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#War

# war - Monday 12 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris' Armistice

Trump didn't attend event honouring war dead as he 'didn't want to disrupt traffic in Paris'

The US President was criticised for not attending the event on Saturday.

# war - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Moscow blames Israel and asserts right to 'retaliatory actions' after Syria shoots down Russian plane Air Defences

Moscow blames Israel and asserts right to 'retaliatory actions' after Syria shoots down Russian plane

Russia says that Israel was carrying out airstrikes and ‘used the Russian plane as cover’.

# war - Friday 7 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Higgins says UN members are fuelling current and future wars Arms Race

Higgins says UN members are fuelling current and future wars

He said institutions like the United Nations are “imperfect” but needed.

# war - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Spike O'Sullivan has career-biggest fight confirmed for Golovkin-Canelo II undercard in Vegas War

Spike O'Sullivan has career-biggest fight confirmed for Golovkin-Canelo II undercard in Vegas

The Mahon middleweight contender will face former titlist David Lemieux on 15 September.

# war - Friday 27 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill Cabinet Split

Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill

A division has emerged around the Cabinet table between Fine Gael members and independent ministers.

# war - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City' Column

Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'

‘Children are growing up in Zaatari refugee camp having never known any other home,’ writes Tánaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.

# war - Friday 30 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast Conflict

UK and US soldiers killed in Syria bomb blast

A State Department spokesperson said they were not aware of any decision to pull troops out of Syria.

# war - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital Jerusalem

Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Coveney’s last meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister last year was not overly successful.

# war - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Syrian rebels and opposition reject Russia's peace talk plan Syrian Civil War

Syrian rebels and opposition reject Russia's peace talk plan

They say that Moscow has failed to pressure Bashar Assad, to end the conflict.

From TheJournal.ie Their sons and husbands are killed fighting for their country, leaving these widows with no income earner Afghanistan

Their sons and husbands are killed fighting for their country, leaving these widows with no income earner

The lives of Afghani war widows are often very difficult.

# war - Monday 4 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes War Crimes

13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes

The 13 are suspected of “murders, torture, rapes, persecutions and expulsions” of civilians.

# war - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court The Hague This post contains videos

Bosnian army leader dies after drinking poison at war crimes court

Slobodan Praljak shouted out “Praljak is not a criminal. I reject your verdict”, immediately before bringing a brown bottle to his lips.

# war - Sunday 26 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Instagram selfie between Miss Iraq and Miss Israel causes ructions Peace And Love

Instagram selfie between Miss Iraq and Miss Israel causes ructions

Sarah Idan and Adar Gandelsman were in competition with each other at the Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas. Their two countries are still technically at war.

# war - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo Poppies

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.

# war - Saturday 28 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere Syria This post contains videos

In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere

The so-called Islamic State takes the subject of propaganda very seriously.

# war - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea International Tensions

'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea

North Korea’s foreign minister said the statement from Trump was “clearly a declaration of war”.

# war - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Ray Moylette climbs off the canvas to get Mayo's big week off to a solid start War

Ray Moylette climbs off the canvas to get Mayo's big week off to a solid start

The Islandeady light-welterweight moves to 6-0 as a professional following a war in Connecticut.

# war - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I don’t trust anyone any more, they all failed me' - The sexual victims of Bosnia's war Bosnian War

'I don’t trust anyone any more, they all failed me' - The sexual victims of Bosnia's war

Colm O’Gorman of Amnesty International Ireland says the report shows that the women are being forgotten.

# war - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test Tension

'Enough is enough': South Korea continues military drills after North Korean nuclear test

A new agreement between Washington and Seoul will allow the South to develop more powerful weapons.

# war - Monday 21 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk backs call for killer robots to be banned

“We do not have long to act. Once this Pandora’s box is opened, it will be hard to close.”

# war - Thursday 17 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression War Games

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression

Tensions in the region have been rising.

# war - Monday 10 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer World War 2

Holocaust survivors more at risk of developing cancer

Researchers studied over 150,000 people for more than 45 years.

# war - Thursday 6 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 20,000 civilians in 'extreme danger' as Isis fighters cling on in Mosul Digging In

20,000 civilians in 'extreme danger' as Isis fighters cling on in Mosul

In neighbouring Syria, US-backed forces are facing fierce resistance from IS.

# war - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped' South Sudan

'If men are caught, they are killed. If women are caught, they are raped'

Men, women and children in South Sudan have been shot, hacked to death with machetes and burnt alive.

# war - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'There are snipers waiting in ambush, drones that can drop explosive charges on your vehicle': Trying to report on Mosul The Battle For Mosul

# war - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered Battle Lines

'They will never come up alive unless they surrender': Filipino troops have ISIS cornered

The army says it has killed at least 89 ISIS fighters as they take back territory from the militants in Marawi.

# war - Monday 17 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie British MPs call for Asma al-Assad to lose citizenship Syria

British MPs call for Asma al-Assad to lose citizenship

The British-born woman married Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2000.

# war - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike Hope Springs

In war-torn Mosul, the hot springs and spa are a place to relax for soldier and refugee alike

Hammam al-Alil’s sulphur springs and reopened spa have become a spot where the soldiers fighting in Mosul and the civilians fleeing it meet for a rare moment of relaxation.

# war - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war' Airstrikes

US says civilian casualties in Mosul were 'an unintentional accident of war'

Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still inside west Mosul, caught up in deadly fighting between Islamic State and Iraqi forces.

# war - Friday 17 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie If the US were to wage war on North Korea, what shape would it take? Shock And Awe

If the US were to wage war on North Korea, what shape would it take?

The US Secretary of State has already said that diplomacy has failed.

# war - Monday 13 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Maimed, killed, recruited as executioners - Violence against children in Syria at its worst in 2016 Syria

Maimed, killed, recruited as executioners - Violence against children in Syria at its worst in 2016

At least 652 children were killed last year – a 20% increase from 2015.

# war - Sunday 5 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Parents protect children - but they deserve to know and understand what's happening in the world' A Dangerous Crossing

'Parents protect children - but they deserve to know and understand what's happening in the world'

Author Jane Mitchell tells us why she wrote about the Syrian war in her latest book – and why she went to volunteer in Calais.

# war - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Iraqi soldiers recapture Mosul airport from Islamic State Latest Offensive

Iraqi soldiers recapture Mosul airport from Islamic State

A BBC reporter is on the front lines with the soldiers and is publishing regular updates.

# war - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Assad says defending Syria is more important than UN action against him War

Assad says defending Syria is more important than UN action against him

The Syrian president also accused the UN of being biased because of American, French and British influence.

# war - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Arthur Corrie Lewin - the Irishman who went missing while flying over Africa EXTRACT

Arthur Corrie Lewin - the Irishman who went missing while flying over Africa

His story is told in this extract from the book The Glorious Madness, written by historian Turtle Bunbury.

# war - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Truce from midnight: Syrian army and opposition to down weapons War

Truce from midnight: Syrian army and opposition to down weapons

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin announced the deal, saying the Syrian regime and “main forces of the armed opposition” had signed on.

# war - Sunday 27 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Children are being killed': Hundreds flee to government-held districts in Aleppo Five Years Of War

'Children are being killed': Hundreds flee to government-held districts in Aleppo

An estimated 275,000 people are trapped in terrible conditions in the city’s rebel-held eastern districts.

# war - Friday 18 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge Aer Lingus got into an excellent Twitter war with Air New Zealand ahead of the rugby COYBIG

# war - Monday 26 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish government says Syrian war has reached "new depths of barbarity" as airstrikes on Aleppo continue War Crimes

Irish government says Syrian war has reached "new depths of barbarity" as airstrikes on Aleppo continue

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan is to ‘convey concerns to Russian authorities’ as Western powers accuse Russia of war crimes.

# war - Monday 19 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie UN aid convoy delivering food destroyed by airstrikes in Syria Syrian Civil War

UN aid convoy delivering food destroyed by airstrikes in Syria

A week-long ceasefire came to an end today with “non-stop” bombardment in some areas.

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