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# military - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Divers find another body on Indian submarine after it exploded
# Mumbai
# Mumbai

Divers find another body on Indian submarine after it exploded

Aug 18th 2013, 2:01 PM 6,997 Views 2 Comments

Eighteen crewmen were on board the submarine when it exploded and sank, but the navy says some bodies may never be found because of the high temperature of the fire.

# military - Friday 16 August, 2013

CIA papers reveal that Area 51 does exist
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE
# THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE

CIA papers reveal that Area 51 does exist

Aug 16th 2013, 10:26 PM 23,434 Views 121 Comments

Declassified CIA documents provide proof that Area 51 is a real place, but there is no mention of UFOs.

# military - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Irish citizens told to avoid all non-essential travel to Egypt as violence escalates
# Cairo
# Cairo

Irish citizens told to avoid all non-essential travel to Egypt as violence escalates

Aug 14th 2013, 3:55 PM 6,638 Views 24 Comments

Scores were killed in a crackdown on camps of Morsi loyalists this morning. A month-long state of emergency has been declared in the country.

All eighteen sailors on Indian submarine that exploded feared dead
# Mumbai
# Mumbai

All eighteen sailors on Indian submarine that exploded feared dead

Aug 14th 2013, 2:10 PM 5,558 Views 19 Comments

No signs of life have been found on board by divers who entered the vessel. A board of enquiry will investigate what happened.

# military - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Verdict due in Bradley Manning WikiLeaks trial
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Verdict due in Bradley Manning WikiLeaks trial

Jul 30th 2013, 8:07 AM 4,205 Views 37 Comments

Private Bradley Manning is accused of giving hundreds of thousands of pages of classified documents and videos to WikiLeaks.

# military - Monday 15 July, 2013

Two US military planes landed at Shannon in one day last month
# Shannon
# Shannon

Two US military planes landed at Shannon in one day last month

Jul 15th 2013, 7:28 PM 10,140 Views 53 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that the aircraft contained no arms, ammunition or intelligence gathering equipment.

France vows: Mali hostage death will not 'go unpunished'
# Vengeance
# Vengeance

France vows: Mali hostage death will not 'go unpunished'

Jul 15th 2013, 10:17 AM 5,933 Views 17 Comments

“We found a body 10 days ago in northern Mali… we will determine the cause of death and nothing will go unpunished,” French president Francois Hollande said.

# military - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 14th 2013, 10:00 AM 9,598 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# military - Friday 5 July, 2013

Egypt army appeals for peaceful pro-Morsi protests
# Morsi
# Morsi

Egypt army appeals for peaceful pro-Morsi protests

Jul 5th 2013, 7:40 AM 2,190 Views 7 Comments

The military said it supported the right to peaceful protest, but warned that violence would “harm social peace”.

# military - Thursday 4 July, 2013

'No confidence' in leadership of PSNI unit reviewing unsolved Troubles murders
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

'No confidence' in leadership of PSNI unit reviewing unsolved Troubles murders

Jul 4th 2013, 8:54 PM 2,764 Views 40 Comments

A report published yesterday found that the some military cases relating to state involvement were reviewed with less rigor than others.

# military - Friday 28 June, 2013

The French army's new warplane is monstrous
# Oh My
# Oh My

The French army's new warplane is monstrous

Jun 28th 2013, 9:45 PM 28,014 Views 105 Comments

Is this the future of European military airspace?

# military - Friday 31 May, 2013

CIA director who quit after sex scandal joins investment company
# David Petraeus
# David Petraeus

CIA director who quit after sex scandal joins investment company

May 31st 2013, 6:50 AM 6,336 Views 5 Comments

David Petraeus resigned in November after admitting an affair with his biographer, 20 years his junior.

# military - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Photos: Here's an unusual 150-year-old mansion up for sale for €90 million
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Photos: Here's an unusual 150-year-old mansion up for sale for €90 million

May 26th 2013, 6:30 PM 38,395 Views 38 Comments

Let’s have a gawk.

# military - Monday 22 April, 2013

'Dozens' killed in Nigeria gun battles
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

'Dozens' killed in Nigeria gun battles

Apr 22nd 2013, 1:52 PM 4,146 Views 18 Comments

Mobile phone network coverage in some parts of Borno was crippled last year after an Islamic group burned down a series of telecommunication masts.

# military - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Nobel peace laureate says Pope Francis was not complicit in 'Dirty War'
# Dictatorship
# Dictatorship

Nobel peace laureate says Pope Francis was not complicit in 'Dirty War'

Mar 21st 2013, 3:47 PM 6,930 Views 45 Comments

“He was not complicit with the dictatorship, he did not collaborate,” says human rights activist and Nobel laureate Adolfo Perez Esquivel.

# military - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Searchable form of 1922 military census goes online today
# Military
# Military

Searchable form of 1922 military census goes online today

Feb 28th 2013, 6:45 AM 9,927 Views 13 Comments

A census cataloguing the Free State Army’s total manpower will go live later this morning.

# military - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Fort Hood army shooter loses bid to avoid death penalty
# Shooting
# Shooting

Fort Hood army shooter loses bid to avoid death penalty

Jan 30th 2013, 7:18 PM 7,319 Views 14 Comments

Major Nidal Hasan is accused of going on a shooting spree in 2009 that left 13 dead and 32 wounded at the army base in Texas.

# military - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Egypt military chief warns of collapse of state
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt military chief warns of collapse of state

Jan 29th 2013, 11:09 AM 2,958 Views 20 Comments

The Defence MInister said failure to resolve the situation “could lead to grave repurcussions”.

# military - Monday 28 January, 2013

Explainer: What is happening in Mali?
# Conflict
# Conflict

Explainer: What is happening in Mali?

Jan 28th 2013, 7:30 PM 11,498 Views 46 Comments

It is almost three weeks since French and Malian troops began a battle to wrest back the north of the country from Islamist rebels.

# military - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland have compulsory military service?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland have compulsory military service?

Jan 20th 2013, 10:29 AM 21,550 Views 184 Comments

Though it’s unlikely to happen, some Nordic countries and Austria are among those to operate a compulsory draft. Should Ireland have one too?

Voters in Austria likely to maintain compulsory military service
# Austria
# Austria

Voters in Austria likely to maintain compulsory military service

Jan 20th 2013, 10:09 AM 4,774 Views 8 Comments

Austria looks set to remain one of the few European countries with compulsory military service as voters go to the polls in a referendum being held today.

# military - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Four homemade explosive devices made safe in Dundalk
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Four homemade explosive devices made safe in Dundalk

Jan 6th 2013, 7:11 PM 9,712 Views 45 Comments

The viable Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were found in a derelict house in a residential area this afternoon.

# military - Friday 28 December, 2012

'Stormin Norman' Schwarzkopf dies at 78
# America
# America

'Stormin Norman' Schwarzkopf dies at 78

Dec 28th 2012, 8:28 AM 7,761 Views 49 Comments

The US general led Operation Desert Storm during the 1991 Gulf War.

# military - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Head of Syrian military police defects to opposition - reports
# Syria
# Syria

Head of Syrian military police defects to opposition - reports

Dec 26th 2012, 3:42 PM 2,354 Views 5 Comments

Latest reports say Major General Abdul-Aziz Jassem al-Shallal appeared in a video aired on Al Arabiya TV yesterday saying he is joining “the people’s revolution.”

# military - Monday 10 December, 2012

Iran says it decoded data from captured CIA drone
# Drone
# Drone

Iran says it decoded data from captured CIA drone

Dec 10th 2012, 2:40 PM 8,421 Views 58 Comments

Tehran now claiming it will reverse-engineer the drone and build its own version.

# military - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Here's where Ireland overspent by €1.118 billion on last year's Budget
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Here's where Ireland overspent by €1.118 billion on last year's Budget

Dec 9th 2012, 8:00 AM 13,271 Views 138 Comments

Nine Departments and agencies needed extra top-ups to their funding in 2012. Here’s where the overflow went.

# military - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Cuts to Reserve Defence Force after Value for Money review
# Military
# Military

Cuts to Reserve Defence Force after Value for Money review

Nov 21st 2012, 8:31 AM 9,286 Views 79 Comments

Minister Alan Shatter has announced significant changes to the make up of the reservists.

# military - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Man arrested over shots fired at Alan Ryan’s paramilitary funeral
# Alan Ryan
# Alan Ryan

Man arrested over shots fired at Alan Ryan’s paramilitary funeral

Nov 20th 2012, 4:46 PM 10,005 Views 56 Comments

Gardaí investigating the discharge of firearms on September 8 arrested a man in his 40s this afternoon.

# military - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Air strikes across Syria amid deadly clashes
# Syria
# Syria

Air strikes across Syria amid deadly clashes

Nov 17th 2012, 4:19 PM 2,861 Views 11 Comments

Most of the army’s air strikes targeted the Idlib province in the northwest, Aleppo and Damascas province.

# military - Monday 12 November, 2012

Afghanistan massacre: survivors find hope for justice in video testimony
# Massacre
# Massacre

Afghanistan massacre: survivors find hope for justice in video testimony

Nov 12th 2012, 5:49 PM 5,153 Views 12 Comments

US Staff Sgt Robert Bales is accused of slipping away from his remote camp in Afghanistan last March and massacring 16 civilians – including nine children.

# military - Thursday 1 November, 2012

PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal
# Sandy
# Sandy

PHOTOS: Fuel shortages and traffic jams as New York tries to get back to normal

Nov 1st 2012, 6:24 PM 15,624 Views 17 Comments

The United States is facing a bill of tens of billions of dollars in the wake of ‘Superstorm’ Sandy.

# military - Saturday 29 September, 2012

GALLERY: South Korea prepares for Armed Forces Day 2012
# Korea
# Korea

GALLERY: South Korea prepares for Armed Forces Day 2012

Sep 29th 2012, 9:45 AM 6,250 Views 18 Comments

South Korea’s annual celebration of its armed forces is this Tuesday, and the rehearsals are intense…

# military - Monday 10 September, 2012

Alan Ryan funeral scenes: "Wholly unacceptable and belongs in the past" - Mayor
# Alan Ryan
# Alan Ryan

Alan Ryan funeral scenes: "Wholly unacceptable and belongs in the past" - Mayor

Sep 10th 2012, 12:38 PM 19,698 Views 116 Comments

The Mayor added his voice to people who have spoken out against the paramilitary-style funeral in Dublin at the weekend.

# military - Monday 3 September, 2012

No decision made on future of Reserve Defence Forces
# In Reserve
# In Reserve

No decision made on future of Reserve Defence Forces

Sep 3rd 2012, 5:47 PM 13,226 Views 82 Comments

The government and Defence Forces have denied speculation that training for Army and Naval reservists has been “shut down”.

# military - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Irish boat detained by Naval Service over fishing rules
# At Sea
# At Sea

Irish boat detained by Naval Service over fishing rules

Aug 23rd 2012, 10:41 AM 4,025 Views 12 Comments

The boat was stopped at around 2.30am this morning off the Cork coast.

Navy Seal releases book on bin Laden hit operation
# Classified
# Classified

Navy Seal releases book on bin Laden hit operation

Aug 23rd 2012, 10:17 AM 3,416 Views 12 Comments

The book has triggered concerns that classified information may be released to the public.

# military - Monday 13 August, 2012

Syria: Rebels claim to capture pilot of downed warplane
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Rebels claim to capture pilot of downed warplane

Aug 13th 2012, 7:32 PM 2,940 Views 18 Comments

Rebel fighters say they shot the plane down earlier using an anti-aircraft weapon.

# military - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

New website brings Ireland's military history to life
# Military History
# Military History

New website brings Ireland's military history to life

Aug 7th 2012, 7:00 PM 11,112 Views 11 Comments

The website holds thousands of images and documents relating to the period 1913 – 1921, a pivotal time in Irish history.

# military - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Two viable explosive devices found in Sligo
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Two viable explosive devices found in Sligo

Jul 24th 2012, 9:38 AM 2,923 Views 15 Comments

A controlled explosion was carried out on one of the devices at the scene, while the other was brought to a secure military location to be examined.