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Ukraine starts 'unity talks' as Russia warns of civil war
# Civil War
# Civil War

Ukraine starts 'unity talks' as Russia warns of civil war

May 14th 2014, 5:04 PM 7,445 Views 87 Comments

The discussions come just two weeks before an election in the country.

There is "strong evidence" that the Syrian government used chlorine gas in attacks on rebels
# Barrel Bomb
# Barrel Bomb

There is "strong evidence" that the Syrian government used chlorine gas in attacks on rebels

May 13th 2014, 8:14 AM 3,581 Views 83 Comments

Human Rights Watch say that barrel bombs embedded with cylinders of chlorine gas were dropped on three towns.

Irish artist wins international prize for his psychedelic war photography
# Darkness To Bright
# Darkness To Bright

Irish artist wins international prize for his psychedelic war photography

May 12th 2014, 10:16 PM 13,306 Views 8 Comments

Kilkenny’s Richard Mosse was this evening announced as the winner of Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.

Syrian rebels abandon last positions in Homs
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

Syrian rebels abandon last positions in Homs

May 7th 2014, 9:55 PM 5,078 Views 43 Comments

Homs was once the “capital of the revolution”. Now it is back in the hands of Bashar Assad.

More than 30 pro-Russian rebels killed in Ukraine as violence escalates
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

More than 30 pro-Russian rebels killed in Ukraine as violence escalates

May 6th 2014, 8:36 AM 5,078 Views 42 Comments

Ukrainian authorities have said the military suffered casualties of its own and a helicopter gunship was shot down.

New pre-1901 online archive to help fill gaps in your family tree
# Lost History
# Lost History

New pre-1901 online archive to help fill gaps in your family tree

Apr 29th 2014, 9:45 PM 28,578 Views 7 Comments

The National Archives and findmypast.ie team up to release records which survived Civil War blaze.

Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us
# Irish Soldiers
# Irish Soldiers

Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us

Apr 19th 2014, 7:00 PM 646 Views 125 Comments

The 140,000 Irishmen who enlisted during WWI marched under a British flag, but their reasons for enlisting to fight against Germany were varied and many.

90 Years On: Ireland 'healing her wounds' from years of war
# From The Archives
# From The Archives

90 Years On: Ireland 'healing her wounds' from years of war

Apr 19th 2014, 4:30 PM 12,856 Views 28 Comments

Amazing new footage from 1924.

Seven life-sized roadside posters of Michael Collins stolen in Kilkenny
# Civil War Politics
# Civil War Politics

Seven life-sized roadside posters of Michael Collins stolen in Kilkenny

Mar 25th 2014, 9:45 PM 13,609 Views 27 Comments

The chairperson of the Kilkenny Musical Society said feelings on this time in Irish history still run high in certain quarters.

Bombs and boxers on this week in Civil War-era Dublin
# Fight Night
# Fight Night

Bombs and boxers on this week in Civil War-era Dublin

Mar 22nd 2014, 10:15 AM 7,962 Views 18 Comments

This week in 1923 saw an extraordinary boxing match emerge amid the chaos of the Irish Civil War.

Column: Three years into civil war, families deprived of food are forced to eat stray cats
# Three Years On
# Three Years On

Column: Three years into civil war, families deprived of food are forced to eat stray cats

Mar 15th 2014, 12:00 PM 43 Views 12 Comments

The Syrian conflict is the world’s largest humanitarian disaster. After three years of conflict, basic services like healthcare are completely collapsing, writes Peter Power of UNICEF.

Three years on and tens of thousands dead: Syria's bloody civil war continues
# Syria
# Syria

Three years on and tens of thousands dead: Syria's bloody civil war continues

Mar 15th 2014, 9:15 AM 4,808 Views 29 Comments

The bloody civil war that has raged for the past three years began on Saturday 15 March 2011, when pro-democracy protests were staged in the capital Damascus.

“A bomb came and frightened us”: Syrian children reveal fears of violence, kidnapping and child marriage
# In Their Own Words
# In Their Own Words

“A bomb came and frightened us”: Syrian children reveal fears of violence, kidnapping and child marriage

Mar 11th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,487 Views 25 Comments

Over a million children have fled the country since the start of the conflict three years ago.

Michael Carrick's wife took to Twitter to defend her husband against Roy Keane
# Civil War
From The42
# Civil War

Michael Carrick's wife took to Twitter to defend her husband against Roy Keane

Feb 25th 2014, 10:45 PM 22,501 Views 32 Comments

Keano wasn’t impressed with the man who took his No 16 shirt.

Both sides in Syrian dispute told: 'Spend some time apart'
# Civil War
# Civil War

Both sides in Syrian dispute told: 'Spend some time apart'

Feb 15th 2014, 1:36 PM 3,866 Views 12 Comments

Talks in Geneva have ended with no agreement and no date for a third round of negotiations set.

Explainer: Who are Syria's rebels?
# Who's Who Guide
# Who's Who Guide

Explainer: Who are Syria's rebels?

Feb 8th 2014, 9:45 AM 7,901 Views 124 Comments

Many of the groups are now led by Islamist groups and some have al Qaeda ties.

Over 80 evacuated from war-torn Syrian city of Homs
# Civil War
# Civil War

Over 80 evacuated from war-torn Syrian city of Homs

Feb 7th 2014, 9:12 PM 4,299 Views 6 Comments

A three-day cease-fire is underway that will allow an evacuation by humanitarian agencies.

Ukraine could be on the verge of civil war
# Euromaidan
# Euromaidan

Ukraine could be on the verge of civil war

Jan 29th 2014, 11:03 AM 7,610 Views 26 Comments

“It is a revolution”, a former president warned the country’s parliament today, as they prepare to debate an amnesty for jailed protesters.

Ceasefire agreed in bloody South Sudan conflict
# Civil War
# Civil War

Ceasefire agreed in bloody South Sudan conflict

Jan 23rd 2014, 7:11 PM 4,339 Views 6 Comments

The United Nations has said it is investigating widespread reports of atrocities and war crimes, including massacres, gang rapes and summary executions.

Swift South Sudan peace deal dashed as talks stall
# Civil War
# Civil War

Swift South Sudan peace deal dashed as talks stall

Jan 4th 2014, 10:35 AM 4,615 Views 5 Comments

A quick ceasefire is now not going to be an option as face-to-face talks between warring parties are delayed.

At least two children beheaded among 16 dead in Central African Republic – UNICEF
# Central African Republic
# Central African Republic

At least two children beheaded among 16 dead in Central African Republic – UNICEF

Jan 2nd 2014, 12:37 PM 14,310 Views 47 Comments

The UN’S children’s rights agency say that 60 further children have been injured since the outbreak of violence.

Countries and UN withdraw staff as South Sudan edges closer to civil war
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

Countries and UN withdraw staff as South Sudan edges closer to civil war

Dec 23rd 2013, 8:50 AM 4,611 Views 16 Comments

The country’s army says it is preparing for a ‘major offensive’ against rebel troops.

Syria rebel commander freezes to death in bitter cold - report
# Snow
# Snow

Syria rebel commander freezes to death in bitter cold - report

Dec 15th 2013, 7:30 AM 12,666 Views 34 Comments

Syria has been struck by a severe snowstorm that has seen a number of people die from the cold.

Syrian opposition agrees to enter Geneva talks
# Syrian Conflict
# Syrian Conflict

Syrian opposition agrees to enter Geneva talks

Nov 11th 2013, 8:29 AM 2,558 Views 13 Comments

The Syrian National Coalition have set out a number of conditions for their participation, however, and say Bashar al Assad can have “no role” in any transitional government.

Facebook helps family separated by war reunite decades later
# Guatemala
# Guatemala

Facebook helps family separated by war reunite decades later

Nov 10th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,901 Views 12 Comments

Civil war tore Guatemala apart for over 30 years – and even these reunited siblings are still missing a brother and two sisters.

Artillery rounds land metres from Irish troops in Syria gun battle
# Golan Heights
# Golan Heights

Artillery rounds land metres from Irish troops in Syria gun battle

Nov 6th 2013, 7:39 PM 10,694 Views 41 Comments

A spokesperson for the Defence Forces said all 39 of the Irish troops involved returned to their base camp “safe and sound”.

Watch: How Ireland voted between 1918 and 2011
# Swing-o-meter
# Swing-o-meter

Watch: How Ireland voted between 1918 and 2011

Nov 4th 2013, 1:01 PM 17,587 Views 47 Comments

Ever wondered how political party support has changed (or stayed the same) in your area since the formation of the state? Wonder no more.

Armed groups hold their fire as giant bronze Jesus statue is erected on top of Syrian mountain
# Syria
# Syria

Armed groups hold their fire as giant bronze Jesus statue is erected on top of Syrian mountain

Nov 2nd 2013, 3:29 PM 13,096 Views 94 Comments

Jesus stands, arms outstretched, on the Cherubim mountain, overlooking a route pilgrims took from Constantinople to Jerusalem in ancient times.

RDS dog-fight sparks war of words between O'Connor and Lam
# Civil War
From The42
# Civil War

RDS dog-fight sparks war of words between O'Connor and Lam

Oct 26th 2013, 9:46 PM 10,942 Views 33 Comments

Kieran Marmion scored an opportunistic first half try but was one of two Connacht players yellow card as Leinster snatched a win.

Column: People hit by indiscriminate violence need psycho-social help
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: People hit by indiscriminate violence need psycho-social help

Oct 9th 2013, 7:30 PM 35 Views 2 Comments

The civil war in Syria has killed and injured innumerable people, many of them innocent civilians. We are trying to help survivors repair the damage to their bodies – and to their minds, writes Jane-Ann McKenna.

Syrian children return to school for first time in a year
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian children return to school for first time in a year

Oct 1st 2013, 10:23 PM 5,075 Views 14 Comments

Children in the rural village of Madaya went back to school last week. Here are the first photos of them in class, playing football and making do.

War crimes verdict upheld for Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor
# Charles Taylor

War crimes verdict upheld for Charles Taylor

Sep 26th 2013, 3:59 PM 3,578 Views 19 Comments

Victims of the former Liberian president’s regime spoke of their relief after his 50-year jail term was upheld.

Syria war has reached stalemate
# Syria
# Syria

Syria war has reached stalemate

Sep 20th 2013, 10:31 AM 3,163 Views 32 Comments

Neither side can win, the country’s deputy prime minister has said.

FBI to keep closer eye on Syrians living in the US
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

FBI to keep closer eye on Syrians living in the US

Sep 1st 2013, 8:08 AM 4,818 Views 62 Comments

The New York Times reports the sharpened scrutiny, citing current US officials.

President Obama says no decision has been made on Syria but insists world must act
# Syria
# Syria

President Obama says no decision has been made on Syria but insists world must act

Aug 30th 2013, 10:52 PM 8,593 Views 168 Comments

The US Secretary of State John Kerry said earlier that “the question is no longer what do we know, the question is what we in the international community do now.”

John Kerry warns Syria of “consequences” for using chemical weapons
# Rising Tensions
# Rising Tensions

John Kerry warns Syria of “consequences” for using chemical weapons

Aug 26th 2013, 11:08 PM 9,370 Views 251 Comments

The US Secretary of State said the “indiscriminate slaughter” by chemical weapons was inexcusable and undeniable.

Syrian opposition accuses regime of killing 1,300 in chemical weapons attack
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian opposition accuses regime of killing 1,300 in chemical weapons attack

Aug 21st 2013, 6:55 PM 8,477 Views 156 Comments

Pro-opposition groups say that government forces used a “poisonous gas” in an attack earlier today but the government says the reports are “totally false”.

Syrian leader Bashar Asssad joins Instagram in 'despicable PR stunt'
# Social Media
# Social Media

Syrian leader Bashar Asssad joins Instagram in 'despicable PR stunt'

Aug 1st 2013, 10:57 AM 7,696 Views 88 Comments

“It is repulsive that the Assad regime would use this to gloss over the brutality and suffering it’s causing”.

Michael Collins' heartbreak and naivety explored in new documentary
# Great Irish Journeys
# Great Irish Journeys

Michael Collins' heartbreak and naivety explored in new documentary

Jul 21st 2013, 8:15 AM 16,078 Views 74 Comments

The final journey of the ‘big fella’ is travelled by the RTÉ broadcaster John Creedon in a programme to be shown this evening.

G8 leaders 'close' to agreement on Syria amid calls for 'concrete' solution
# G8
# G8

G8 leaders 'close' to agreement on Syria amid calls for 'concrete' solution

Jun 18th 2013, 12:39 PM 2,506 Views 5 Comments

World leaders are attempting to hammer out a joint communique that is agreeable for Russia and the US who differ on the Syrian conflict.