Thursday February 26, 2015
Syria's refugee crisis is approaching a "dangerous turning point" as nearly four million Syrians face worsening living conditions in exile, the UN refugee chief has warned.
Monday February 23, 2015
Round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Monday February 16, 2015
Egypt's military carried out an air strike against Islamic State group targets in Libya at dawn in response to the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians.
Friday February 13, 2015
US President Barack Obama has described the deaths of three young Muslims gunned down in North Carolina as "brutal and outrageous murders", and said no one in the US should be targeted for their religion.
Thursday February 05, 2015
Tá Uachtarán na Fraince Francois Hollande agus Sainsailéir na Gearmáine Angela Merkel san Úcráin tráthnóna le plean nua síochána a chur faoi bhráid Rialtais na hÚcráine agus na Rúise.
Monday February 02, 2015
Here are key dates in the current Ebola epidemic, the worst ever outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever which first surfaced in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Sunday January 11, 2015
The United States will host a summit in February on how to fight "violent extremism around the world" in the wake of the Paris attacks, US Attorney General Eric Holder said in the French capital.
Wednesday January 07, 2015
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has accepted the request by Palestine to join the International Criminal Court, a move that would open the way for war crimes complaints against Israel.
Wednesday December 31, 2014
Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh returned to Banjul and shops and banks reopened, a day after gunfire erupted around the presidential palace in an apparent coup attempt led by a former commander of the presidential guard.
Saturday December 20, 2014
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus as he paid his first visit to Liberia and Sierra Leone following an outbreak that has killed nearly 7,000 people.