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Two arrested after gun, ammunition seized in Dublin

Gardaí seized a firearm, ammunition and a quantity of drugs in a search operation in Dublin this afternoon. Gardaí from the Drugs Unit carried out a search operation at a house on Sheriff Street in Dublin 1, shortly after 3.30pm today. During the course of the search they discovered a …

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Deadly Attack at Church in Russian Region of Dagestan

A man carrying a knife and a hunting rifle opened fire on worshipers on Sunday at an Orthodox church in Kizlyar, in the Dagestan region of Russia, killing at least five people and wounding several others, according to a Russian state news agency. The gunman shouted, “Allahu akbar” and began …

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​The future of smartphones: Five big questions

g-stockstudio, Getty Images/iStockphoto Mobile World Congress, the mobile technology mega-show that kicks off in Barcelona next week, comes at a difficult time for most smartphone makers. There will be the usual glitz and glamour, of course. The star of the show will be the Samsung Galaxy S9, the South Korean …

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Polish PM defends Holocaust perpetrators claim

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has attempted to downplay his claim that Jews were among the perpetrators of the Holocaust. During the Munich Security Conference, Mr Morawiecki defended a law which would see jail terms handed down for people who suggested the country was complicit in the Nazi genocides from …

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Dagestan church shooting leaves five dead in Kizlyar

Image copyright EPA Image caption Doctors examine wounded patients in a hospital in Kizlyar Five people have been killed in a shooting at a Christian church in the Russian republic of Dagestan. Five others were also injured in the shooting, Russia’s interior ministry said. A local man fired at people …

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Florida students to march on Washington

Students who survived last Wednesday’s mass shooting at their Florida school have announced plans to march on Washington.  It is in a bid to “shame” lawmakers into reforming laws that make powerful firearms readily available.  The “March for our Lives” will take place on 24 March, with sister marches planned …

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Stars and activists support Time's Up at BAFTAs

Saoirse Ronan and Caitriona Balfe were among the stars wearing black to the BAFTAs in support of the Time’s Up campaign against sexual harassment, following on from the statement made at the Golden Globes in January. It was announced last week that a red carpet blackout would be taking place …

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