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International Clown Convention deny involvement in killing of drug cartel leader
Gunmen dressed as clowns, with rubber noses and wigs, opened fire on the former leading member of Tijuana drug cartel.
Suicide bombers kill 60 people in Pakistan
A further 120 people have been injured in the blast that happened at a historic church.
British tourist trampled to death by elephant in India
The man is believed to not have heard people warning him about the stampeding elephant.
Obama says Syria 'will require America's attention'
The US president called the Syrian attack where it is alleged chemical weapons were used, ‘a big event of grave concern’.
Volcano kills 5, 'shoots smoke and ash 2,000m into the air'
A 5.0 earthquake hit 188km northwest of Indonesia, the US Geological Survey also said.
Man stabbed to death at house in Clare
Another man was found stabbed near the house but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
'No confidence' in leadership of PSNI unit reviewing unsolved Troubles murders
A report published yesterday found that the some military cases relating to state involvement were reviewed with less rigor than others.
16 soldiers dead as Lebanon clashes continue
Fierce clashes continued for a second day between the army and gunmen loyal to a radical Sunni cleric in the Lebanon.
Column: Ending the death penalty – a view from Texas
Former inmates are among those gathering to fight capital punishment at a world congress event that begins today, but Kirstin Houle from Texas says theirs is a daily struggle they know they will win.
Updated: Oscar Pistorius hearing adjourned until August
The South African ‘Blade Runner’ was back in court for the first time since he was bailed in February. The full trial is not expected to get under way until next year.
Man released without charge over Dean Fitzpatrick killing
The 23-year-old was found with stab wounds at the Malahide Road in Dublin late on Saturday night.
Gardaí appeal for help in finding Letterkenny killer
The body of Bogdan Michalkiawicz was discovered at Westside Apartments off the Main Street in Letterkenny on Wednesday morning.
Pistorius wants to resume training: manager
The South African Paralympian has already been allowed to travel overseas.
Column: Not enough has been done to uphold the spirit of the Good Friday Agreement
It’s true Northern Ireland has come a long way over the last fifteen years, but we cannot afford to hang the ‘mission accomplished’ banner over the peace process, writes David McCann.
Pistorius 'numb with shock and grief', says uncle
The Olympic athlete’s family is strongly refuting the murder charge against him, saying they have “no doubt” there is “no substance to the allegation”.
Man arrested over Alan Ryan killing
Former Real IRA member Ryan was shot dead outside a house in north Dublin last September.
Tunisia pledges new govt after opposition leader's killing
Chokri Belaid’s murder has sparked deadly protests and attacks on the ruling party’s offices.
One week on, Gardaí appeal for information on Adrian Donohoe murder
Gardaí are focusing on trying to trace a car found burnt out on Sunday afternoon.
€50,000 reward offered for information in garda killing
The funeral of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe will take place in Dundalk today.
Man arrested in relation to the murder of Dean Johnston
Johnson was shot dead as he sat in a car on May 25, 2011 at Moorfield Avenue, Clondalkin at around 9pm.
Gardaí arrest second man in Donaghmede stabbing investigation
22-year-old Shane O’Connor was found lying on the street outside his home last Monday. Gardaí have detained two men in connection with the case.
Three men released in John Wilson murder investigation
One man is still being held in Clondalkin in connection with the case.
Double killer Malcolm MacArthur released after 30 years
MacArthur was jailed in 1982 after he killed a nurse in the Phoenix Park and shot dead a farmer.
Norway to publish report on response to 22 July attacks
Report on how so many people were killed that day is expected to be highly critical of the official response to the attacks.
Family of Irishman killed in Bolivia seek UN support
Michael Dwyer was shot dead during a Bolivian police raid in a hotel in 2009.
Texas executes convicted killer despite claims of low IQ
Lawyers for 54-year-old Marvin Wilson had argued that he should have been exempt from capital punishment because he had an IQ of 61.
"The truth has triumphed" - accused respond to Michaela verdict
“I suffered a lot. I was brutalised by police. I was beaten so much,” Avinash Treebhoowon said outside the courtroom.
Human head found in a park in Canada
The head is believed to belong to the Chinese student who was brutally killed and dismembered in Montreal last month.
Three due in court over Ciaran Noonan death
The 29-year-old’s body was found in a field in Co Meath in early November 2011.
Defence argues that Breivik was sane when he carried out killings
The prosecution is calling for Breivik to be declared insane, but Breivik has said he will appeal the verdict if he is found criminally insane.
No charges for Texas father who killed man caught abusing his daughter
Man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Donegal family dog stabbed five times and has throat slit
Trevor Peoples discovered his German Shepherd ‘Rex’ dead in the shed of the family home in St Johnston on Saturday morning.
Father kills man he caught trying to sexually abuse his daughter
Police in Texas said that the man would likely not be arrested for the killing which happened on Saturday.
Man arrested over fatal Wexford stabbing
Jason Ryan died of stab wounds after an altercation at his home in January.
Trayvon Martin case: Lawyers drop Zimmerman, say he’s ‘emotionally crippled’
George Zimmerman killed black teenager Trayvon Martin in February, claiming self-defence in a case that has sparked fresh debate about race in America and self-defence laws.
Family of Michael Dwyer pressures EU to find answers over killing
The family of an Irish man killed by Bolivian state police in 2009 is travelling to the European Parliament today, seeking to secure information about his death.
Trayvon Martin killing: Prosecutor cancels grand jury hearing
The move means the decision to file charges will lie entirely with special prosecutor Angela Corey.
Irish father of one killed in Florida restaurant shooting
The body of Tom Walsh, 43, from Tipperary was found at the Mainstreet Grill in DeLand.
6 political activist celebrities (other than George Clooney)
These temporary jailbirds put their star power behind issues from the Vietnam War to nuclear power.
Woman due before court over Cherry Orchard killing
The 49-year-old will be in court this evening in relation to the murder of David Darcy, who was shot dead in a van late last month.