Twin brothers were sentenced over terror-related offences

Canadian court jails twin brothers for terror plot

15.42 A Canadian court sentenced twin brothers to a combined 24 years in prison after they plead guilty to terror-related offences, including trying to leave the country to join a radical Islamic group.

A protest against the extra-judicial killings

Filipino police chief tells users to kill dealers

26 Aug The Philippines' police chief has called on drug users to kill traffickers and burn their homes, as he seeks to maintain momentum in President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial crime war that has claimed 2,000 lives.

Pat Hickey has temporarily stood aside as Olympic Council of Ireland president

Police release details of emails over Rio tickets

24 Aug Police in Rio investigating the alleged mis-selling of Rio 2016 tickets have said they have uncovered email contact between Pat Hickey and the THG company as recently as 3 August, discussing the sale of Olympic tickets.

The minister said 'every action is being taken' by both Irish and Spanish authorities to find the perpetrators

Fitzgerald condemns 'brutal and tragic killing'

20 Aug Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has condemned the "brutal and tragic killing" of Irishman Trevor O'Neill in Majorca on Wednesday in what is believed to have been a case of mistaken identity in a gang-related attack.

Pat Hickey is being held at Bangu Prison

Hickey transferred to Bangu Prison in Rio

19 Aug Former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey is being held at Bangu Prison in Rio de Janeiro as he faces allegations of illegal resale of tickets for the Olympics.