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Irish victims of abuse call for Church leaders to resign

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Irish victims of abuse call for Church leaders to resign

In Ireland, survivors of abuse at the hands of Catholic clergy have called upon several Irish church leaders to resign, but many have refused to do so. Today, 24 Irish bishops are in Rome meeting with the Pope, trying to figure out how to respond to the victims' demands. Alan Fisher of Al Jazeera English speaks to some of Ireland's abuse survivors.

Posted: February 15, 2010 11:15   Comments: 70
Today: Dubai World’s debts and an Irish abuse report

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Today: Dubai World’s debts and an Irish abuse report

Top stories from around the world brought to you by the Worldfocus newsroom. Today: the fallout continues from the financial woes of Dubai World; an Irish report finds evidence of a church cover-up of abuse; and Cuba stages its first military exercises in 5 years.

Posted: November 27, 2009 12:15   Comments: 0
Irish voters boost prospects of EU presidency

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Irish voters boost prospects of EU presidency

In Ireland, voters have backed a European Union treaty that streamlines the future workings of the 27-nation bloc. Irish journalist Niall Stanage discusses the reversal in course and the implications for Europe and the U.S.

Posted: October 5, 2009 14:47   Comments: 0
Death of Edward Kennedy reverberates in Ireland

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Death of Edward Kennedy reverberates in Ireland

As the tributes to late U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy continue, nowhere beyond the U.S. is his death reverberating more than in Ireland. Author Malachy McCourt discuss why Kennedy and his family resonated with the Irish.

Posted: August 27, 2009 15:55   Comments: 2
Northern Ireland attacks lead to fears of reignited conflict

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Northern Ireland attacks lead to fears of reignited conflict

Following two attacks by Irish Republican Army splinter groups this week, Northern Ireland is on edge, fearing a return to the "Troubles" -- the three decades of violence that killed more than 3,300 people.

Posted: March 12, 2009 14:30   Comments: 1
Scandinavian countries close the gender gap

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Scandinavian countries close the gender gap

A recent report on the worldwide gender gap measures economic participation and opportunity, educational access, political empowerment and health/longevity.

Posted: November 13, 2008 07:58   Comments: 1
World salutes 90th anniversary of World War I

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World salutes 90th anniversary of World War I

It goes by many names -- Veterans Day, Remembrance Day, Poppy Day, Armistice Day and even Independence Day in some countries -- but every November, nations around the world commemorate those who have served in the the military and particularly in World War I.

Posted: November 11, 2008 11:51   Comments: 0
Immigration debate heats up in Ireland

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Immigration debate heats up in Ireland

Blogwatch looks at the both sides of the immigration debate in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland as both countries face economic hardship.

Posted: September 11, 2008 09:57   Comments: 0

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