President Michael D Higgins has urged the country to call for policies that will bring an end to “poverty and violence” worldwide just a day after the picture of a war-ravaged five-year-old Syrian boy caused condemnation across the globe.
Sun, 21 Aug, 2016
Militants unleashed a wave of bombings yesterday targeting commercial areas in and around the Iraqi capital, killing at least 18 civilians, officials said, as clashes continued between government forces and Islamic State militants in the western province of Anbar.
Mon, 27 Apr, 2015
AN IRANIAN court held closed-door proceedings yesterday in the espionage trial of three Americans — two in custody and one freed on bail — whose 18-month detention has been the subject of impassioned family appeals and backdoor outreach by Washington through an Arab ally in the Gulf.
Mon, 07 Feb, 2011
A SUICIDE bomber sat for hours yesterday among hundreds of army recruits before detonating nail-packed explosives strapped to his body, killing 61 people and casting new doubt on the ability of Iraqi forces as US troops head home.
Wed, 18 Aug, 2010
A suicide bomber sat for hours among hundreds of unprotected army recruits today before detonating nail-packed explosives strapped to his body, killing 61 people and casting new doubt on the ability of Iraqi forces as US troops head home.
Tue, 17 Aug, 2010