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#Civil War

# civil-war - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Member of Syrian White Helmets to receive Tipperary Peace Prize today Civil War This post contains videos

Member of Syrian White Helmets to receive Tipperary Peace Prize today

The group is credited with saving tens of thousands of lives in war-ravaged Syria.

# civil-war - Monday 21 August, 2017

Confederate statues removed in dead of night from Texas campus

The statues were moved at night for safety reasons, a spokesperson for the University of Texas said.

# civil-war - Thursday 10 August, 2017

At least 56 people die after human traffickers force 300 off boats and into the sea

The migrants were being smuggled from Africa to Yemen.

# civil-war - Friday 21 July, 2017

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse

Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.

# civil-war - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Suicide bomber kills 18 after car chase in Damascus

It’s the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.

# civil-war - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Macron tells Marine Le Pen her election would lead to a French 'civil war'

Tonight’s final debate between Le Pen and presidential rival Emmanuel Macron was a spiteful affair.

# civil-war - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Ireland pledges €2 million to 'forgotten humanitarian crisis' in Yemen

Almost 19 million Yemenis require humanitarian support, said Minister Charlie Flanagan.

# civil-war - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Desperate civilians wait for evacuations from Aleppo

The Red Cross pleaded for a deal to “save thousands of lives”

# civil-war - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week

The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, after the last one was rejected in a referendum.

# civil-war - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Syria's heroes: the volunteers who run towards the bombing

“To save one life is to save all of humanity”.

# civil-war - Friday 7 October, 2016

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the President of Colombia Civil War This post contains videos

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the President of Colombia

Juan Manuel Santos has won for his efforts to broker a civil war peace deal.

# civil-war - Thursday 29 September, 2016

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby

The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.

# civil-war - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Divorces and multiple marriages - the other issues in the Syrian civil war

According to official figures, polygamous relationships accounted for 30% of marriages registered in Damascus in 2015, up from just 5% in 2010.

# civil-war - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Warplanes have dropped suspected chlorine bombs on a crowded neighbourhood in Aleppo

At least 71 people were hospitalised after the attack, with 10 in critical condition.

# civil-war - Thursday 23 June, 2016

The longest-running war in the world comes to an end today

Colombia and FARC rebels have agreed a peace deal.

# civil-war - Monday 18 April, 2016

Irishman Joshua Molloy became foreign fighter in Syria after seeing Isis atrocities

The 24-year-old is currently being held by Kurdish authorities.

# civil-war - Monday 28 March, 2016

The man who lived: How one convicted murderer escaped Ireland's death penalty

Patrick Aylward, 63, was accused of burning a young child to death.

# civil-war - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Aid will finally reach 500,000 besieged Syrians today but peace is a long way off

Almost half a million people in Syria are in areas under siege.

# civil-war - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Tens of thousands flee for Turkish border amid Russia-backed onslaught on Aleppo

Turkey last faced such an influx in 2014 when 200,000 refugees fled the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane over three days.

# civil-war - Sunday 31 January, 2016

'When a working class person writes, you're asked: Is it like Roddy Doyle?'

Emmet Kirwan spoke to us about his role in Juno and the Paycock.

# civil-war - Friday 18 December, 2015

The UN Security Council has backed a US-Russian plan for peace in Syria

The US and Moscow are ‘agreeing to disagree’ on the fate of Bashar al-Assad.

# civil-war - Saturday 12 December, 2015

ISIS have taken their oil, so Syria has put a tax on shwarmas to pay for the civil war

The country’s oil revenues have imploded.

# civil-war - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

The case for war: Reasons for and against bombing Islamic State in Syria Explainer This post contains videos

The case for war: Reasons for and against bombing Islamic State in Syria

MPs will vote on airstrikes today.

# civil-war - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

From The42 Joe Duffy: 'It's only a matter of time before all this stuff comes back to bite him in the ass' Civil War

Joe Duffy: 'It's only a matter of time before all this stuff comes back to bite him in the ass'

The UFC lightweight is putting his Dublin nightmare behind him.

# civil-war - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

I learned how to write in the dirt as a child soldier - now I'm an aid worker in the same conflict

The story of James Riak, an aid worker with GOAL in South Sudan, who was kidnapped from his family as a ten-year-old and trained as a child soldier.

# civil-war - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

'Children are being targeted by snipers and civilians shot in the street' Syria This post contains images

'Children are being targeted by snipers and civilians shot in the street'

Irish aid worker David Adams visited a clinic that helps to rehabilitate some of the casualties of the Syrian conflict.

# civil-war - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

French soldiers accused of ‘stomach-turning’ rape of children fleeing war

Reports claim children as young as nine were raped in exchange for food.

# civil-war - Monday 20 April, 2015

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart Shock And Awe This post contains videos

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart

The capital Sanaa has been rocked by air-strikes.

# civil-war - Friday 17 April, 2015

From The42 It was Sonny Bill v Dan and Richie in New Zealand earlier and the result wasn't even close Civil War

It was Sonny Bill v Dan and Richie in New Zealand earlier and the result wasn't even close

The Chiefs were too good for the Crusaders in Christchurch earlier.

# civil-war - Friday 20 March, 2015

Maureen Haughey recalls how her father escaped death in the Easter Rising

The wife of former Taoiseach Charlie Haughey made a rare public appearance today.

# civil-war - Thursday 19 February, 2015

'This could become a mass grave,' I thought as we waited there together

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

# civil-war - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Shot dead on his wedding day: Tragic love stories from Ireland's Civil War

Shot dead on his wedding day: Tragic love stories from Ireland's Civil War

John Kennedy married his fiancé during a break in fighting but was killed later that day.

# civil-war - Monday 2 February, 2015

On this day 25 years ago, the speech that changed South Africa forever

FW De Klerk ended apartheid – and freed Nelson Mandela.

# civil-war - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The42 Leo Messi and Luis Enrique did have a training-ground row, Barca star confirms LAS RUMBLAS

Leo Messi and Luis Enrique did have a training-ground row, Barca star confirms

The defender has lifted the lid on a heated argument involving the No.10 and his boss after the winter break.

# civil-war - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Pro-Russian rebels launch rocket attack on Ukrainian market, killing 30 and injuring dozens more

The assault on the port of Mariupol follows a rejection of peace talks.

# civil-war - Thursday 15 January, 2015

What else could I get for… the €150k pricetag on this old post office in Galway

We take a look at what that amount of moolah could get you around the rest of the country.

# civil-war - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Man arrested in Derry in connection with "illegal activity" in Syria

Reports say the man had recently returned from the war-torn country.

# civil-war - Friday 31 October, 2014

Do you know anything about Ireland's secret War of Independence caves?

An archaeologist in Sligo has identified 35 used to hide people and ammunitions and needs your help to find more.

# civil-war - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Coveney satisfied UN will review Irish troops’ Golan Heights mission

He said that he’s satisfied they acceded to his request for a review.

# civil-war - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

This man is getting a US Medal of Honour - 151 years after his death

Alonzo Cushing commanded a force at Gettysburge

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