Saturday August 01, 2015
Friday July 31, 2015
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the killing of an 18-month-old boy in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
Thursday July 30, 2015
Wednesday July 29, 2015
Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council draft resolution that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.
Tuesday July 21, 2015
A round-up of Irish and international news stories
Monday July 20, 2015
The UN Refugee Agency Ireland has said it expects the 600 Syrian and Eritrean asylum seekers Ireland is due to accept over the next two years will have their cases processed quickly and be granted refugee status.
Wednesday July 15, 2015
A man has settled his High Court action for damages over an allegedly defective artificial hip replacement.
Saturday July 11, 2015
Tens of thousands gathered at a cemetery near Srebrenica in Bosnia and Herzegovina to mark the 20th anniversary of Europe's worst atrocity since World War II.
Friday July 10, 2015
"The patients would keep pouring in, just minutes after each attack. The emergency room would be filled up with unsorted patients with all types of injures... There would be organised chaos." says Dr Mads Gilbert, who treated causalities in Gaza in 2014.
Thursday July 09, 2015
The number of Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries has passed four million, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said, adding that the total was on course to reach 4.27 million by the end of 2015.