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# divided society
'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history
A library in Belfast has collected tens of thousands of items related to the Troubles and subsequent peace process.
# Conflict
Those on frontline of homeless crisis say the Housing Minister won't meet them
The criticism comes a week after the minister announced a number of new measures to address the crisis.
# Tension
'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test
A new agreement between Washington and Seoul will allow the South to develop more powerful weapons.
# West Bank
Ireland is giving €200,000 to support Palestinians in the West Bank
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney arrived in Israel on Tuesday for a three-day visit to the Middle East.
# Conflict
Netanyahu posts criticism of 'Ireland's traditional stance' on Facebook after Coveney meeting
Coveney said it was a good “straight talking meeting”.
# South Sudan
'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'
Men, women and children in South Sudan have been shot, hacked to death with machetes and burnt alive.
# the strip
After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict
The Islamist movement marked 10 years in power in Gaza on Thursday, 15 June.
# Jerusalem
Donald Trump is the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall
Trump vowed to make ‘the ultimate deal’ with Israel and Palestine during his presidential campaign last year.
# medecins sans frontieres
Three-year-old girl shot in escalating Central African Republic violence
“What was already one of the most acute humanitarian crises in the world is worsening,” one MSF official said.
# Conflict
Ukraine conflict: 35 killed in worst fighting since 2015
US president Donald Trump was to hold his first talks with Ukraine’s leader today.
# disputed territory
For the first time in 20 years Israel will build a new settlement in the West Bank
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that new settlements would be created for the families.
# Conflict
'A child under the age of 10 dying every 10 minutes' - Threat of famine in Yemen
The UN has warned that famine is now a possible scenario for 2017.
# Conflict
Chelsea axe Diego Costa after £30 million China link - reports
The striker, who already has 14 goals to his name this season, is understood to have fallen out with his manager.
# Evacuation
Civilians to be evacuated from Aleppo after reports of civilians being 'killed on the spot'
A rebel official said an evacuation deal, sponsored by Russia and Turkey, was set to take effect within hours.
# Conflict
After 52 years of war and 260,000 dead, Colombians reject peace deal with Farc rebels
Both sides are, however, insisting that peace will prevail.
# War Crimes
Irish government says Syrian war has reached "new depths of barbarity" as airstrikes on Aleppo continue
Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan is to ‘convey concerns to Russian authorities’ as Western powers accuse Russia of war crimes.
# Conflict
Half-century-long war in Colombia comes to an end as historic ceasefire takes hold
Rebels and government forces have both agreed to the ceasefire, which began at midnight last night.
# chilcot report
UK forces over-stretched and under pressure in Iraq and Afghanistan
The report sets out the challenges faced by British troops.
# West Bank
Israel frees youngest female Palestinian prisoner
The 12-year-old girl confessed to planning a stabbing attack in the West Bank.
# Destroyed by ISIS
The ancient city of Palmyra could be restored in 5 years
“We could have completely lost Palmyra… The joy I feel is indescribable.”
# War
The wish of a 12-year-old boy: 'I want to see the last bullet fired even if it's into my body'
An incredibly powerful rap video from eight Syrian children about their plight – and wishes for the future.
# Jumpei Yasuda
Video of journalist missing in Syria emerges as kidnappers look for ransom
He has asked his government in Japan to help secure his release from an al-Qaeda linked rebel group.
# putin's orders
Russia gets ready to pull its planes from Syria
The Russian airbase in the country is preparing after an order from Putin.
# Conflict
'I don't know if my child's been buried' - Images show possible mass graves after Burundi killings
The mother of a 15-year-old boy who was shot in the head as he ran to take refuge has no idea where the boy’s body is.
# The cost of war
This chart shows the cost of fighting Islamic State compared to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
The Iraqi war has cost the US in the region of $1.64 billion.
# Israel
Netanyahu's new PR director: 'John Kerry has the mental age of a 12-year-old'
It is reported that Netanyahu described the comments as unacceptable.
# The Koreas
Beautiful and heartbreaking: Families reunited for brief moments after 60 years
North and South Korea will hold another 3-day session of reunions, starting today.
# third intifada
Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war
The deaths come after several Israelis were stabbed earlier this week.
# India
Female combatants made 'cook, cleaning and pleasure their seniors'
The life of the Indian woman captured by Maoist rebels.
# this means war
How the North and South Korea talks were sparked by loudspeakers blaring propaganda
South Korea has been blasting pop music and news from the outside world across the border.
# Yemen
Abandoned dead bodies are a horrible but very real problem of war
Look at Yemen today.
# Conflict
David de Gea 'shocked' by Man United omission
Reports suggest the goalkeeper’s camp insist he never refused to play for the club.
# Turfed Out
These men tried to launch a new party ... but anti-racism protesters gate-crashed their event
Demonstrators made themselves heard at the launch of Ireland’s newest political party.
# Conflict
Bombed, embargoed, displaced - life inside war-torn Yemen
Over a million Yemenis have been displaced as a result of ongoing conflict.
# Night in Gaza
"An onslaught, not a conflict": One year on, Dr Mads Gilbert on operating under siege in Gaza
“I don’t want to be muted. I want to speak up…”
# Conflict
Pope Francis recognises Palestinian statehood, and Israel isn't pleased
Israel said this development does not further the peace process.
# Conflict
This map proves that Iran doesn't really want to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria
Iran needs the ISIS threat to stay – here’s why.
# Afghanistan
Victims lying in pools of blood after deadly Islamic State suicide attack
More than 100 people were wounded.
# Yemen
At least 77 children killed in the past 14 days
Over 100,000 people have left their homes in Yemen in search of safer places to stay.
# Rebels
Irish citizen evacuated from Yemen with the help of China
225 people from ten different countries were evacuated.