Thursday July 23, 2015
Almost 700 people are believed to have been executed by Iranian authorities so far this year, according to Amnesty International.
Sunday July 19, 2015
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that the rhetoric of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei proved that a nuclear deal signed with world powers will not change Tehran's policies,
Saturday July 18, 2015
More than 90 people have been killed in a suicide car bombing at a busy market in an Iraqi town, in one of the deadliest attacks carried out by so-called Islamic State militants since they overran large parts of the country.
Wednesday June 24, 2015
A round-up of national and international news stories
Wednesday May 27, 2015
The Irish vote to allow same-sex marriage was a "defeat for humanity", a senior Vatican official has said in the first high-level reaction from the Holy See to last week's landmark referendum.
Friday May 22, 2015
A roundup of national and international news stories
Sunday April 12, 2015
Angry workers are preparing to ratchet up industrial action against the Irish owned supermarket chain Dunnes Stores, RTÉ News has learned.
Sunday April 05, 2015
Pope Francis has prayed for an end to the persecution of Christians in his "Urbi et Orbi" message and commemorated the students massacred by Islamist militants at Garissa University in Kenya.
Thursday April 02, 2015
The Catholic Archbishop of Tuam has warned that marriage is rapidly being eroded by serial relationships, co-habitation, divorce and a redefinition of marriage.
Thursday March 26, 2015
Queen Elizabeth II has praised the reburial of Richard III, saying Britain had recognised a moment of "great national significance" was at hand.