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.
Friday June 05, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories
Tuesday May 19, 2015
David McCullagh blogs on Ireland's defence policy
Thursday May 14, 2015
An attempt to overthrow Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has failed.
Monday May 11, 2015
The European Commission is to propose that EU member states should take in refugees under a quota scheme.
Monday April 27, 2015
A United Nations inquiry has blamed the Israeli military for seven attacks on UN schools in Gaza that were used as shelters during the 2014 war.
Tuesday April 07, 2015
The UN Security Council has demanded access for life-saving humanitarian aid to reach refugees trapped in Syria's Yarmouk camp after it was partly seized by the Islamic State militant group.
Saturday April 04, 2015
Aid will be allowed into Yemen when conditions are right, the Saudi-led military coalition said today after the Red Cross urged a 24-hour ceasefire to address 'dire' conditions.
Thursday April 02, 2015
President Barack Obama called Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud today to discuss the deal reached by the US and international negotiators over Iran's nuclear programme.
Sunday March 22, 2015
The United Nations has warned Yemen's conflict could become an "Iraq-Libya-Syria" scenario if either side pushes for control of the country, prompting the UN Security Council to threaten further measures if the hostilities do not end.