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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Leo Varadkar and Boris Johnson say they can 'see a pathway to a possible deal'

Their discussions concentrated on ‘the challenges of customs and consent’.

Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle? Syria This post contains videos

Explainer: As Turkey attacks and Trump watches on, who are the Kurds and why are they in the middle?

The US made the surprise decision to pull troops out of northern Syria, leaving Turkey to enter.

Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke

Two winners were announced today as the prize was not awarded in 2018 following a scandal.

Donald Trump’s Doonbeg golf resort has been granted planning for a €38 million expansion

Trump purchased the hotel and golf course in 2014.

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From The42 Scotland set to fight possibility of cancelled Pool A game against Japan Not Happy

Scotland set to fight possibility of cancelled Pool A game against Japan

Gregor Townsend’s side could be knocked out of the World Cup without even getting to play the hosts.

Suspect granted immunity in case of teen road death ‘will not return to UK’

Harry Dunn (19) died when his motorbike crashed into a car outside an RAF base on 27 August.

Retrial of Hillsborough match commander to open today

The former police chief superintendent denies the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool supporters at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final.

British IS fighters known as 'The Beatles' taken into US custody

The US has moved some Islamic State prisoners amid fears they could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria.

Jewish community demands action from Germany after deadly anti-Semitic attack

At least two people were shot dead in the eastern German city of Halle yesterday.

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Trump defends Syria decision saying Kurds 'didn't help us with Normandy'

The Kurdish forces are “fighting for their land,” Trump said.

International - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Johnson urges Trump to drop immunity for US hit-and-run suspect

Harry Dunn died after his motorbike collided with a car close to RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire last month.

Joey Barton denies assaulting former Barnsley manager Daniel Stendel

The former England international allegedly pushed Stendel during a post-match fracas.

Germany: Suspected gunman in deadly anti-Semitic shooting arrested

Footage of the attacks were posted on a video game site.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

A meeting between the Taoiseach and Boris Johnson, payments by a council to a known criminal, and a Turkish invasion of northern Syria had people talking today.

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'Deeply troubled': Tánaiste urges Turkey to refrain from assault on Syrian Kurdish forces Kurds This post contains videos

'Deeply troubled': Tánaiste urges Turkey to refrain from assault on Syrian Kurdish forces

The US has been accused of abandoning Kurdish troops as Russia warns that the ‘whole region could be ignited’.

Leo Varadkar to meet Boris Johnson tomorrow to discuss securing a Brexit deal

Michel Barnier said today that the EU and UK are “not really in a position to be able to find an agreement at this time”.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 World Rugby call media briefing amidst fears of cancelled World Cup games Typhoon Hagibis

World Rugby call media briefing amidst fears of cancelled World Cup games

The super typhoon is currently forecast to hit Yokohama and the Tokyo area on Saturday.

Two people killed in shooting near synagogue in German city

Police urged residents to stay in their homes.

Taoiseach says workplace vaping ban will be considered if doctors advise it

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin questioned Varadkar on vaping in the Dail today.

From The42 Scotland storm to 9-try win over Russia to set up showdown with Japan Pool A

Scotland storm to 9-try win over Russia to set up showdown with Japan

Scrum-half George Horne scored a hat-trick as Russia completed their run in Pool A with another scoreless return.

Pro-Brexit group apologises and deletes 'xenophobic' tweet targeting Germany's Merkel

The tweet featured an image of Merkel and invoked Britain’s wartime victories.

Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US

Three children and two adults died in the fire in April.

'We are not nodding dogs': Tory ministers 'ready to resign' over no-deal Brexit

A “very large number” of MPs are also reportedly poised to resign if Britain leaves the EU without a deal.

White House says it will not co-operate with impeachment probe

Lawyers for Trump sent a letter to House leaders bluntly stating their refusal to take part.

International - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Man (30s) shot in both legs by masked men in Derry

The incident happened at around 8.45pm this evening.

Irish punter lands €500,000 EuroMillions prize as UK player scoops €190 million jackpot

The jackpot win is one of the biggest windfalls in EuroMillions history.

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Pauw's Ireland battle to big Euro 2021 qualifier win in front of record crowd

Rianna Jarrett was excellent as the Girls in Green beat second seeds Ukraine 3-2 at Tallaght Stadium.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

All the news from Budget 2020, Extinction Rebellion continues in Dublin and prorogation in the UK… here’s all of today’s top stories

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Toilet paper manufacturer says UK supplies 'will not withstand' a no-deal Brexit

Essity has warned UK consumers that warned that toilet paper stocks are “not unlimited”.

South Park creators issue mock apology over China censorship

The cartoon offended Chinese officials after it depicted forced labour at a prison.

Climate change protesters in London defy police orders by gluing themselves in place

Prime Minister Boris Johnson described activists as “unco-operative crusties”.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

German officials investigating 'terrorist' motive after lorry attack

A man hijacked a lorry in the city of Limburg on Monday.

MI5 'destroyed material' held by inquiry examining Pat Finucane murder

The solicitor was shot dead by loyalists at his home in Belfast in 1989.

Cameron says Johnson must 'compromise more' if he wants to avoid no-deal Brexit

“Boris is compromising and I suspect may have to move a bit more. And the EU should compromise too.”

UK government debt set to rocket in event of no-deal Brexit, think tank warns

The UK is set to leave the EU on 31 October.

Hong Kong 'won't rule out' Chinese help over protests

The financial hub has been gripped by four months of rallies.

International - Monday 7 October, 2019

276 people arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London

Climate protests were held in cities around the globe today.