Wednesday July 08, 2015
Two-thirds of the Irish public favour decriminalising abortion, according to the results of a new poll for Amnesty International.
Friday July 03, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Tuesday June 30, 2015
Friday June 05, 2015
Tareq Aziz, who served as the voice of Saddam Hussein's regime, died in Iraqi hospital Friday aged 79 after many years of poor health as a convicted prisoner, a provincial official said.
Thursday May 21, 2015
A man sexually abused over years as a child by another man whom he regarded as a "father figure" has been awarded €200,000 in aggravated damages against his abuser in a significant High Court decision.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
In the UK more than 1,400 people including politicians, TV and music stars or people within institutions have been investigated by police for alleged historic child sex abuse, it has been revealed.
Thursday April 09, 2015
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has demanded all sanctions on Iran be lifted at the same time as any final agreement with world powers on curbing Tehran's nuclear programme is concluded.
Monday April 06, 2015
The son of Jean McConville - the mother of ten who was abducted and murdered by the IRA in 1972 - has criticised comments made by Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams, who told US television that such incidents "happen in wars".
Wednesday April 01, 2015
Amnesty International has condemned an "alarming" rise in death sentences last year, as governments used capital punishment to combat crime and terrorism.
Thursday March 26, 2015
Amnesty International said Palestinian rocket fire during last year's conflict with Israel had killed more civilians inside Gaza than inside Israel.