Empty military vehicles line up on a road in Pyongyang

North Korea ready for any war with US, says Kim

10.22 North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un has said his country could fight in any war provoked by the United States, as he presided over a vast military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party.

Palestinian protesters line up as they clash with Israeli border police in Shuafat refugee camp in Jerusalem

Clashes continue in Jerusalem

09.03 Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian during late night clashes in an East Jerusalem refugee camp, while a new stabbing in Jerusalem wounded two Israelis today.

Detective Sergeant Sean Fallon of the Garda extradition unit gave evidence of arrest charge and caution

Man in court over IRA attack in Germany in 1996

09 Oct A 46-year-old man who is wanted by German authorities in connection with a mortar attack on a British army base in Osnabruck nearly twenty years ago has appeared in court on an extradition warrant.

The talks at the LRC are part of efforts to avert a work stoppage  by rail workers planned for 23 October

SIPTU, NBRU accept request to attend rail talks

09 Oct SIPTU and the National Bus and Rail Union have accepted a request to attend talks at the Labour Relations Commission next Monday as part of efforts to avert a strike at Iarnród Éireann.

The AAA wants to build 100,000 new council homes and to acquire 46,000 vacant properties across the State

News in Brief

09 Oct A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.

A sensational second-half strike from Shane Long gave Ireland a famous win

President pays tribute to Irish soccer team

09 Oct President Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to the Irish soccer team after their dramatic 1-0 win over world champions Germany at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin last night.

The purpose of the survey is to detect the presence of possible sub-surface anomalies (Pic: Andy Newman)

Geophysical survey at site of mother and baby home

09 Oct The Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes has confirmed that a geophysical survey is being carried out on the site of the graveyard at the Dublin Road Housing Estate, Tuam, Co. Galway.

Peter Sutherland has said  millions more Syrians could now be forced from the country

US abandoning plans to train Syrian rebels

09 Oct The United States is to largely abandon its failed efforts to train moderate Syrian rebels fighting the so-called Islamic State, and instead provide arms and equipment directly to rebel leaders and their units on the battlefield, according to the Obama administration.

The number of people waiting to be seen at an outpatient clinic for the first time was 401,496 in September

Slight fall in outpatient waiting lists

09 Oct The latest hospital waiting lists show a small drop in the number of people waiting for an outpatient appointment and a small rise in the number waiting for an inpatient, or day-case, treatment.

The head of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee announces the winner of 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

Tunisian panel wins Nobel Peace Prize

09 Oct Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its contribution to building democracy after the Jasmine Revolution in 2011.

A laboratory investigation showed the dead person did not have Ebola or Lassa fever

Suspected Ebola death was not from the virus

09 Oct A person who died in a suspected case of Ebola in Nigeria, triggering a scare and the quarantine of 10 others, did not have the deadly virus, according to World Health Organization spokesman Gregory Hartl.

HIQA carried out the unannounced inspection in August

Almost 400 incidents at residential centre

09 Oct A residential care centre for five teenagers in north Leinster has recorded almost 400 significant incidents over a 12-month period, including criminal activity and inappropriate relationships between residents.