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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Everybody’s talking about the Greyhound strike agreement, Joan Burton’s car being blocked, and Kurds fleeing from Islamic State.

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news.

SIPTU Greyhound Recycling Protests An agreement was made on the Greyhound strike today. Source: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

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INTERNATIONAL

Panda pregnancy Edinburgh Zoo's giant panda Tian Tian who is no longer pregnant, the zoo has announced. Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

#UN Actress Emma Watson gave a powerful speech about feminism at the UN.

#LONDON Police have begun searching a canal as they try to locate a missing teenager.

#NORWAY Desmond Tutu has called on Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Andres Breivik.

#UKRAINE Rebels say they’re read to carry out their side of a peace deal… but ‘with great difficulty’

#UK Retail giant Tesco admitted to making a €300 million “overstatement” in its finances.

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#SYRIA More than 130,000 Syrian Kurds have now crossed into Turkey to flee Islamic State.

INNOVATION

  • The Oculus Rift is one step closer to its official release – here’s its new prototype headset. [TheJournal.ie]

PARTING SHOT

Student Emma Sulkowicz says she was sexually assaulted on campus, and was shocked to see the alleged culprit being found not responsible. So she has begun a unique project, called Carry That Weight, to bring her message to college authorities. [New York Times]

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