Friday March 27, 2015
Yemen's government has said Saudi-led airstrikes against its Houthi militia opponents would not last long on the second day of a campaign against the Iranian-allied militia that risks escalating a regional proxy conflict.
Thursday March 26, 2015
The High Court has heard the Lord Mayor of Dublin has given his approval to works carried out by alleged trespassers living at a number of properties in Grangegorman.
Wednesday March 25, 2015
Yemen's Shia rebels have said their forces captured Defence Minister Mahmud al-Subaihi as they advanced towards Aden, the port city where President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi has taken refuge.
Monday March 16, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed this afternoon that if re-elected he will build thousands of settler homes in Arab east Jerusalem to prevent future concessions to the Palestinians.
Friday March 13, 2015
A round-up of other stories from around Ireland and the world
Friday February 27, 2015
Ukraine today reported the first deaths in three days in the east of the country, denting hopes a ceasefire will hold.
Sunday February 22, 2015
An explosion has killed two people and wounded 11 in Ukraine's government-controlled eastern city of Kharkiv, officials said.
Friday February 20, 2015
In some of its sharpest criticism to date, the United States has accused Russia of "undermining" the global order by supporting rebels in eastern Ukraine.
Sunday February 15, 2015
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have ignored a new ceasefire, saying it did not apply to the town where most fighting has taken place in recent weeks.
Thursday February 12, 2015
The EU may impose further sanctions if a ceasefire deal sealed in Minsk between Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels is not fully implemented, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said in Brussels tonight.