Friday August 28, 2015
Vietnam has said it will free more than 18,200 prisoners to mark its independence day celebrations, but political activists will be excluded from the country's second biggest-ever amnesty.
Friday August 07, 2015
Asia-Pacific countries negotiating a vast free-trade pact will hopefully secure a deal by the end of this year, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.
Thursday August 06, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international stories.
Tuesday August 04, 2015
The EU has announced a free trade deal "in principle" with Vietnam aimed at removing nearly all tariffs on goods traded between the two countries.
Saturday August 01, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry has travelled to Egypt to re-launch a strategic partnership with Washington's longtime ally, at the start of a regional mini-tour.
Thursday July 30, 2015
A timeline of major developments in the disappearance of the Boeing 777 and its 239 passengers and crew.
Friday June 05, 2015
Two pregnant women and 15 children were among 68 people found locked into a container at a port in the UK.
Saturday May 30, 2015
Japan's Minister of Defense has warned that land reclamation projects in the South China Sea risked plunging the region into disorder and has urged nations, including China, to behave responsibly.
Wednesday May 27, 2015
From a soul-sucking 'dementor' wasp named after a creature from the Harry Potter books to a half-metre-long stick insect, scientists identified 139 new species in the Greater Mekong Region in 2014, according to a new report.
Monday May 25, 2015
The men and women who died while serving in the US armed forces are being remembered today, as Memorial Day is celebrated across the United States.