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Northern Ireland Journalist Is Killed in Street Clash

The police in Northern Ireland said a journalist was killed Thursday during a night of unrest in the city of Londonderry in which gasoline bombs were thrown and shots fired. Mark Hamilton, an assistant chief constable, called the killing of the journalist, 29-year-old Lyra McKee, “‘horrendous and unjustified.” The police …

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Woman Killed During Unrest in Northern Ireland

The police in Northern Ireland said a woman was killed Thursday during a night of unrest in the city of Londonderry in which gasoline bombs were thrown and shots fired. Mark Hamilton, an assistant chief constable, said the police considered the killing to be a “terrorist incident” and that they …

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What Do Ireland and Northern Ireland Want From Brexit?

The Irish backstop, a portion of the agreement for Britain’s planned withdrawal from the European Union, has been a near constant point of tension since the country began the Brexit process. But the two players most affected by the potential outcome of this particular element of the exit — Ireland, …

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Two U.S. Service Members Killed in Northern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — Two United States service members were killed during a joint operation with Afghan forces in northern Afghanistan on Friday, bringing to four the American combat deaths in Afghanistan so far this year, Afghan and American officials said. A spokeswoman for the American-led NATO mission in Afghanistan confirmed …

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