Thursday May 07, 2015
President Michael D Higgins has led a series of events in Cobh, Co Cork today to mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania and the loss of 1,198 lives.
Tuesday April 28, 2015
Sweden's Supreme Court has said it would hear a legal appeal from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to overturn the arrest warrant against him.
Wednesday April 22, 2015
The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will visit Cuba en route to his September visit to the United States.
Monday April 20, 2015
The White House has condemned the reported execution of 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya as "brutal mass murder."
Monday April 06, 2015
India's government launched a new air quality index today, following intense pressure to act after the World Health Organisation declared New Delhi the world's most polluted capital.
Saturday April 04, 2015
Five people have been arrested in connection with the attack on a Kenyan university that killed at least 148 people, according to Kenyan Interior Minister Joseph Nkaissery.
Thursday April 02, 2015
Gunmen from the Islamist militant group al-Shabaab have killed at least 147 people after storming a university in Kenya. At least 79 people were injured in the attack
Tuesday March 31, 2015
An Istanbul prosecutor has died from his wounds after security forces stormed the office where members of a far-left Turkish group took him hostage, killing his two captors.
Saturday March 28, 2015
More than 70 people took part in a demonstration outside the Department of Foreign Affairs urging the Government to demand the immediate release of Ibrahim Halawa from detention in Egypt.
Saturday March 14, 2015
Western oil workers in Saudi Arabia may be the target of militant attacks, the US embassy has warned.