Wednesday September 02, 2015
The body of a drowned toddler washed up on the beach in one of Turkey's prime tourist resorts after at least 12 presumed Syrian refugees died trying to reach the Greek island of Kos.
Friday July 31, 2015
An Ebola vaccine developed in record time has proved highly effective against the deadly virus in a large trial in Guinea.
Tuesday May 05, 2015
Amnesty International has said Syrian forces are committing "crimes against humanity" by indiscriminately bombing the city of Aleppo.
Friday April 10, 2015
The United Nations has called for an immediate "humanitarian pause" of at least a few hours each day in Yemen to allow desperately needed aid to enter the conflict-ravaged country.
Thursday March 12, 2015
A "new era" in science is expected to dawn in two week's time as scientists re-start the world's biggest and most powerful atom-smasher after a two-year upgrade.
Friday February 27, 2015
NUI Galway has suspended the pre-screening questionnaire prospective employees had to fill out while a review of the process is undertaken.
Wednesday February 18, 2015
A roundup of stories from Ireland and around the world.
Tuesday February 10, 2015
US President Barack Obama has confirmed the death of aid worker Kayla Jean Mueller, who had been held by the self-styled Islamic State in Syria.
Saturday February 07, 2015
The parents of a US hostage, who Islamic State jihadists said died in a coalition airstrike, have said they were "hopeful" she was still alive and asked her captors to contact them.
Monday February 02, 2015
Here are key dates in the current Ebola epidemic, the worst ever outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever which first surfaced in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo.