Nepal axes Indian physio Aijaz Bashir Ashai accused of sexually harassing masseuse

Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) on Friday terminated the contract of national team physio Aijaz Bashir Ashai after the Indian was accused of sexually assaulting a female masseuse in a Northern Ireland hotel where he and his team members were staying.

Belfast police attacked in loyalist parade violence

Northern Ireland`s police were pelted with bricks and bottles and used water cannon to disperse crowds as violence broke out at a traditional Orange Order parade in Belfast on Monday.

Northern Ireland miss chance to top Romania after goalless draw
Northern Ireland miss chance to top Romania after goalless draw

Northern Ireland were left lamenting their missed chances as they failed to leapfrog Romania at the top of their qualifying group for next year`s European Championships after a 0-0 draw at Belfast`s Windsor Park on Saturday.

Ireland to host 2017 Women`s Rugby World Cup
Ireland to host 2017 Women`s Rugby World Cup

Ireland will host the women`s rugby World Cup in 2017, the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) announced on Wednesday.

Police deal with four security alerts in Northern Ireland

Police in Northern Ireland were dealing with four separate security alerts on Thursday, including an explosion under a car in the capital Belfast, but no one was injured and it was unclear if the incidents were linked to political violence.

5 things to do in Belfast
5 things to do in Belfast

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Get spooked out at Crumlin Road Gaol

All-Ireland bid to host 2023 World Cup
All-Ireland bid to host 2023 World Cup

An all-Ireland bid to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup was officially unveiled on Friday by the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU).

Hard to quantify damage done by non publication of report - Valcke
Hard to quantify damage done by non publication of report - Valcke

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said on Tuesday he did not know how much damage had been done to the organisation by the row over the non-publication of the Garcia report in full.

Arrest `sends wrong signal` for N Ireland peace: Adams

Irish republican leader Gerry Adams has criticised the Northern Ireland police`s handling of his arrest over a notorious IRA murder, saying it sent a wrong signal for the peace process that he remains "totally committed" to.

Talks to ease Northern Ireland tensions break down

Marathon talks between the leaders of Northern Ireland`s Catholic and Protestant communities broke down without agreement to ease tensions.

Peace talks in Belfast fail to reach deal

Overnight talks in Belfast failed to produce an agreement to resolve deep-seated divisions over parades and flags that triggered widespread rioting in Northern Ireland, though the US mediator leading the discussions said on Tuesday the process is not dead.

Small blast in Northern Ireland`s Belfast: Police

A small explosion hit Northern Ireland`s capital Belfast after authorities received a telephone bomb warning, police said.

More than 50 cops injured in Belfast clashes

Dozens of police officers were injured during riots by pro-British Protestants in Belfast, in what Northern Ireland`s police chief condemned on Saturday as "mindless anarchy".

Police injured in Belfast clashes

Police were attacked with bricks and bottles in Belfast during protests against a rally marking the introduction of imprisonment without trial in Northern Ireland.

Belfast riots: 32 police officers injured

Northern Ireland`s police commander says 32 officers have been wounded and reinforcements are arriving from Britain to combat rioting by Protestant extremists.

Bomb found under Northern Ireland policeman`s car

A bomb hidden beneath an off-duty policeman`s car parked on a major road in Northern Ireland was discovered before it could explode on Sunday.

Thousands in UK join anti-austerity march

Labour leader Ed Miliband is among dozens of speakers addressing crowds at the biggest march in London.

Cheryl Cole to go on solo tour

Former Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole has announced her first solo arena tour, which will kick off in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on October 3.

Photographer shot in Belfast violence

A photographer was shot in the leg and rioters pelted police with petrol bombs in Belfast.

Junaid Khan stars in Pak win against Ireland

Pakistan bowled Ireland out for just 96 on the way to a seven-wicket win in the first ODI at Stormont to go 1-0 up in the two-game series.