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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Geneva

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# Syria
Satellites said to show Syria 'not abiding by truce'
Satellite imagery and other credible reports show that, despite its claims, Syria has failed to withdraw all of its heavy weapons from populated areas.
# Human Rights
LIVE: Irish UN ambassador explains rejection of human rights suggestions
Irish officials are this morning attending a follow-up hearing about their periodic review of human rights.
# Human Rights
Ireland's human rights record under spotlight at the UN
Ireland rejected some recommendations on human rights from the UN last year – and today it will have to explain why.
# World's Most Expensive City
The most expensive city in the world? That would be Zurich
A loaf of sliced white bread costs US$6.15 in the Swiss city.
# Higgs Boson
No definitive proof but 'intriguing hints' of existence of 'God particle'
Researchers from CERN presented their findings today amid much anticipation within the scientific community.
# God Particle
CERN scientists set to announce outcome of 'God particle' experiment
Scientists will today announce that they have caught their first glimpse of the ‘Higgs boson’ – changing physics as we know it.
# Pricey
Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world
Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…
# Syria
Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal
At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.
# Syria
Death toll in Syria reaches 2,600 - UN
Navi Pillay told the Human Rights Council in Geneva today that at least 2,600 people have been killed in Syria since unrest broke out in mid-March.
# Inventions
Ever needed boots fitted with a blood pressure sensor? You're in luck
These boots, and many other semi-useful ideas, are being showcased at the world’s largest inventions fair in Geneva today.