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# attacks - Thursday 27 February, 2014

37 dead after militia launch three separate attacks

The attack came the day after students were killed at a boardingg school in Yobe state.

# attacks - Monday 10 February, 2014

Firefighters want compensation if attacked on the job

SIPTU says this compensation already exists in many professions.

# attacks - Friday 24 January, 2014

Man-eating tiger believed to have killed 3 people shot dead in India

“Now everyone is relieved, everything is back to normal.”

# attacks - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Death toll from Russian suicide bombings rises to 33

The two blasts in Volgograd were the deadliest attacks in Russia in almost three years.

# attacks - Friday 11 October, 2013

PSNI examining failed mortar attack release photo of 'terrorists' holdall'

The PSNI believe Strand Road police station was the intended target.

# attacks - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Médecins Sans Frontières closes centres in Somalia after attacks on staff

After 22 years of work, MSF blames civilians leaders’ tolerance of these abuses.

# attacks - Friday 9 August, 2013

Paint bombs, bottles and a sword: PSNI officers attacked in Belfast

Eight police officers were injured in the attacks, two attended hospital for head injuries.

# attacks - Monday 22 July, 2013

Norway honours victims of 2011 terror attacks

Today marks the second anniversary of the terror attacks, which claimed the lives of 77 people.

# attacks - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Boston bomb suspect Tsarnaev pleads not guilty

19-year-old Tsarnaev, making his first court appearance, arrived earlier under heavy guard.

# attacks - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for "cowardly and vindictive" attacks

“You cared nothing for the privacy of others but did everything you could through your computer activities to hide your own identities while seeking publicity,” a judge told the four men.

# attacks - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Three more arrested in Boston Marathon investigation

The Boston Police Department assured the public there was no threat or risk to its safety.

# attacks - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Boston bombing suspect had links to slain Islamists

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed during his capture, was known to have been in contact with a Dagestan militants.

# attacks - Friday 26 April, 2013

Update: Max Clifford charged with 11 counts of indecent assault

Publicist Max Clifford has been charged with carrying out the offences between 1966 and 1985. He has issued a statement about today’s decision.

# attacks - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Column: I’ll never forget the moment I heard the news of the explosions in my hometown

Boston native, Larry Donnelly reflects on the the horrific events that happened at the Boston Marathon this week, saying he’s been heartened by the expressions of solidarity from countless Irish people who have such a special affinity with the most Irish city in the US.

# attacks - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Column: Downtown Boston is a crime scene and I’m sitting in my office a few miles away

Having just moved to the US, Jan Schneider had planned to go watch the Boston Marathon. Luckily, other things came up and he never made it. Here’s his account of living in the aftermath of the Boston bombings.

# attacks - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Column: Women can't keep up with men when it comes to alcohol and they shouldn't try

Women should be aware that they are more at risk from the effects of alcohol than men, writes Anne Timony Meehan.

# attacks - Monday 18 March, 2013

Police pelted with bricks and bottles in Belfast by masked gang

One officer was injured when the gang blocked a road and threw projectiles at police officers during a disturbance in Belfast.

# attacks - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Police seek witnesses over arson attacks and attempted hijacking

Two masked men armed with a gun attempted to hijack a car in Belfast.

# attacks - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Convictions for acid attacks triple in Pakistan under tough new laws

The Pakistani government brought in tough new penalties in a bid to stop the dozens of acid attacks which take place every year.

# attacks - Monday 4 March, 2013

Domestic violence survivor wins High Court immigration case

The woman had been married to an EU national, but left him after being subjected to serious abuse. She has now won her right to stay in the country.

# attacks - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Garda Commissioner tells Shatter: priority that people behind Donegal attacks brought to justice

A woman and a man were targeted in aggravated burglaries over night in Co Donegal.

# attacks - Saturday 12 January, 2013

PHOTOS: Sixteen police officers hurt in Belfast clashes

Meanwhile Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has said the violence is nothing to do with flags and is being orchestrated by “known criminals” intent on causing chaos.

# attacks - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Suicide bombers kill 81 people at Quetta snooker hall

An earlier attack saw 11 people lose their lives.

Sheep farmers call for microchipping of dogs following ‘distressing attacks’

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association says there have been a number of attacks on sheep in recent weeks.

# attacks - Friday 21 December, 2012

Chinese police release video of man who stabbed 22 students

Complaints on Chinese social media that attack in Henan not given more coverage in the country on same day as Newtown killings.

# attacks - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Alliance Party calls for Assembly to unite against attacks in Antrim, Down

Last night the offices and homes of Alliance Party members were attacked and a number of police officers injured in protests.

# attacks - Friday 23 November, 2012

From The42 Roma 'ultras' charged with attempted murder of Spurs fans Ultras

Roma 'ultras' charged with attempted murder of Spurs fans

The Tottenham supporters were targetted because of the club’s links to the Jewish community in London, reports in Italy suggest.

# attacks - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Sole surviving gunman from Mumbai attacks is executed

25-year-old Mohammed Kassab was hanged for his role in the attacks which killed 166 people in 2008.

# attacks - Thursday 15 November, 2012

US defends Israeli attacks on Gaza at emergency UN meeting

Reports this morning put the death toll of the latest air strike operation at 11 with at least 100 wounded.

# attacks - Friday 9 November, 2012

Quinn Group premises damaged in arson attack

The property was left with substantial damages and police believe the fire was started deliberately.

# attacks - Friday 5 October, 2012

Dáil to debate five year jail terms for assaults on emergency workers

Fianna Fáil proposed legislation will call for a crackdown on those convicted of assaulting or threatening an emergency worker in the line of duty.

# attacks - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Taliban claims credit for NATO cuts to Afghan patrols

Meanwhile, Prince Harry had to go under armed guard when the Taliban attacked the Afghan base he is on.

# attacks - Monday 10 September, 2012

Iraq hands down death sentence to fugitive vice president

The decision comes as Iraq witnesses a wave of deadly attacks.

# attacks - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Death penalty confirmed for sole surviving Mumbai attacks gunman

Mohammad Kasab is expected to lodge a final appeal for clemency with the new President of India Pranab Mukherjee.

# attacks - Friday 17 August, 2012

Norway's police chief quits after Breivik report

A major report this week found that Norwegian authorities could have stopped Anders Behring Breivik.

# attacks - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Afghanistan: dozens killed in worst day of attacks on civilians this year

Attacks come amid preparations to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

# attacks - Monday 13 August, 2012

Oslo attack 'could have been prevented'

Investigation into official response to double terror attack last summer also found that the attacker could have been arrested much sooner.

# attacks - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Baghdad: 14 killed as car bombs explode within minutes

Meanwhile, media group reports shooting dead of TV presenter in Mosul.

# attacks - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Young girl "shot in front of her home" in Iraq

Gun and bomb attacks north of Baghdad have left a five-year-old girl dead and 10 others wounded.

# attacks - Monday 9 July, 2012

Phoenix Park stabbings: Man charged over attacks at concert

Nine people were injured in a series of knife attacks at the Swedish House Mafia concert on Saturday night.