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22 June 2018 13:36 Indonesian cleric sentenced to death over terror attack

Four people died in the attack at a Starbucks café in 2016. A RADICAL INDONESIAN cleric has been sentenced to death for masterminding a 2016 Islamic State terror attack that saw a suicide bomber blow himself up at a Starbucks café. Aman Abdurrahman was found guilty of ordering the attack that killed four people in Jakarta, as heavily armed police guarded 5

22 May 2018 07:20 Ariana Grande sends message of support as Manchester marks one year since deadly terror attack

Twenty two people lost their lives in the bombing. SINGER ARIANA GRANDE has said she is thinking of all those affected by the Manchester bombing as the UK prepares to hold a national minute’s silence to remember the victims of the attack. Twenty two people lost their lives when a suicide bomber blew himself up at Grande’s concert this day last year. Since 6

13 April 2018 09:00 Glasnevin's iconic O'Connell tower reopens today

The tower has been closed since it was bombed by loyalists in 1971. VISITORS TO GLASNEVIN Cemetery will now able to climb to the top of the O’Connell Tower for the first time in more than 40 years after it was closed following its bombing in 1971. The tower will be open to visitors from tomorrow after restoration work by the Office of Public Works. A new staircase 10

15 January 2018 07:30 At least 26 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blast

This has been the second attack on the capital in three days. A DOUBLE SUICIDE bombing killed 26 people in Baghdad on Monday, officials said, the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in three days. Dr Abdel Ghani al-Saadi, health chief for east Baghdad, reported “26 dead and 90 wounded”. “Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in Tayaran Square in central 13

15 December 2017 10:46 The film where Pierce Brosnan (almost) plays Gerry Adams is on Netflix now

That’s the weekend viewing sorted, so. THE FOREIGNER, THE film in which Pierce Brosnan plays Gerry Adams but doesn’t play Gerry Adams, has hit Netflix today. The film stars Jackie Chan as a father whose daughter is killed in a bomb claimed by a group called the Authentic IRA. Brosnan plays a former IRA member who is now an Irish “deputy minister 103

30 October 2017 22:12 St Vincent’s unconvincing but crowned kings of Dublin again

Diarmuid Connolly supreme in first half as Ballymun disappoint at Parnell Park St Vincent’s are Dublin champions again, getting it done any which way they can. They came through a tepid final in Parnell Park despite only playing in fits and starts and missing a hatful of chances to make it easier on themselves. By name alone, they will be heavy favourites 25

29 October 2017 09:05 23 dead as Somalia police end night-long siege of hotel

Troops regained control of the Nasa-Hablod hotel on Sunday morning, having killed three attackers and captured two alive, said Captain Mohamed Hussein. Al-Shabab, Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist group, quickly claimed responsibility for Saturday's outrage, two weeks after more than 350 people were killed by a massive truck bomb in a busy Mogadishu 27

28 October 2017 16:42 At least 13 killed as suicide bombers and gunmen launch Somalia attack

Two more blasts were heard in the area, one when an attacker detonated a suicide vest. Speaking to The Associated Press by telephone from the scene, Captain Mohamed Hussein said security forces were battling extremists who were on the top floor of the Nasa-Hablod hotel, which is close to the presidential palace and is frequented by politicians and other 21

18 October 2017 00:00 Michelle O’Neill ‘was ready’ to make deal to restore Stormont Executive

Senior Sinn Féin party figures blocked leader from securing agreement, Government sources say The Government believes that Sinn Féin’s leader in Northern Ireland, Michelle O’Neill, was ready to do a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to restore the Stormont Executive but was blocked by senior party figures. Informed sources have said the belief 8

17 October 2017 19:07 Clinton meets NI leaders in Belfast

Former US president Bill Clinton has met Northern Ireland's political leaders during a visit to Belfast. Mr Clinton had separate engagements with Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster and Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams and the republican party's Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill. The private discussions came as the two parties remain at loggerheads 13