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Irish Ex-soldier Jailed For 15 Months For Joining IS In Syria

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Irish Ex-soldier Jailed For 15 Months For Joining IS In Syria

Dublin’s Special Criminal Court on Friday sentenced former soldier Lisa Smith to 15 months in jail for joining the so-called Islamic State (IS) group in Syria. Judge Tony Hunt said the 40-year-old mother of one, from Dundalk on Ireland’s east coast, was a low risk for reoffending. But he said Smith, a Muslim convert, went […]

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Five Months On, Anger And Despair Prevail In Donbas

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Five Months On, Anger And Despair Prevail In Donbas

Fatigue, despair and anger are prevalent in eastern Ukraine after five months of what volunteer humanitarian aid worker Oleksiy Yukov calls “a war without mercy that has gone crazy”. There has been fighting in the vast industrial area of ​​Donbas — made up of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions — ever since 2014 when Russia-backed […]

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