Friday February 20, 2015
As violence continues in eastern Ukraine, Kiev today marks a bittersweet first anniversary of the Maidan protest siege that brought an end to the regime of President Viktor Yanukovich.
Monday February 02, 2015
A round up of stories from Ireland and around the world.
Wednesday January 07, 2015
The EU has said it hopes the "skeleton" of a massive but controversial free trade deal with the United States will be ready by the end of this year, lowering sights set at a summit last month.
Wednesday November 12, 2014
The United States and China have announced a largely symbolic plan to implement new limits on carbon emissions, following a summit between Barack Obama and Xi Jinping at which both leaders played down suggestions of differences and rivalry.
Sunday November 02, 2014
The following are the main points from the summary of a vast overview on global warming by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Thursday September 25, 2014
President Petro Poroshenko has issued a decree instructing his government to consider temporarily closing Ukraine's eastern border with Russia to help halt its "intervention" in the ex-Soviet state's affairs.
Tuesday September 16, 2014
Ukraine's parliament has ratified a landmark agreement on political association and trade with the European Union, the rejection of which last November by then President Viktor Yanukovych led to his downfall.
Monday September 15, 2014
Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has said the country will honour all its agreements with the European Union and Ukraine, but will trigger "protective measures" if a trade pact between the two comes into force early.
Friday September 12, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin said new Western sanctions against his country were intended to disrupt peace efforts in eastern Ukraine and that Moscow was considering retaliatory measures.
Friday June 27, 2014