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# massacre - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

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.

# massacre - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

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.

# massacre - Monday 10 June, 2019

'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 - Monday 1 April, 2019

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.

# massacre - Monday 29 October, 2018

From The42 'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach Speaking Out This post contains videos

'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.

# massacre - Friday 19 January, 2018

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.

# massacre - Friday 1 December, 2017

Nine killed and dozens injured after burqa-clad gunmen storm Pakistani college

The Taliban militants targeted students in today’s raid.

# massacre - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Justice for those massacred in a 'safe area': what happened in Srebrenica? Genocide This post contains videos

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.

# massacre - Saturday 11 November, 2017

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.

# massacre - Monday 11 September, 2017

Brazil investigates alleged massacre of Amazonian tribe by gold prospectors

The murders are alleged to have happened during the summer months.

# massacre - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

From The42 'All night he was sloppy' - Ferdinand and Gerrard slam Messi's Valentine's Day display Forget Paris

'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

# massacre - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Istanbul nightclub attack: Gunman 'confesses' to crime

The alleged gunman was detained by authorities late last night.

# massacre - Thursday 21 July, 2016

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.

# massacre - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

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.

# massacre - Thursday 16 June, 2016

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”.

# massacre - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

‘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”.

# massacre - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Bones of victims of 6,000 year old massacre discovered in France

Experts believe the attack was likely carried out by “furious ritualised warriors”.

# massacre - Monday 18 January, 2016

From Business ETC 'Tasteless' school massacre game removed from Google app store Pakistan

'Tasteless' school massacre game removed from Google app store

It depicted a shooting in northwest Pakistan that left 150 people dead in 2014.

# massacre - Sunday 22 November, 2015

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.

# massacre - Saturday 14 November, 2015

Chilling video shows people clinging to windows as Bataclan gunmen open fire

Warning: some readers may find this footage disturbing.

# massacre - Thursday 30 July, 2015

English teenager plotted to bomb former college and massacre ex-classmates

Liam Lyburd was arrested with a ‘kill bag’ full of bombs and ammunition.

# massacre - Saturday 20 June, 2015

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.

# massacre - Thursday 2 April, 2015

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.

# massacre - Monday 9 March, 2015

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.

# massacre - Sunday 11 January, 2015

'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.

# massacre - Thursday 8 January, 2015

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.

# massacre - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Je Suis Charlie: Charlie Hebdo website back online - with one message Massacre This post contains images

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.

# massacre - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

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”.

# massacre - Friday 28 November, 2014

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.

# massacre - Monday 10 November, 2014

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.

# massacre - Friday 3 October, 2014

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.

# massacre - Friday 26 September, 2014

The mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold is writing a book

Susan Klebold will donate the money to mental health charities.

# massacre - Friday 12 September, 2014

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.

# massacre - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Dozens of Yazidi villagers 'massacred' in Iraq

It is believed dozens of men from the Yazidi faith were massacred in the village of Kocho.

# massacre - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Man kills four of his children and two adults in domestic dispute

The man also critically injured his 15-year-old daughter.

# massacre - Monday 21 April, 2014

UN: South Sudanese rebels broadcast calls to rape rival groups

More than 200 civilians were killed and 400 wounded in a recent attack.

# massacre - Saturday 19 April, 2014

The Waco siege ended on this day 21 years ago, leaving 79 dead

The Branch Davidians was a sect that separated from the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1955 and were led by David Koresh .

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