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# George Mitchell

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Should Bill Clinton or George Mitchell step in to break the Northern Ireland deadlock?
Both men are in Ireland this week to mark the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement.
'There is important work to be done': Clinton says politicians should commit to spirit of Good Friday Agreement
A special event to mark the 20th anniversary of the deal has been held in Washington DC.
New York's Irish community turns out in droves to honour Martin McGuinness
Relatives and hundreds of members of the Irish community attended the month’s mind mass.
On this day in 1998 the Good Friday Agreement was signed
Today marks the 16th anniversary of the signing of the historic Good Friday Agreement, the most important step towards achieving peace in Northern Ireland.
My favourite speech: CEO of The Jack and Jill Foundation Jonathan Irwin
Continuing our summer series on of public figures’ favourite speeches, Jonathan Irwin picks a speech by a former Senator who was influential during the Northern Ireland peace process.
Smirking, measles and morons: The week in quotes
“As far as I’m concerned, he’s a moron.”
Column: ‘Listening to a dull speech in Stormont was the happiest day of my life’
Senator George Mitchell, who oversaw the negotiation of the Good Friday Agreement, recounts his experiences planting the first seeds of peace.
The Daily Fix: Friday
In your Friday Fix: Shocking beheading in Tenerife; DAA chairman resigns; Clerics killed in Libya; A ‘hi-tech’ bosca bruscair in Dublin; Porn stash at the bin Laden compound; and a “smash-and-grab” raid at the Irish Farm Centre.
US' Middle East peace envoy George Mitchell set to resign
The former special envoy to Northern Ireland, who was key player in the Good Friday Agreement, is said to be stepping down for personal reasons.
Poll: Who gets your vote to renegotiate the bailout?
Who do you think we should dispatch to Brussels to break the bad news?
World applauds Israel-Palestine talks – but Hamas promises retaliation
International leaders welcome further Middle Eastern talks, but the militant wing of Hamas vows to continue attacks.