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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Civil War

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At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea
The migrants were being smuggled from Africa to Yemen.
The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse
Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.
Suicide bomber kills 18 after car chase in Damascus
It’s the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.
Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'
Tonight’s final debate between Le Pen and presidential rival Emmanuel Macron was a spiteful affair.
Ireland pledges €2 million to 'forgotten humanitarian crisis' in Yemen
Almost 19 million Yemenis require humanitarian support, said Minister Charlie Flanagan.
Desperate civilians wait for evacuations from Aleppo
The Red Cross pleaded for a deal to “save thousands of lives”
Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week
The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, after the last one was rejected in a referendum.
Syria's heroes: the volunteers who run towards the bombing
“To save one life is to save all of humanity”.
The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the President of Colombia
Juan Manuel Santos has won for his efforts to broker a civil war peace deal.
German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby
The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.
Divorces and multiple marriages - the other issues in the Syrian civil war
According to official figures, polygamous relationships accounted for 30% of marriages registered in Damascus in 2015, up from just 5% in 2010.
Warplanes have dropped suspected chlorine bombs on a crowded neighbourhood in Aleppo
At least 71 people were hospitalised after the attack, with 10 in critical condition.
The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today
Colombia and FARC rebels have agreed a peace deal.
Irishman Joshua Molloy became foreign fighter in Syria after seeing Isis atrocities
The 24-year-old is currently being held by Kurdish authorities.
The man who lived: How one convicted murderer escaped Ireland's death penalty
Patrick Aylward, 63, was accused of burning a young child to death.
Aid will finally reach 500,000 besieged Syrians today but peace is a long way off
Almost half a million people in Syria are in areas under siege.
Tens of thousands flee for Turkish border amid Russia-backed onslaught on Aleppo
Turkey last faced such an influx in 2014 when 200,000 refugees fled the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane over three days.
'When a working class person writes, you're asked: Is it like Roddy Doyle?'
Emmet Kirwan spoke to us about his role in Juno and the Paycock.
The UN Security Council has backed a US-Russian plan for peace in Syria
The US and Moscow are ‘agreeing to disagree’ on the fate of Bashar al-Assad.
ISIS have taken their oil, so Syria has put a tax on shwarmas to pay for the civil war
The country’s oil revenues have imploded.
The case for war: Reasons for and against bombing Islamic State in Syria
MPs will vote on airstrikes today.
Joe Duffy: 'It's only a matter of time before all this stuff comes back to bite him in the ass'
The UFC lightweight is putting his Dublin nightmare behind him.
I learned how to write in the dirt as a child soldier - now I'm an aid worker in the same conflict
The story of James Riak, an aid worker with GOAL in South Sudan, who was kidnapped from his family as a ten-year-old and trained as a child soldier.
'Children are being targeted by snipers and civilians shot in the street'
Irish aid worker David Adams visited a clinic that helps to rehabilitate some of the casualties of the Syrian conflict.
French soldiers accused of 'stomach-turning' rape of children fleeing war
Reports claim children as young as nine were raped in exchange for food.
Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart
The capital Sanaa has been rocked by air-strikes.
It was Sonny Bill v Dan and Richie in New Zealand earlier and the result wasn't even close
The Chiefs were too good for the Crusaders in Christchurch earlier.
Maureen Haughey recalls how her father escaped death in the Easter Rising
The wife of former Taoiseach Charlie Haughey made a rare public appearance today.
'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together
As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.
Shot dead on his wedding day: Tragic love stories from Ireland's Civil War
John Kennedy married his fiancé during a break in fighting but was killed later that day.
On this day 25 years ago, the speech that changed South Africa forever
FW De Klerk ended apartheid – and freed Nelson Mandela.
Leo Messi and Luis Enrique did have a training-ground row, Barca star confirms
The defender has lifted the lid on a heated argument involving the No.10 and his boss after the winter break.
Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more
The assault on the port of Mariupol follows a rejection of peace talks.
What else could I get for… the €150k pricetag on this old post office in Galway
We take a look at what that amount of moolah could get you around the rest of the country.
Man arrested in Derry in connection with "illegal activity" in Syria
Reports say the man had recently returned from the war-torn country.
Do you know anything about Ireland's secret War of Independence caves?
An archaeologist in Sligo has identified 35 used to hide people and ammunitions and needs your help to find more.
Coveney satisfied UN will review Irish troops' Golan Heights mission
He said that he’s satisfied they acceded to his request for a review.
This man is getting a US Medal of Honour - 151 years after his death
Alonzo Cushing commanded a force at Gettysburge
Ukraine claims Russia attempted to send troops disguised as aid mission
The move was averted through diplomatic channels.
Russia is not only supplying weapons to rebels but is also firing on Ukraine - US
US officials called Russian artillery fire a “clear escalation” of the conflict.