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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Fighting

This year
Air raids batter Sudanese capital ahead of first direct talks between warring sides
A joint US-Saudi statement welcomed the “start of pre-negotiation talks” and urged sustained global support to quell fighting.
Govt agrees to deploy Army Ranger Wing to help Irish citizens leave Sudan
Joe Biden has called for an “immediate and unconditional ceasefire”.
All time
Israeli gunfire kills Palestinian teenager during West Bank clashes
Imad Khaled Saleh Hashash died after sustaining a gunshot wound to the head.
Conor McGregor says he is retiring from fighting (again)
The 31-year-old Dublin man has previously made the same claim.
US freezes assets of Venezuelan leader Maduro in wake of deadly response to disputed election
At least 10 people died amid violent protests disputing Sunday’s election in the South American country.
20,000 civilians in 'extreme danger' as Isis fighters cling on in Mosul
In neighbouring Syria, US-backed forces are facing fierce resistance from IS.
Shauntelle Tynan starts chemotherapy in US after raising €600k for treatment
The teenager is currently undergoing treatment in Texas.
Dana White thinks Ronda Rousey is 'probably done'
The former women’s bantamweight champion likely won’t be returning to the UFC octagon.
Pockets of fighting erupt after a calm start to Syria's new ceasefire
Rebels involving in fighting this morning are not covered by the ceasefire.
Irish striker Doyle and team-mate Beckford to refund fans after fighting with each other
The Preston North End strikers were both red carded in Saturday’s Championship defeat to Sheffield Wednesday.
Don't sleep on it: Going to bed angry makes it worse
Memories of negative or traumatic events often last longer than those of positive or neutral experiences, and sleep doesn’t help.
Civilians celebrate in the streets as Islamic State is pushed out of Syrian city
Some men were seen clipping their beards with scissors while women were able to uncover their faces.
'Well trained' Russian hooligans behind fighting with English fans
10 people – six Britons, three French and an Austrian – face an immediate trial.
Fighting breaks out in the stands prior to kick-off in the Europa League final
A small section of Liverpool and Sevilla fans clashed at St Jakob Park before the match began.
This disagreeable personality trait displayed by Bill Gates as a kid may predict success in adulthood
Maybe kids talking back isn’t such a bad thing.
Take a break and watch this amazing stuntman recreate moves from Tekken
Hopping phoenix, clean sweep, deadly current – you name the move and this guy can pull it off.
Joseph's Tomb torched as Palestinians call for 'a Friday of revolution'
Israeli security forces have deployed massively in Jerusalem after two weeks of Palestinian attacks in the city and across Israel.
Four people were gored to death by bulls over the weekend
In total seven people have been killed by the animals since the start of July.
Turkey is taking the fight to the Islamic State
As well as bombing Kurdish militants.
What was this Co Kildare man doing stripping naked and taking part in a 'river of blood'?
Dara Fitzgerald told about the protest against the Pamplona ‘Running of the Bulls’ event.
Trócaire workers evacuated after fighting breaks out in South Sudan
The country has been fighting since 2013.
Ukraine ceasefire began at midnight - but two civilians have already been killed
An elderly man and woman were killed in Popasna.
'If these talks fail, we know what will happen - war'
Talks are under way to find a solution to the fighting in Ukraine.
'Terror threat to Ireland is low, but it's important to remain on alert'
Europe is on a high terror alert as a mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remains at large.
'A number of young Irish people have left Ireland to fight alongside ISIS'
Irish MEP Brian Hayes says more needs to be done to make sure these people feel part and parcel of Ireland.
Poll: Should UFC fights be banned from Ireland?
One Senator has asked for the title fight not to be held in Dublin.
Explainer: What's the new deal between the US and Cuba?
Wondering what’s going on between the US and Cuba? Find out here…
Irish D-Day veteran awarded France's highest military honour
Patrick Gillen, aged 89, dedicated his medal to all of his comrades that did not survive the Second World War.
'If famine comes to South Sudan it will come through the barrel of a gun'
Irish aid agencies are warning that the conflict could cause a famine by early next year.
Australia sending 600 troops to join US against Islamic State - but not for combat
400 air personnel and about 200 military personnel followed a formal request from Washington for Australia to contribute to the international coalition.
Ukraine tensions rise as Russian aid waits at border
Ukraine claims it destroyed a Russian military convoy.
Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation
Again, fighting in the towns around the crash site made it impossible for Dutch and Australian authorities to get to the wreckage today.
Explainer: What is happening in Gaza?
Lost in the media coverage of the ongoing conflict? Let us fill you in.
10 players ejected after bench-clearing minor league baseball brawl
The Reno Aces and Albuquerque Isotopes fell out in spectacular fashion last night.
Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000
Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.
Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank protests
At least 150 people were wounded in the clashes.
It seems most Irish couples DON'T bicker over household chores
A new study shows that Irish couples are less likely to engage in disputes than their European counterparts.
UN Security Council calls for "immediate truce" in Gaza
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called on Israel to show “maximum restraint”.
Gaza death toll passes 300 as UN chief heads to region
Eleven people were killed by fresh air strikes today.
ISPCA warns that casual dog fighting is on the rise
The activity is called “rolling” and is often linked to gangs.