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# civil-war - Monday 16 April, 2012

Washington defeats Michael Collins in 'Britain's toughest enemy' poll
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# Big Fella

Washington defeats Michael Collins in 'Britain's toughest enemy' poll

Apr 16th 2012, 8:48 PM 9,001 Views 29 Comments

The man who led the United States to independence trumps the Corkonian rebel leader in a poll of British academics.

# civil-war - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Michael Collins: Still the second biggest enemy of Britain?
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# Big Fella

Michael Collins: Still the second biggest enemy of Britain?

Mar 20th 2012, 1:12 PM 22,595 Views 81 Comments

Online poll puts War of Independence revolutionary ahead of Rommel, Napoleon and George Washington in ‘Britain’s Greatest Foes’ list… but behind the founder of modern Turkey.

# civil-war - Friday 2 March, 2012

China and Russia join the West in criticising Syria
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

China and Russia join the West in criticising Syria

Mar 2nd 2012, 8:23 AM 1,101 Views 6 Comments

The 15 members of the UN Security Council have condemned Syria for not allowing the head of humanitarian aid for the UN visit the country.

# civil-war - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

UN says 100 civilians are being killed every day in Syria
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# Arab Spring

UN says 100 civilians are being killed every day in Syria

Feb 29th 2012, 9:44 AM 489 Views 5 Comments

A top UN official has said that over 7500 people have died so far in the ongoing violence.

# civil-war - Monday 27 February, 2012

Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka
# Civil War
# Civil War

Mary Robinson tells UN: push for war crimes investigation in Sri Lanka

Feb 27th 2012, 11:34 AM 929 Views 4 Comments

The former president said today that possible crimes against humanity cannot simply be ignored.

# civil-war - Thursday 23 February, 2012

UN to send top humanitarian official to Syria as civil war looms
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# Arab Spring

UN to send top humanitarian official to Syria as civil war looms

Feb 23rd 2012, 7:48 AM 545 Views 1 Comment

Ban Ki-Moon has asked Valerie Amos to visit Syria to assess the humanitarian situation and renew the call for urgent access.

# civil-war - Thursday 22 December, 2011

At least 60 killed in spate of Baghdad bombings
# Iraq
# Iraq

At least 60 killed in spate of Baghdad bombings

Dec 22nd 2011, 1:49 PM 813 Views 1 Comment

At least 14 bombs have exploded in the city this morning, marking the worst violence seen in Iraq for several months.

# civil-war - Monday 7 November, 2011

In pictures: Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923
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# Revolution

In pictures: Revolutionary Ireland 1913-1923

Nov 7th 2011, 7:15 AM 11,246 Views 17 Comments

Major new photographic exhibition shows the bloody reality of life in Ireland from the 1913 Lockout to the tortured birth of the Republic.

# civil-war - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Fresh clashes, explosions rock Yemeni capital
# Yemen
# Yemen

Fresh clashes, explosions rock Yemeni capital

Sep 29th 2011, 12:52 PM 68 Views 1 Comment

At least one person has been killed and several more injured during clashes between Government troops and rival tribesmen.

# civil-war - Monday 26 September, 2011

Libyan oil wells back in production for first time since outbreak of war
# Oil
# Oil

Libyan oil wells back in production for first time since outbreak of war

Sep 26th 2011, 2:28 PM 164 Views 5 Comments

However the flow of gas supplies may not resume for another month.

# civil-war - Monday 19 September, 2011

36 killed in Burundi pub shooting
# Africa
# Africa

36 killed in Burundi pub shooting

Sep 19th 2011, 3:08 PM 575 Views 1 Comment

Armed men burst into the pub in the central African nation of Burundi, with one yelling “make sure there’s no survivors”, according to witnesses.

# civil-war - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Column: 'You don't survive there long' - inside the mobile phone mines
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'You don't survive there long' - inside the mobile phone mines

Jul 7th 2011, 1:24 PM 29 Views 11 Comments

Children in war-ravaged Congo are mining the materials used to make our mobiles. Film-maker Frank Poulsen describes the horror inside the tunnels.

# civil-war - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Gunmen fire on UN helicopters in tense Sudan town
# Sudan
# Sudan

Gunmen fire on UN helicopters in tense Sudan town

May 25th 2011, 1:04 PM 350 Views 0 Comments

Fears of another civil war breaking out in Sudan have intensified, with gunmen shooting at UN helicopters and northern troops being given a “green light” to attack southern forces if provoked.

# civil-war - Monday 23 May, 2011

Southern Sudan appeals for help as UN officials demand "immediate withdrawal" from disputed border town.
# Sudan
# Sudan

Southern Sudan appeals for help as UN officials demand "immediate withdrawal" from disputed border town.

May 23rd 2011, 10:46 AM 94 Views 0 Comments

Northern occupation of the town of Abyei threatens to re-ignite Sudan’s civil war. The oil-rich area is strongly contested and there are fears of escalating violence.

# civil-war - Sunday 22 May, 2011

North Sudan 'declares war' on South after seizure of contested region
# Sudan
# Sudan

North Sudan 'declares war' on South after seizure of contested region

May 22nd 2011, 10:43 AM 272 Views 0 Comments

The occupation of the border town of Abyei by Northern forces has raised fears of re-igniting the civil war between north and south just months after the South voted to secede from the North in a referendum following two decades of war.

# civil-war - Friday 1 April, 2011

Ivorian troops have "attacked Laurent Gbagbo's home"
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Ivorian troops have "attacked Laurent Gbagbo's home"

Apr 1st 2011, 10:16 AM 268 Views 0 Comments

Mr Gbagbo has refused to give up the presidency despite the fact the Ivory Coast’s citizens elected Alassane Outtara to the role last November.

# civil-war - Monday 7 March, 2011

Ivory Coast violence continues, rebels claim capture of town
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast violence continues, rebels claim capture of town

Mar 7th 2011, 11:44 AM 356 Views 0 Comments

Observers fear that full-blown civil war will erupt in the country, as protests against defiant strongman Laurent Gbagbo continue.

# civil-war - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Fighting erupts in Ivory Coast as political stalemate continues
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Fighting erupts in Ivory Coast as political stalemate continues

Feb 24th 2011, 3:29 PM 454 Views 0 Comments

The latest violence could bring about the end of the country’s six-year ceasefire.

# civil-war - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

New light shed on death of Michael Collins
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# Michael Collins

New light shed on death of Michael Collins

Oct 27th 2010, 8:40 PM 2,877 Views 2 Comments

Recently studied IRA documents suggest that the ambush was “fortuitous”.

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