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# violence - Today’s News


# violence - Monday 7 April, 2014

Increase in domestic abuse applications in courts ‘only the tip of iceberg’

There was a 20 per cent increase in applications for safety and protection orders but one group said women in dating relationships who are abused do not qualify for these protections.

# violence - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Man in court over assault in Dublin apartment as victim remains in critical condition

The man is expected to appear before a sitting of Dublin District Court tomorrow morning charged in connection with the investigation.

# violence - Monday 24 March, 2014

How much does alcohol abuse affect others in Ireland? A lot, says a new report

The harm experienced by people due to their own drinking is only part of the story argues Alcohol Action Ireland.

# violence - Friday 21 March, 2014

Irish children are dying from neglect and abuse

That’s according to a new report from the European Child Safety Alliance.

# violence - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Gardaí have identified those involved in St Patrick’s Day violence video

The video shows a man being kicked in the face as he lays on the ground.

Man released over death of Jason Saunders who was found beaten outside Dublin pub

Saunders was found outside the Cabra House Pub on Fassaugh Avenue yesterday morning.

# violence - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Shot, burnt and ‘hacked with machetes’: Over 100 killed in three Nigerian villages

Around 20 assailants with guns and machetes stormed the villages in central Nigeria, local officials say.

# violence - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Two Ukrainians killed on eve of Crimea breakaway vote

The incident occurred on the second successive day of deadly unrest.

# violence - Friday 14 March, 2014

Indian court convicts 3 over gang rape of Catholic nun

One of the accused was found guilty of rape while two others were convicted of “outraging the modesty of a woman”.

# violence - Monday 10 March, 2014

Riot squad arrest 73 at pre-St Patrick’s Day ‘Blarney Blowout’ at US college

One resident near the University of Massachusetts said the scenes were like “a revolution”.

Poll: Should Ireland have a domestic violence register? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland have a domestic violence register?

Clare’s Law has been introduced in the UK, should it be copied here?

# violence - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?

The bookmaker is offering bets on the outcome of the murder trial. Is this a step too far?

# violence - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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One in three European women have experienced physical or sexual violence since the age of 15

This is the largest European study on violence against women, including interviews with 42,000 women across Europe.

# violence - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Appeal made for information on late-night assault

PSNI officers believe that a large number of people were in the area at the time.

# violence - Saturday 1 March, 2014

ETA confirms disarmament move, Spanish media calls it ‘a farce’

A statement during the week has been confirmed by ETA, but the Spanish government is indifferent.

Two men attacked with bats and a hammer during burglary

The PSNI is asking for witnesses to the attempted burglary which occurred in the early hours of this morning.

Students hit with water cannons and tear gas in Venezuela protests

Foreign journalists were among 41 arrested as clashes intensified in the capital Caracas.

# violence - Friday 28 February, 2014

“A deception by omission” – Robinson says the DUP was misled over ‘on-the runs’

Martin McGuinness disagrees saying that if the DUP’s outbusts are about appeasing hardline unionists and electioneering.

# violence - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Fears of further political violence mount after two die in Bangkok grenade attack

It comes a day after dozens were injured in an attack at an anti-government rally.

# violence - Friday 21 February, 2014

Man allegedly ‘raped with gun’ after arrest in Venezuela protests

The death toll has risen to eight with 137 wounded and more than 100 people detained in the protests.

# violence - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Death toll climbs to 60 in Kiev as 67 police officers ‘seized’

The death toll from today’s earlier violence stands, unofficially, at 26.

Before and After: Pics of Kiev’s Independence Square City Burning This post contains images

Before and After: Pics of Kiev’s Independence Square

At least 26 people died during violence in the Ukranian city this morning.

# violence - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

As Kiev barricades burn, the EU mulls sanctions against Ukraine

At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, shocked Ukrainian athletes were stopped from wearing black armbands to mourn the dead.

# violence - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Photos: 13 people killed in Kiev after police storm protest camp

The violence today was the deadliest in nearly three months of anti-government protests.

At least seven killed during fresh wave of violence in Kiev

The incident has been condemned by the USA, EU and NATO.

Five men, two women arrested in connection with sexual assault of young girl

The seven people are being held across south Dublin.

# violence - Friday 14 February, 2014

UN calls for action over deaths in Venezuelan protests

Three have died and dozens more injured in anti-government protests this week.

# violence - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?

Our courts seem to have affected an uncaring view towards violent and sexual crimes against women – allowing offenders to escape jail sentences by simply giving their victims a payoff. It is horrific and unacceptable.

# violence - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Charge upgraded to murder in James Humphries killing

A man originally charged with manslaughter will now face court accused of murder.

# violence - Friday 24 January, 2014

Suicide bombs kill five in Cairo

The Egyptian capital was rocked by three separate blasts, as police prepare for pro-Morsi protests.

# violence - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Government rejects need for Civil Defence on Tallaght streets after judge’s call

Judge Anthony Halpin has claimed that there has been a ‘a total breakdown of social order’ in the Dublin suburb.

Ceasefire agreed in bloody South Sudan conflict

The United Nations has said it is investigating widespread reports of atrocities and war crimes, including massacres, gang rapes and summary executions.

# violence - Monday 20 January, 2014

Hundreds wounded as police and protesters clash in freezing temperatures in Ukraine

More than 200 people were wounded amid mounting fury over draconian new anti-protest laws.

# violence - Monday 13 January, 2014

Four republican dissidents sentenced after guns and ammunition find

The four men have been given seven to 12 year terms with half spent in prison.

# violence - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Sectarian violence breaks out in Central African Republic

The resignation of the country’s president has done little to quell tensions.

Parents suffer broken bones in violent attacks by their children

Teenage issues and aggression are the most common reasons for calls to a helpline for parents in Ireland.

# violence - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Threat of ‘deadly outbreak of disease’ in camps for children fleeing CAR violence

Over 935,000 people have been displaced across the country over the past year.

# violence - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Iraq’s Fallujah falls to Al-Qaeda militants as 55 are killed

Fighting erupted in the Ramadi area on Monday, when security forces broke up an anti-government protest camp.

# violence - Friday 3 January, 2014

South Sudan peace talks open as battles rage

The violence has forced around 200,000 people to flee their homes, while 57,000 are seeking refuge with UN peacekeepers.