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Like father, like son: a new face of terror $1m bounty shows al-Qaeda threat still there, says Raffaello Pantucci A teenage Hamza bin Laden cradles the AK-47 belonging to his father Osama We have a remarkably myopic view of terrorist organisations. If they are not on our news channels, the assumption is that they have gone away. Yet the reality is that...

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Revenue tops €24bn at IAG as Aer Lingus delivers record performance (Stock image) Revenue at Aer Lingus owner IAG increased 6.7pc to €24.4bn in 2018. Operating profit before exceptional items increased 9.5pc to €3.2bn, according to annual results from the group. Last year IAG increased capacity by 6.1pc. The increase partially reflects new long haul routes at British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus,...
Fugitive mafioso found after 14 years on run   'More than 150 officers were involved in the operation' (stock photo) Italian police have arrested one of the country's most wanted mobster fugitives after 14 years in hiding. Rumours that Marco Di Lauro (38), the angel-faced mafioso, was living a gilded life in Dubai were put to rest at the weekend when police showed...
Why World Rugby's seismic proposals could spell disaster for the PRO14 Leinster players celebrate their victory over Scarlets in the Guinness PRO14 final in Dublin back in May. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile When the British and Irish Lions were undertaking the daunting task of a tour of New Zealand two summers ago, Ulster legend Willie John McBride was understandably a man...
Aid fund to help Irish firms hit by Brexit increased tenfold to 200m euro The cash can be used to offer rescue aid or restructuring support to small and medium-sized businesses impacted by the UK’s exit from the EU. Heather Humphreys described the fund as a safety net (Niall Carson/PA) The EU has approved a ten-fold increase in a state aid fund...

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WATCH: Donald Trump makes fun of climate change plans Donald Trump mocked politicians in the Democrat party who plan to combat climate change during the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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Mario Balotelli celebrates Marseille goal by going live on Instagram The former Manchester City striker opened the scoring in the Ligue 1 game before celebrating in unique fashion. Mario Balotelli celebrates scoring a goal for Marseille by going live on Instagram (mb459/Instagram) Mario Balotelli has added another chapter to his book of goal celebrations by going live on Instagram after scoring for...
Mary O'Rourke: 'Confidence and supply lacks a little respect' Micheal Martin is a fine leader and should seize his chance to steer FF to election success CONFIDENCE AND SUPPLY, PART ONE: In 1988, in the aftermath of Alan Dukes’s Tallaght strategy, Minister Mary O’Rourke, Taoiseach Charlie Haughey and Labour Minister Bertie Ahern meet for talks with teachers’ unions at Government Buildings Now,...
Gay Mitchell: 'It adds up to PAC operating within a powerful remit' Sound public finances demand that this committee examines where public money flows to Court ruling: The Supreme Court found the PAC ‘acted significantly’ outside its terms of reference in a case taken by former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins Once, over dinner, I told the Canadian Auditor General that our Comptroller...
New Brunswick: From from coast to côte in Canada's new frontier Some consider New Brunswick a 'drive-thru' province, but savvy travellers know it's somewhere to stop... Kayaking in the Bay of Fundy. Photo: Tourism New BrunswickThomas in Grande-Anse, New BrunswickWhale watching in New BrunswickMoose! Into the wild in New Brunswick'New Brunswick's wilds are very much a four-season playground for kayaker'Ministers IslandAcadian...

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