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War

# war - Yesterday’s News

This gif shows the spread of WWI into a global conflict WWI

This gif shows the spread of WWI into a global conflict

Gif shows scope of the Great War which claimed over 37 million lives.

Column: ‘Hell is Coming’ – fragments of horror from World War One World War One This post contains images

Column: ‘Hell is Coming’ – fragments of horror from World War One

One hundred years ago today, a conflict broke out that would change the world forever.

# war - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Is a Terminator-style robot apocalypse a possibility?

And why are scientists afraid to talk about it?

# war - Friday 25 July, 2014

Dutch government sending military police to protect MH17 crash site

Dutch and Australian investigators were at the site today.

# war - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.

Shhh! Let’s go to the cinema just like it’s 1914

Charlie Chaplin, looping-the-loop, and suffragettes in action get a rare outing on Dublin screen.

# war - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Valid data downloaded from flight MH17 black box

The cockpit voice recorder was damaged but the memory module was intact.

# war - Sunday 20 July, 2014

“It’s a massacre” – This has been the deadliest day in Gaza so far

Mahmoud Abbas has described the deaths as a “massacre”.

# war - 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.

19, including Israeli soldier, killed in Gaza overnight

The Israeli soldier is the second Israeli to die in the fighting, while 260 Palestinians have been killed.

# war - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Israel launches ground operation in Gaza

The ground offensive was announced by the Israeli Prime Minister this evening.

# war - Monday 14 July, 2014

Gaza truce efforts ongoing as Egypt mediates discussions

Egypt is mediating discussions of a ceasefire to end seven days of violence.

# war - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Margaretta D’Arcy has been jailed again for refusing to sign a bond

The elderly peace activist has been returned to prison for refusing to comply with judge’s order.

# war - Monday 7 July, 2014

Hamas rocket barrages hit Israel as region teeters on brink of new conflict

Israeli air force have responded to the latest rocket attack by hitting 30 targets near Rafah.

# war - Friday 4 July, 2014

Devastating Bosnian floods unearths mass grave containing 24 people

Most of the victims were found with their hands tied behind their backs, officials said.

# war - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Israel: Hamas will pay. Hamas: Start a war and you’ll open the gates of hell

The Middle-East is on high alert after the three missing Israeli teenagers were found dead in the West Bank.

# war - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit

Tikrit is said to be a hotbed of antipathy toward Iraq’s Shiite-led government.

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence Aid

Ireland to send supplies to people of Iraq displaced by violence

Supplies such as blankets, kitchen sets, jerry cans and shelter supplies are being sent to those most in need.

# war - Thursday 26 June, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Whether you’re taking it handy or working away, here’s all you need to know as you start the day.

# war - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast ETA

A man accused of assassinating a Spanish general has been extradited from Belfast

Fermin Vila Michelena is accused of being part of an ETA bombing campaign.

# war - Saturday 14 June, 2014

49 dead as pro-Russian rebels shoot down Ukrainian troop plane

The US has also accused Russia of sending tanks and weaponry to the rebels.

# war - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Explainer: What’s happening in Iraq?

This is an emergency on top of an emergency.

# war - Friday 6 June, 2014

“This was democracy’s beachhead” – world remembers D-Day

US President Barack Obama said that he was “humbled” to be in the presence of D-Day veterans.

# war - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Faces of War: Syrian children make the most of makeshift homes

The real lives behind the civil war which the world barely notices.

# war - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Pro-Russian rebels kill 17 Ukrainian troops ahead of vote

A toll puts the number of dead in violence in the east of the country at 140.

# war - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Floods unearth land mines in Bosnia – and wash away warning signs

The mines are from Bosnia’s 1992 – 1995 war.

# war - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From Business ETC U2 slip in Irish Rich List as a result of McGuinness departure Battered Pride

U2 slip in Irish Rich List as a result of McGuinness departure

Only on a technicality, mind.

# war - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 4 iconic U2 album covers and the secrets behind them Achtung Baby

4 iconic U2 album covers and the secrets behind them

DailyEdge.ie talks to U2′s longtime art director, Steve Averill, about the inspiration behind the images.

# war - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From Business ETC The United Nations are trying to stop the killer robots before it’s too late Help

The United Nations are trying to stop the killer robots before it’s too late

Unsurprisingly, campaigners are worried that robots that can kill people might be a bad idea.

# war - Monday 12 May, 2014

Irish artist wins international prize for his psychedelic war photography

Kilkenny’s Richard Mosse was this evening announced as the winner of Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.

# war - Saturday 10 May, 2014

After 5 months and thousands of deaths, ceasefire begins in South Sudan War

After 5 months and thousands of deaths, ceasefire begins in South Sudan

President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar met yesterday, prayed together, and agreed that “all hostile activities will stop”.

# war - Friday 9 May, 2014

Two RAF members withdrawn from duties over “graphic photo with Afghan body”

The photo appears to show servicemen posing with a dead Taliban member.

# war - Thursday 8 May, 2014

British women could soon be allowed fight on the front lines

Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond said a review would be back by the end of 2014.

# war - 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.

# war - Saturday 3 May, 2014

“We will not stop”: Strong message from Ukraine as army action continues

Ukraine suffered its bloodiest day yesterday with the death toll put at over 30 people.

# war - Monday 28 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Facebook post reunites Vietnam war veteran with the son he left behind Family Reunion

Facebook post reunites Vietnam war veteran with the son he left behind

The power of social media, proved once more.

# war - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Five NATO soldiers killed in British helicopter crash in Afghanistan

The cause of the helicopter crash is not immediately known.

# war - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Column: Remember those who fought in WWI – they were as diverse, and Irish, as any of us

The 140,000 Irishmen who enlisted during WWI marched under a British flag, but their reasons for enlisting to fight against Germany were varied and many.

French hostage freed from Syria says he is “very happy to be free”

Didier Francois was one of four Frenchmen kidnapped in Syria ten months ago.

# war - Monday 7 April, 2014

20 Years On: What have we learned from Rwanda?

The humanitarian aid community learned its lessons, but what about the political world?

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