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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Five children fighting for their lives after truck attack in Nice

One of the children is an unidentified eight-year-old boy who is possibly a foreigner.

From The42 'For an hour a day I let myself think about that moment': Ireland's modern man dares to dream Modern Man

'For an hour a day I let myself think about that moment': Ireland's modern man dares to dream

Modern pentathlete Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe goes to Rio as current European champion and a man on a mission.

Update: 'No reason to believe' Irish people caught up in Nice terror attack

There had been reports of a man critically injured but the Department of Foreign Affairs is satisfied there is no cause for concern in this case.

'Open carry' gun law brings heightened tensions ahead of Republican Convention

“Is it a prescription for calamity or crisis? No one knows.”

US federal government sues man for $25 million over massive wildfire

He is being blamed because of a poorly maintained electrical junction box.

From The42 The Irishman whose quest to lose weight brought him all the way to the UFC Redser

The Irishman whose quest to lose weight brought him all the way to the UFC

Paul Redmond’s time at the top was halted in 2015 but he’s never been more enthusiastic about his career.

Ballina, Australia: The surf town still reeling from shark attacks

A rise in shark sightings and attacks has shaken many residents.

Turkey coup: 265 killed in clashes, almost 3,000 soldiers detained

Hundreds of people took to the streets to show their support for the country’s leader, clashing with armed forces.

Ireland has made itself the laughing stock of the economic world, but does that matter?

Multinational tax avoidance has been brought back on the agenda.

Isis sows seeds of inter-ethnic conflict to give its perverted ideology some sort of twisted logic

Security expert Tom Clonan writes from France, where he and his family were holidaying when Thursday night’s attack happened in Nice.

International - Friday 15 July, 2016

Turkey coup: Military says it has taken over - but thousands take to the street to protest

The military said it has “completely taken over the administration of the country” but President Erdogan has urged people to take to the streets.

Facebook helps find eight-month-old baby lost in Nice attack

A young woman found him and took him home with her. She then went online and found the photo of the baby on Facebook.

'Je suis Nice': Books of condolence to open in Dublin and Cork

From The Open to Australia, people are showing their grief in the aftermath of the attack in Nice.

Stench of death hangs over South Sudan capital

Those who fled the latest violence described a campaign of wanton destruction.

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Nice attack victims: An 11-year-old boy, a father protecting his pregnant wife, a teacher and students

Details of some of the victims have begun to trickle in.

'Someone got on the piano and started to play Imagine': Moments of kindness after horrific Nice attack

Offers of places to stay and free taxi rides were given in the aftermath of the Nice attacks.

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Donald Trump has picked this man as his choice for Vice President

Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, will serve as Trump’s running mate in the race to the White House.

"Jo would ask us not to fight with hate, but draw together": Funeral of Labour MP Jo Cox draws thousands RIP

"Jo would ask us not to fight with hate, but draw together": Funeral of Labour MP Jo Cox draws thousands

The MP for Batley and Spen, a prominent anti-Brexit campaigner, was shot dead while leaving a constituency clinic last month.

Terrorist in Nice truck attack named as Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel

Police sources have said the French-Tunisian had no direct links to terrorism.

"Monstrosity": Horror moment when truck ploughs through crowd in Nice

France is in mourning after the attack left 84 people dead and 202 people injured – many of them seriously.

From The42 Tour de France stage goes ahead, festivities off due to Nice terror attack Minute Silence

Tour de France stage goes ahead, festivities off due to Nice terror attack

A minute’s silence was to be held both at the start and finish lines of today’s 37km stage.

"This is on purpose, he's trying to kill people" - Irish people in Nice react to nightmare attack

At present there are no reports of Irish fatalities stemming from last night’s terror attack.

Microsoft wins case where it refused to hand over emails stored in Ireland

The US government had wanted emails stored here.

From The42 The Open and its golfers pay their respects to victims of the Nice attack Solidarity

The Open and its golfers pay their respects to victims of the Nice attack

France’s Clement Sordet wore a hat with “Pray for Nice” written on it, while the French flag flew at half-mast and organisers offered players black ribbons.

'The fear on their faces told us we had to run': Witnesses describe chaos after Nice truck attack

Witnesses at first thought the truck may have lost control, with one saying the attacker “looked nervous”.

Trump to delay announcement of running mate in light of Nice attack

The presumptive Republican nominee was due to announce his running mate today.

The 'War On Drugs' is driving a global epidemic of HIV, TB and hepatitis

Major new study says jails hothouse infectious diseases, which are then passed on to the wider community.

International - Thursday 14 July, 2016

The worst moment in Nice's history: How the horror unfolded as crowd watched Bastille Day fireworks

Truck driver shot dead after ploughing through crowded mile-long promenade, killing at least 84.

Prince Harry takes a HIV test on Facebook Live Royal Finger-prick This post contains videos

Prince Harry takes a HIV test on Facebook Live

Harry took the test as part of efforts to reduce stigma around testing.

This man has just been given responsibility for Northern Ireland

James Brokenshire is the new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Agony for Mickelson, Ireland's Fifa rankings boost and all today's sport Thursday

We'll Leave it There So: Agony for Mickelson, Ireland's Fifa rankings boost and all today's sport

Plus, two League of Ireland clubs were in action in Europe.

Amateur surgeon admits cutting off man's testicle in Australian hotel room

The patient posted an ad looking for someone to perform the unsanctioned surgery as he couldn’t afford a procedure.

Irish nuns stay in South Sudan to care for schoolgirls despite outbreak of violence

The Loreto order said the two nuns are doing well “but it’s an anxious time”.

Theresa Villiers resigns as Northern Ireland Secretary

Earlier, Michael Gove was dropped from Theresa May’s Cabinet.

Here is a list of people, places and things Boris Johnson has insulted or knocked over

Who did Boris refer to as “great supine protoplasmic invertebrate jellies”? And what did he say about the Turkish president?

From The42 McIlroy in contention at Troon as Reed holds clubhouse lead Early Doors

McIlroy in contention at Troon as Reed holds clubhouse lead

Shane Lowry and Paul Dunne have plenty of work to do after disappointing opening rounds while Darren Clarke and Pádraig Harrington had decent days at the office.

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California police release graphic footage of officers shooting unarmed 19-year-old dead

After Dylan Noble refused requests to show his hands, officers shot him twice. They then shot him a further two times while he lay prone.

Zika health emergency declared across half of Peru

102 people have been infected with the virus in Peru – including 34 pregnant women.

International - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Two high-profile Brexit positions created as part of new British cabinet

The former mayor of London has taken a key position in PM Theresa May’s new cabinet.