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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - World - NORTHERN IRELAND

    Dozens of police injured in Belfast clashes

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 06:12pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Northern Ireland’s three decades of sectarian strife. The 1998 Good Friday agreement, which set up a power-sharing government between republicans and loyalists, largely ended the violence, although ...

  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

    Protesters pelt Northern Irish police with petrol bombs

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 03:10pm by Reuters in Belfast

    ... 100, mostly teenagers, attacked officers on Tuesday in the east of the city but police did not have to resort to water cannon and plastic baton rounds to stop the violence as was the case ... the most sustained period of violence in the city for years. Businesses have been disrupted and Belfast’s reputation tarnished by some of the worst scenes seen since a 1998 peace deal ended 30 ...

  10. News - World - NORTHERN IRELAND

    Third arrest over bomb under Northern Ireland policeman’s car

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 09:51am by Agence France-Presse in Belfast

    ... to the south, but have not given up violence as a means of achieving their aims. The IRA declared a formal end to its armed campaign in 2005, saying that it would pursue its aims through peaceful means. ... of violence between Protestants, favouring continued union with Britain, and Catholics seeking a unified Ireland. A 1998 peace agreement largely ended the conflict, but sporadic unrest and bomb ...




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