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# attacks - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Irish Government 'equally condemns' attacks from both Israel and Gaza
# Escalating Violence
# Escalating Violence

Irish Government 'equally condemns' attacks from both Israel and Gaza

Jul 9th 2014, 3:53 PM 6,977 Views 158 Comments

The death toll in Gaza after two days of Israeli air strikes has climbed to more than 40.

# attacks - Friday 27 June, 2014

'Traumatised': Seventh nurse attacked by patient in Kerry psychiatric unit
# Staff Shortage
# Staff Shortage

'Traumatised': Seventh nurse attacked by patient in Kerry psychiatric unit

Jun 27th 2014, 6:55 AM 13,546 Views 23 Comments

Six other attacks on nurses took place in a ten-day period earlier this month.

# attacks - Friday 20 June, 2014

Court says bombers not protected as a journalistic source
# ECHR
# ECHR

Court says bombers not protected as a journalistic source

Jun 20th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,448 Views 3 Comments

A group claiming responsibility for bomb attacks in the Netherlands sent a letter to a magazine – and the publication’s offices were subsequently searched.

# attacks - Thursday 12 June, 2014

US condemns militant attacks in Iraq
# Crisis
# Crisis

US condemns militant attacks in Iraq

Jun 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 3,852 Views 79 Comments

Washington is considering options for offering military assistance to Baghdad, including drone strikes.

# attacks - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Security forces face "huge challenge" as attacks showcase strength of Iraqi militants
# Baghdad
# Baghdad

Security forces face "huge challenge" as attacks showcase strength of Iraqi militants

Jun 8th 2014, 12:44 PM 5,263 Views 48 Comments

The country is experiencing its worst violence in years.

# attacks - Friday 9 May, 2014

Mountjoy prison officer had blood smeared over his face by prisoner
# Jailed
# Jailed

Mountjoy prison officer had blood smeared over his face by prisoner

May 9th 2014, 7:00 AM 20,926 Views 71 Comments

Two other prison officers at Mountjoy had boiling water thrown at them in the past week.

# attacks - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Poll: Should all gardaí be armed with tasers?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should all gardaí be armed with tasers?

Apr 29th 2014, 9:19 AM 14,883 Views 141 Comments

Gardaí say it would combat the growing issue of members of the force being assaulted.

# attacks - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Shot, burnt and 'hacked with machetes': Over 100 killed in three Nigerian villages
# Attacks
# Attacks

Shot, burnt and 'hacked with machetes': Over 100 killed in three Nigerian villages

Mar 16th 2014, 4:38 PM 14,353 Views 34 Comments

Around 20 assailants with guns and machetes stormed the villages in central Nigeria, local officials say.

# attacks - Thursday 27 February, 2014

37 dead after militia launch three separate attacks
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

37 dead after militia launch three separate attacks

Feb 27th 2014, 9:30 PM 5,795 Views 18 Comments

The attack came the day after students were killed at a boardingg school in Yobe state.

# attacks - Monday 10 February, 2014

Firefighters want compensation if attacked on the job
# Assault
# Assault

Firefighters want compensation if attacked on the job

Feb 10th 2014, 6:24 PM 9,308 Views 35 Comments

SIPTU says this compensation already exists in many professions.

# attacks - Friday 24 January, 2014

Man-eating tiger believed to have killed 3 people shot dead in India
# Attacks
# Attacks

Man-eating tiger believed to have killed 3 people shot dead in India

Jan 24th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,649 Views 48 Comments

“Now everyone is relieved, everything is back to normal.”

# attacks - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Death toll from Russian suicide bombings rises to 33
# Attacks
# Attacks

Death toll from Russian suicide bombings rises to 33

Dec 31st 2013, 8:12 AM 4,608 Views 7 Comments

The two blasts in Volgograd were the deadliest attacks in Russia in almost three years.

# attacks - Friday 11 October, 2013

PSNI examining failed mortar attack release photo of 'terrorists' holdall'
# Strand Road
# Strand Road

PSNI examining failed mortar attack release photo of 'terrorists' holdall'

Oct 11th 2013, 11:00 PM 3,841 Views 1 Comment

The PSNI believe Strand Road police station was the intended target.

# attacks - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Médecins Sans Frontières closes centres in Somalia after attacks on staff
# Medecins Sans Frontieres
# Medecins Sans Frontieres

Médecins Sans Frontières closes centres in Somalia after attacks on staff

Aug 14th 2013, 1:21 PM 4,084 Views 17 Comments

After 22 years of work, MSF blames civilians leaders’ tolerance of these abuses.

# attacks - Friday 9 August, 2013

Paint bombs, bottles and a sword: PSNI officers attacked in Belfast
# Bonfire
# Bonfire

Paint bombs, bottles and a sword: PSNI officers attacked in Belfast

Aug 9th 2013, 9:11 AM 6,916 Views 45 Comments

Eight police officers were injured in the attacks, two attended hospital for head injuries.

# attacks - Monday 22 July, 2013

Norway honours victims of 2011 terror attacks
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Norway honours victims of 2011 terror attacks

Jul 22nd 2013, 3:20 PM 4,266 Views 16 Comments

Today marks the second anniversary of the terror attacks, which claimed the lives of 77 people.

# attacks - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev pleads not guilty
# Boston
# Boston

Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev pleads not guilty

Jul 10th 2013, 9:13 PM 7,024 Views 0 Comments

19-year-old Tsarnaev, making his first court appearance, arrived earlier under heavy guard.

# attacks - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for "cowardly and vindictive" attacks
# Hacktivists
# Hacktivists

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for "cowardly and vindictive" attacks

May 16th 2013, 8:57 PM 12,272 Views 84 Comments

“You cared nothing for the privacy of others but did everything you could through your computer activities to hide your own identities while seeking publicity,” a judge told the four men.

# attacks - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Three more arrested in Boston Marathon investigation
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Three more arrested in Boston Marathon investigation

May 1st 2013, 4:49 PM 13,845 Views 46 Comments

The Boston Police Department assured the public there was no threat or risk to its safety.

# attacks - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Boston bombing suspect had links to slain Islamists
# Islamists
# Islamists

Boston bombing suspect had links to slain Islamists

Apr 30th 2013, 9:35 AM 8,136 Views 41 Comments

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed during his capture, was known to have been in contact with a Dagestan militants.

# attacks - Friday 26 April, 2013

Update: Max Clifford charged with 11 counts of indecent assault
# Operation Yewtree
# Operation Yewtree

Update: Max Clifford charged with 11 counts of indecent assault

Apr 26th 2013, 6:33 PM 34,940 Views 0 Comments

Publicist Max Clifford has been charged with carrying out the offences between 1966 and 1985. He has issued a statement about today’s decision.

# attacks - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Column: I’ll never forget the moment I heard the news of the explosions in my hometown
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I’ll never forget the moment I heard the news of the explosions in my hometown

Apr 21st 2013, 8:15 AM 235 Views 7 Comments

Boston native, Larry Donnelly reflects on the the horrific events that happened at the Boston Marathon this week, saying he’s been heartened by the expressions of solidarity from countless Irish people who have such a special affinity with the most Irish city in the US.

# attacks - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Column: Downtown Boston is a crime scene and I’m sitting in my office a few miles away
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Downtown Boston is a crime scene and I’m sitting in my office a few miles away

Apr 17th 2013, 2:00 PM 47 Views 9 Comments

Having just moved to the US, Jan Schneider had planned to go watch the Boston Marathon. Luckily, other things came up and he never made it. Here’s his account of living in the aftermath of the Boston bombings.

# attacks - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Column: Women can't keep up with men when it comes to alcohol and they shouldn't try
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Women can't keep up with men when it comes to alcohol and they shouldn't try

Mar 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,373 Views 128 Comments

Women should be aware that they are more at risk from the effects of alcohol than men, writes Anne Timony Meehan.

# attacks - Monday 18 March, 2013

Police pelted with bricks and bottles in Belfast by masked gang
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police pelted with bricks and bottles in Belfast by masked gang

Mar 18th 2013, 11:40 AM 6,766 Views 38 Comments

One officer was injured when the gang blocked a road and threw projectiles at police officers during a disturbance in Belfast.

# attacks - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Police seek witnesses over arson attacks and attempted hijacking
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Police seek witnesses over arson attacks and attempted hijacking

Mar 16th 2013, 12:24 PM 2,347 Views 1 Comment

Two masked men armed with a gun attempted to hijack a car in Belfast.

# attacks - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Convictions for acid attacks triple in Pakistan under tough new laws
# Attacks
# Attacks

Convictions for acid attacks triple in Pakistan under tough new laws

Mar 9th 2013, 10:30 AM 7,456 Views 6 Comments

The Pakistani government brought in tough new penalties in a bid to stop the dozens of acid attacks which take place every year.

# attacks - Monday 4 March, 2013

Domestic violence survivor wins High Court immigration case
# Immigration
# Immigration

Domestic violence survivor wins High Court immigration case

Mar 4th 2013, 4:55 PM 8,887 Views 49 Comments

The woman had been married to an EU national, but left him after being subjected to serious abuse. She has now won her right to stay in the country.

# attacks - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Garda Commissioner tells Shatter: priority that people behind Donegal attacks brought to justice
# Garda
# Garda

Garda Commissioner tells Shatter: priority that people behind Donegal attacks brought to justice

Jan 16th 2013, 11:49 AM 6,157 Views 29 Comments

A woman and a man were targeted in aggravated burglaries over night in Co Donegal.

# attacks - Saturday 12 January, 2013

PHOTOS: Sixteen police officers hurt in Belfast clashes
# Unrest
# Unrest

PHOTOS: Sixteen police officers hurt in Belfast clashes

Jan 12th 2013, 4:46 PM 12,677 Views 72 Comments

Meanwhile Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has said the violence is nothing to do with flags and is being orchestrated by “known criminals” intent on causing chaos.

# attacks - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Suicide bombers kill 81 people at Quetta snooker hall
# Suicide Bombs
# Suicide Bombs

Suicide bombers kill 81 people at Quetta snooker hall

Jan 10th 2013, 8:43 PM 7,268 Views 22 Comments

An earlier attack saw 11 people lose their lives.

Sheep farmers call for microchipping of dogs following ‘distressing attacks’
# Microchipping
# Microchipping

Sheep farmers call for microchipping of dogs following ‘distressing attacks’

Jan 10th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,874 Views 57 Comments

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association says there have been a number of attacks on sheep in recent weeks.

# attacks - Friday 21 December, 2012

Chinese police release video of man who stabbed 22 students
# China
# China

Chinese police release video of man who stabbed 22 students

Dec 21st 2012, 6:30 AM 5,692 Views 7 Comments

Complaints on Chinese social media that attack in Henan not given more coverage in the country on same day as Newtown killings.

# attacks - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Alliance Party calls for Assembly to unite against attacks in Antrim, Down
# Flag Row
# Flag Row

Alliance Party calls for Assembly to unite against attacks in Antrim, Down

Dec 6th 2012, 2:54 PM 3,193 Views 6 Comments

Last night the offices and homes of Alliance Party members were attacked and a number of police officers injured in protests.

# attacks - Friday 23 November, 2012

Roma 'ultras' charged with attempted murder of Spurs fans
# Ultras
From The42
# Ultras

Roma 'ultras' charged with attempted murder of Spurs fans

Nov 23rd 2012, 10:39 AM 6,120 Views 16 Comments

The Tottenham supporters were targetted because of the club’s links to the Jewish community in London, reports in Italy suggest.

# attacks - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Sole surviving gunman from Mumbai attacks is executed
# India
# India

Sole surviving gunman from Mumbai attacks is executed

Nov 21st 2012, 10:26 AM 3,617 Views 20 Comments

25-year-old Mohammed Kassab was hanged for his role in the attacks which killed 166 people in 2008.

# attacks - Thursday 15 November, 2012

US defends Israeli attacks on Gaza at emergency UN meeting
# Gaza
# Gaza

US defends Israeli attacks on Gaza at emergency UN meeting

Nov 15th 2012, 7:45 AM 7,485 Views 180 Comments

Reports this morning put the death toll of the latest air strike operation at 11 with at least 100 wounded.

# attacks - Friday 9 November, 2012

Quinn Group premises damaged in arson attack
# Arson
# Arson

Quinn Group premises damaged in arson attack

Nov 9th 2012, 9:12 AM 6,411 Views 26 Comments

The property was left with substantial damages and police believe the fire was started deliberately.

# attacks - Friday 5 October, 2012

Dáil to debate five year jail terms for assaults on emergency workers
# Emergency Workers
# Emergency Workers

Dáil to debate five year jail terms for assaults on emergency workers

Oct 5th 2012, 7:30 AM 5,398 Views 68 Comments

Fianna Fáil proposed legislation will call for a crackdown on those convicted of assaulting or threatening an emergency worker in the line of duty.

# attacks - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Taliban claims credit for NATO cuts to Afghan patrols
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban claims credit for NATO cuts to Afghan patrols

Sep 19th 2012, 11:29 AM 2,141 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Prince Harry had to go under armed guard when the Taliban attacked the Afghan base he is on.