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2010-06-15 00:45:23

New research from Queen's University Belfast shows the number of paramilitary flags now flown on arterial routes in Northern Ireland during July has more than halved.

2005-11-16 08:20:00

By Anne Cadwallader BELFAST (Reuters) - Change in Northern Ireland may be so slow it appears imperceptible, but the writing is on the wall for one of the most negative of its cultural traditions -- murals glorifying paramilitary violence.

2005-10-30 18:45:05

By Kevin Smith BELFAST (Reuters) - A pro-British paramilitary group in Northern Ireland said on Sunday it had ordered its armed units to stand down after rival guerrillas opposed to British rule scrapped their weapons earlier this year.

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.

2005-10-05 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.

2005-09-19 09:00:34

By Anne Cadwallader BELFAST (Reuters) - Pro-British paramilitaries in Northern Ireland called on the government on Monday to end what they said was unfair treatment of Protestants in the province following some of the worst rioting in years.

2005-09-12 04:44:41

By Anne Cadwallader BELFAST (Reuters) - Commuters in Belfast struggled to work on Monday through streets littered with burnt-out cars and shattered glass after two days of rioting in which 50 police officers were injured.

2005-08-15 06:00:01

BELFAST (Reuters) - A man was shot dead near Belfast city center on Monday morning in what politicians said could be the fourth killing in a bloody feud between Protestant extremists who want Northern Ireland to remain British-ruled.


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