Monday August 17, 2015
Six destinations on the island of Ireland have been named on a global must-see list for tourists.
Saturday August 15, 2015
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has said he would declare a state of emergency as the Cotopaxi volcano rumbled to life and prompted precautionary evacuation orders in several villages.
Thursday August 13, 2015
Swedish prosecutors have dropped a sexual assault investigation against Julian Assange because the time limit on the case had expired.
Thursday August 06, 2015
Argentina's former president Carlos Menem went on trial along with 12 co-accused, charged with obstructing the investigation into the 1994 bombing of a Jewish centre in Buenos Aires which killed 85 people.
Wednesday July 08, 2015
Pope Francis has said protecting the planet was no longer a choice but a duty and called for a new "social justice" where access to the earth's resources would be based on equality instead of economic interests.
Friday July 03, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Tuesday May 26, 2015
A volcano in the Galápagos Islands whose eruption raised fears for the world's only population of pink iguanas has calmed.
Tuesday May 19, 2015
Facebook's free mobile data scheme Internet.org has been criticised by digital rights groups from around the world, who say the initiative is unfair and threatens net neutrality.
Tuesday April 28, 2015
Sweden's Supreme Court has said it would hear a legal appeal from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to overturn the arrest warrant against him.
Friday April 17, 2015
Pope Francis may visit Cuba this September as part of a trip that will also take him to the United States, the Vatican has announced, although discussions with Cuban authorities are at an early stage.