Northern Ireland Conflict
Mar 20, 2013 16:51 EDT
Two Irish republicans were found liable on Wednesday for the 1998 Omagh bombing that killed 29 people in the worst single attack of Northern Ireland's three decades of sectarian conflict.
Mar 07, 2013 23:07 EST
Sinn Fein on Friday retained their parliamentary seat of mid-Ulster in a by-election called when Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness stood down as a Westminster MP last year.
Mar 06, 2013 03:23 EST
South Korean car manufacturer Kia on Tuesday said it will not sell its "Provo" model in Britain, placating Northern Ireland loyalists offended by the name's connotations.
Mar 05, 2013 23:23 EST
Police in Northern Ireland charged two men over a foiled mortar bomb attack on a police station in the the province's second city of Londonderry.
Mar 04, 2013 07:03 EST
Police in Northern Ireland said Monday they had foiled a mortar bomb attack on a police station just minutes before paramilitaries were about to fire.
Mar 02, 2013 13:15 EST
Two high-profile figures in the Belfast City Hall flag protests appeared in court Saturday charged with offences linked to the demonstrations.
Feb 26, 2013 18:18 EST
Northern Ireland police investigating dissident Republican militants on Tuesday discovered a rocket launcher and warhead during a search at a house in Belfast.
Jan 16, 2013 08:59 EST
A man jailed for the murder of two young British soldiers in Northern Ireland must face a retrial after his convictions were quashed, Belfast's court of appeal ruled Wednesday.
Jan 16, 2013 06:16 EST
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Wednesday slammed "troublemakers" in Northern Ireland who he said "will never succeed" in breaking the 1998 Good Friday peace agreement.
Jan 15, 2013 12:43 EST
A man jailed for the murder of two young British soldiers in Northern Ireland on Tuesday saw his convictions quashed as the court cited a lack of evidence in convicting him of the double-slaying.
Jan 15, 2013 03:22 EST
Rioters in Northern Ireland petrol bombed police and a bus driver was wounded after his vehicle was hijacked in the latest round of sectarian clashes in capital Belfast.
Jan 14, 2013 17:31 EST
Rioters in Northern Ireland on Monday petrol bombed police and a bus driver was wounded after his vehicle was hijacked in the latest round of sectarian clashes in capital Belfast.
Jan 13, 2013 12:27 EST
Northern Ireland's first minister insisted Sunday that the political process is the only way forward after one of the heaviest days yet of violence over the flying of the British flag.
Jan 13, 2013 07:15 EST
The flag protests in Northern Ireland have exposed the deep sense of alienation felt by the staunchly pro-British Loyalist community, as the benefits of the peace process seemingly pass them by.
Jan 13, 2013 06:12 EST
Northern Ireland's first minister insisted on Sunday that the political process is the only way forward after one of the heaviest days yet of violence over the flying of the British flag.
Jan 12, 2013 18:37 EST
Twenty-nine Northern Ireland police officers were injured Saturday while trying to quell sectarian clashes in Belfast, as the row over limits to the flying of the British flag showed no sign of abating.
Jan 12, 2013 15:01 EST
Sixteen Northern Ireland police officers were injured while battling to quell sectarian clashes in Belfast on Saturday as the row over the flying of the British flag showed no sign of abating.
Jan 12, 2013 14:04 EST
Northern Irish demonstrators loyal to Britain clashed with nationalists and police on Saturday in fresh protests against curbs on flying the British flag, leaving four officers injured, police said.
Jan 11, 2013 21:49 EST
Police in Northern Ireland fired plastic bullets and water cannon as loyalists furious over restrictions on flying the Union Flag torched a bus and hurled petrol bombs at officers.
Jan 11, 2013 16:38 EST
Police in Northern Ireland fired plastic bullets and a water cannon at protesters and a bus was set alight as sectarian riots returned Friday to the streets of the tense British province.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Part of the history of Ireland|
Political map of Ireland.
|Security forces:||Irish republicans:||Ulster loyalists:|
|Casualties and losses|
|British Army 705|
English police 6
Royal Air Force 4
Royal Navy 2
Irish Army 1
Violence extended to England, the Republic of Ireland, and mainland Europe.
|Result||Military stalemate and paramilitary ceasefires|
St Andrews Agreement