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War

# war - Today’s News

To pay or not to pay? James Foley’s death underscores an agonising dilemma

It is estimated that terrorists net about $120m between 2004 and 2012 in ransoms.

Russian aid convoy to Ukraine described as a ‘direct invasion’

Angela Merkel and Barack Obama warned that Moscow’s military presence and shelling were triggering a “dangerous escalation” of the conflict.

# war - Sunday 17 August, 2014

‘I’m still mourning the soul of my late buddy. I’m sorry for letting him die alone’

Kamikaze pilots in Japan are trying to tell younger people what they did was not ‘cool’.

# war - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Search for remains of MH17 flight victims called off

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands said that it was too dangerous to continue.

World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches Technicolour This post contains images

World War 1 in colour: Have a look at these restored photos from the trenches

The Open University has ‘colourised’ some photos from the time.

# war - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Poignant 1914 newspaper turns Irish clocks back to WWI

The Flanders Fields told the tale of Irish people’s involvement in the Great War.

# war - Friday 1 August, 2014

Extract: Imperial ideas and imperial dreams – the cost of vanity during the Great War WWI

Extract: Imperial ideas and imperial dreams – the cost of vanity during the Great War

World War I was a conflict of cultures but also an expression of social values, as the intense involvement of the educated classes showed.

# war - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Opinion: ‘Our children wake up crying in the night… Isis has stolen our lives’ Iraq This post contains images

Opinion: ‘Our children wake up crying in the night… Isis has stolen our lives’

Christian families in Mosul are being given four stark choices: convert to Islam, pay a tax for non-Muslims, leave the city, or have their heads cut off.

Anti-war activist to be arrested and jailed for Shannon Airport protest

Niall Farrell was convicted along with Margaretta D’Arcy last month.

# war - Monday 28 July, 2014

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”.

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