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Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about why Alan Shatter sacked the confidential recipient, a car chase in Ranelagh and what happens next for Ukraine.

Updated 23:00

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…

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The scene of the incident in Ranelagh in the early hours of this morning after a stolen van ploughed into a number of cars, injuring three (Image: Matthew Herbert).

IRELAND

WORLD

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View on Independence Square, the epicenter of the country’s current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine (Image: Efrem Lukatsky/AP/PA).

#UKRAINE: The death toll in the country has climbed to more than 60 while 67 police officers were taken by radical extremists and the EU agreed to impose sanctions. [AFP]

#KOREA: There were emotional scenes today as family members from North and South Korea met with each other more than 60 years after they were separated. [AFP]

#UNITED STATES: The Department of Homeland Security urged airlines to pay extra attention to flights from overseas, warning of a possible show bomb threat.

#SUDAN: A pregnant teenager who was gang-raped has been convicted of ‘indecent acts’ . [The Guardian]

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

Canadian curling team coach Paul Webster has explained how infrared cameras are being used to help athletes in the sport perfect their game and go for gold.
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