Sunday May 24, 2015
The Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has praised the result of Friday's referendum on same-sex marriage.
Saturday February 28, 2015
Capuchin Brother Kevin Crowley and former footballer John Giles have received the Freedom of Dublin City.
Monday February 23, 2015
Round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Friday February 13, 2015
Police and politicians traded blows as the opening of South Africa's parliament descended into chaos.
Tuesday February 03, 2015
Cuba has warned the United States that it wants American diplomats to stop aiding Cuban dissidents before the two countries can reopen embassies in each other's capitals.
Tuesday December 09, 2014
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has cancelled all travel plans for the rest of the year in order to battle cancer, his foundation has said.
Friday December 05, 2014
South Africans are marking one year since the death of Nelson Mandela with commemorations recognising his enormous legacy as an anti-apartheid icon and global beacon of hope.
Friday November 14, 2014
President Michael D Higgins has arrived in Johannesburg in South Africa on the final leg of his three-country official visit to Africa.
Monday September 01, 2014
Brother Kevin Crowley and John Giles are to receive the Freedom of the City of Dublin following a vote by Councillors this evening.
Saturday May 10, 2014
South African President Jacob Zuma has dedicated his ANC's landslide victory in general elections to Nelson Mandela.