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Russia's Ukraine action 'military intervention'
29 Aug 2014 at 12:37pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman has said Russia's actions inside Ukraine "add up to a military intervention."
Inquest told of difficulty accessing records
29 Aug 2014 at 12:31pm
The son of a woman who died from uterine cancer after being misdiagnosed with irritable bowel disease has told the inquest into her death that he has had problems getting all of his mother's medical records from the Mater Hospital.
UK, French police search for boy with brain tumour
29 Aug 2014 at 12:35pm
UK police said they are working with their French counterparts to find a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour who was taken away from hospital by his parents.
46 jobs to be created in Tipperary by Pinergy
29 Aug 2014 at 11:42am
Irish energy provider Pinergy is to create 46 jobs in Tipperary.
Eircom to extend high speed broadband service
29 Aug 2014 at 10:47am
Eircom has announced that it is to increase the number of homes it intends to extend its high speed broadband fibre optic service to.
Warning after 'dangerous' equipment stolen
29 Aug 2014 at 12:32pm
A warning has been issued by gardaí after dangerous equipment was stolen in Co Louth earlier this week.
Malaysia Airlines to axe 6,000 jobs
29 Aug 2014 at 10:30am
Malaysia Airlines is to axe 6,000 jobs - around a third of the workforce - as it struggles to overcome the twin disasters that have hit the company this year.
Dethroned beauty queen 'runs off with crown'
29 Aug 2014 at 12:07pm
A Myanmar beauty queen dethroned for alleged misconduct has absconded with her crown and free breast implants.
More than three million Syrians flee war - UN
29 Aug 2014 at 12:23pm
The United Nations has said more than three million Syrians have now fled the country to escape the war.
Iceland lowers volcano alert to orange
29 Aug 2014 at 11:14am
Iceland has lowered its aviation alert over the nation's largest volcano to orange from red, following an eruption at the Bardarbunga peak overnight.
Another beheading video released by Islamic State
29 Aug 2014 at 9:38am
The jihadist group Islamic State has released a video appearing to show the beheading of a Kurdish man in the Iraqi city of Mosul, which the group captured in June.
More than 300 genetic changes in Ebola virus
29 Aug 2014 at 10:56am
Genetic studies of some of the earliest Ebola cases in Sierra Leone reveal more than 300 genetic changes in the virus as it leapt from person to person.
Earthquake strikes southern Greece
29 Aug 2014 at 10:57am
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake has hit southern Greece, but there has been no reports of any injuries.
Europe-wide strategy for refugees needed - UN
29 Aug 2014 at 10:59am
The Head Spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has called for a Europe-wide strategy to help save the lives of refugees who are trying to reach Europe.
UN calls for immediate release of peacekeepers
29 Aug 2014 at 11:00am
United Nations Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon has called for the immediate release of 43 peacekeepers who were detained by an armed group in the Golan Heights in Syria.
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