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# attacks - 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.

# attacks - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'All of a sudden they hate foreigners, and we get two choices - go home or be killed'

Immigrants in South Africa have shared their stories.

# attacks - Sunday 19 April, 2015

South Africa in crisis after attacks kill six immigrants

In the latest violence, mobs attacked shops owned by foreign nationals in a poor area of Johannesburg.

# attacks - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway?

Clue: it’s not what’s happening in the picture.

# attacks - Monday 16 March, 2015

Saddam Hussein's tomb destroyed amid fighting... but his body might not be there

The tomb was levelled during heaving fighting for Tikrit.

# attacks - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Shoppers return to the scene of Paris supermarket attack

The interior minister gave the shop two bottles of wine to celebrate its reopening.

# attacks - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Arrests on charges of recruiting women into Islamic State group

These happened in the cities of Girona, Barcelona and Mellila.

# attacks - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

He saved lives during the Paris attacks - now he's been granted citizenship

Lassana Bathily, from Mali, told people to go into the freezer during the attack on the kosher supermarket.

# attacks - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Troops are being deployed on the streets of Belgium

The move follows anti-terror raids earlier this week.

# attacks - Friday 16 January, 2015

Teenager arrested for Xbox and Playstation Christmas attacks

The 18-year-old was detained as part of a joint effort between police in Britain and the United States.

# attacks - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Waterford Whispers receives praise from The Washington Post

Waterford Whispers News was today featured in The Washington Post.

Irish readers WILL NOT be able to buy Charlie Hebdo in Eason's this week

People in Ireland looking for the magazine will have to order it or look to smaller outlets.

# attacks - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Want to head to a French 'unity' event today? Here's what's happening near you

The French Embassy has received thousands of messages of support in the wake of this week’s terror attacks.

# attacks - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Profile: Hayat Boumeddiene, France's most-wanted woman

The 26-year-old partner of the man who staged the deadly attack at a kosher supermarket yesterday is still at large.

# attacks - Friday 9 January, 2015

"I saw them kill my father, they slaughtered him like a ram"

Boko Haram killed as many as 2,000 in their latest attacks.

# attacks - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Paris shooting that left one police officer dead declared terrorist act

A number of mosques have also been attacked today.

# attacks - Friday 2 January, 2015

Anti-social behaviour on Dublin's streets 'isn't putting tourists off'

Minister Paschal Donohoe said that Ireland is “a very safe destination” for tourists.

# attacks - Monday 1 December, 2014

Police aim to stamp out Christmas terror threat

This comes after a number of incidents during the same period last year.

# attacks - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Increases in domestic violence against men

A new report from domestic abuse service ‘Amen’ has shown an increase in reported incidents.

# attacks - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Chaos breaks out in Burkina Faso as president attempts to stay in power

The country’s parliament has been set on fire in this most recent surge of violence.

# attacks - Monday 20 October, 2014

North Korea warns of 'unpredictable retaliatory strikes' against South

The two sides exchanged fire yesterday.

# attacks - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Majority of women who experience sexual assault know their attacker

New research published today also identifies age and alcohol consumption as factors in assaults.

# attacks - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Do we need to change the law on dangerous dogs?

An online petition calling for a change in legislation has received over 10,000 supporters online.

# attacks - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Al-Nusra terror group warns of attacks on nations involved in Syrian air strikes

The group, linked to Al-Qaeda, has declared the air strikes “a war against Islam”.

# attacks - Friday 19 September, 2014

France is the first nation to join the US in attacking Islamic State...

… but refused to support the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

# attacks - Monday 25 August, 2014

Taxi-drivers call for grants to 'carjack-proof' their vehicles

The National Private Hire and Taxi Association have spoken out after yesterday’s attack on a Dublin taxi driver.

# attacks - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Five Palestinians from the same family killed by Israeli warplane attacks

Israel has vowed no let-up until it can guarantee the safety of its civilians.

# attacks - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Violence continues in Gaza with 30 air strikes, killing five Palestinians

The Palestinian interior ministry said Israeli jets destroyed three mosques, at least two of which were considered close to Hamas.

Over 28,000 meals and 5,600 litres of water dropped over northern Iraq amid continued air strikes

US warplanes bombed Islamic State positions in northern Iraq yesterday.

# attacks - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.

# attacks - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

The Dublin Embassy of Israel says the country has a right to defend its citizens

Earlier today Israel accepted the Egyptian peace deal while Hamas rejected it.

# attacks - Monday 14 July, 2014

Here's why you shouldn't be worried about shark attacks

We thankfully don’t have any nasty sharks in Irish waters, but even if we did, we wouldn’t need to get worked up about it.

# attacks - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Irish Government 'equally condemns' attacks from both Israel and Gaza

The death toll in Gaza after two days of Israeli air strikes has climbed to more than 40.

# attacks - Friday 27 June, 2014

'Traumatised': Seventh nurse attacked by patient in Kerry psychiatric unit

Six other attacks on nurses took place in a ten-day period earlier this month.

# attacks - Friday 20 June, 2014

Court says bombers not protected as a journalistic source

A group claiming responsibility for bomb attacks in the Netherlands sent a letter to a magazine – and the publication’s offices were subsequently searched.

# attacks - Thursday 12 June, 2014

US condemns militant attacks in Iraq

Washington is considering options for offering military assistance to Baghdad, including drone strikes.

# attacks - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Security forces face "huge challenge" as attacks showcase strength of Iraqi militants

The country is experiencing its worst violence in years.

# attacks - Friday 9 May, 2014

Mountjoy prison officer had blood smeared over his face by prisoner

Two other prison officers at Mountjoy had boiling water thrown at them in the past week.

# attacks - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Poll: Should all gardaí be armed with tasers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should all gardaí be armed with tasers?

Gardaí say it would combat the growing issue of members of the force being assaulted.

# attacks - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Shot, burnt and 'hacked with machetes': Over 100 killed in three Nigerian villages

Around 20 assailants with guns and machetes stormed the villages in central Nigeria, local officials say.