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Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

A bomb scare, Good Friday, and a Paris terror attacks arrest had people talking today.

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.

IRELAND

18/01/2016. Monkeys, Dragons and Lion The launch of the Dublin Chinese New Festival in fruit and veg market onSt. Michael's Street. Source: Sasko Lazarov/Phtocall Ireland

WORLD

Brazil Carnival Masks A worker puts finishing touches to carnival masks at the Condal mask factory near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil earlier today. Source: Associated Press

#FRANCE: Five members of the Foreign Legion were killed in an avalanche.

#GERMANY: Authorities announced that a 95-year-old former Auschwitz medic will go on trial.

#IRAQ: A group of American citizens were kidnapped.

#MOROCCO: A Belgian man with ‘direct links’ to November’s terror attacks in Paris was arrested.

#SYRIA: At least 135 died and 400 were abducted in a massacre by the so-called Islamic State group.

#TENNIS RACKET: The tennis world has been hit by accusations of match fixing.

#UNITED KINGDOM: David Cameron said Muslim women who fail to learn English to a high enough standard could face deportation. [AFP]

#UNITED STATES: Things got heated in last night’s Democratic debate.

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

Take a look at Space X’s latest fiery attempt to land a reusable rocket on an ocean barge.

Source: Elon Musk

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