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Explainer: What's happening on the Russia-Ukraine border and how likely is an invasion?
UK Brexit minister due in Paris for talks on fishing row as France releases impounded trawler
Taoiseach says Poland’s challenge of EU’s legal foundations went ‘too far’
Covid vaccine stand-off between Chicago mayor and police union sparks dueling lawsuits
Taiwan wants political status quo not China’s path, says president
China's Xi vows 'reunification' with Taiwan
North Korea warns UN to ‘think of the consequences’ of criticising missiles work
Taiwan rebukes China over record fighter jet incursion
Kim Jong Un’s sister warns of ‘complete destruction’ of South Korean ties
Ex-minister Johnny Mercer blasts ‘distrustful, awful environment’ of British government
Kelly accuses Donnelly of 'incompetence' during heated row in Dáil over Covid vaccine roll-out
NI Executive adjourns for the night with no agreement on new coronavirus restrictions
'Whose streets? Our streets': Anti-Trump protesters gather outside White House
Emergency decree bans gatherings of four or more as pro-democracy protests escalate in Thailand
Statues of Roosevelt and Lincoln toppled during Columbus Day protests in the US
North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body
Kim Jong Un apologises for 'disgraceful' shooting of South Korean fisheries official
Australian journalists flee China over arrest fears
Explainer: Why the UK is facing a clash with China over Huawei and 5G
China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'
HSE's Reid admits 'tensions' with CMO over testing capacity but says 'we're on the same page now'
Unrest returns to Hong Kong as politicians battle for key committee position
Varadkar: Irish government 'concerned for escalation of tensions in the Middle East'
Raab: Boris Johnson 'in charge' of Iran crisis despite silence during Caribbean holiday
Ireland calls for 'maximum restraint' following US assassination of Iranian general
Protesters storm US embassy in Baghdad chanting 'Death to America'
Iraq warns US ties at stake after deadly air strikes kill at least 25 fighters
North Korea conducts 'very important test', according to state media
Hong Kong: Student protesters escape police siege by climbing down ropes to waiting motorbikes
Southgate: English football must solve its own racism issues
Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities
Police fire tear gas and water cannon as Hong Kong protesters defy rally ban
Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler
Free Derry sign graffitied with support for British soldier facing prosecution for Bloody Sunday murders
How the backstop created a back door for anti-Irish sentiment in the UK
Theresa May to hold emergency meeting as UK plots next step after Iran tanker seizure
US warship shoots down Iranian drone near Persian Gulf
Iranian boats attempted to 'impede the passage' of British oil tanker in Gulf, UK govt says
Iran's foreign minister warns Trump that idea of short war is 'an illusion'
Iran 'permanently' closes diplomatic relations with US government after new sanctions are imposed