Wednesday July 29, 2015
Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council draft resolution that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.
Thursday July 16, 2015
Loyalist rioters threw missiles at a sheltered housing facility during a third night of violence in Belfast, police said.
Monday July 06, 2015
A dispute over UN sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile programme and a broader arms embargo were among issues holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers today.
Saturday June 06, 2015
Saudi Arabia says it has shot down a Scud missile fired into the kingdom by Yemen's dominant Houthi group and its army allies this morning.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
Round up of national and international stories
Monday May 18, 2015
A Royal Navy submariner who claimed that security and safety procedures around the Trident nuclear programme mean it could be "infiltrated by a terrorist" has said he will hand himself over to the authorities.
Saturday May 09, 2015
Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition struck Sanaa's international airport this morning, shortly after authorities in the rebel-controlled Yemeni capital said it would reopen to receive humanitarian aid, witnesses said.
Friday May 08, 2015
The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for downing a military helicopter, killing six people including the Norwegian and Filipino envoys.
Wednesday May 06, 2015
Robert Shortt blogs on his visit to Gaza
Tuesday May 05, 2015
Amnesty International has said Syrian forces are committing "crimes against humanity" by indiscriminately bombing the city of Aleppo.