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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A tragedy in Cork, snow across the country and a big win for Ireland had everyone talking today.
Mar 1st 2015, 9:35 PM 22,633 5

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

Mindy watching the snow come down in Stoneybatter, Dublin. Source: Paul Dunphy

IRELAND

WORLD

Lithuania Russia Nemtsov People march in memory of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Source: AP/Press Association Images

#RUSSIA: Tens of thousands of people marched in Moscow to honour murdered politician Boris Nemtsov.

#SYRIA: CCTV footage has emerged of three British schoolgirls who left the UK to join ISIS.

#SOUTH SUDAN: Hundreds of boys were kidnapped last month to become child soldiers.

#EGYPT: Four people are facing prison time after a horrific video of a dog being stabbed surfaced online.

#LONDON: A police officer was stabbed in the head by a man who took a baby hostage.

INNOVATION

PARTING SHOT

The authorities in Afghanistan have sought to elevate the status of women by recruiting them to the police force. This insightful profile in the New York Times describes how that has often backfired.

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