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# sectarian - Sunday 17 September, 2017

'Behind the masks': New digital archive documents Northern Ireland's history

A library in Belfast has collected tens of thousands of items related to the Troubles and subsequent peace process.

# sectarian - Monday 23 May, 2016

Boys aged 13 and 14 attacked by men while walking on street in the afternoon

Police are treating the incident as a sectarian hate crime.

# sectarian - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Two men charged over sectarian murder of Paul McCauley

The man’s injuries left him in a vegetative state for nine years before his death last year.

# sectarian - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Sectarian and homophobic slurs sprayed on homes in Derry

Police are treating the incidents as hate crimes.

# sectarian - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Man left in vegetative state dies nine years after vicious attack

Police have now launched a murder investigation into Paul McCauley’s death.

# sectarian - Monday 2 March, 2015

Mother of 'Kill All Taigs' facepaint girl will not be prosecuted

Prosecuters were not able to prove who posted the photo on Facebook.

# sectarian - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Sectarian graffiti daubed on two churches

The PSNI says it is investigating whether the two attacks are linked.

# sectarian - Friday 4 July, 2014

PSNI appealing for information after sectarian shooting

No one was injured in the incident which took place around 3am.

# sectarian - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

New TUV councillor in trouble over anti-Catholic remarks

TUV councillor Jolene Bunting apologised, explaining her teenage self meant ‘Republicans’ and not Catholics when she wrote the posts in 2011.

# sectarian - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Police call for calm as threat issued to Belfast schools

A man claiming to represent the Red Hand Defenders issued the threat, according to the Irish News.

# sectarian - Monday 20 May, 2013

Bombings kill 13 at Iraq Shiite mosques

Two deadly bombings at places of worship in Baghdad today mark the latest in a string of attacks targeting both Sunni and Shiite areas.

# sectarian - Friday 26 April, 2013

Wave of violence kills more than 180 in Iraq

Sectarian violence erupted three days ago when demonstrations were held in Sunni areas over their treatment by the Shiite-majority authorities.

# sectarian - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

School blaze in Myanmar kills 13 students

Religious tensions are running high in the country, despite police assurances that the blaze was accidental.

# sectarian - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

From The42 Football the loser on a 'sad night' as PSNI clash with Shamrock Rovers fans Clash Of The Day

Football the loser on a 'sad night' as PSNI clash with Shamrock Rovers fans

An SDLP politician has called on the authorities to charge any supporters that engaged in violence or sectarian chanting.

# sectarian - Monday 4 February, 2013

Man arrested in relation to 1976 murder of father-of-two

Paul McNally was 26 when he was shot in Belfast in what police believe was a random sectarian attack.

# sectarian - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Column: Surely Loyalist marchers want a better image than this?

The violence during parades in Belfast last weekend have David McCann pondering the need for Unionism to appeal to Catholics as well as Protestants.

# sectarian - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq

Shiite pilgrims were attached in this latest wave of sectarian violence

# sectarian - Monday 4 June, 2012

PSNI officers warn Facebook users about illegal sectarian posts

PSNI officers in West Belfast have said they have taken down illegal posts from the social networking site with a view to prosecution.

# sectarian - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Two men fined for posting anti-Catholic messages on Facebook

The crimes were reported by Sinn Féin Assembly Member Daithí McKay.

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The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s nine things you should know this Saturday…

# sectarian - Thursday 5 January, 2012

At least 24 killed in Baghdad explosions

The bombings come amid increasing sectarian tensions following the withdrawal of US combat troops from Iraq.

# sectarian - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

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Going for Gault: Linfield pick midfielder as first Catholic captain

For the first time in 125 years, Linfield FC will be led out by a Catholic captain.

# sectarian - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Ardoyne footballers stabbed and beaten 'by loyalist mob'

Players attacked on way home from trip to Louth – they had arranged the day out to avoid trouble surrounding the Orange Order march in Belfast.

# sectarian - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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Shot photographer Niall "hopes to make full recovery"

“Shocking” attack on press photographer Niall Carson during Belfast riots is condemned, as pays tribute to his work.

# sectarian - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this Tuesday morning…

# sectarian - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Student arrested after dressing as Postman Pat and addressing a package to Celtic boss

A Facebook photo which depicts the student in fancy dress holding a package sparked complaints to police. Celtic manager Neil Lennon has been targeted by parcel bombs in the past.

# sectarian - Thursday 17 March, 2011

Six top opposition activists arrested in Bahrain

As the struggle in Bahrain continues, the Sunni monarchy uses everything at its disposal to retain power – while Shias are hoping their overwhelming population advantage will bring the leadership to its knees.