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.
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.
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.
Saturday February 14, 2015
Spain's former king Juan Carlos has lodged an appeal against a paternity suit brought by a woman claiming to be his daughter, a judicial source has said.
Wednesday February 04, 2015
Jordan has hanged two Iraqis, including a female militant, hours after the Islamic State militant group released a video appearing to show a captured Jordanian pilot being burnt alive, a security source and state television said.
Tuesday February 03, 2015
The Jordanian government has confirmed a pilot held captive by the self-styled Islamic State has been killed and says he died on 3 January.
Friday January 23, 2015
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, born the year the first car travelled the dusty streets of Riyadh, left a modernising legacy of cautious social and economic reform.
Monday December 22, 2014
The sister of Spain's King Felipe VI, Cristina, will become the first member of the royal family ever to stand in the dock after a judge today ordered her to be put on trial for alleged tax fraud.