Topic: Northern Ireland Assembly
A motion in Belfast to stop flying the British Union flag year-round touched off the riots, but the issues run deeper.
Northern Ireland politicians agreed to move policing and justice authority from Britain to the Stormont Assembly. It did so without the support of the once-dominant Ulster Unionist Party, pointing to lingering anger among some Protestants over concessions made to Irish republicans.
03/16/2010 04:44 pm
Northern Ireland’s politicians on both sides of the divide have shown that they are not afraid of late nights and hard work if the end result is stability. Israelis and Palestinians could learn a lot from that.
03/04/2010 10:13 am
Northern Ireland's pro-British DUP and Irish republican Sinn Féin failed Friday to agree on bringing policing and justice under local control. If a stalemate continues, it could result in the collapse of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
01/29/2010 05:22 pm
Irish republican leader Gerry Adams, once seen as a likely future president of Ireland, stands accused of failing to protect children from sexual predators after his niece said she was abused by his brother. It could derail his political career.
12/23/2009 02:26 pm
Irish politicians from all sides reject any backsliding toward violence.
03/11/2009 01:00 am
The reconciliation marked by the deal signed 10 years ago today gets a $71 million boost.
04/10/2008 01:00 am