Saturday September 12, 2015
Two Russian planes carrying humanitarian aid have landed in Syria, state media said, amid reports that Moscow is beefing up military support to its ally Damascus.
Thursday September 10, 2015
The UN General Assembly has voted to allow the Palestinians to raise their flag at its headquarters in a diplomatic victory in their campaign for statehood.
Wednesday August 12, 2015
A group of mainly US-based stock traders and computer hackers in Ukraine made as much as $100m in illegal profits over five years by conspiring to use information stolen from thousands of corporate press statements before their public release, US authorities have said.
Friday January 16, 2015
A TD or Senator has run up significant bills by making dozens of expensive calls to a single African number yet confidentiality rules prohibit the Oireachtas from finding out who is responsible.
Wednesday May 16, 2007
Cyprus and Malta won approval from the European Commission today to adopt the euro on 1 January, 2008.
Tuesday February 13, 2007
Cyprus has formally applied to join the euro zone, which it aims to do on January 1, 2008.
Wednesday November 29, 2006
The European Commission has said it is recommending a partial suspension of Turkey's negotiations to join the European Union after Ankara failed to open its ports to Cyprus.
Wednesday November 08, 2006
The European Commission has given Turkey until mid-December to open its ports to ships from Cyprus or face unspecified consequences.
Thursday November 02, 2006
Plans by the Finnish government to hold meetings with Turkish and Cypriot officials have fallen through.
Saturday July 15, 2006
15 Irish citizens were taken by convoy from Beirut this morning to an air strip at Latakia in Syria and airlifted to Larnaca in Cyprus.