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#Peace

# peace - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Pride and sacrifice: Marking 60 years of Irish participation in peacekeeping missions Defence Forces This post contains videos

Pride and sacrifice: Marking 60 years of Irish participation in peacekeeping missions

Ireland holds the record for the longest unbroken peacekeeping service of any nation in the world.

# peace - Monday 9 April, 2018

Bill Clinton warns political stalemate could result in the North going 'back into the hell of the Troubles'

There are three possible outcomes if the institutions in the North don’t get up and running soon, said Clinton.

# peace - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'There is important work to be done': Clinton says politicians should commit to spirit of Good Friday Agreement

A special event to mark the 20th anniversary of the deal has been held in Washington DC.

# peace - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

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.

# peace - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Syrian rebels and opposition reject Russia's peace talk plan

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

# peace - Saturday 19 August, 2017

This 1979 news report about a solar eclipse had a poignant message for 2017

The report was on a solar eclipse that was moving across North America.

# peace - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Tributes paid on the death of 'secret peacemaker' Brendan Duddy

The Derry businessman had been an important link between IRA forces and the British government for over 20 years.

# peace - Saturday 31 December, 2016

UN Security Council endorses Syria ceasefire and plans for peace talks

The UN Security Council approves the Russian-drafted resolution on the Syria ceasefire.

# peace - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'A gift from heaven' - Colombian President receives Nobel Peace Prize

A revised FARC deal was approved by Colombia’s Congress last week.

# peace - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Peace at last: Colombia ratifies deal with FARC rebels

The voting public rejected an earlier peace deal in an October referendum.

# peace - 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.

# peace - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Historic peace deal reached to put an end to world's longest-running war

Over the past 50 years civil war in Colombia has killed 260,000 people.

# peace - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

# peace - 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.

# peace - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Woman who held 35-year protest outside White House dies

The demonstration is widely considered to be the longest-running act of political protest in the US.

# peace - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

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

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.

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