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#Sahara

# sahara - Saturday 13 January, 2018

There have been some weird weather events so far this year

We’ve had snow in the Sahara desert and a deadly “bomb cyclone” in the US in less than two weeks.

# sahara - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Over 40 people including women and infant children die of thirst in Sahara desert

A car carrying a number of migrants broke down in the middle of the desert.

# sahara - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From The42 Ireland was a scary place where Brian McFadden reigned supreme when the GAA lifted Rule 42 Changes

Ireland was a scary place where Brian McFadden reigned supreme when the GAA lifted Rule 42

It was ten years ago today the GAA opened the doors of Croke Park.

# sahara - Friday 10 April, 2015

Ireland could be covered* in sand overnight

*A light dusting, at least.

# sahara - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Seven killed as Ukrainian cargo plane crashes in Sahara

The Antonov 12, which had come from Glasgow, came down near Tamanrasset airport around 2,000km south of Algiers.

# sahara - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about the Sophie Toscan du Plantier case and what the gardaí knew.

Lots of people woke up to find their car covered in sand this morning

What caused the mystery sand?

# sahara - Saturday 2 February, 2013

French president makes trip to Mali city of Timbuktu

Francois Hollande was greeted with chants of ‘Thank You, France.’

# sahara - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

French and Malian forces patrol historic desert city of Timbuktu

French and Malian troops now control the historic town in which Islamist rebels are said to have destroyed thousands of ancient Muslim and Greek manuscripts.

# sahara - Monday 21 January, 2013

Algeria says 37 foreigners killed in gas plant siege

The Algerian PM said some of the hostages had been executed “with a bullet to the head” as the four-day crisis ended in a bloodbath.

Death toll climbs past 80 in siege in Algerian hostage crisis

As many as 48 hostages are believed to have been killed in the crisis.

# sahara - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

From The42 One heck of a ride: Irish adventurers trekking 16,000 km from Istanbul to Shanghai Sand2Snow This post contains videos

One heck of a ride: Irish adventurers trekking 16,000 km from Istanbul to Shanghai

Five countries, three deserts and one mountain range will be crossed by the fundraising duo by the time they reach the east coast of China.