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Netanyahu: Abbas must end Hamas pact
Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume.
Ukraine raids spark war of words
Russia and the US accuse each other of failing to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine, following raids by Kiev on pro-Russian separatists in the east.
Ecclestone denies bribery in Germany
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone denies charges of bribery at the start of his trial in Munich and says he will fight to clear his name.
US medics killed in Kabul attack
Three American medical staff are shot dead by a policeman guarding a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say.
Korea ferry disaster school reopens
The South Korean school devastated by the loss of many of its students in a ferry disaster last week starts to hold classes again.
South Sudan treason charges dropped
South Sudan withdraws charges against four top politicians accused of the alleged coup plot that triggered the civil war.
Abdullah leads Afghan poll count
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah remains the frontrunner with 80% of votes counted, although a run-off vote next month is expected.
Deadly air strike on Syria market
A Syrian government air strike on a market in a rebel-held town in Aleppo kills more than 20 people, activist groups say.
Russia extends Navalny house arrest
A Moscow court extends the house arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny by another six months for violating its conditions.
Plane stowaway 'going to Somalia'
The father of a US teenager who stowed away in a wheel well on a flight to Hawaii has said his son was unhappy at school and trying to return to Somalia.
RTÉ News - News Headlines
Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie
Major search in Cavan for two missing men
Gardaí have expressed serious concern for the safety of two men who have been missing in Co Cavan for the past two days.
Turchynov calls for Russia to pull back troops
Ukraine's acting president has called on Russia to pull troops back from their border, stop interfering in Ukraine's internal affairs and end its "permanent threats and blackmail".
Union: Pay restoration a priority over tax cuts
Mid-ranking civil servants have insisted that restoration of public service pay after the cuts of recent years should take priority over tax cuts across the broader economy.
Pact with Hamas 'kills peace', says Netanyahu
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Palestinian moves to form a unity government with Hamas were "a giant leap backward" for the peace process.
Man in receipt of welfare had ?400,000 on deposit
Around ?10m has been recovered through new data-matching measures, among them a man who was in receipt of Jobseeker's Allowance found to have close to ?400,000 on deposit with a financial institution.
Judge grants more time in O'Gorman murder case
A judge has refused to strike out the case of an Italian man accused of the murder of well-known religious affairs writer Tom O'Gorman.
Mother charged over deaths of three children in UK
The woman arrested over the deaths of her three children at a house in southwest London has been charged with three counts of murder.
Probation for nurse who taped patient's mouth shut
A judge has ruled that a male nurse who admitted placing surgical tape across a patient's mouth be given the Probation Act.
Up to 300 detections of drivers using phones
A national operation targeting the use of mobile phones while driving is being mounted by gardaí today and tomorrow.
Call for ASTI to investigate death threat
Allegations of bullying and a death threat need to be investigated by the Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland, the union's incoming president has said.
Top Stories: BreakingNews.ie
Ireland's premier breaking news website providing up to the minute news and sports reports.
Miley 'discharged from hospital'
Miley Cyrus has been discharged from hospital.
Gardaí seek silver Focus in hunt for Dublin men missing in Cavan
Gardaí searching for two Dublin men believed missing in Co Cavan have released descriptions of both men as well as a car in which they are believed to have travelled.
Israel breaks off Middle East talks
Israel has broken off Middle East peace talks and brought the US-brokered process to the brink of collapse.
Putin: Internet is CIA project
President Vladimir Putin has called the internet a CIA project and made comments about Russia?s biggest search engine Yandex, sending the company?s shares plummeting.
Klopp not interested in United post
Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has ruled himself out of contention to become the next manager of Manchester United, and insists he has not been approached for the job either.
Chelsea's Ramires hit with four-game ban
Chelsea midfielder Ramires will miss the Blues? title run-in after accepting a four-match ban for violent conduct.
UK woman charged with killing children
A 42-year-old woman has been charged with three counts of murder after the death of three children.
Swift agrees to 'Girls' cameo
Taylor Swift is to appear in 'Girls'.
President Higgins receives Freedom of Cork
President Michael D Higgins has received the Freedom of Cork City.
Gardaí launch search for Dublin men last seen in Cavan
Gardaí are investigating a report that two men have gone missing in Co Cavan.
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