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# war - Today’s News


# war - Sunday 22 November, 2015

To reduce the threat of terrorism, stop bombing and close Shannon Airport to the US military

There are a number of steps that should be taken to address the threat posed by terrorists, writes Julien Mercille.

# war - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Irish neutrality won’t be respected by the likes of ISIS, so why hold so dear to it?

Ireland will be neutral until the day, unlikely and all that it is, that we require someone else’s military assistance, writes Aaron McKenna.

# war - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Pope Francis: War and hatred mean Christmas lights and parties are “all a charade”

He’s absolutely dreading it this year, apparently.

# war - Monday 16 November, 2015

“France is at war” – Francois Hollande

Hollande and Barack Obama have both given addresses in short order this afternoon.

# war - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Irish World War II veteran awarded France’s highest military honour

The 98 year old dedicated the award to all the Irish soldiers who fought in the war, saying they remain in his memory to this day.

# war - Thursday 29 October, 2015

‘I am a child of refugees. Had others not taken us in we all would have been killed’

Looking at the current crisis, I see myself and my parents at the time when we struggled, writes Thamil Ananthavinayagan.

# war - Sunday 25 October, 2015

‘I hear the sound of helicopters overhead and the piercing sound of police sirens. The violence has been appalling’

The second week of October saw the highest number of Palestinian deaths and injuries in the West Bank and Israel recorded in a single week since 2005.

# war - Monday 12 October, 2015

Why are people talking about the execution of a nurse 100 years ago?

Edith Cavell’s death sparked outrage.

# war - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

More than 1,000 airplanes carrying weapons allowed into Ireland since 2014

One TD says Ireland is helping weapons fall into the hands of ISIS.

# war - Thursday 17 September, 2015

WATCH: Japanese politicians get into massive brawl… over pacifism

The government took a surprise vote on a law that would allow Japan’s military to fight overseas.

# war - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Meet the pregnant F-16 fighter flying drones in the Las Vegas desert

She’s the main character in one-woman show Grounded, in the Tiger Fringe this month.

# 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.

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