacks, Australia is getting tough with sharks

Sep 30th 2015, 8:40 AM 19,810 Views 18 Comments

There have been 13 attacks in New South Wales so far this year, compared to three in 2014.

# attacks - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Teenager stabbed and two robbed in early-morning Galway attacks
# Headford Road
# Headford Road

Teenager stabbed and two robbed in early-morning Galway attacks

Sep 6th 2015, 7:54 PM 28,547 Views 9 Comments

A man has been arrested in connection with the incidents.

# attacks - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Two hospitalised after one man stabbed and another attacked with metal piping
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two hospitalised after one man stabbed and another attacked with metal piping

Aug 26th 2015, 8:27 AM 16,720 Views 4 Comments

The separate incident saw both men suffered non-life threatening injuries.

# attacks - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Publicans warn that increased violence in pubs could lead to a death
# Danger
# Danger

Publicans warn that increased violence in pubs could lead to a death

Aug 1st 2015, 1:31 PM 15,701 Views 42 Comments

The head of the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has said an increase in attacks has happened in recent years.

# attacks - Saturday 16 May, 2015

The British government still has unreleased files on Ireland's worst terrorist attack
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

The British government still has unreleased files on Ireland's worst terrorist attack

May 16th 2015, 9:00 PM 24,881 Views 106 Comments

34 people lost their lives in the coordinated attack 41 years ago.

# attacks - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Gerry Adams: 'It's a wee while since the PSNI arrived at my house with sniffer dogs'
# Bomb Threat
# Bomb Threat

Gerry Adams: 'It's a wee while since the PSNI arrived at my house with sniffer dogs'

May 6th 2015, 9:00 PM 35,162 Views 153 Comments

Two cars belonging to Sinn Féin councillors were also burnt out.

# attacks - Friday 1 May, 2015

Dublin homeless centre closes after attacks on staff
# Merchants Quay
# Merchants Quay

Dublin homeless centre closes after attacks on staff

May 1st 2015, 6:11 AM 31,436 Views 59 Comments

Merchants Quay has temporarily suspended its day services, and will reopen shortly.

# attacks - Thursday 23 April, 2015

One hundred years ago - 3,000 Irish lives were lost in Turkey
# Galipoli
# Galipoli

One hundred years ago - 3,000 Irish lives were lost in Turkey

Apr 23rd 2015, 4:03 PM 14,216 Views 93 Comments

An Post has issued two limited edition stamps to commemorate those killed in the Gallipoli Landings.

# attacks - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'All of a sudden they hate foreigners, and we get two choices -  go home or be killed'
# South Africa
# South Africa

'All of a sudden they hate foreigners, and we get two choices - go home or be killed'

Apr 21st 2015, 2:40 PM 18,506 Views 71 Comments

Immigrants in South Africa have shared their stories.

# attacks - Sunday 19 April, 2015

South Africa in crisis after attacks kill six immigrants
# Rainbow Nation
# Rainbow Nation

South Africa in crisis after attacks kill six immigrants

Apr 19th 2015, 8:04 AM 12,884 Views 20 Comments

In the latest violence, mobs attacked shops owned by foreign nationals in a poor area of Johannesburg.

# attacks - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway?
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway?

Mar 22nd 2015, 11:00 AM 11,928 Views 12 Comments

Clue: it’s not what’s happening in the picture.

# attacks - Monday 16 March, 2015

Saddam Hussein's tomb destroyed amid fighting... but his body might not be there
# Tikrit
# Tikrit

Saddam Hussein's tomb destroyed amid fighting... but his body might not be there

Mar 16th 2015, 9:04 AM 13,948 Views 17 Comments

The tomb was levelled during heaving fighting for Tikrit.

# attacks - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Shoppers return to the scene of Paris supermarket attack
# Terror
# Terror

Shoppers return to the scene of Paris supermarket attack

Mar 15th 2015, 1:20 PM 10,619 Views 14 Comments

The interior minister gave the shop two bottles of wine to celebrate its reopening.

# attacks - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Arrests on charges of recruiting women into Islamic State group
# Spain
# Spain

Arrests on charges of recruiting women into Islamic State group

Feb 24th 2015, 10:25 AM 6,110 Views 0 Comments

These happened in the cities of Girona, Barcelona and Mellila.

# attacks - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

He saved lives during the Paris attacks - now he's been granted citizenship
# Courage
# Courage

He saved lives during the Paris attacks - now he's been granted citizenship

Jan 20th 2015, 9:02 PM 29,374 Views 40 Comments

Lassana Bathily, from Mali, told people to go into the freezer during the attack on the kosher supermarket.

# attacks - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Troops are being deployed on the streets of Belgium
# Anti-terror
# Anti-terror

Troops are being deployed on the streets of Belgium

Jan 17th 2015, 1:55 PM 13,086 Views 90 Comments

The move follows anti-terror raids earlier this week.

# attacks - Friday 16 January, 2015

Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks
# Not A Game
# Not A Game

Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks

Jan 16th 2015, 3:17 PM 17,143 Views 36 Comments

The 18-year-old was detained as part of a joint effort between police in Britain and the United States.

# attacks - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Waterford Whispers receives praise from The Washington Post
# Je Suis Charlie
# Je Suis Charlie

Waterford Whispers receives praise from The Washington Post

Jan 14th 2015, 3:10 PM 40,582 Views 35 Comments

Waterford Whispers News was today featured in The Washington Post.

Irish readers WILL NOT be able to buy Charlie Hebdo in Eason's this week
# Not Available
# Not Available

Irish readers WILL NOT be able to buy Charlie Hebdo in Eason's this week

Jan 14th 2015, 1:15 PM 32,600 Views 170 Comments

People in Ireland looking for the magazine will have to order it or look to smaller outlets.

# attacks - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Want to head to a French 'unity' event today? Here's what's happening near you
# Je Suis Charlie
# Je Suis Charlie

Want to head to a French 'unity' event today? Here's what's happening near you

Jan 11th 2015, 7:30 AM 10,973 Views 20 Comments

The French Embassy has received thousands of messages of support in the wake of this week’s terror attacks.

# attacks - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Profile: Hayat Boumeddiene, France's most-wanted woman
# Terror Attacks
# Terror Attacks

Profile: Hayat Boumeddiene, France's most-wanted woman

Jan 10th 2015, 11:18 AM 35,947 Views 86 Comments

The 26-year-old partner of the man who staged the deadly attack at a kosher supermarket yesterday is still at large.

# attacks - Friday 9 January, 2015

"I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram"
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

"I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram"

Jan 9th 2015, 7:48 PM 17,423 Views 52 Comments

Boko Haram killed as many as 2,000 in their latest attacks.

# attacks - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Paris shooting that left one police officer dead declared terrorist act
# Malakoff
# Malakoff

Paris shooting that left one police officer dead declared terrorist act

Jan 8th 2015, 8:40 PM 64,129 Views 202 Comments

A number of mosques have also been attacked today.

# attacks - Friday 2 January, 2015

Anti-social behaviour on Dublin's streets 'isn't putting tourists off'
# Holidays
# Holidays

Anti-social behaviour on Dublin's streets 'isn't putting tourists off'

Jan 2nd 2015, 8:00 AM 11,064 Views 45 Comments

Minister Paschal Donohoe said that Ireland is “a very safe destination” for tourists.

# attacks - Monday 1 December, 2014

Police aim to stamp out Christmas terror threat
# PSNI
# PSNI

Police aim to stamp out Christmas terror threat

Dec 1st 2014, 3:48 PM 12,474 Views 65 Comments

This comes after a number of incidents during the same period last year.

# attacks - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Increases in domestic violence against men
# Reaching Out
# Reaching Out

Increases in domestic violence against men

Nov 19th 2014, 12:48 PM 7,464 Views 34 Comments

A new report from domestic abuse service ‘Amen’ has shown an increase in reported incidents.

# attacks - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Chaos breaks out in Burkina Faso as president attempts to stay in power
# Black Spring
# Black Spring

Chaos breaks out in Burkina Faso as president attempts to stay in power

Oct 30th 2014, 2:35 PM 7,430 Views 15 Comments

The country’s parliament has been set on fire in this most recent surge of violence.

# attacks - Monday 20 October, 2014

North Korea warns of 'unpredictable retaliatory strikes' against South
# Rising Tensions
# Rising Tensions

North Korea warns of 'unpredictable retaliatory strikes' against South

Oct 20th 2014, 9:49 PM 13,554 Views 22 Comments

The two sides exchanged fire yesterday.

# attacks - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Majority of women who experience sexual assault know their attacker
# Prevention
# Prevention

Majority of women who experience sexual assault know their attacker

Oct 15th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,676 Views 112 Comments

New research published today also identifies age and alcohol consumption as factors in assaults.

# attacks - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Do we need to change the law on dangerous dogs?
# Barks Worse Than Their Bite
# Barks Worse Than Their Bite

Do we need to change the law on dangerous dogs?

Oct 12th 2014, 8:45 AM 17,445 Views 110 Comments

An online petition calling for a change in legislation has received over 10,000 supporters online.

# attacks - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Al-Nusra terror group warns of attacks on nations involved in Syrian air strikes
# Air Strikes
# Air Strikes

Al-Nusra terror group warns of attacks on nations involved in Syrian air strikes

Sep 28th 2014, 3:16 PM 8,552 Views 63 Comments

The group, linked to Al-Qaeda, has declared the air strikes “a war against Islam”.

# attacks - Friday 19 September, 2014

France is the first nation to join the US in attacking Islamic State...
# Iraq
# Iraq

France is the first nation to join the US in attacking Islamic State...

Sep 19th 2014, 2:43 PM 9,087 Views 57 Comments

… but refused to support the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

# attacks - Monday 25 August, 2014

Taxi-drivers call for grants to 'carjack-proof' their vehicles
# Knifepoint
# Knifepoint

Taxi-drivers call for grants to 'carjack-proof' their vehicles

Aug 25th 2014, 6:20 PM 12,114 Views 82 Comments

The National Private Hire and Taxi Association have spoken out after yesterday’s attack on a Dublin taxi driver.

# attacks - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Five Palestinians from the same family killed by Israeli warplane attacks
# Levelled
# Levelled

Five Palestinians from the same family killed by Israeli warplane attacks

Aug 23rd 2014, 11:46 AM 5,218 Views 144 Comments

Israel has vowed no let-up until it can guarantee the safety of its civilians.

# attacks - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Violence continues in Gaza with 30 air strikes, killing five Palestinians
# Hamas
# Hamas

Violence continues in Gaza with 30 air strikes, killing five Palestinians

Aug 9th 2014, 11:52 AM 5,478 Views 112 Comments

The Palestinian interior ministry said Israeli jets destroyed three mosques, at least two of which were considered close to Hamas.

Over 28,000 meals and 5,600 litres of water dropped over northern Iraq amid continued air strikes
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Over 28,000 meals and 5,600 litres of water dropped over northern Iraq amid continued air strikes

Aug 9th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,008 Views 47 Comments

US warplanes bombed Islamic State positions in northern Iraq yesterday.

# attacks - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin
# Demonstration
# Demonstration

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

Jul 31st 2014, 7:00 AM 8,344 Views 19 Comments

The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.

# attacks - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

The Dublin Embassy of Israel says the country has a right to defend its citizens
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

The Dublin Embassy of Israel says the country has a right to defend its citizens

Jul 15th 2014, 4:38 PM 10,410 Views 237 Comments

Earlier today Israel accepted the Egyptian peace deal while Hamas rejected it.

# attacks - Monday 14 July, 2014

Here's why you shouldn't be worried about shark attacks
# Jaws
# Jaws

Here's why you shouldn't be worried about shark attacks

Jul 14th 2014, 6:01 PM 33,777 Views 36 Comments

We thankfully don’t have any nasty sharks in Irish waters, but even if we did, we wouldn’t need to get worked up about it.