This Week

This Week

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This Week Sunday 10 August 2014

This Week

This Week

A look at events making the news in the past week with Fran McNulty and Richard Crowley.

The plight of displaced Iraqis

The plight of displaced Iraqis

We speak to Diana Almoulla of the International Organisation for Migration, who says that more than one million Iraqis have been internally displaced.

Islamic State Fighters presence in Iraq

Islamic State Fighters presence in Iraq

Why did the US wait until now to act against ISIS? Retired US Army Colonel Peter Monsoor assesses.

Forced to retire

Forced to retire

John Burke reports on soldiers below the rank of sergeant who have to retire after 21 years of service. The Minister for Agriculture and Defence, Simon Coveney reacts.

Homelessness on the streets of Dublin

Homelessness on the streets of Dublin

Fran McNulty reports on life for homeless people on the capital's streets. Dublin's Lord Mayor gives us his view on what needs to be done to solve the crisis.

Ceasefire talks in Cairo

Ceasefire talks in Cairo

Journalist Patrick Kingsley, who is covering the ongoing talks in Egypt aimed at agreeing a more permanent ceasefire in Gaza has the latest.

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