The minister for defence and his officials are being asked why they did not check — while visiting the UN General Assembly last week — that the exit paperwork for 130 Irish troops currently stranded in the Middle East was properly completed.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
Expressions of grand, unwavering hatred, like the war in Syrian or the war on Yemen; or another random, murderous car bomb in Kabul, or yet another caste-driven rape and murder of a child in India, inevitably provoke a mixture of emotions.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2018
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has asked the Syrian government for permission to send mobile clinics and medical teams to the besieged town of Madaya to assess the extent of malnutrition and evacuate the worst cases, its representative said.
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
In a move raising the potential threat of a Russia-NATO conflict, Russia says it will deploy long-range air defence missiles to its base in Syria and destroy any target that may threaten its warplanes after the downing of its military jet by Turkey.
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
Investors sought safety in low-risk government debt yesterday after Turkish jets shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border, while European tourism-linked stocks fell after a US travel warning due to “increased terrorist threats”.
Wed, 25 Nov, 2015
Mon, 12 Oct, 2015