International arms monitors in Northern Ireland said a plan issued by the Irish Republican Army could result in the group putting its weapons "completely and verifiably beyond use." Continue reading →
The Northern Ireland Assembly, the first democratically elected representative body in the 80-year history of the region, faces an array of obstacles as it struggles to bring a political peace to decades of violence. Continue reading →
David Trimble, the head of Northern Ireland’s coalition government, resigned Sunday, saying the Irish Republican Army had backed out on a pledge to disarm. Continue reading →
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