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Belgium held the previous record with 541 days without a government. What's holding up power-sharing?
British armoured vehicles on the streets of Londonderry in 1972.
The British cabinet is split over whether to impose a statue of limitations on investigations into alleged crimes by former soliders in Northern Ireland.
Talks between the DUP and Sinn Féin have collapsed again, but power sharing isn't over.
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Derry Girls is nostalgic but it's also a truthful and funny representation of teenage girls growing up during The Troubles.
Reaching for peace.
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Brexit negotiations have revealed a clear lack of appreciation for the power of symbolism in Northern Irish politics.
A poster protesting against a hard border in Killeen, Northern Ireland, near the Irish border.
Since the Good Friday Agreement, political dialogue has opened up along the Irish border.
The UK government continues to insist there will be no physical markers on the border. But how can that work?
The Good Friday Agreement's UN treaty status means that any compromise of the rigorous impartiality it demands of the Government could be legally challenged
Fighting by ballot box.
Violent dissident republicanism is still making its presence felt.
McGuinness attends the unveiling of a portrait of the Queen in 2016.
From handshakes to football matches, the late deputy first minister understood that little gestures go a long way.
McGuinness has died, aged 66.
The former deputy first minister was once a feared IRA sniper but became a central figure in the move towards peace.
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny in March.
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The Irish prime minister is in Washington for the annual shamrock photo op. But, with Trump in the White House, even usually placid U.S.-Irish relations are a bit dodgy.
An October 2016 peace rally in Bogota, just before the final accords were signed with the FARC guerillas.
What can Colombia can learn from other nations' transitions, both successful and unsuccessful, from war to peace?
Still awaiting justice.
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Political disagreements are hampering those still looking for justice.
It's the first time the 'Green and White Army' and the 'Boys in Green' have competed together in a football tournament – and it's actually going rather well.
In it together: David Cameron and Enda Kenny.
The Northern Ireland peace process will not implode on a Brexit, but the EU has done a lot to help it along.
The Good Friday settlement has kept the peace, but the system is plagued by built-in instability.
It has been revealed that the Provisional IRA – the paramilitary group that fought for Northern Ireland to become separate from the UK – still exists, despite the IRA agreeing to disband in 2005. An independent…