Sunday November 23, 2014
Iran has said it will not be possible by tomorrow's deadline to reach a comprehensive deal with world powers aimed at resolving the stand-off over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
Saturday August 30, 2014
European Union leaders have agreed to appoint Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk to head the European Council and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini to lead the bloc's high-profile foreign affairs arm.
Tuesday August 26, 2014
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said tonight a "roadmap" would be prepared to agree to a ceasefire as soon as possible in east Ukraine.
Wednesday August 13, 2014
A small party of US troops was flown onto Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq today, to assess the situation of thousands of civilian refugees besieged by Islamist militants, the Pentagon said.
Sunday March 09, 2014
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said there is "no guarantee" that talks with Iran on its disputed nuclear programme will lead to a comprehensive agreement.
Sunday January 19, 2014
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has voiced approval of Egypt's referendum on a new constitution, but said she expected it to usher in civilian leadership.
Friday September 06, 2013
European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton will meet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on the sidelines of a UN meeting this month to discuss stalled nuclear negotiations.
Monday July 29, 2013
The European Union's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has pressed Egypt's rulers to step back from a growing confrontation with the Muslim Brotherhood of deposed Islamist president Mohammed Mursi.
Saturday April 06, 2013
World powers and Iran remain far apart despite two days of intensive talks over the Islamic republic's nuclear programme, European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said after the negotiations ended today.
Wednesday April 11, 2012
The family of a Tipperary man shot dead by Bolivian police have met officials from the office of EU High Commissioner for foreign and security policy Baroness Catherine Ashton.