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Stories with place: Northern Ireland
  • Robinson to retire as Northern Ireland leader in early 2016 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 10:26 am

    DUBLIN - The Protestant leader of Northern Ireland's power-sharing government, Peter Robinson, says he will retire from politics now that his coalition with Irish Catholic leaders has been restored to a firm foundation.

  • Parties reach deal to sustain Northern Ireland power-sharing 
    Updated: Nov-17-15 2:48 pm

    DUBLIN - Britain published a long-sought agreement with Northern Ireland's parties Tuesday that all sides agreed would sustain their Catholic-Protestant government, the central achievement from decades of peacemaking in the British territory.

  • Ex-UK soldier arrested over role in Bloody Sunday massacre 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 10:03 pm

    DUBLIN - Detectives investigating the biggest mass killing by British troops in Northern Ireland, the Bloody Sunday massacre in 1972, on Tuesday arrested on suspicion of murder one of the soldiers who opened fire that day - the first detention of its kind following decades of demands for justice.