Sunday March 15, 2015
More than 215,000 people have been killed in Syria in four years of conflict, a monitoring group said as the brutal civil war entered its fifth year.
Saturday March 07, 2015
Gerry Adams has told the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis the party wants a mandate for government, and in office would use the country's wealth to support social equality.
Monday February 23, 2015
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said war with neighbouring Ukraine is unlikely.
Tuesday February 17, 2015
A war of words between Greece and Germany escalated this evening with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras rejecting what he called "blackmail" to extend an international bailout and vowing to rush through laws to reverse labour reforms.
Wednesday February 11, 2015
The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine were locked in peace talks late into the night in Belarus, even as pro-Russian separatists launched some of the Ukraine conflict's worst fighting.
Friday February 06, 2015
Talks have concluded between the leaders of Germany and France and Russian President Vladimir Putin in an attempt to end the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
Sunday December 21, 2014
US President Barack Obama has said his government is considering putting North Korea back on a US list of countries that sponsor terrorism.
Wednesday December 17, 2014
Relations between the United States and Cuba, more strained than neighbourly over the past century, have seen US occupations, Cold War enmity, and even the brink of nuclear war.
Thursday December 11, 2014
Russia's central bank raised its main lending rate to 10.5% today to prop up the rouble but failed to stop the currency sinking to a new low.
Thursday December 04, 2014
World oil prices are now nearly 40% lower than they were in June.