BELFAST - Northern Ireland police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a prominent former member of a hardline republican splinter group.
BELFAST - A prominent dissident Irish republican was shot dead in Northern Ireland on Friday, the latest incident in some of the highest levels of violence since a 1998 peace deal in the British province.
BELFAST - Northern Ireland has charged a man with 29 counts of murder in the 1998 Omagh bombing, the worst attack in decades of violence in the province, police said on Thursday.
LONDON - An amnesty should be offered to all those involved in 30 years of violence in Northern Ireland, a former British government minister said, ahead of a state visit by the Irish president that will highlight improved ties between London and Dublin.
DUBLIN - Ireland is to investigate the illegal bugging of police phone conversations that has led to calls for the justice minister to resign.
BRUSSELS - EU antitrust regulators are seeking industry feedback over concessions offered by Hutchison Whampoa to secure approval for its $1 billion bid for Telefonica's 02 Ireland, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama met with Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny on Friday - and even sang along to an Irish folk song - three days ahead of St. Patrick's Day as the two leaders held the annual celebration of U.S.-Irish relations. | Video
UNITED NATIONS - A group of United Nations sanctions experts has been investigating former basketball star Dennis Rodman because of gifts he brought to North Korea during his visits to the reclusive state, according to an excerpt from the group's latest report.
DUBLIN/LONDON - Two of Bank of Ireland's largest shareholders, who helped keep it out of state hands at the height of the euro zone debt crisis in 2011, stand to more than triple their money when they sell back a part of their stake on Tuesday.
MILAN - A Milan court rejected a request by former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, whose passport was confiscated after his conviction for tax fraud, to leave Italy to attend a conference in Ireland, judicial sources said on Tuesday.
SLAVIANSK, Ukraine/ST PETERSBURG, Russia - Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow rebels on Thursday as they closed in on the separatists' military stronghold in the east and Russia launched army drills near the border in response, raising fears its troops would invade. | Video
The criminal complaint against Ross William Ulbricht, known as "Dread Pirate Roberts."