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10 April 2003 Edition

Crunch week for process

10 April 2003

Gerry Adams, Martin McGuinness and the Sinn Féin negotiating team have made clear to both governments is that the only deal republicans are interested in is one that secures the full implementation of the Good Friday Agreement. Free article

Guarded welcome for plastic bullet announcement

10 April 2003

Sinn Féin policing spokesperson, Gerry Kelly, has said that Sinn Féin will continue to press for an immediate end to the use of plastic bullets. Free article

Stevens: yet another collusion cover up?

10 April 2003

An interim report is to conclude that a secret British Army intelligence unit (FRU) and the RUC Special Branch colluded with loyalist gunmen in the summary execution of republicans and others. Free article

Wilford rattles under pressure

10 April 2003

The commanding officer of 1 Para on Bloody Sunday, Colonel Derek Wilford, is in his second week of giving evidence to the Saville inquiry, Free article


Short Strand homes targeted again

10 April 2003

Houses in the Nationalist Short Strand area of Belfast came under sustained attack from loyalists on Saturday night 5 April. Free article

Defence witnesses in Botoga as Colombia Three trial resumes

10 April 2003

A court in Bogota was due to hear crucial evidence from an internationally renowned forensic scientist on Wednesday rubbishing the forensic evidence allegedly connecting three Irishmen to FARC guerillas. Free article

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