Afghan Sikh stowaways: Two truck drivers charged in UK

Two truck drivers have been charged with human smuggling after 35 Afghan Sikh stowaways, one of them dead, were found in a shipping container at a dockyard in Britain.

Former Ireland prime minister Reynolds dies aged 81: Report

Former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds, a central figure in the Northern Ireland peace process and in brokering the 1994 IRA ceasefire, has died aged 81, Irish broadcaster RTE reported Thursday.

Courteney Cox scouting wedding venues in Northern Ireland?

Former `Friends` star Courteney Cox is reportedly scouting out possible wedding venues in Northern Ireland for her upcoming nuptials to Johnny Mc Daid.

Torture in Northern Ireland sanctioned by minister: Report

Torture methods used during internment of Irish nationalists at the height of the Northern Irish Troubles were sanctioned by the British government minister, an Irish television documentary has claimed.

Bomb damages Northern Ireland hotel, nobody hurt

Northern Ireland police say a bomb has detonated in the lobby of a Londonderry hotel, but a swift evacuation ensured that nobody was injured.

Northern Ireland police quiz Gerry Adams for third day

Northern Ireland police were to decide today whether to charge, release or apply for more time to question republican leader Gerry Adams over a notorious IRA murder in 1972.

US-led proposals for Northern Ireland rejected

Northern Ireland unionists have rejected proposals drawn up by former US diplomat Richard Haass to resolve volatile issues that threaten the peace process, calling them "not viable or acceptable".

Britain braces for winter storm Hercules

Britain is bracing itself for more flooding as a winter storm named Hercules made its way from the US to the country`s coastline.

High winds, waves and tides lash Britain`s coast

High winds, waves and tides were lashing Britain`s western coast on Friday in a winter storm that flooded seaside towns and low-lying areas.

Talks to ease Northern Ireland tensions break down

Marathon talks between the leaders of Northern Ireland`s Catholic and Protestant communities broke down without agreement to ease tensions.

Small blast in Northern Ireland`s Belfast: Police

A small explosion hit Northern Ireland`s capital Belfast after authorities received a telephone bomb warning, police said.

N Ireland peace process can `inspire` J&K settlement: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is of the view that the State can never be independent and will always remain under Indian sovereignty.

Two men killed in separate Northern Ireland attacks

Authorities blamed a resurgent Irish Republican Army faction for killing two men in separate gun attacks in Northern Ireland.

Belfast riots: 32 police officers injured

Northern Ireland`s police commander says 32 officers have been wounded and reinforcements are arriving from Britain to combat rioting by Protestant extremists.

Northern Ireland peace will be tested: Obama

President Barack Obama declared peace in Northern Ireland a "blueprint" for those living amid conflict around the world, while acknowledging that the calm between Catholics and Protestants will face further tests.

Russia issues warning on Syria, says won`t allow no-fly zone

Syrian key ally, Russia, on Monday said that it won`t allow a no-fly zone over the country at the G8 summit which was dominated by the conflict in Syria.

Explosion in Northern Ireland, no injuries: Police

Officials in Northern Ireland say a small bomb exploded Sunday in the town of Lurgan, adding that there are no reports of injuries.

IRA planning terror strikes during G8 summit: MI5

British PM David Cameron, US President Barack Obama and Russia’s Vladimir Putin will be among those meeting in Enniskillen in June.

Northern Ireland police arrest 2 men in bomb case

Police in Northern Ireland have arrested two men in connection with the attempted murder of a police officer in east Belfast.

Historic handshake: British Queen meets ex-IRA chief

Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday shook hands with former IRA chief Martin McGuinness for the first time ever.