Young Protestants and Catholics in east Belfast clashed again Tuesday night in violence that appears to involve splinter paramilitary groups with murky aims.
London bomb threat: a bomb threat made by an Irish extremist group forced London police to seal off the mall leading up to Buckingham Palace.
On Tuesday, Queen Elizabeth II will become the first British monarch to visit the Republic of Ireland. Ireland's prime minister characterized the trip as evidence of a 'growing up' of two peoples.
Monday's confession from attempted Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad has put the spotlight on the Pakistani Taliban's absence from the official US terrorist list.
IRA splinter groups like the Continuity IRA have stepped up attacks in Northern Ireland. While they have a hard core and cause some mayhem, they are unlikely to spark a broader conflict.
On a somber St. Patrick's Day, Belfast carries on as extremists try to end a decade of calm.
Protestants and Catholics unify in vigils to protest the violence.
Ireland unites in protest against violence as police begin crackdown on dissident groups.
Irish politicians from all sides reject any backsliding toward violence.