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07 September 2018 11:32 Air strikes hit Idlib as Syria summit begins

The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey have begun a summit on Syria as a bloody offensive on Idlib province looms, despite warnings from the US and others against the attack. The summit between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may determine whether diplomacy halts any military 16

05 September 2018 17:09 Brendan Howlin and Eamonn Ryan meet to plan rally against Donald Trump visit

The Labour Party and Green Party have agreed to jointly organise a public rally opposing the upcoming visit of Donald Trump to Ireland. Brendan Howlin and Eamonn Ryan met this evening to discuss the US President's November visit. In a statement, Deputy Howlin said his actions on climate change, international trade and aid relief were "destructive" and "detrimental 5

03 September 2018 13:01 Malaysian Muslim lesbian couple caned in front of 100 people for attempting to have sex

Two Malaysian Muslim women convicted under Islamic laws of attempting to have sex were caned today in a rare public whipping that was slammed by lawmakers and rights activists as a form of torture. Lawyers and activists said the women, aged 22 and 32, were seated on stools facing the judges and given six strokes from a light rattan cane on their backs 26

03 September 2018 08:43 Poll: Do you plan to attend an anti-Trump protest?

The US President will visit Ireland in November. A NUMBER OF protests are being planned to coincide with Donald Trump’s visit to Ireland. The US President is a polarising figure and, as soon as the visit was announced on Friday, there were calls for it to be cancelled. Many people are critical of comments Trump has made about migrants and women, as well as policy 5

02 September 2018 22:10 Liam Miller memorial match set for live TV coverage

The sellout Liam Miller tribute match later this month is being lined up for live television coverage. Negotiations are nearly complete on an agreement for Virgin Media — formerly TV3 — to cover the September 25 fixture live. A deal is expected to be announced this week. It is also believed that Manchester United’s in- house station, MUTV, is in negotiations 11

29 August 2018 19:11 Nine-year jail term for Paraguayan football official in Fifa bribery case

A former top South American football official has been sentenced to nine years in prison in the Fifa bribery scandal. Juan Angel Napout of Paraguay was sentenced in New York City on Wednesday. A jury convicted him late last year of racketeering and other charges stemming from a corruption scandal that shook the sport’s international governing body. Prosecutors 15

27 August 2018 07:58 Burmese military leaders should face Rohingya genocide prosecution – UN

Burmese military leaders should be prosecuted for genocide against Rohingya Muslims, investigators working for the UN’s top human rights body say. The call, accompanying a first report by the investigators, amounts to some of the strongest language yet from UN officials who have denounced alleged human rights violations in Burma since a bloody crackdown 11

24 August 2018 18:25 Varadkar urges Pope to provide full disclosure on child abuse by priests

Pope Francis is due to visit the country this weekend. LEO VARADKAR HAS said the Catholic Church still has a role to play in Irish society but shouldn’t determine public policy. Speaking to BBC News ahead of Pope Francis’ visit this weekend, the Taoiseach said the Church had “too much of a dominant place in our society” in the past. “I think it still 10

20 August 2018 18:54 'I find them terrifying': Mary McAleese wary of gay priests and nuns who preach anti-LGBTI message

The former President expressed her concerns at ‘fake hetero homophobes’ within the Church. MARY MCALEESE HAS expressed concern at the damage caused to children by gay members of the clergy who preach against homosexuality. Speaking at the launch of a new study challenging the Catholic Church’s stance on homosexuality, the former president said she was “terrified 25

18 August 2018 12:02 Mary McAleese: 'World Meeting of Families is essentially a right wing rally'

McAleese says the congress was designed to rally people to fight against same-sex marriage, rights for gays, abortion rights and contraceptive rights. FORMER PRESIDENT MARY McAleese has revealed that she made a canonical complaint to Pope Francis, after Cardinal Kevin Farrell banned her from speaking at a event in the Vatican earlier this year, and the pope has yet to respond 25