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Thursday, August 15

Trouble at flashpoint area: BBC

Interface violence meeting: UTV Internet

Embattled Short Strand residents claim police complicity in violence: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

Ulster loyalists' feuding spreads fear for agreement: Financial Times
John Murray Brown

Balkan Belfast: Irish Echo

Time for sad reflection: Irish Independent

Aussie tourists stoned by Derry mob: Sydney Morning Herald

Tourists attacked by stone throwers: BBC

Precious little to laugh at during North’s silly season: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Omagh victims sue: The Scotsman

Families of Omagh victims to sue police: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Byrne's Omagh information call: UTV Internet

Sinn Fein should urge Republicans to come forward over Omagh bombing: The News Letter

SF under pressure to support Omagh inquiry: The Irish Times
Gerry Moriarty

DUP must spell out intentions: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

IRA apology better than more deaths: Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Jul 23)

Police renew murder appeal: BBC

Wednesday, August 14

New UDA chief warns of more killings: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

People 'will die unless UDA halts campaign': Belfast Telegraph
Maureen Coleman

Government to meet with loyalists: BBC

Belfast pledge to tackle sectarianism: Daily Telegraph
Thomas Harding

Sectarian clashes in Belfast: BBC

'Progress' made in talks to end sectarianism: Irish Independent
John Devine

Street peace bid hits a dead zone: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Fein warn Unionists on walkout: UTV Internet

Why the next election is so crucial for Ulster: Belfast Telegraph
Ian Paisley

Why the peace process is failing fast: Irish Independent
Finian Cunningham

IRA next on the list: UPI (Aug 3)
Joe Skelly

New twist to the Colombian saga: Belfast Telegraph

Officer's pledge over Omagh: BBC

PSNI weapons row: UTV Internet

Somebody needs to watch the watchdog: Belfast Telegraph
Chris Ryder

Minority still opposed to Protestant culture - Gregory Campbell: Derry Journal (Aug 13)

'Rough diamond' could prove valuable: Irish Independent
John Devine

NI voting procedures under review: BBC
Mark Simpson

Sectarianism: The Blanket
Billy Mitchell (Aug 4)

Firebombed, shot at and abused but brave priest vows - you will not win: Glasgow Sunday Mail (Aug 11)
Charles Lavery

Tuesday, August 13

Peace eludes Short Strand area: Boston Herald (Aug 12)
Jim Dee

Pipe bombers target houses: BBC

'Mistakes being made in peace-line security': The News Letter

Maskey calls for flags to come down: UTV Internet

No winners when violence erupts: Belfast Telegraph

Who will save the Short Strand?: (from

Party dampens idea of Unionist Convention: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Sinn Fein hits back at Colombian allegations: The Independent
David McKittrick

More pressure on SF follows new Colombia killings claim: Irish Independent
Karl Brophy and John Devine

Ministers' office says figures don't add up: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Quieting terrorists without violence: Contra Costa Times (Aug 7)
Declan Deane

Northern Ireland must keep faith with the peace process: The Independent

Police to meet Apprentice Boys leaders after parade trouble: The News Letter (Aug 12)
Ian Starrett

The sins of the fathers visited on the children: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

Nationalist attack on church event condemned: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Minister defiant after gospel service attacked: Belfast Telegraph
Marie Foy

Sectarianism And How It Can Be Fought: The Blanket
Hazel Croft

DPP to proceed with charges against club members: Belfast Telegraph

Monday, August 12

Explosion follows rioting in Belfast: The Scotsman
John Innes

Nationalists blamed for violence: BBC

Concern for peace grows: Sunday Life (Aug 11)

Is Northern madness a result of the bombs, or vice versa?: Sunday Independent (Aug 11)
Brendan O'Connor

Colombian bombers 'were trained by IRA': Daily Telegraph
Jeremy McDermott

Colombia mortar attack rebels 'IRA trained': Irish Independent
Frank Khan and Susan Garraty

Loyalists back SF meetings: Sunday Life (Aug 11)

UVF on brink of returning to violence, loyalist chief warns: The Times
David Lister

Silent But Lethal: The Blanket (Aug 11)
Anthony McIntyre

'Real IRA' release is an insult to Omagh: Ireland on Sunday (Aug 11)

Naming the IRA's favourite politicians: The Sunday Times (Aug 11)
Alan Barker

Provos tool up for drugs war: Sunday Life (Aug 11)

I'll drink to all-day Sunday opening: The Observer (Aug 11)
Ken Scott

Brady chose to tell 'a half-story' on the North: Sunday Independent (Aug 11)
John Drennan

Irish electorate must consider rest of Europe: Sunday Business Post (Aug 11)
Alan Dukes

Sunday, August 11

Government to meet with loyalists: BBC

Disconcerting words continue from the paramilitary cannon: Irish Echo
Ray O'Hanlon

Teen injured in sectarian attack: UTV Internet

Officers injured in clashes: BBC

How I See It: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

Staff levels a symptom of NI government: BBC
Mark Devenport

Unionist wants to pull plug on SF: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Boys ignore march jeers: Belfast Telegraph
Ben Lowry and Thami Ngidi

Parades Commission's Kilkeel decisions: UTV Internet (Aug 9)

PSNI admits recruit with assault charge: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Special Branch to close down: The Sunday Times
Chris Ryder

Widower sues Chief Constable, Secretary of State: Ulster Herald
Adrian Mullan & Anton McCabe

Urban terror 'courtesy of IRA': Scotland on Sunday

IRA linked to Colombian mortar attack: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke and Kirk Semple

Adams 'hid peace plan from IRA': The Sunday Times
Emily O'Reilly

Adams's 'big hug' tactics are those of a desperate man: Sunday Independent
Ruth Dudley Edwards

Shoot, said Mad Dog's wife: The Sunday Times
Alan Barker

Secrets people want to tell us...: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

IRA 'murdered the wrong men' in informer purge: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

KKK and Nazi mural is a disgrace - DUP: Belfast Telegraph (Aug 9)
Ashleigh Wallace

Saturday, August 10

Unionist's drive for united front spurned by DUP: Irish Independent
John Devine

Political Platform: (from
Alex Maskey

Peace in our time for Ulster? The demand isn't there: The Guardian
Simon Hoggart

Bon voyage abyss: Irish Echo

What do we get for our money?: Belfast Telegraph

Colombia mortar massacre will blow SF out of politics: Irish Independent
Conor Cruise O'Brien

Did IRA train killer rebels?: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Loyalists and Sinn Fein talks in jeopardy: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Loyalists attack Alliance for eighth week in a row: (from
Colm Heatley

No trouble at Ardoyne parade: UTV Internet

Thousands to march in Derry: BBC

Keep Derry parades ‘oasis’: Derry Journal

Adair son shot 'after woman was hurt at pumps': The Times
David Lister

Adair's son 'laughs off' punishment attack: The News Letter (Aug 9)

Adair's son to be questioned: UTV Internet

All the Special Branch’s men: (from

A poor track record: Belfast Telegraph
Lindy McDowell

Strabane man arrested after murder of contractor: Ulster Herald
Michele Canning

Caldwell murder prompts 'UK-wide' security upgrade: Derry Journal (Aug 6)

Dissidents Shame Irish Nationalism: Irish Voice/
Niall O'Dowd

A life snuffed out: Irish Echo

Ombudsman case 'likely to be dropped': Belfast Telegraph

Friday, August 9

SF met loyalist group in effort to end violence: The Irish Times
Suzanne Breen

Family targeted in bomb attack: BBC

Trouble flares overnight in Ardoyne: RTE

FBI, MI5 Ran Secret Informer: Irish Voice/
Liz Walsh

Kneecapped by his father's own thugs: the brutality of Belfast visits 'Mad Pup' Adair: The Independent
David McKittrick

Terror chief ‘had his son shot in the legs’: The Scotsman
Ted Oliver

Attack on son puts 'Mad Dog' Adair's rule in doubt: Irish Independent
John Devine

Guns, baseball bats and breeze blocks: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Gambling with our future: Belfast Telegraph

Time for Action On U.S. Policy: Irish Voice/

Sectarians For Peace?: The Blanket
Sean Smyth

'West Wingers' at Stormont outnumber Ahern, Blair staff: Irish Independent
John Devine

UUP man enters 'the lion's den': Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

So where will we be in 2008?: (from

North Belfast parade preparation: UTV Internet

Hutchinson confirms murder weapon claims: (from
Allison Morris

Inquiry over police refusal to help sick boy during riot: Irish Independent
Ivan McMichael

The Wrong Track: Belfast Telegraph
Dennis Kennedy

Sinn Fein slammed over Nice stance: UTV Internet

Hain urges Irish voters to back EU treaty: The Herald
Deborah Summers

Dwindling Catholics put faith in buddleia: The Times
Ruth Gledhill

Thursday, August 8

Petrol bombs and gun shots as sectarian riots continue: Irish Independent
Dominic Cunningham

Pipe bomb attack pair 'are lucky to be alive': Belfast Telegraph
Maureen Coleman

Ulster 'driven to tranquillisers by lingering war psychology': The Independent
David McKittrick

Easing 30 years of troubles trauma: Belfast Telegraph

Angry Unionists unappeased: Irish Echo
Anne Cadwallader

The Border Poll: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Adams rejects police board claim: UTV Internet

How I almost hugged David Trimble: Gerry Adams: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Spy agencies tolerate loyalist attacks - Adams: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Loyalist's son injured in attack: BBC

No more killing: Derry Journal (Aug 6)
Brendan McDaid

‘You are living in Cloud Cuckoo-land’: Derry Journal (Aug 6)
Brendan McDaid

Media lacks courage in Northern Ireland: (from The News Letter)
Suzanne Breen

Insulting rant against Irish: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Barred from the club - Irish language paper snubbed by Irish media contest: (from
Concubhar Ó Liatháin

Saol Nua: The Blanket (Jul 27)
Sean O'Lubaigh

Wednesday, August 7

Further north Belfast violence: UTV Internet

Health staff in protests over threats: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Medics defy terrorism: Irish Examiner

Let's act now to give peace a chance: Belfast Telegraph
David Ford

Adams makes UDA claim: UTV Internet

Meeting the Paramilitaries: The Blanket
Davy Carlin

Two men injured in separate shootings in North: RTE

Pro-Agreement Unionist may quit Assembly: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Troubles' victims 'afraid to talk': BBC

SF says UUP is planning for early election: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Tuesday, August 6

Maskey defiant after loyalist death threat: Belfast Telegraph
Mary Fitzgerald

Son of loyalist victim loses his hand to firework: The Guardian
Rosie Cowan

Hospitals' staff call halt over threats by terrorists: The Times
David Lister

Sinn Fein condemns threats: UTV Internet

Actors on loyalist death list: Ireland on Sunday (Jul 28)

Bid to find assessor for paramilitary ceasefires: Irish Independent
John Devine

Is this the end for Trimble and the GFA?: Irish Democrat
Bobbie Heatley and David Granville

Hundreds mourn victim of TA camp blast: The News Letter (Aug 5)
Ian Starrett

Omagh men's missing cash: Ireland on Sunday (Jul 31)

A question of balance: Irish Democrat

Nuff Said: The Blanket
Eoghan O'Suilleabhain

'War against Crown' vow: Sunday Life (Aug 4)

Trimble helps save rioter from jail: Irish Independent

Proud city makes impressive bid: Belfast Telegraph

Mistake to confuse bigoted attack with racial abuse: Belfast Telegraph
Malachi O'Doherty

What to do if the Irish say No: Financial Times
Kirsty Hughes

Monday, August 5

Bullet sent to mayor: BBC

Anti-sectarianism rally: UTV Internet

Murder 'strengthens fight against terrorism': Irish Independent
Gary Kelly

Action against hate crimes: (from

UFF chiefs staked out in covert Army ops: (from Sunday People, Aug 4)
Sinead King

McCausland accuses Catholic clergyman of making sectarian statements: (from, Aug 2)
Colm Heatley

Paramilitaries threaten Belfast hospital workers hospital threats: The Independent
Victoria Logan

Diehards who won't give peace a chance: Sunday Life (Aug 4)
Stephen Breen

Teenager badly hurt by mob wielding iron bars: Irish Independent
Gary Kelly

Ulster reports to expose security: The Times
Michael Evans and David Lister

Shankill targets SF chief over Commons no-show: Sunday Life (Aug 4)
Alan Murray

Time to prepare for what must come after Trimble: Irish Independent
James Downey

The GFA’s Failure To Deliver An Honest and Genuine Constitutional Settlement Keeps Northern Ireland Divided: The Blanket (Jul 30)
Paul A. Fitzsimmons

US cracks down on visas for IRA former prisoners: (from

Hold firm: The Blanket
Niall Fennessy

Turf war flares as top Provo defects: Sunday Life (Aug 4)

The man who wants to bring down our borders: Irish Independent
Willie Dillon

How can you be racist about the Irish when they are not a race?: The Scotsman
Jimmy Reid

Culture judges visit Belfast: UTV Internet

Sunday, August 4

IRA splinter groups eyed in booby-trap killing: Boston Herald
Jim Dee

FBI agent to tell how he infiltrated world of Real IRA: Sunday Independent
Liz Walsh

UK on alert as Real IRA plan more killings: (from Sunday People)
Joe Doran

RIRA threat ‘at highest since Omagh’: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke

Trimble to jump the election gun: Sunday Business Post
Tom McGurk

Single-party talks 'on agenda': BBC

A slow walk to peace: The Observer
Barry Turley

Looking for respect: Belfast Telegraph
Barry White

US describes Colombian three as 'IRA members': Sunday Independent
Jody Corcoran

NIPSA is 'reassured' by Loyalists: Belfast Telegraph

Murphy - 'I've never been in Omagh': Sunday Business Post
Aine O'Neill

DUP in regeneration bid to stem spiralling violence: Belfast Telegraph
Claire Regan

Busting the IRA: The Sunday Times
Alan Barker

IRA Agent In Kill Probe: (from Sunday People)
Greg Harkin

New allegations over killing of MP Airey Neave: The Sunday Times
Liam Clarke and Adam Nathan

Pleas to halt church attacks: Belfast Telegraph
Michael McCambridge

If only the PLO could take a cue from the IRA: Minneapolis Star Tribune (Aug 3)
Robert J. Kozlowski

Charges against Republican Felons Club struck out: Sunday Business Post
Aine O'Neill

Co. Derry village remembers: Victim's father urges IRA to come clean: Derry Journal

Reaching out to other religions: Belfast Telegraph
Alf McCreary

Dunboyne’s religious experiment was brave, but it never really had a prayer: The Sunday Times
Emily O'Reilly

Saturday, August 3

Thousands gather in Belfast to protest against violence and sectarianism: The Independent
David McKittrick

'Think again' urges Farren: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

A week in politics: BBC
Martina Purdy

A house of cards holds in Northern Ireland: Albany Times Union
Andrew Greeley

The slow march of change: BBC
Kevin Connolly

Reid condemns extremists over violence: RTE

Protest shows peace process still backed: Irish Examiner

Getting rid of the paramilitaries: Belfast Telegraph

I'll take on the terrorists insists Orde: The News Letter

Catholic youths blamed for church burning: Irish Independent

Two accused of CIRA fundraising: UTV Internet

Conditions on loyal order marches: BBC

Five held over Ulster killing: The Times
David Lister

Writer's anti-Irish column branded racist: Irish Independent
Eugene Moloney

Sisyphus: The Blanket
Anthony McIntyre

Troubles fiction remains troubled by stereotype: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Friday, August 2

Killings prompt anti-sectarian rally: BBC

Church leaders endorse North rally: RTE

The community is not united against sectarianism: (from The News Letter)
Suzanne Breen

Booby-Trapped Lunch Box Kills Worker in Northern Ireland: New York Times
Brian Lavery

Real IRA claims first fatality since Omagh bombing: The Independent
David McKittrick

When is this going to end?: Belfast Telegraph
Ciaran O'Neill and Sarah Brett

Ford warns of paramilitary activity threat: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Interface meeting ends in deadlock: The News Letter
Gary Kelly

Eye on London: Belfast Telegraph
Brian Walker

Plot to kill Belfast lawyers revealed: The Guardian
John Ware

Finucane killing - what really happened: The Guardian
John Ware

How Blair can take the moral high ground: The Guardian
John Ware

The cases to be investigated: The Guardian
John Ware

DUP stands by its grim figures: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Provo leaders pressure INLA: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Sinn Fein urges parades ban: UTV Internet

I don't think I could look my wife's killer in the eye: (from Sunday People, Jul 28)
Joe Doran

How the Peace Process Divided Ireland: The Blanket
Brendan O'Neill

Republic and the Commonwealth: Belfast Telegraph

Settlement Reached Over Shelved Irish Movie: Irish Herald
Sean O'Driscoll

Thursday, August 1

Ulster loyalists admit breach of ceasefire: The Times
David Lister

Sectarian violence on talks agenda: BBC

Adair to stand in election claim: UTV Internet

Reid and Trimble are in the same rocking boat: Belfast Telegraph
Eric Waugh

Blair's rescue package: a crisis only deferred?: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

John reid's personal credibility on the line: Belfast Telegraph
Steven King

Winding down the war machine: Irish Echo

Man dies after TA base attack: BBC

McGuinness condemns attack: UTV Internet

British unit in Spain to track Eta and IRA: Daily Telegraph
Isambard Wilkinson

Northern Ireland colluison: fact, not fiction: Irish Herald
James J. Brosnahan & Dan VanDeMortel

Flags scar country - Alliance: Belfast Telegraph
Noel McAdam

Families of Omagh victims seeking evidence on RIRA: Irish Echo
Jack Holland

Envoy to testify in McKevitt trial: Irish Independent
Tom Brady

Secret watchers who keep an eye on the terrorists: Daily Telegraph
Michael Smith

'Breakdown of trust' led to sacking of school head: Irish Independent
Katherine Donnelly


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