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2005-11-07 15:42:28

By Anne Cadwallader BELFAST (Reuters) - Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams canceled a planned visit to the United States this week after the U.S. government denied him permission on Monday to raise funds for his party.

2005-11-07 15:15:42

By Anne Cadwallader BELFAST (Reuters) - Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams canceled a planned visit to the United States this week after the U.S. government denied him permission on Monday to raise funds for his party.

2005-11-07 14:35:00

By Anne Cadwallader BELFAST (Reuters) - Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams canceled a planned visit to the United States this week after the U.S. government denied him permission on Monday to raise funds for his party.

2005-10-30 15:46:57

BELFAST (Reuters) - A murderous feud between rival Protestant paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland which claimed four lives over the past four months has ended, a statement from negotiators said on Sunday.

2005-10-17 13:33:25

By Kevin Smith BELFAST (Reuters) - Northern Ireland followed in the footsteps of the Irish Republic on Monday by outlawing smoking in all workplaces, including pubs and restaurants.

2005-10-05 04:15:01

(Corrects headline and first paragraph to read former paramilitary Protestant leader instead of former Protestant leader - inserting dropped word) By Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - Gunmen killed a former leader in Northern Ireland's largest Protestant paramilitary group on Tuesday, the most high-profile victim of a spate of violence among armed Protestant factions in the province.

2005-10-05 04:18:13

By Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - Gunmen killed a former leader in Northern Ireland's largest Protestant paramilitary group on Tuesday, the most high-profile victim of a spate of violence among armed Protestant factions in the province.

2005-10-04 20:29:56

By Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - Gunmen killed a former leader in Northern Ireland's largest Protestant guerrilla group on Tuesday, the most high-profile victim of a spate of violence among armed Protestant factions in the British province.

2005-09-30 09:36:58

By Gideon Long MADRID (Reuters) - The IRA's decision to scrap its weapons will put psychological pressure on ETA to call a truce with Spain but is unlikely to draw meaningful concessions from the armed Basque separatist group, analysts said.

2005-09-28 12:02:18

By Paul Hoskins DUBLIN (Reuters) - Pro-British unionists skeptical about the dismantling of the Irish Republican Army's arsenal should be given time to digest the news, the leader of the guerrilla group's political ally Sinn Fein said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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