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  1. News - World - NORTHERN IRELAND

    Northern Ireland police arrest former IRA head Gerry Adams over 1972 murder

    Posted May 01st 2014, 09:30am by Reuters in Belfast and Dublin

    ... Sinn Fein, Adams was a pariah in 1980s Britain, banned from speaking on British television. He later helped broker a 1998 peace deal that largely ended three decades of violence between ... street violence that was the worst for years in the province. It is unclear what affect the arrest might have on Northern Ireland’s power-sharing government, whose deputy first minister, former ...

  2. News - World - NORTHERN IRELAND

    Ireland faces major political fallout after arrest of Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams

    Posted May 01st 2014, 09:14pm by Reuters

    ... and was banned from speaking on British television. He later helped broker a 1998 peace deal that largely ended three decades of violence between Catholic militants seeking a unified Ireland and mainly ...

  3. News - World - NORTHERN IRELAND

    100 IRA fugitives protected from arrest are linked to 300 murders, say Northern Ireland police

    Posted May 08th 2014, 09:20pm by GDN

    ... become one of the most controversial issues from the past to haunt the Northern Ireland peace process. Some victims of IRA violence have begun legal action to test the legal validity ...

  4. News - World - NORTHERN IRELAND

    Omagh bombing suspect faces 29 murder charges

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 01:28am by AFP

    ... tore through the market town on a busy Saturday afternoon just a few months after the signing of peace accords which largely ended the 30 years of sectarian violence in Northern Ireland. ...

  5. News - World - NORTHERN IRELAND

    Northern Ireland leader Peter Robinson threatens to quit over aborted IRA trial

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 01:40am by AFP

    ... agreement that ended decades of sectarian violence in Northern Ireland. Downey was charged with killing four cavalry soldiers in the Hyde Park bombing by the Irish Republican Army. He was arrested ...

  6. News - World - NORTHERN IRELAND

    Northern Ireland first minister appeals for calm after three nights of riots

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... First Minister Peter Robinson called for peace as a police officer was hurt in the third night of disorder in Belfast. "It's very important that this violence stops," Robinson ... should desist from violence. The only kind of protest that is ever justifiable is a lawful and peaceful protest." The police service said one officer had been injured in Sunday's ...

  7. News - World - NORTHERN IRELAND

    Northern Irish youths pelt Catholic church in latest ‘flag riots’

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 09:46am by Reuters in Belfast

    ... Reuters in Belfast Youths in Northern Ireland threw petrol bombs at police and rocks at a Catholic Church on Monday night as violence triggered by a decision not to raise the flag ... nightly basis over the last six weeks in what has been some of the most sustained violence in the British-controlled province since a 1998 peace deal ended 30 years of conflict between Catholics ...

  8. News - World - NORTHERN IRELAND

    'Shots fired' at police during fresh clashes over flag row in Northern Ireland

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 10:21am by Agence France-Presse in Belfast

    ... fresh rioting in Belfast. Police deployed water cannon and fired baton rounds in the third consecutive night of violence in the east of the city, facing off against more than 100 people throwing ... to be part of Ireland and sparked weeks of street violence. Several people were arrested for public order offences during Saturday’s disturbances, police said, and at least one officer was injured. ...

  9. News - World - NORTHERN IRELAND

    Northern Ireland braces for Protestant marches

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 09:25am

    ... accompaniment on parade by so-called kick the pope bands of fife and drum playing a mixture of Gospel and sectarian tunes. “People have a choice to make tomorrow. Violence is in no way inevitable,” said Assistant Chief Constable Will Kerr, who is overseeing police operations in Belfast, where violence has followed the Twelfth parades every year since 2009. Tensions rose before the traditional ...

  10. News - World - NORTHERN IRELAND

    Amnesty warns Northern Ireland abuses remain hidden

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 03:25pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... during the violence and a number of public enquiries have been held. But Amnesty says this is not enough, calling for a single investigative body to look at patterns of abuse by paramilitaries ...




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