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St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2019

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 18, 2019

Ireland and the world celebrated yesterday (March 17) St Patrick’s Day 2019 with parades, parties and endless activities. This year around half a million attendees were estimated in Dublin city. This Festival is a monumental occasion for Ireland. More than 3,000 people took part in the country’s largest St Patrick’s Day parade, celebrating Irish storytelling. […]

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Christchurch mosque massacre

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 15, 2019

A gun attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, during afternoon prayers has left 49 people dead   Forty-nine people have been killed and another 48 hurt after mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques in what has been described as the worst evil attack on New Zealand. The police reported the attacks developed today […]

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Blackout in Venezuela to the sixth day

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 12, 2019

Today (March 12) means Venezuelans have been 6 days immersed into darkness, as a massive nationwide blackout hit the country on Thursday evening. As the Irish Times puts it, even though “power cuts have become frequent events in recent years as a result of an economic crisis, Thursday’s blackout was unprecedented due to its geographical […]

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Celebrate International Women’s Day

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 8, 2019

Today (March 8), International Women’s Day is celebrated around the Globe. It is a day to celebrate women’s achievements, and it is about unity, reflection and action. It has been celebrated on March 8 of every year since 1914, when the fight was about getting women around the world the rights to vote, but now […]

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Local Enterprise Offices hosts Business Seminar

By Andreina Gonzalez / March 6, 2019

Dublin City Public Libraries and Local Enterprise Offices (LEO) organised a group session filled with business advice today, March 03, at the Central Library in ILAC Shopping Centre. Noel McGrath led the morning with a two-hour presentation on the basics of how to start a business in Ireland. The seminar is part of the Local […]

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Patient free of HIV after stem cell transplant

By Juliane Girl / March 6, 2019

A UK HIV-patient became the second person worldwide to be freed of the virus after a stem cell transplant. Until now, the London-based man has shown no traces of HIV in his blood after having stopped taking HIV medication 18 months ago. However, it’s too early to speak of him being “cured” of HIV, doctors […]

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Pakistan shoots down Indian jets

By Juliane Girl / February 27, 2019

The conflict over Kashmir between Pakistan and India escalated on Wednesday when Pakistan shot down two Indian military jets over the ceasefire line. It also reportedly captured two Indian pilots. The two nuclear powers have been at war over the Kashmir region several times over the past decades claiming the territory for themselves. This week’s […]

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IS Shamima Begum to lose UK Citizenship

By Juliane Girl / February 20, 2019

Shamima Begum, who left the UK at the age of 15 to join the Islamic State is about to lose her UK citizenship. Her family has received a letter from the Home Office saying that: “In light of the circumstances of your daughter, the notice of the Home Secretary’s decision has been served of file […]

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Manuel Valls and the Barcelona municipal election

By Yvan Barbeau / February 20, 2019

Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, who is running for Barcelona City Council elections scheduled to be held on Sunday 26th May this year, has decided to demonstrate against the socialist government in Madrid. The reason of this decision was the position of the Head of Government, Pedro Sanchez, who undertook to open a dialog […]

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US states sue President over State of Emergency

By Juliane Girl / February 19, 2019

Following Donald Trump’s declaration of a state of emergency to get funding for the Mexican border wall, 16 US states filed a lawsuit against the President. Headed by California, the states Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Virginia, and Michigan joined in the lawsuit saying […]

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