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# Massacre

Last year
Trial opens over 2016 Bastille Day truck massacre in Nice
86 people were killed and hundreds were wounded during the attack on France’s national day in 2016.
All time
Cars parade through Ballymurphy to cheers and applause after coroner’s ruling
A coroner ruled that the people killed in the west Belfast shootings involving British soldiers in August 1971 were “entirely innocent”.
24 people, including two pregnant women, killed in tribal massacre in Papua New Guinea
The deaths happened in the Hela province in a three-day spasm of violence between rival tribes.
Cabinet approves proposal to deploy Defence Forces personnel to UN mission in Mali
The approval comes after nearly 100 people were killed in recent days in a deadly massacre in the country.
'Murderous attack': Nearly 100 people killed and 19 missing in latest massacre in Mali
There are currently 20 Irish Defence Forces personnel deployed to the EU Training Mission in Mali.
Massacre of 160 people in Mali 'underlines need for international presence', Dept Defence says
There are currently 20 Irish Defence Forces personnel deployed to the EU Training Mission (EUTM) in Mali.
'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach
Steve Kerr spoke about the threat of gun violence in America after 11 people were shot dead in Pittsburgh.
FBI investigating new 'person of interest' in Las Vegas mass shooting probe
It is unlikely that charges will be brought against the shooter’s girlfriend, Marilou Danley.
Nine killed and dozens injured after burqa-clad gunmen storm Pakistani college
The Taliban militants targeted students in today’s raid.
Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica?
Timeline in pictures and video: on the day Ratko Mladic is imprisoned for life, takes a look back at the events of July 1995 – the UN and Europe’s darkest hour.
United by Irish football and a sectarian pub massacre: The full story of Loughinisland is finally being told
A new documentary names the suspects in the massacre that killed five people while they watched Ireland play in the 1994 World Cup.
Brazil investigates alleged massacre of Amazonian tribe by gold prospectors
The murders are alleged to have happened during the summer months.
'All night he was sloppy' - Ferdinand and Gerrard slam Messi's Valentine's Day display
There was little love for the Argentine’s performance as his side crumbled to a defeat that may well be fatal to their Champions League hopes
Istanbul nightclub attack: Gunman 'confesses' to crime
The alleged gunman was detained by authorities late last night.
Five arrested in connection with Nice massacre to face court
Like Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, none of those detained were known to French intelligence prior to the attack.
Drug probe after eight shark fishermen from the same family are massacred
Last week, the navy recovered 900 kg of cocaine floating off the coast.
US Democrats end 14-hour filibuster demanding stronger gun laws
Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy spoke about the Newtown school massacre, which saw the loss of 26 people, mostly children, in 2012.
Orlando shooter's wife 'tried to talk him out of violence but did not call police' say reports
Omar Mateen also spoke of the “filthy ways of the west”.
‘I’m next, I’m dead’: Survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre speak out
50 people were killed in gun attack by Omar Mateen at Florida gay nightclub Pulse.
Trump says Obama might 'get the Orlando shooting better than anybody knows'
The US President has said the massacre appears to be “homegrown extremism”.
Bones of victims of 6,000 year old massacre discovered in France
Experts believe the attack was likely carried out by “furious ritualised warriors”.
'Tasteless' school massacre game removed from Google app store
It depicted a shooting in northwest Pakistan that left 150 people dead in 2014.
Eagles of Death Metal frontman: One kid survived by hiding under my leather jacket
Jesse Hughes said the killers were able to get into the band’s dressing room and killed almost everyone.
Chilling video shows people clinging to windows as Bataclan gunmen open fire
Warning: some readers may find this footage disturbing.
English teenager plotted to bomb former college and massacre ex-classmates
Liam Lyburd was arrested with a ‘kill bag’ full of bombs and ammunition.
Man kills three and injures 34 after driving car into crowd
Two of the dead are believed to be a woman and a seven-year-old boy.
147 killed after gunmen stage pre-dawn attack on Kenyan university
The masked gunmen stormed the university in the northeastern town of Garissa as students were sleeping.
How this teen jailed for a Columbine-esque plot used art to turn his life around
Seven years on from his arrest in Indiana, Frantom says he sorry he scared people but doesn’t believe he would have gone through with the plan.
'Thousands' feared killed in Boko Haram terror attack
An Amnesty International statement said there were reports the town of Baga was razed and that as many as 2,000 people were killed.
Opinion: 'The gunmen shouted about “avenging Muhammad”. How dare they?'
Here are the thoughts from the members of the Al-Mustafa Islamic Cultural Centre Ireland following yesterday’s massacre in Paris.
Je Suis Charlie: Charlie Hebdo website back online - with one message
People have also taken to the streets to remember today’s victims.
Across the world, vigils for the victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack
Twelve people are dead after the attack.
132 students and 9 staff slaughtered in terror assault on Pakistan school
The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation has described it as an “outrage that beggars belief”.
120 killed, hundreds more injured --- as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque
Just days ago, a senior cleric at the mosque issued a call to arms against Boko Haram.
Protesters armed with machetes won't let anyone in or out of Acapulco airport
On Friday authorities announced that gang suspects confessed to killing 43 students.
Families angered over cuts to Bloody Sunday inquiry
The PSNI is being forced to make around £50 million in cuts for the remainder of 2014, losing around 300 civilian staff.
The mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold is writing a book
Susan Klebold will donate the money to mental health charities.
Column: Syria is the humanitarian tragedy of our generation, yet most people just shrug their shoulders
Massacres, hostage-taking, torture and sexual violence. These are the war crimes happening in Syria, yet why don’t we care, asks GOAL CEO Barry Andrews.
Dozens of Yazidi villagers 'massacred' in Iraq
It is believed dozens of men from the Yazidi faith were massacred in the village of Kocho.
Man kills four of his children and two adults in domestic dispute
The man also critically injured his 15-year-old daughter.