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Saudi-led air strikes kill at least 20 at Yemen wedding

13 hours 7 min ago
Air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition have killed at least 20 people attending a wedding in a village in northwestern Yemen late last night, residents and medical sources said.

Marathon challenge to raise awareness of mental health

13 hours 13 min ago
Ten marathons in ten days around one running track - that is the task David O'Connor is undertaking to raise mental health awareness.

Man who disarmed Nashville gunman 'just wanted to live'

13 hours 34 min ago
A 29-year-old man who disarmed a gunman during a deadly shooting inside a Nashville restaurant yesterday declined accolades from police and others that he was a hero, saying he acted out of a desire "to live."

Paris attacks suspect sentenced to 20 years in jail

13 hours 48 min ago
A Belgian judge has sentenced Salah Abdeslam, the prime surviving suspect in the 2015 Islamic State attacks on Paris, to 20 years in prison over a shootout with police in Brussels in 2016.

Kate Middleton in hospital in early stages of labour

13 hours 58 min ago
Kate Middleton has been admitted to hospital in labour with her third child, it has been announced.

At least 36 dead following bus crash in North Korea

14 hours 35 min ago
At least 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans have died in a major bus crash in North Korea, China's foreign ministry has said, with two more Chinese nationals seriously injured and left in critical condition.

South Korea halts propaganda broadcasts at border

15 hours 1 min ago
South Korea has halted the propaganda broadcasts it blares across the border at North Korea ahead of their first summit in a decade, as US President Donald Trump cautioned the nuclear crisis on the peninsula was a long way from being resolved.

What is the EU customs union?

15 hours 19 min ago
As British Prime Minister Theresa May prepares for a key week for her plans over Brexit and Britain's membership of the customs union, what is the debate about?

School managers seek restoration of funding cuts

16 hours 20 min ago
The managers of Ireland's 1,200 Catholic primary schools have called for an urgent increase in State funding for schools to enable them to provide for basic educational necessities.

O'Brien appeals to Supreme Court over Dáil statements

16 hours 21 min ago
An appeal by businessman Denis O'Brien against the High Court's dismissal of his action over statements made in the Dáil about his banking affairs will begin in the Supreme Court this morning.

May faces fresh battle over customs union

16 hours 36 min ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a week of fresh parliamentary battles over Brexit as clashes centred on staying in a customs union with the EU continue to dog her government.

G7 foreign ministers' summit opposes Russia's behaviour

19 hours 51 min ago
Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialised nations are united in opposing Russia's destabilising behaviour while agreeing to leave the door open for dialogue with Moscow, a senior U.S. official has said.

Macron warns against being 'weak' with Putin

21 hours 16 min ago
French President Emmanuel Macron has warned against showing any weakness towards Vladimir Putin -- while insisting he wants to work with the Russian strongman -- in remarks broadcast on the eve of his state visit to Washington.

Karadzic contests his conviction for genocide

21 hours 26 min ago
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic will take the courtroom floor again today when he contests his conviction for genocide and a 40-year prison sentence before UN appeals judges.

Police in Armenia detain opposition leaders, protesters

Sun, 22/04/2018 - 10:19pm
Police in Armenia detained three opposition leaders and nearly 200 protesters today, drawing a rebuke from the European Union after demonstrators demanded newly appointed Prime Minister Serzh Sarksyan quit.

Missing Cork man found safe and well, say gardaí

Sun, 22/04/2018 - 9:18pm
A 57-year-old Cork man who had been reported missing earlier today has been found safe and well, according to gardaí.

Death toll rises in fifth day of Nicaragua protests

Sun, 22/04/2018 - 8:55pm
Anti-government protests in Nicaragua entered a fifth day today as the death toll from the violence rose and looting was reported in some areas, aggravating the crisis around longstanding President Daniel Ortega.

Garda HQ issues warning after loss of key IT staff

Sun, 22/04/2018 - 4:19pm
Garda Headquarters has written to the Department of Justice, informing them that the force had lost more than one-third of their in-house permanent IT staff.

Naked gunman kills four people at waffle house in US

Sun, 22/04/2018 - 3:54pm
Four people have been killed and two others wounded after a naked gunman opened fire at a restaurant near Nashville, Tennessee, this morning, US police have said.

Ireland losing ground in Brexit talks, says Martin

Sun, 22/04/2018 - 3:24pm
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said that Ireland is being pushed further and further back in Brexit negotiations.

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