Boko Haram has killed thousands of people in a six-year-old insurgency

Dozens killed after Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

03 Jul Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have rounded up and shot dead dozens of people in a raid in a town in northeast Nigeria as part of a resurgence of attacks in Borno state in the past month.

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 went down over eastern Ukraine on 17 July

Dutch seek UN tribunal over downing of MH17

03 Jul 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.

A lecturer at Reading University warned about what might happen when Britain handed Kong Kong back to China

Archives reveal Hong Kong to Derry 'plan'

03 Jul It was suggested that the entire population of Hong Kong should be relocated in a new city built in Northern Ireland at the height of the Troubles, newly-released files from Britain's National Archives show.

Nancy O'Malley had argued the granting of a restraining order would amount to an interference in her duty to investigate

Court rejects restraining order bid over Berkeley

02 Jul A US court has rejected a bid for a restraining order against the examination of evidence relating to the Berkeley balcony collapse last month in which six students were killed and seven others were injured.

Jim Webb is known for his outspoken critiques of US foreign policy and military strategy

News in Brief

02 Jul A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.