Wednesday February 25, 2015
Brent crude oil rose above $59 a barrel today after data showed Chinese factories were producing more than expected and Saudi Arabia's oil minister said oil demand was growing.
Tuesday February 24, 2015
An Islamic court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to death for renouncing his Muslim faith.
Friday February 20, 2015
An 11-year-old Celtic fan from Co Armagh has won Scottish football's goal of the month award after a landslide online vote.
Thursday February 19, 2015
US President Barack Obama has called on Middle Eastern leaders to stand up to "violent extremism" and stop proxy wars that fuel the rise of terror groups.
Tuesday February 17, 2015
InterContinental Hotels Group, one of the world's largest hoteliers, posted a 10% rise in 2014 profit, led by strong growth in its biggest market, the United States.
Friday February 13, 2015
A round-up of other national and international stories
Saturday February 07, 2015
Yemen's Shia Huthi militia have announced the formation of a "security commission", a day after its takeover which opponents denounced as a "coup".
Thursday February 05, 2015
A round-up of other stories from Ireland and around the world.
Tuesday January 27, 2015
Oil prices steadied today near six-year lows, with gains capped by lingering concern about a global supply glut, weak demand and Greece's political future.
Sunday January 25, 2015
Shia militia have fired warning shots to disperse a protest against their takeover of the Yemeni capital that has plunged the country into turmoil, witnesses said.