Wednesday July 22, 2015
The US government is in the "final stages" of a plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, according to White House spokesman Josh Earnest.
Wednesday July 15, 2015
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said that the Fed remains on track to raise interest rates this year, with labour markets expected to steadily improve and turmoil abroad unlikely to throw the US economy off track.
Tuesday July 14, 2015
US President Barack Obama has heralded a nuclear deal with Iran as an opportunity worth seizing and warned Congress he would veto any legislation that prevented its successful implementation.
Tuesday June 23, 2015
A round-up of national and international news.
Saturday June 20, 2015
US President Barack Obama has voiced confidence that a "shocked and heartbroken" nation would eventually tighten permissive gun laws after the deadly Charleston shooting.
Monday June 08, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories
Sunday May 31, 2015
The United Kingdom has said Europe should consider boycotting future World Cups, if Sepp Blatter does not quit as head of soccer's governing body over a corruption scandal.
Saturday May 30, 2015
Re-elected FIFA President Sepp Blatter has sought to downplay the criminal proceedings launched by US authorities - against officials of the football world governing body.
Friday May 29, 2015
Shareholders are pressing Ryanair on whether or not it plans to sell its €400 million Aer Lingus stake to IAG, which this week launched a formal offer for the Irish flag carrier.
Thursday May 28, 2015
European lawmakers have supported including investor arbitration in a free-trade deal with the United States, a breakthrough on one of the biggest obstacles to a transatlantic accord.