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Alliance Party calls for Assembly to unite against attacks in Antrim, Down
Last night the offices and homes of Alliance Party members were attacked and a number of police officers injured in protests.
Roma 'ultras' charged with attempted murder of Spurs fans
The Tottenham supporters were targetted because of the club’s links to the Jewish community in London, reports in Italy suggest.
Sole surviving gunman from Mumbai attacks is executed
25-year-old Mohammed Kassab was hanged for his role in the attacks which killed 166 people in 2008.
US defends Israeli attacks on Gaza at emergency UN meeting
Reports this morning put the death toll of the latest air strike operation at 11 with at least 100 wounded.
Quinn Group premises damaged in arson attack
The property was left with substantial damages and police believe the fire was started deliberately.
Dáil to debate five year jail terms for assaults on emergency workers
Fianna Fáil proposed legislation will call for a crackdown on those convicted of assaulting or threatening an emergency worker in the line of duty.
Taliban claims credit for NATO cuts to Afghan patrols
Meanwhile, Prince Harry had to go under armed guard when the Taliban attacked the Afghan base he is on.
Iraq hands down death sentence to fugitive vice president
The decision comes as Iraq witnesses a wave of deadly attacks.
Death penalty confirmed for sole surviving Mumbai attacks gunman
Mohammad Kasab is expected to lodge a final appeal for clemency with the new President of India Pranab Mukherjee.
Norway's police chief quits after Breivik report
A major report this week found that Norwegian authorities could have stopped Anders Behring Breivik.
Afghanistan: dozens killed in worst day of attacks on civilians this year
Attacks come amid preparations to celebrate the end of Ramadan.
Oslo attack 'could have been prevented'
Investigation into official response to double terror attack last summer also found that the attacker could have been arrested much sooner.
Baghdad: 14 killed as car bombs explode within minutes
Meanwhile, media group reports shooting dead of TV presenter in Mosul.
Young girl "shot in front of her home" in Iraq
Gun and bomb attacks north of Baghdad have left a five-year-old girl dead and 10 others wounded.
Phoenix Park stabbings: Man charged over attacks at concert
Nine people were injured in a series of knife attacks at the Swedish House Mafia concert on Saturday night.
Cyber attacks lead to €64 million stolen from banks
A newly released joint report by Guardian Analytics and McAfee said the operation was led by criminals attacking cloud-based servers in a global fraud campaign.
Twin suicide bombings in Afghanistan's Kandahar
A pair of suicide bombers struck outside the airport in Afghanistan’s southern city of Kandahar.
Survivors of Breivik gun attack describe shootings
Victims of the Utoya island attack describe their efforts to escape from the gunman.
VIDEO: Syrian government forces accused of war crimes in Idlib
Human rights group says soldiers carried out summary executions and targeted civilians.
Use of drones 'ethical' and 'wise' says White House adviser
Counter-terrorism chief John Brennan defended US drone attacks.
US House passes cyber-security bill to allow access to private data
Us President Barack Obama has threatened to veto the bill if it lands on his desk.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
Coordinated attacks hit Afghanistan
Kabul and three other cities were targeted in the attacks. They were blamed on the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, which has links to al-Qaida.
46 killed in bombings and shootings across Iraq
Civilians and security forces attacked in several cities ahead of Arab League summit in Baghdad.
Stabbing spree killer proposes to Kim Kardashian during court appearance
Maksim Gelman is serving 200 years in prison for killing four people in February 2011.
Daily Fix: New Year's Eve
On New Year’s Eve, we bring you a round up of the day’s main stories, including: Clarke and McIlroy make the honours list; a rise in callouts for the bomb squad; and copyright is lifted on James Joyce’s work.
State of Emergency declared in Nigeria
The president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in certain areas of the country following an attack that left 39 dead on Christmas Day.
Police investigate damage to Quinn Group premises in Fermanagh
It’s the latest in a series of incidents related to the Quinn Group, formerly owned by the now bankrupt entrepreneur Seán Quinn.
Egyptian ruler defends use of force as video emerges of woman being attacked by soldiers
Major General Adel Emara said the attack as an “isolated incident” and that the army has a duty to protect the state.
UK expels all Iranian diplomats, closes embassy
Britain’s Foreign Secretary insisted there had been “some degree of regime consent” in the attacks on the UK embassy in Tehran yesterday.
Norway killer "insane", was "psychotic" during 22 July attacks
The findings of a psychiatric evaluation ordered in Oslo court show that he is not mentally fit to be sentenced to prison.
Immigrants in Ireland are 'under siege', say black community leaders
Community leaders said that there is evidence of widespread attacks against immigrants in Ireland.
In pics: The most iconic photos of the 9/11 attacks
On the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States, we take a look back at some of the most poignant images of that day.
9/11 on the web - the virtual memorials
Celebrity pledges to do good, portraits of 9/11 rescuers and rescue dogs, flag tributes and a ‘living museum’ app – some of the ways the September tragedy is remembered online.
Southern Israel pounded from Gaza by Hamas militants
Rocket and mortar attacks hit an empty school and dozens of other targets as diplomats try to quell the violence.
Israel retaliates with strikes on Gaza, six reported dead
A total of four attacks are reported to have been carried out near the southern Israeli city of Eilat, while a later air strike has killed the chief of a Palestinian faction.
Somali children reportedly recruited by extremists
The United Nations has warned that children are being targeted for recruitment by the Somali militant group who are working to overthrow the country’s unstable government.
Emails of Norway attacks suspect Anders Breivik hacked - report
A Norwegian journalist says he was sent information hackers claim came from the account of the man accused of carrying out last month’s deadly terror attacks.
Police shoot attack suspects dead in restive Chinese province
Chinese authorities have blamed Pakistan-trained terrorists for the attacks which killed 18 people at the weekend.