Saturday August 29, 2015
Three young children were found in critical condition due to dehydration yesterday after police in Austria stopped a truck with 26 refugees, Austrian news agency APA has reported.
Friday August 28, 2015
Up to 200 people may have died after a boat packed with mainly Africans bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast.
Thursday August 27, 2015
At least 30 people have died and hundreds are unaccounted for after a boat sank off the coast of Libya, the country's coast guard has said.
Tuesday August 18, 2015
Bangladesh's elite security force has arrested three suspected Islamist militants, including a British citizen who police said was the "main planner" of the murders of two prominent atheist bloggers.
Friday August 14, 2015
More news from Ireland and around the world.
Friday August 07, 2015
A gang armed with machetes hacked a secular blogger to death at his home in Dhaka this morning in the fourth such murder in Bangladesh since the start of the year, an activist group and police have said.
Friday July 24, 2015
A round up of more Irish and international news.
Monday June 15, 2015
Calls are growing for an inquiry into reports that Australian officials paid people-smugglers bound for Australia thousands of dollars to turn their boat back to Indonesia.
Friday June 12, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said his country would do "whatever we need to do" to combat people-smuggling as he repeatedly refused to deny claims an official paid thousands of dollars to get smugglers to turn a boat around.
Wednesday June 10, 2015
The captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 asylum-seekers say Australian authorities paid them thousands of dollars to turn around and return to Indonesian waters, police said this morning.