Thursday October 01, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news
Tuesday September 29, 2015
The Saudi-led coalition has denied that its warplanes were behind the bombing of a wedding in southwestern Yemen in which 131 people were killed.
Wednesday September 16, 2015
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said in an interview with Russian media he will only quit power if the Syrian people wanted him to and not under pressure from the West.
Monday September 07, 2015
Tánaiste Joan Burton has said Ireland can accept up to 5,000 refugees and there will not be a cut-off at that figure.
Friday August 21, 2015
The United Nations has voiced concern at force used by Macedonian riot police to disperse refugees trying to enter from Greece and urged the government to establish "orderly management" of its borders.
Tuesday August 18, 2015
Nearly 21,000 refugees and migrants arrived in Greece last week, nearly half the total number in all of 2014, the United Nations said.
Tuesday August 04, 2015
More than 2,000 people have died so far this year trying to make the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe, the International Organisation for Migration has said.
Wednesday July 22, 2015
Dashboard camera video has been released showing the arrest of a woman in Texas who was found dead in her jail cell three days later.
Monday June 22, 2015
A United Nations committee has recommended that a referendum be held on abortion in Ireland.
Tuesday June 16, 2015
More than 23,000 refugees fleeing fighting in northern Syria crossed into Turkey from 3-15 June, the United Nations refugee agency has said.