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# killed - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

"Cruel and evil" twin car bomb attack kills 46 in Nigeria

The incident could stoke fears about security in the country.

# killed - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Thousands of eels die in ESB trap that was meant to help them

ESB have confirmed that 336,000 eels died in the traps in Donegal.

# killed - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Over 200 dead in Turkey mine blast with hundreds more trapped underground

787 people were inside the coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers south of Istanbul, at the time of the accident.

# killed - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

The Tánaiste met with a support group for victims and the families of those killed yesterday.

# killed - Friday 2 May, 2014

More than 30 killed in 'criminal' fire in Ukraine

It was reported earlier that 38 people were killed, it’s now been revised down to 31.

# killed - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Michael McConville says the IRA will kill him if he names those involved in his mother's murder

He said he recognised some of the people who took his mother away in 1972 and still passes them on the street.

# killed - Saturday 5 April, 2014

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A life's work: Stunning photos taken by journalist killed in Afghanistan

The photojournalist was shot dead by police yesterday ahead of the country’s presidential election vote.

# killed - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

NASA satellite captures photo of Washington mudslide

Ten more bodies have been found today, authorities confirmed.

Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law found guilty of conspiracy to kill Americans

Abu Ghaith is most famous for appearing in a video with bin Laden the day after the 9/11 attacks.

# killed - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law tells court he did not plot to kill Americans

Abu Ghaith is most famous for appearing in a video with bin Laden the day after the 9/11 attacks.

# killed - Saturday 15 March, 2014

66-year-old woman killed, daughter injured in Tallaght shotgun attack

It happened at a house in Killinarden Estate. The gunman was still at the scene when gardaí arrived.

# killed - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Attackers kill 27 people in a mass stabbing at train station in China

The incident ‘was an organised, premeditated violent terrorist attack’ the official news agency Xinhua said

# killed - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Appeal for witnesses following a fatal road collision where a woman was killed

The incident took place at about 6.10pm yesterday evening at Curry, Kenagh, Longford on the main Longford to Athlone Road.

# killed - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Car bombings kill 13 civilians in Iraqi capital

The deadliest blast occurred at a bustling bus station in central Baghdad, killing nine people.

# killed - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Funeral of David Spain to take place in Shankill today

The mass will be streamed live and on playback so friends in Australia can view the funeral.

# killed - Monday 30 December, 2013

40 attackers killed, reporters taken hostage during uprising in DR Congo capital

Reports say that 16 people were killed at the airport, while eight died at the national radio and television premises.

# killed - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Express train fire in India kills at least 26 people

Two children were among the victims.

# killed - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Arafat's death was natural and not caused by radiation says Russian expert

While a Swiss lab report said that Arafat was probably poisoned by polonium, this is the second study to rule it out.

# killed - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Man killed after car collides with bridge

The incident took place last night at approximately 9.15pm.

# killed - Saturday 9 November, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning, it’s the weekend. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# killed - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Two French journalists have been killed in Mali

The journalists had recently interviewed a rebel leader in the country.

# killed - Friday 1 November, 2013

Man killed in hit and run accident in Cork

The man in his 20s was knocked down by a van that failed to stop last night.

# killed - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Irishman killed in UK storm was 'kind, honest and caring' says co-worker RIP

Irishman killed in UK storm was 'kind, honest and caring' says co-worker

The leader of Harrow Council said that the community is ‘utterly devastated’ following the loss of Donal Drohan.

# killed - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Grand jury voted to charge JonBenet Ramsey’s parents

New documents reveal that in 1999 a Colorado grand jury voted to charge the parents of the slain child beauty queen.

# killed - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation

To date only one company, Primark, has provided financial support to survivors and has called on other brands to follow suit

# killed - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Major earthquake kills at least 39 in Pakistan

Up to a third of buildings in the Baluchistan province may have been destroyed in the largest earthquake anywhere in the world this year.

# killed - Friday 2 August, 2013

Four-year-old subjected to 'unimaginable acts of cruelty' before death

The mother and stepfather Daniel Pelka from Coventry in the UK were today sentenced to at least 30 years in prison for beating him to death last year.

# killed - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Column: The victims of the Troubles were not 'collateral damage' and they deserve justice

The introduction of a bill that would ban people convicted of serious offences from being appointed as a special advisor to a minister in Northern Ireland has raised more serious questions: who are the victims of the Troubles – and have we forgotten them?

# killed - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.

Two killed after ceiling collapses in Cambodia shoe factory

A ceiling collapsed at the factory, injuring six and killing two.

# killed - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Accused in Tia Sharp murder sentenced to 38 years in prison

Stuart Hazell unexpectedly changed his plea to guilty yesterday, admitting to killing the 12-year-old before stuffing her body in an attic.

# killed - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Eight die in new Bangladesh garment factory tragedy

The owner of the Tung Hai sweater factory was among the victims.

# killed - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Man (24) killed in single vehicle crash in Tipperary

The man was fatally injured when the van he was driving collided with a tree.

# killed - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Chadian army claims mastermind of Algerian gas plant attack killed in Mali

The army said he was killed during an operation that also “neutralised” at least 15 Islamist rebels.

# killed - Friday 1 March, 2013

South Africa arrests police after man dragged, killed

Eight policemen have been arrested and will appear in court on Monday.

# killed - Monday 11 February, 2013

Two charged over death of PSNI Constable Philippa Reynolds

The two men, aged 25 and 23 are due in court in Derry this morning.

# killed - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Pakistani and Indian troops exchange fire in Kashmir

Each side has blamed the other for the flare-up and Pakistan has said one of its soldiers was killed in the exchange.

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses to fatal collision in Ashbourne

The motorcyclist killed in the incident on the M2 on Friday evening has been identified by gardaí.

# killed - Monday 17 December, 2012

Ten girls killed in landmine blast in Afghanistan

The girls, all aged between 9 and 11, were collecting firewood early this morning before they were due to go to school.

# killed - Friday 14 December, 2012

Police confirm 20 children killed in Connecticut shooting

The shooter was pronounced dead at the scene and it is reported that he took his own life.