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# war - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Israel: Hamas will pay. Hamas: Start a war and you'll open the gates of hell
# Retaliation
# Retaliation

Israel: Hamas will pay. Hamas: Start a war and you'll open the gates of hell

Jul 1st 2014, 7:37 AM 7,566 Views 111 Comments

The Middle-East is on high alert after the three missing Israeli teenagers were found dead in the West Bank.

# war - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit
# Escalating
# Escalating

Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit

Jun 29th 2014, 7:13 PM 5,309 Views 43 Comments

Tikrit is said to be a hotbed of antipathy toward Iraq’s Shiite-led government.

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence
# Aid
# Aid

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence

Jun 29th 2014, 5:28 PM 4,990 Views 56 Comments

Supplies such as blankets, kitchen sets, jerry cans and shelter supplies are being sent to those most in need.

# war - Thursday 26 June, 2014

# war - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast
# ETA
# ETA

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast

Jun 24th 2014, 1:41 PM 6,613 Views 6 Comments

Fermin Vila Michelena is accused of being part of an ETA bombing campaign.

# war - Saturday 14 June, 2014

49 dead as pro-Russian rebels shoot down Ukrainian troop plane
# Violence
# Violence

49 dead as pro-Russian rebels shoot down Ukrainian troop plane

Jun 14th 2014, 7:25 AM 7,137 Views 70 Comments

The US has also accused Russia of sending tanks and weaponry to the rebels.

# war - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Explainer: What's happening in Iraq?
# Conflict
# Conflict

Explainer: What's happening in Iraq?

Jun 12th 2014, 10:50 PM 17,735 Views 67 Comments

This is an emergency on top of an emergency.

# war - Friday 6 June, 2014

"This was democracy's beachhead" - world remembers D-Day
# Operation Neptune
# Operation Neptune

"This was democracy's beachhead" - world remembers D-Day

Jun 6th 2014, 2:59 PM 7,863 Views 87 Comments

US President Barack Obama said that he was “humbled” to be in the presence of D-Day veterans.

# war - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Faces of War: Syrian children make the most of makeshift homes
# Syria
# Syria

Faces of War: Syrian children make the most of makeshift homes

Jun 1st 2014, 8:15 AM 4,089 Views 5 Comments

The real lives behind the civil war which the world barely notices.

# war - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Pro-Russian rebels kill 17 Ukrainian troops ahead of vote
# Violence
# Violence

Pro-Russian rebels kill 17 Ukrainian troops ahead of vote

May 22nd 2014, 9:29 PM 6,990 Views 23 Comments

A toll puts the number of dead in violence in the east of the country at 140.

# war - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Floods unearth land mines in Bosnia - and wash away warning signs
# Remnants Of War
# Remnants Of War

Floods unearth land mines in Bosnia - and wash away warning signs

May 20th 2014, 9:19 PM 10,995 Views 10 Comments

The mines are from Bosnia’s 1992 – 1995 war.

# war - Sunday 18 May, 2014

U2 slip in Irish Rich List as a result of McGuinness departure
# Battered Pride
# Battered Pride

U2 slip in Irish Rich List as a result of McGuinness departure

May 18th 2014, 11:58 AM 21,934 Views 55 Comments

Only on a technicality, mind.

# war - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

4 iconic U2 album covers and the secrets behind them
# Achtung Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Achtung Baby

4 iconic U2 album covers and the secrets behind them

May 14th 2014, 12:08 PM 22,314 Views 10 Comments

DailyEdge.ie talks to U2′s longtime art director, Steve Averill, about the inspiration behind the images.

# war - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

The United Nations are trying to stop the killer robots before it's too late
# Help
# Help

The United Nations are trying to stop the killer robots before it's too late

May 13th 2014, 2:45 PM 11,936 Views 38 Comments

Unsurprisingly, campaigners are worried that robots that can kill people might be a bad idea.

# war - Monday 12 May, 2014

Irish artist wins international prize for his psychedelic war photography
# Darkness To Bright
# Darkness To Bright

Irish artist wins international prize for his psychedelic war photography

May 12th 2014, 10:16 PM 13,258 Views 8 Comments

Kilkenny’s Richard Mosse was this evening announced as the winner of Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.

# war - Saturday 10 May, 2014

After 5 months and thousands of deaths, ceasefire begins in South Sudan
# War
# War

After 5 months and thousands of deaths, ceasefire begins in South Sudan

May 10th 2014, 11:42 AM 4,535 Views 7 Comments

President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar met yesterday, prayed together, and agreed that “all hostile activities will stop”.

# war - Friday 9 May, 2014

Two RAF members withdrawn from duties over "graphic photo with Afghan body"
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Two RAF members withdrawn from duties over "graphic photo with Afghan body"

May 9th 2014, 10:31 PM 20,804 Views 73 Comments

The photo appears to show servicemen posing with a dead Taliban member.

# war - Thursday 8 May, 2014

British women could soon be allowed fight on the front lines
# British Army
# British Army

British women could soon be allowed fight on the front lines

May 8th 2014, 10:28 PM 8,779 Views 97 Comments

Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond said a review would be back by the end of 2014.

# war - Monday 5 May, 2014

Opinion: I became a long-distance walker at 70 and have now covered thousands of miles
# Peace
# Peace

Opinion: I became a long-distance walker at 70 and have now covered thousands of miles

May 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 410 Views 18 Comments

After my wife died of cancer in 2007, I wanted to raise much-needed funds for Cancer Treatment and Research. This summer, I will walk in support of European peace.

# war - Saturday 3 May, 2014

"We will not stop": Strong message from Ukraine as army action continues
# Conflict
# Conflict

"We will not stop": Strong message from Ukraine as army action continues

May 3rd 2014, 7:52 AM 5,640 Views 75 Comments

Ukraine suffered its bloodiest day yesterday with the death toll put at over 30 people.

# war - Monday 28 April, 2014

Facebook post reunites Vietnam war veteran with the son he left behind
# Family Reunion
From The Daily Edge
# Family Reunion

Facebook post reunites Vietnam war veteran with the son he left behind

Apr 28th 2014, 4:05 PM 5,675 Views 0 Comments

The power of social media, proved once more.

# war - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Five NATO soldiers killed in British helicopter crash in Afghanistan
# Deaths
# Deaths

Five NATO soldiers killed in British helicopter crash in Afghanistan

Apr 26th 2014, 2:51 PM 7,094 Views 135 Comments

The cause of the helicopter crash is not immediately known.

Grenade made safe in Galway dates from the War of Independence
# Explosion
# Explosion

Grenade made safe in Galway dates from the War of Independence

Apr 26th 2014, 8:41 AM 8,499 Views 12 Comments

The grenade was found during building works in the area.

# war - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us
# Irish Soldiers
# Irish Soldiers

Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us

Apr 19th 2014, 7:00 PM 616 Views 125 Comments

The 140,000 Irishmen who enlisted during WWI marched under a British flag, but their reasons for enlisting to fight against Germany were varied and many.

French hostage freed from Syria says he is "very happy to be free"
# Freed
# Freed

French hostage freed from Syria says he is "very happy to be free"

Apr 19th 2014, 12:10 PM 3,813 Views 8 Comments

Didier Francois was one of four Frenchmen kidnapped in Syria ten months ago.

# war - Monday 7 April, 2014

20 Years On: What have we learned from Rwanda?
# 20 Years On
# 20 Years On

20 Years On: What have we learned from Rwanda?

Apr 7th 2014, 8:00 PM 9,213 Views 32 Comments

The humanitarian aid community learned its lessons, but what about the political world?

# war - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Fifteen years later, the EU is to set up a special court for Kosovo war crimes
# War
# War

Fifteen years later, the EU is to set up a special court for Kosovo war crimes

Apr 5th 2014, 5:07 PM 5,716 Views 64 Comments

The court will address a report which found that some of Kosovo’s leaders were involved in war crimes – including harvesting and selling organs – during the conflict.

A life's work: Stunning photos taken by journalist killed in Afghanistan
# Tribute
# Tribute

A life's work: Stunning photos taken by journalist killed in Afghanistan

Apr 5th 2014, 12:21 PM 13,940 Views 10 Comments

The photojournalist was shot dead by police yesterday ahead of the country’s presidential election vote.

# war - Friday 4 April, 2014

Journalist shot dead in Afghanistan
# Tensions
# Tensions

Journalist shot dead in Afghanistan

Apr 4th 2014, 9:11 AM 7,510 Views 45 Comments

Two female journalists were shot in a police station in Khoust – one has died and one is seriously injured.

# war - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Shakespeare and King Lear are helping Syrian children in Jordan
# Distraction
# Distraction

Shakespeare and King Lear are helping Syrian children in Jordan

Mar 29th 2014, 9:45 AM 3,623 Views 0 Comments

“When I first came here, children were using the language of war… tanks, bullets and bombs. But that has changed now. To me, this is an achievement.”

# war - Thursday 27 March, 2014

UN declares Crimea's breakaway vote illegal
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

UN declares Crimea's breakaway vote illegal

Mar 27th 2014, 8:13 PM 9,949 Views 173 Comments

Today’s resolution asks countries not to recognise any alteration of the status of the Black Sea peninsula.

# war - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Seven life-sized roadside posters of Michael Collins stolen in Kilkenny
# Civil War Politics
# Civil War Politics

Seven life-sized roadside posters of Michael Collins stolen in Kilkenny

Mar 25th 2014, 9:45 PM 13,572 Views 27 Comments

The chairperson of the Kilkenny Musical Society said feelings on this time in Irish history still run high in certain quarters.

# war - Sunday 23 March, 2014

“The aim of Putin is not Crimea but all of Ukraine”: Kiev fears Russia ready to attack
# Threat Of War
# Threat Of War

“The aim of Putin is not Crimea but all of Ukraine”: Kiev fears Russia ready to attack

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:33 PM 27,089 Views 264 Comments

The country’s interim leaders say they fear an imminent invasion, following the fall of their last airbase in Crimea.

# war - Saturday 22 March, 2014

"If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to
# Released
# Released

"If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to

Mar 22nd 2014, 2:35 PM 12,772 Views 116 Comments

The veteran peace activist was released from Mountjoy women’s prison this morning. She’s due back before the courts on a separate charge in three month’s time.

# war - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Mar 20th 2014, 11:00 PM 19,063 Views 6 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the youths arrested over St. Patrick’s Day assault, Leo Varadkar and Callinan and those no make-up selfies.

US and Russia impose sanctions on each other over the crisis in Crimea
# Tit For Tat
# Tit For Tat

US and Russia impose sanctions on each other over the crisis in Crimea

Mar 20th 2014, 7:50 PM 12,379 Views 191 Comments

The latest measures by the US is being described as the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.

# war - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law tells court he did not plot to kill Americans
# New York
# New York

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law tells court he did not plot to kill Americans

Mar 19th 2014, 8:42 PM 9,735 Views 0 Comments

Abu Ghaith is most famous for appearing in a video with bin Laden the day after the 9/11 attacks.

# war - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Column: Three years into civil war, families deprived of food are forced to eat stray cats
# Three Years On
# Three Years On

Column: Three years into civil war, families deprived of food are forced to eat stray cats

Mar 15th 2014, 12:00 PM 28 Views 12 Comments

The Syrian conflict is the world’s largest humanitarian disaster. After three years of conflict, basic services like healthcare are completely collapsing, writes Peter Power of UNICEF.

Three years on and tens of thousands dead: Syria's bloody civil war continues
# Syria
# Syria

Three years on and tens of thousands dead: Syria's bloody civil war continues

Mar 15th 2014, 9:15 AM 4,784 Views 29 Comments

The bloody civil war that has raged for the past three years began on Saturday 15 March 2011, when pro-democracy protests were staged in the capital Damascus.

# war - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Syrian refugees to be offered temporary residence in Ireland
# Three Years On
# Three Years On

Syrian refugees to be offered temporary residence in Ireland

Mar 12th 2014, 5:17 PM 8,423 Views 55 Comments

Alan Shatter announced the Humanitarian Admission Programme this afternoon.