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#Peace

# peace - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Obama to call for nuclear cuts in Berlin speech

The US President will use an open-air speech to propose a reduction in American and Russian warheads.

# peace - Saturday 15 June, 2013

US want a 'diplomatic solution' to Iran's nuclear program

The West suspects Iran’s nuclear program is aimed at building nuclear weapons, but Iran insists it is for generating energy.

Funeral of Bolger brothers takes place in Passage East RIP

Funeral of Bolger brothers takes place in Passage East

The three fishermen brothers who died on Wednesday after their boat capsized were laid to rest today.

Hassan Rowhani wins Iran presidency

Rowhani has vowed to restore diplomatic ties with the United States and end discrimination against women.

# peace - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Far-right protesters turn up at mosque, worshippers give them tea

Supporters of the English Defence League were unexpectedly met with tea and biscuits as they turned up at the mosque in York, England.

# peace - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Groups awarded €1.5 million for "tireless" cross-border peace work

The Tánaiste said that Northern Ireland “is still a very divided society” but that the Good Friday Agreement “has opened up new possibilities”.

# peace - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Column: Why are people disengaging with politics in Northern Ireland?

Following the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, more than 70 per cent of people turned out to elect the first assembly. Fast forward 15 years and the people seem disenchanted, but why, asks David McCann.

# peace - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Dalai Lama crosses Derry Peace Bridge with Catholic and Protestant children

It’s his second visit to the city in six years.

# peace - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Column: Though the Good Friday Agreement brought peace, we should never forget the past

On this date 15 years ago, the Good Friday Agreement was signed. While we have come along way, we shouldn’t take the peace we have for granted, writes Ben English.

# peace - Monday 1 April, 2013

Can sport save mankind?

The United Nations says yes. Well, kind of.

# peace - Friday 29 March, 2013

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.

# peace - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Column: What lessons have been learned from the Iraq War?

Ten years ago this week the United States-led “coalition of the willing” launched the Iraq War. If we’ve learned anything from the Iraq experience it’s that governments should refrain from biting off more than they can chew, says Scott Fitzsimmons.

# peace - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Column: 'Hoping for the best but preparing for the worst' amid Kenya election fears

Five years ago, over 500,000 people were displaced and more than 1,500 killed in post-election violence in Kenya. Now, NGOs are working to manage humanitarian situation ahead of the country’s next election this Monday, writes Ivy Ndiewo.

# peace - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Audio: NATO wants Ireland to get more involved with military alliance

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen addressed an audience in Dublin last night.

# peace - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Column: We need new ideas to solve the flag issue in Belfast

Innovative ideas are needed to solve the crisis in the North, writes Steve Wrenn, who says we need to think outside the box and compromise.

# peace - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

North Korea unlikely to obey latest UN sanctions

The Security Council voted on a resolution condemning North Korea’s rocket launch in December that sent a satellite into orbit.

# peace - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

# peace - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Pics: Anti-war protesters burn US flag in Dublin city centre Protest This post contains images

Pics: Anti-war protesters burn US flag in Dublin city centre

Protesters were stopped by Gardaí from marching to Dublin Castle where Hillary Clinton and foreign ministers are being hosted at a dinner.

# peace - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Hillary Clinton calls killing of David Black "outrageous and cowardly act"

The US Secretary of State praised the swift efforts of the PSNI in trying to bring the perpetrators to justice.

# peace - Friday 12 October, 2012

'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet

Irish peace groups have outlined the “aviation, human rights, and international humanitarian law” which are being violated by the use of the airport by foreign military.

# peace - Monday 13 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Unexpected cat appearance of the day Just Dropping In This post contains videos

Unexpected cat appearance of the day

What happens when a cat drops into a University class? He does it in the most spectacular way possible, of course.

# peace - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Fund delivers €5m for peace building and integration in NI

The first tranche of funding will go towards communities in Northern Ireland for projects such as working towards the removal of peace walls.

# peace - Friday 6 July, 2012

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The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# peace - Thursday 5 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# peace - Monday 2 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains images

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# peace - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Jerusalem must be partitioned, says former Israeli PM

Ehud Olmert says it’s time to relinquish a unified Jerusalem in the interest of peace.

# peace - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Syrian conflict spreads to Lebanon

Five people were reportedly killed in Syria today. Meanwhile, pro- and anti-Assad groups clashed in northern Lebanon.

Palestinian Authority and Israel issue joint statement on peace

Both sides say they are committed to peace in rare joint statement.

# peace - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Watch: Israeli president calls for peace - in his new music video Be My Friend This post contains videos

Watch: Israeli president calls for peace - in his new music video

Veteran politician Shimon Peres is trying a new approach to the peace process with this electro dance tune.

# peace - Sunday 25 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day

Nine things to know this Christmas morning…

# peace - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Real tree or fake? Christmas This post contains a poll

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Real tree or fake?

This and every festive day until New Year’s Eve, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# peace - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Arab League rejects Syrian changes to peace plan

The Arab League has said that the Syrian government has changed the peace plan and altered its essence.

# peace - Friday 11 November, 2011

Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we wear poppies to honour the Irish war dead?

More than 50,000 Irish people died in the First and Second World Wars. Should we wear the poppy to commemorate them?

# peace - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Wasabi, yawning, and needing to pee: the winners of the 2011 Ig Nobel prizes Ig Nobel Prize This post contains images

Wasabi, yawning, and needing to pee: the winners of the 2011 Ig Nobel prizes

The alternative annual prizes – honouring science that makes us laugh and think – are as off-the-wall as ever.

# peace - Monday 12 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

# peace - Thursday 16 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Peace deal brokered between feuding neighbours Cup Of Sugar?

Peace deal brokered between feuding neighbours

Officials in Malaysia were forced to draw up a peace treaty to end a three-year row over barking dogs and loud music.

# peace - Friday 8 October, 2010

Nobel peace prize awarded to Liu Xiaobo

In a move that is bound to anger Bejing, dissident Liu Xiaobo has been awarded for his “long and non-violent struggle for human rights in China”.

# peace - Wednesday 22 September, 2010

From The42 McGuigan honoured with peace prize for NI work Clones Cyclone

McGuigan honoured with peace prize for NI work

The former World Champion boxer is awarded the United Nations Inspiration Award for his contribution to Northern Irish peace.