Thursday August 27, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has insisted that efforts to resurrect a push for Australia to become a republic are doomed despite his treasurer's new role as a bipartisan torchbearer for the movement.
Saturday August 01, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry has travelled to Egypt to re-launch a strategic partnership with Washington's longtime ally, at the start of a regional mini-tour.
Friday June 12, 2015
King Felipe VI of Spain has stripped the title of duchess from his sister, as she prepares to stand trial on tax fraud charges.
Tuesday May 05, 2015
Oil prices edged lower in thin Asian trade today as concerns over a global supply glut persisted, with few fresh leads for dealers to track.
Sunday March 29, 2015
At least 38 people were killed in clashes between rebel forces and tribes near a southern oil region in Yemen.
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
A spokesman for the coalition conducting airstrikes against Shiite rebels in Yemen has said the raids will continue until its goals have been achieved.
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.
Friday March 06, 2015
Delegates at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis have passed a motion saying the party will not go into a government led by Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael.
Monday February 23, 2015
Round-up of other Irish and international news stories.