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# peace - Today’s News


# peace - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

From Business ETC Denis O’Brien’s Digicel is taking on Google, Facebook, and Yahoo Ad Blocking

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel is taking on Google, Facebook, and Yahoo

The company is introducing ad blocking at a network level.

# peace - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Just eight days of military spending could make education free around the world

Every eight days, $39 billion is spent on world militaries.

# peace - Friday 22 May, 2015

Open letter to Ban Ki-Moon: ‘Ireland’s commitments to human rights are being weakened ‘

The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon, will visit next week to mark the 60th anniversary of Ireland joining the UN.

# peace - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Swedes have a novel way of deterring Russian submarines – calling them gay

A sonar device sends out the message “This Way if You Are Gay”.

# peace - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From Business ETC This is how you can block calls on your smartphone No Contact

This is how you can block calls on your smartphone

Don’t worry, we won’t judge.

# peace - Sunday 22 February, 2015

It’s high time for neutrality to be enshrined in the Constitution – don’t let the government backtrack

At the last election the government received a mandate based on their pledges, and one was formalising a policy of neutrality.

# peace - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Why the peace deal between Ukraine and Russia today is so important

Marathon talks have led to a deal.

# peace - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Shortlist for Tipperary International Peace Award announced

Those shortlisted include Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental, Médecins Sans Frontiéres and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

# peace - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Bill Clinton turned on the Belfast Christmas lights 19 years ago today

Peace has brought real change to your lives.”

# peace - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Setting divisions alight: Burning Man comes to Derry

Will Northern Ireland be tasting a little bit of Nevada?

# peace - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

We’ll soon be hearing a lot more about US Senator Gary Hart

Northern Ireland talks are already underway.

# peace - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

This guy is warning all sides in the North to refrain from ‘dangerous mutual provocation’

He said the European Parliament is willing to act as an ‘honest broker’ to support the peace process.

# peace - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Putin and Poroshenko are meeting next week to try and rescue a truce

The talks will include talks British Prime Minister David Cameron as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

# peace - Friday 3 October, 2014

Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state

It has not been confirmed if parliamentary approval is needed.

# peace - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Israel to press ahead with 2,600 settler homes in Jerusalem

The housing units, which have been slated for construction since 2012, were given final approval this week.

US to be involved in upcoming Northern Ireland peace talks

The Foreign Affairs minister called for the continued strong US support for the Peace Process in Northern Ireland.

# peace - Monday 15 September, 2014

Over 100 groups will meet in Dublin today to discuss the legacy of the Troubles

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan is set to address today’s Reconciliation Forum.

# peace - Friday 12 September, 2014

Former DUP leader Ian Paisley has died, aged 88 RIP

Former DUP leader Ian Paisley has died, aged 88

His wife Eileen said his family were “heartbroken” and that their “earthly lives are forever changed”.

# peace - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ukraine takes back comments about ceasefire with Russia

The Ukrainian president’s office had said this morning that they two leaders had reached an agreement.

# peace - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about a drowning tragedy in Crete, Irish troops in the Middle East, peace, and EP.

# peace - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

UN chief calls for “durable peace” in Gaza after indefinite truce

The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.

# peace - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

What exactly is in the Israeli – Hamas peace agreement?

There’s a truce, but under what conditions?

“I don’t want to live through a fourth war.” – Gaza erupts in peace celebrations

A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.

# peace - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

A pregnant woman and four children have been killed in Gaza

The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.

# peace - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Dublin remembers victims of Ballymurphy Massacre 43 years on

The 11 people, including a priest and a mother-of-eight, were shot by the British Army.

# peace - Friday 1 August, 2014

Gaza truce in tatters as 27 are killed by intensive Israeli shelling

Israel claim that eight rockets and mortars have been fired across the border by Hamas.

# peace - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000

Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.

# peace - Friday 18 July, 2014

Margaretta D’Arcy to be released from Limerick Prison

The 80-year-old anti-war activist had refused to sign a bond saying she would act lawfully and stay out of unauthorised zones in Shannon Airport.

# peace - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Ukraine extends truce with pro-Russian rebels

However, the deal is a fragile agreement.

# peace - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process

Party leaders in Northern Ireland have agreed to intensive talks next week but Sinn Féin said the Irish government needs to be positively engaged for it to work.

# peace - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Ukraine’s new president wants to talk to Russian rebels

Petro Poroshenko’s initiative follows his announcement on Friday of a week-long unilateral ceasefire in the government’s 10-week campaign against pro-Russian rebels.

# peace - Friday 23 May, 2014

Haass will not be involved in Northern Irish talks

Haass was in Dublin today, but won’t be back in Ireland for party leaders’ talks.

# peace - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Opinion: In Northern Ireland, we are literally lurching from crisis to crisis

David McCann says now is the time for action from Dublin and London who should intervene and assist political leaders in Northern Ireland.

# peace - Monday 5 May, 2014

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

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.

# peace - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Lynx have built a massive peace sign that can be seen from the sky over Dublin Make Love Not War

Lynx have built a massive peace sign that can be seen from the sky over Dublin

Peace and love, you guys. Peace and love.

# peace - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From The42 European Rugby Champions Cup is born as Sky and BT reach TV rights agreement Peace

European Rugby Champions Cup is born as Sky and BT reach TV rights agreement

The Heineken Cup is no more as a new 20-team competition will take its place from next season on.

# peace - Monday 24 March, 2014

Adams says he can meet PSNI, but denies involvement in Jean McConville murder IRA

Adams says he can meet PSNI, but denies involvement in Jean McConville murder

The Sinn Féin leader said the Jean McConville murder was a “terrible injustice”.

# peace - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Patrick Nulty resigned unexpectedly, a veteran republican appeared in court over the Jean McConville case… and Margaretta D’Arcy was released from prison.

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

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.

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