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Taoiseach expresses confidence that NI powersharing will be preserved
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Taoiseach expresses confidence that NI powersharing will be preserved

Updated Jun 11th 2021, 6:34 PM 18,333 Views 19 Comments

Martin was among political leaders attending a meeting of the British Irish Council in Co Fermanagh today.

Simon Coveney’s weekend visit shows the need for Irish journalists in China
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Simon Coveney’s weekend visit shows the need for Irish journalists in China

Jun 3rd 2021, 9:00 PM 14,216 Views 12 Comments

Dublin has been strengthening ties with Beijing for years – but who is getting to tell the story?

Meeting of British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference to take place in June
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Meeting of British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference to take place in June

May 5th 2021, 7:33 PM 6,834 Views 1 Comment

It follows a meeting between Simon Coveney and Northern Ireland’s Secretary of State in Dublin today.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin still waiting on first phone call with Donald Trump
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Taoiseach Micheál Martin still waiting on first phone call with Donald Trump

Jul 16th 2020, 6:10 AM 28,204 Views 51 Comments

Micheál Martin has spoken to several world leaders and senior EU figures – but not Donald Trump.

Ireland has won a seat on the UN Security Council for 2021-22
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Ireland has won a seat on the UN Security Council for 2021-22

Updated Jun 17th 2020, 10:00 PM 73,078 Views 133 Comments

A sustained campaign has seen Ireland win out in the first round of voting at the UN in New York this evening.

Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East'
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Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East'

Jan 6th 2020, 4:04 PM 8,694 Views 22 Comments

Crowds, estimated to be in the millions, gathered for the funeral of Soleimani today.

Trump provokes fury from China after signing bill supporting Hong Kong protesters
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Trump provokes fury from China after signing bill supporting Hong Kong protesters

Nov 28th 2019, 7:12 AM 11,270 Views 26 Comments

The US President reluctantly signed the bill, which had bipartisan support.

Explainer: How does diplomatic immunity work?
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Explainer: How does diplomatic immunity work?

Oct 7th 2019, 12:28 PM 21,467 Views 18 Comments

The concept is being discussed after UK police said that an American diplomat’s wife is a suspect in a fatal road crash.

'It's up to them' - Solskjaer refuses to blame Pogba after penalty miss
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'It's up to them' - Solskjaer refuses to blame Pogba after penalty miss

Aug 20th 2019, 12:31 AM 8,506 Views 11 Comments

The Man United manager said he allows both players to take spot kicks.

Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler
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Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler

Aug 11th 2019, 6:28 PM 17,563 Views 19 Comments

New Delhi last week rescinded years of autonomy enjoyed by the Indian-ruled part of Kashmir.

Britain's ambassador to the US resigns following Trump row
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Britain's ambassador to the US resigns following Trump row

Jul 10th 2019, 12:13 PM 25,506 Views 80 Comments

Leaked documents recently revealed Sir Kim Darroch had described the US president as “inept” and “dysfunctional”.

Coveney says Ireland won't change its Rockall fishing policy 'on the back of a threat' from Scotland
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Coveney says Ireland won't change its Rockall fishing policy 'on the back of a threat' from Scotland

Jun 10th 2019, 2:02 PM 13,413 Views 21 Comments

Coveney said that it was important to “take the heat” out of the discussion around the disputed island.

Trump says that military intervention in Venezuela is 'an option'
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Trump says that military intervention in Venezuela is 'an option'

Feb 3rd 2019, 4:11 PM 11,837 Views 71 Comments

The United States recognised Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president on 23 January.

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries
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China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

Dec 13th 2018, 10:30 AM 16,571 Views 28 Comments

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

Saudi Arabia's leader meets Trump and others for first time since journalist's killing
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Saudi Arabia's leader meets Trump and others for first time since journalist's killing

Nov 30th 2018, 8:04 PM 8,177 Views 26 Comments

The summit marks a quick return to the international stage for Prince Mohammed after the kingdom came under fire for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

'In Mother Russia only Putin gets an umbrella' - Viewers bemused by President's World Cup 'power move'
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'In Mother Russia only Putin gets an umbrella' - Viewers bemused by President's World Cup 'power move'

Jul 15th 2018, 6:50 PM 148,675 Views 109 Comments

Putin was shielded from the rain – but Macron and the Croatian leader got drenched.

American soldiers wore uniforms in Shannon town without Irish government approval
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American soldiers wore uniforms in Shannon town without Irish government approval

Jul 10th 2018, 12:05 AM 88,947 Views 124 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it received assurances from the US Embassy that measures will be put in place to ensure it will not happen again.

Merkel fighting for her political life as allies mull over migrants deal
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Merkel fighting for her political life as allies mull over migrants deal

Jul 1st 2018, 3:38 PM 11,421 Views 68 Comments

Merkel’s party could face a divide with coalition partners over the EU’s migration deals.

'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting
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'One-time shot': Kim and Trump arrive in Singapore for high stakes meeting

Updated Jun 10th 2018, 5:41 PM 25,073 Views 77 Comments

Trump has said the summit is a “one time shot” at peace.

Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza
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Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza

Jun 8th 2018, 12:14 PM 10,138 Views 90 Comments

Coveney has previously said that it is time for the international community to act to save Gaza.

US evacuates staff from China over fears of mysterious 'sonic induced' brain trauma illness
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US evacuates staff from China over fears of mysterious 'sonic induced' brain trauma illness

Jun 7th 2018, 8:10 AM 14,722 Views 11 Comments

The department said yesterday that “a number of individuals” were sent to the United States for further evaluation.

White House reacts to threats by North Korea to cancel summit - but no word yet from Trump
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White House reacts to threats by North Korea to cancel summit - but no word yet from Trump

May 16th 2018, 7:45 AM 28,996 Views 57 Comments

Pyongyang has cancelled high-level talks due with Seoul over military exercises.

North Korea says 'historic meeting' with the South opens 'new era for peace'
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North Korea says 'historic meeting' with the South opens 'new era for peace'

Apr 28th 2018, 3:15 PM 8,918 Views 40 Comments

Tweeting today, Trump said he had had a “very good talk” with South Korea president Moon Jae-in.

Russian diplomat expulsion: 'Ireland should have avoided jumping on this bandwagon'
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Russian diplomat expulsion: 'Ireland should have avoided jumping on this bandwagon'

Mar 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 56,823 Views 336 Comments

Russia was the first country to recognise Irish independence and we have always enjoyed a positive relationship with Moscow, writes Danielle Ryan.

Trump threatens to withdraw aid from Palestinians for 'disrespecting' US
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Trump threatens to withdraw aid from Palestinians for 'disrespecting' US

Jan 25th 2018, 10:46 PM 17,876 Views 143 Comments

In Davos today, the US President said he had a “great proposal” for the Palestinians.

Ecuador has granted Julian Assange citizenship
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Ecuador has granted Julian Assange citizenship

Jan 11th 2018, 5:37 PM 24,075 Views 110 Comments

Ecuador had asked London to recognise Assange as a diplomat so that he could be granted safe passage out of the UK.

Angela Merkel thinks a new German government - led by her - is finally within reach
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Angela Merkel thinks a new German government - led by her - is finally within reach

Jan 7th 2018, 5:29 PM 7,482 Views 82 Comments

The long-time Chancellor is trying to persuade the Social Democrats to get back into government.

US retaliates against Russia and orders closure of 3 diplomatic offices
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US retaliates against Russia and orders closure of 3 diplomatic offices

Aug 31st 2017, 9:55 PM 11,704 Views 16 Comments

The State Department said the decision was made “in the spirit of parity”.

'Hard labour - it's hard': Canadian pastor freed from North Korean jail despite life sentence
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'Hard labour - it's hard': Canadian pastor freed from North Korean jail despite life sentence

Aug 27th 2017, 6:11 PM 17,162 Views 9 Comments

A delegation sent by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau petitioned for the release of Hyeon Soo Lim.

Irish citizens in Qatar being urged to register with government as diplomatic crisis deepens
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Irish citizens in Qatar being urged to register with government as diplomatic crisis deepens

Jun 6th 2017, 12:40 PM 30,570 Views 29 Comments

Yesterday, Saudi Arabia and several of its allies cut relations with Qatar.

Trump threatens prosecution over Manchester attack leaks
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Trump threatens prosecution over Manchester attack leaks

May 25th 2017, 5:02 PM 76,821 Views 91 Comments

The New York Times published details of the bomb used in the Manchester attack last night.

Donald Trump takes Twitter aim at Germany and claims it owes 'vast sums of money'
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Donald Trump takes Twitter aim at Germany and claims it owes 'vast sums of money'

Mar 18th 2017, 6:08 PM 38,599 Views 57 Comments

Trump wants Germany and other nations to contribute more to Nato.

France Football explain why Eden Hazard was left off Ballon d'Or shortlist
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France Football explain why Eden Hazard was left off Ballon d'Or shortlist

Oct 25th 2016, 11:26 AM 6,961 Views 4 Comments

The organisers have cited the player’s “insipid form” last season.

Turkey is fuming that a German comedian said its President has sex with goats and sheep
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Turkey is fuming that a German comedian said its President has sex with goats and sheep

Apr 11th 2016, 4:52 PM 13,922 Views 89 Comments

The row has ignited a debate about free speech.

If you're going to use a fake letter, make sure you can at least speak the language properly
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If you're going to use a fake letter, make sure you can at least speak the language properly

Nov 19th 2015, 10:09 PM 27,081 Views 17 Comments

A Russian newspaper found this out the hard way.

North Korea could be getting an unexpected visitor
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North Korea could be getting an unexpected visitor

Nov 16th 2015, 12:00 PM 6,804 Views 9 Comments

Ban Ki-moon will reportedly meet with Kim Jong-un later this week.

10 times Irish people did us proud abroad
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# Irish Abroad

10 times Irish people did us proud abroad

Oct 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 19,298 Views 11 Comments

Representin’.

Government has spent €700,000 sending Ministers abroad for St Patrick's Day since 2011
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Government has spent €700,000 sending Ministers abroad for St Patrick's Day since 2011

Mar 16th 2015, 6:30 AM 13,357 Views 82 Comments

If you think that’s steep, check out the previous government’s bill…

Top Obama official: Netanyahu is a "chickenshit"
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Top Obama official: Netanyahu is a "chickenshit"

Oct 29th 2014, 8:36 AM 10,025 Views 42 Comments

The unnamed staffer also called the Israeli PM a “coward” in a newly published article.

Angela Merkel cancelled a meeting with Vladimir Putin tonight - because he was late
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Angela Merkel cancelled a meeting with Vladimir Putin tonight - because he was late

Oct 16th 2014, 8:41 PM 63,031 Views 78 Comments

Oops.

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