Thursday April 02, 2015
President Barack Obama called Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud today to discuss the deal reached by the US and international negotiators over Iran's nuclear programme.
Tuesday March 31, 2015
A major UN donors' conference that aims to raise billions of dollars for Syria has opened in Kuwait with experts warning of a "humanitarian catastrophe" unfolding in the war-torn country.
Saturday March 28, 2015
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Arab leaders to resolve the Yemen conflict peacefully after a Saudi-led coalition launched a military intervention against Shia rebels.
Friday March 20, 2015
The United Nations is marking the International Day of Happiness by asking people to nominate a song that makes them smile.
Thursday March 19, 2015
Round-up of Irish and international news stories.
Sunday March 08, 2015
The UN Security Council has strongly condemned the "heinous" attack on a UN peacekeeping base in northern Mali.
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.