Friday January 23, 2015
French President Francois Hollande has called on business leaders gathered in Davos to take action in the fight against terrorism.
Monday January 19, 2015
The Malian government and the United Nations have declared the country free of Ebola after 42 days without any new cases of the deadly virus.
Saturday January 10, 2015
In Dublin, several hundred journalists and gardaí attended a ceremony to remember those killed in Paris.
Saturday December 20, 2014
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has praised healthcare workers fighting the Ebola virus as he paid his first visit to Liberia and Sierra Leone following an outbreak that has killed nearly 7,000 people.
Friday December 19, 2014
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged local communities in west Africa to strictly follow health regulations in the face of signs that traditional funerals are still spreading the disease.
Wednesday December 10, 2014
France's last hostage abroad has returned home after three years in captivity and was welcomed by President Francois Hollande, who warned citizens not to travel to high-risk zones.
Tuesday December 09, 2014
Ebola is still spreading quickly in western Sierra Leone and deep in the forested interior of Guinea and more foreign health workers are needed to help tackle the epidemic, a senior UN official said.
Monday December 08, 2014
The UN has appealed for $16.4bn (€13.4bn) to provide aid to nearly 60 million people worldwide next year, with almost half of this record amount aimed at helping victims of Syria's drawn-out conflict.
Saturday November 29, 2014
Nearly 7,000 people have now died from Ebola in west Africa, with the latest numbers from the World Health Organization counting over 1,200 more deaths than in a toll given on Wednesday.
Saturday November 22, 2014
United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon has said the Ebola outbreak could be ended "by the middle of next year" if the world sped up its response.