A health worker prepares to remove a corpse from a house in Freetown, Sierra Leone

World leaders gather for Ebola summit

07.08 A major international conference on Ebola is taking place in Brussels today - nearly a year after the epidemic claimed its first victims in west Africa.

Thousands marched in memory of Boris Nemtsov in central Moscow yesterday

Obama: Nemtsov murder 'sign of worsening climate'

02 Mar US President Barack Obama has said the killing of Boris Nemtsov is a sign of a worsening climate in Russia where civil rights and media freedoms have been rolled back in the last several years.

The 'undo' feature allows users to 'take back' a swipe (Pic: Tinder)

Tinder launches premium subscription plan

02 Mar Tinder, the popular dating app which allows smartphone users to find a partner by swiping on a picture, launched a premium, paid subscription version of the service.

John Kerry warned Sergei Lavrov about further sanctions if pro-Russian rebels didn't honour the ceasefire

Kerry warns 'consequences' over ceasefire deal

02 Mar US Secretary of State John Kerry has told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Moscow and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine must implement a ceasefire or face "consequences" that could further hit Russia's faltering economy.

Normal visiting arrangements have resumed at the hospital

News in Brief

02 Mar Round-up of other Irish and international news stories.

Thousands of people have gathered in Moscow to march in memory of Boris Nemtsov

Thousands march to honour murdered politician

01 Mar Tens of thousands of Russians marched through central Moscow today, carrying banners declaring "I am not afraid" and chanting "Russia without Putin" in memory of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.

Greek euro coins at an art exhibition in Germany

German finance minister says Greece needs time

01 Mar German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said today that Greece's government needs "a bit of time" but is committed to implementing necessary reforms to resolve its debt crisis.

UNICEF estimates there are at least 12,000 children used by both sides in South Sudan's ongoing civil war

Hundreds of boys feared kidnapped in South Sudan

01 Mar The UN children's agency said this morning it fears hundreds of boys were kidnapped last month in the northeast of South Sudan, raising suspicions that the abductors were from a pro-government militia.