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Johnson visits Northern Ireland to meet new executive, Irish PM

13 Jan 2020

BELFAST Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Northern Ireland on Monday to mark the restoration of the British province's devolved executive after three years and to hold talks with Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar. | Video

Northern Ireland's politicians return to work after three-year standoff

11 Jan 2020

BELFAST Northern Ireland's main political parties sat down together in Belfast on Saturday to form a power-sharing government and end a three-year standoff that threatened a key part of the province's 1998 peace settlement.

Northern Ireland's politicians return to work after three-year standoff

11 Jan 2020

BELFAST Northern Ireland's main political parties sat down together in Belfast on Saturday to form a power-sharing government and end a three-year standoff that threatened a key part of the province's 1998 peace settlement.

Northern Ireland to get devolved government back after three-year gap

11 Jan 2020

BELFAST The main Irish nationalist and pro-British unionist parties in Northern Ireland agreed to return to a power-sharing government on Friday after a three-year hiatus, ending a standoff that had threatened a key part of the province's 1998 peace settlement.

Northern Ireland's DUP backs deal to restore devolved government

10 Jan 2020

BELFAST Northern Ireland's largest pro-British party, the Democratic Unionist Party, said it believed the draft deal published by the British and Irish governments on Thursday provided a basis upon which the regional assembly can be re-established.

Victory for nationalism - Johnson's win puts UK's future in doubt

13 Dec 2019

BELFAST/GLASGOW The election result was hailed as a victory for English, Scottish and Irish nationalism - and it could spell the end of the United Kingdom. | Video

UK vote gives Irish nationalists hope for historic gains

13 Dec 2019

BELFAST Democratic Unionist Party deputy leader Nigel Dodds lost his seat in the British parliament on Friday, increasing the chances of Northern Ireland electing more Irish nationalists than pro-British unionists for the first time on Friday. | Video

Northern Irish nationalists eye historic gain as Brexit sends DUP reeling

10 Dec 2019

BELFAST In a part of Belfast where huge "peace walls" still keep some Catholic Irish nationalists and Protestant unionists apart, Thursday's UK general election could have far-reaching consequences in the decades-long battle for a united Ireland.

Talks on restoring Northern Ireland government set for Dec. 16

28 Nov 2019

BELFAST A fresh drive to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland will be launched immediately after the UK General Election, it was announced on Wednesday.

Brexit: N.Irish court sets Sept. 6 for challenge to parliament suspension

30 Aug 2019

BELFAST A legal challenge seeking to place an interim block on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's order to suspend parliament will be heard in a Northern Irish court next week, a judge said on Friday.

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