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#War

# war - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Here’s the damage North Korea could do if it went to war

Tensions between North and South Korea have escalated recently.

# war - Saturday 22 August, 2015

# war - Monday 10 August, 2015

Italian woman who had baby with German soldier reunited with daughter after 71 years

“I never imagined that I would one day be able to hug her”.

# war - Sunday 2 August, 2015

The true tale of the Irish rugby players killed in World War I

Pals – The Irish at Gallipoli tells their story.

# war - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Isis has perfected the suicide and car bombs so they’re now ‘works of art’ War

Isis has perfected the suicide and car bombs so they’re now ‘works of art’

A policeman said they were “so sophisticated that they destroyed everything”.

# war - Monday 6 July, 2015

Hundreds gather in amphitheatre to watch teen IS fighters kill soldiers

The shootings took place in May, according to one group.

# war - Saturday 20 June, 2015

‘I was aware that I could have easily died at sea. But I had to leave, I had no choice’

More than 1,800 people have died this year crossing the Mediteranean Sea. Here, people who have survived explain what drove them to such desperate measures.

# war - Monday 25 May, 2015

Trócaire workers evacuated after fighting breaks out in South Sudan War

Trócaire workers evacuated after fighting breaks out in South Sudan

The country has been fighting since 2013.

# war - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

French soldiers accused of ‘stomach-turning’ rape of children fleeing war

Reports claim children as young as nine were raped in exchange for food.

# war - Thursday 23 April, 2015

One hundred years ago – 3,000 Irish lives were lost in Turkey

An Post has issued two limited edition stamps to commemorate those killed in the Gallipoli Landings.

# war - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Deadly chlorine attack kills entire family in Syria

More than 200,000 people have died since the conflict began in 2011.

# war - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Over 10,000 kids dead and no end in sight. Why do we not care?

The conflict enters its fifth year tomorrow.

# war - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

We can see the horrors of war… so how can we still glorify violence?

War stories can gripping, poignant, sometimes even inspiring – but surely it’s time for us as a society to embrace pacifism, writes Prof John Maguire.

# war - 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.

# war - Saturday 21 February, 2015

‘Captain Phillips’ pirate star says there’s more to Somalia than war, drought and hunger

As a pirate he was terrifying, but the actor says the country is in the process of being rebuilt.

# war - Thursday 19 February, 2015

‘This could become a mass grave,’ I thought as we waited there together

As we waited to be evacuated, a shell hit and a woman lost her leg. By the time the ambulance arrived five hours later, she had bled to death.

# war - Sunday 8 February, 2015

# war - Saturday 7 February, 2015

‘If these talks fail, we know what will happen – war’

Talks are under way to find a solution to the fighting in Ukraine.

Family of US hostage ‘hopeful’ she is alive despite IS claim she is dead

The US says it is skeptical and are investigating claims by Islamic State she was killed by an airstrike.

# war - Monday 26 January, 2015

Grenade found during building work could have been there for 100 years

The alarm was raised after the device was found at a home in Aghada, Cork, last evening. It was blown-up at a nearby green area.

# war - Friday 23 January, 2015

Column: The people making a new life in the desert after civil war

The Mbera refugee camp is home to 50,000 people – most of them from northern Mali, a country torn apart by civil war.

# war - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Palestinian stabs 12 Israelis on rush-hour bus

The police shot the attacker in the leg.

# war - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Column: Healing broken souls and bodies – how sexual violence is shattering lives in CAR

“Sophie was on a bus going to the market in Boguila in northwest Central African Republic when it was stopped by a group of armed men.”

# war - Friday 2 January, 2015

Russia is training killer robots, as you do

Should we be alarmed?

# war - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Hacking, war and talks with South Korea… Kim Jong Un gave a New Year’s Day speech

A summit between the two countries has not been held since 2007.

# war - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Irish D-Day veteran dies just 2 weeks after receiving the Legion d’Honneur RIP

Irish D-Day veteran dies just 2 weeks after receiving the Legion d’Honneur

Tributes were paid to Patrick Gillen yesterday in Cork.

# war - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Explainer: What’s the new deal between the US and Cuba?

Wondering what’s going on between the US and Cuba? Find out here…

# war - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

The US military wants to build a drone carrying “mothership”

Military designers want to build and aircraft carrier in the sky.

# war - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Column: Remembering the American Civil War through one Irish family’s story

The American Civil War might seem like a long time ago, but the last pensioned Irish veteran was still alive in 1950.

# war - Friday 17 October, 2014

Database of Irish who fought with Australians during WW1 goes online

The new resource comes as part of a collaboration between the Australian University of New South Wales and University College Dublin.

# war - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki

The “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” nuclear bombs killed tens of thousands of people.

# war - Sunday 12 October, 2014

1916 Rising relatives are not happy with the Government’s commemoration plans

The association said they are eager to have a meeting with the new Arts Minister.

# war - Thursday 9 October, 2014

‘Historic yet viable’ grenade rendered safe in Wexford

The device was from the early 20th century.

# war - Monday 29 September, 2014

Obama admits they underestimated Islamic State group and what was happening in Syria

He said that it must be accepted the military action is part of the solution.

# war - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Poll: Would you support the use of Irish airports for attacks on Islamic State militants? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you support the use of Irish airports for attacks on Islamic State militants?

Should Ireland join the international coalition?

# war - Friday 26 September, 2014

David Cameron asks British parliament to back “years” of Iraq action

Cameron told the House of Commons that British Army is “prepared for that commitment”.

# war - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Cameron recalls British parliament to vote on joining air strikes in Iraq

Speaking after talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi, Cameron said he was “confident” that members of the House of Commons would authorise the move.

# war - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Captured British journalist warns of “another Vietnam” in war with Islamic State

John Cantlie claims he was “abandoned” by the British government.

US Navy record missile attack on Islamic State group and upload it on YouTube Military Operation This post contains videos

US Navy record missile attack on Islamic State group and upload it on YouTube

The US navy have documented the attack by filming the Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles in action.

# war - Monday 15 September, 2014

Column: ‘After many years of peace, Europe could be drawn into a war on its own borders’

The West needs to stop hiding behind treaties that Russia has already invalidated, writes John O’Donnell.

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