Friday July 03, 2015
The Dutch government is lobbying its political allies for the establishment of a UN tribunal to prosecute suspects in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane last year.
Thursday July 02, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Thursday June 25, 2015
Fighters from the so-called Islamic State group are said to have killed at least 20 Kurdish civilians in an attack on a village south of the Syrian town of Kobane.
Sunday June 07, 2015
Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) nations vowed at a summit in the Bavarian Alps to keep sanctions against Russia in place until President Vladimir Putin and Moscow-backed separatists fully implement the terms of a peace deal for 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.