Friday July 24, 2015
An Alabama drifter opened fire inside a crowded cinema, killing two women and injuring seven other people in Lafayette, Louisiana, police said.
Friday July 03, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Saturday June 20, 2015
US President Barack Obama has voiced confidence that a "shocked and heartbroken" nation would eventually tighten permissive gun laws after the deadly Charleston shooting.
Wednesday June 10, 2015
A Texas police officer seen in a viral video throwing a teenage girl in a bikini to the ground has resigned from the McKinney Police force, the city's police chief said, calling the officer's actions "indefensible".
Monday June 08, 2015
A Texas police officer was placed on administrative leave after a video emerged showing him using force, including drawing his gun, at a pool party last Friday.
Wednesday June 03, 2015
Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists have fought their first serious battles in months, while Ukraine's defence minister has said an attempt by rebels to take the eastern town of Maryinka has been thwarted.
Monday May 18, 2015
A round-up of national and international news stories.
Wednesday May 13, 2015
North Korea defence chief has been executed by a firing squad using an anti-aircraft gun, according to South Korea's National Intelligence Service.
Monday April 20, 2015
An air strike this morning on a Scud missile base in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital Sanaa triggered a big explosion that killed 25 people and wounded almost 400, state news agency Saba has said.
Thursday April 16, 2015
Italian police have arrested 15 African men suspected of throwing about a dozen Christians from a migrant boat in the Mediterranean, as the crisis off southern Italy intensified.