Sunday August 23, 2015
Britain's Foreign Secretary has described the reopening of the country's embassy in Iran as an "important milestone".
Tuesday August 11, 2015
Japan has restarted its nuclear power programme after a two-year shutdown sparked by public fears following the Fukushima crisis.
Friday August 07, 2015
US President Barack Obama's hopes of preserving the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers were dealt a setback this morning when Chuck Schumer, one of the top Democrats in the US Senate, said he would oppose the agreement.
Thursday August 06, 2015
Bells tolled and thousands bowed their heads in prayer in Hiroshima at ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing.
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 July 31, 2015
WikiLeaks has released documents saying that the US spied on Japanese politicians, its top central banker and major firms including conglomerate Mitsubishi.
Sunday July 26, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has denounced the deal reached by the United States and other world powers on Iran's nuclear programme by saying President Barack Obama is marching Israelis "to the door of the oven," in a reference to the Holocaust.
Tuesday July 21, 2015
A round-up of Irish and international news stories
Monday July 20, 2015
A few investors are racing to establish funds for Iran following last week's nuclear deal with world powers, and many others are tapping into multinationals already present in the $400bn economy.
Sunday July 19, 2015
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that the rhetoric of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei proved that a nuclear deal signed with world powers will not change Tehran's policies,