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Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland expel 42 Russian diplomats

Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland expel 42 Russian diplomats

The Netherlands announced it decided to expel 17 Russian diplomats. The government made the decision because of the national security threat posed by the diplomats who were secretly operating as intelligence officers, the Foreign …

Truck crashes into gates of Russian Embassy in Dublin

Truck crashes into gates of Russian Embassy in Dublin

A man has been arrested after a truck was driven into the gates of the Russian Embassy in Dublin. It happened outside the building at Orwell Road in Rathmines at about 13:30 local time on Monday. Video footage of the incident, …

Europe beats covid anti-records

Europe beats covid anti-records

The outgoing German chancellor has described the Covid-19 situation in her country as "dramatic". “The fourth wave is hitting our country with full force,” Merkel told an event for the Association of …

Ireland: EU aircraft leasing contracts with Belavia to end

Ireland: EU aircraft leasing contracts with Belavia to end

European Union aircraft leasing contracts with state-owned Belarusian airline Belavia will end as soon as the bloc finalises its new round of sanctions against Belarus, Ireland’s foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Monday. …

Football: Azerbaijan defeated by Ireland

Football: Azerbaijan defeated by Ireland

The Azerbaijani national football team was defeated by Ireland in the qualifying match for the 2022 World Cup. The match took place at the Baku Olympic Stadium and ended with a score of 0: 3. According to the results of all games in the …

Ireland to Reopen Embassy in Iran

Ireland to Reopen Embassy in Iran

Senior Iranian and Irish diplomats made arrangements for the reopening of the European country’s embassy in Tehran, Tasnim news agency reports. In a meeting in Tehran on Sunday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and …

Could international experience be applicable in Nagorno Karabakh?

Could international experience be applicable in Nagorno Karabakh?

The recent military flair up of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict was ended on the 10th November by a Russian-brokered ceasefire agreement after 44 days. The most important question in the years to come appears to be: Quo vadis, Nagorno-Karabakh? Azer Babayev* explores the role the international community can play in ensuring the current fragile peace lasts

EU trade commissioner resigns over Ireland Covid-19 breach

EU trade commissioner resigns over Ireland Covid-19 breach

EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan resigned because of the controversy over alleged breaches of COVID-19 guidelines rules during a recent trip to his home country. Hogan, 60, tendered his resignation to European Commission president …

Conor McGregor loses aunt to coronavirus

Conor McGregor loses aunt to coronavirus

Conor McGregor felt the realness of the coronavirus outbreak. The former UFC champion recently revealed in a lengthy, heartfelt Instagram post that his aunt had passed away after getting infected with the virus, Clutch Points reports. …

Ryanair names Tbilisi best 2020 destination

Ryanair names Tbilisi best 2020 destination

Georgian capital of Tbilisi has become the victor of the recent online voting of Ireland’s low-cost airline Ryanair, as the best travel destination for 2020. "We just crowned Tbilisi as Ryanair’s 2020 destination …

Qarabag passes into UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round

Qarabag passes into UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round

Azerbaijani Qarabag have defeated Irish Dundalk 3-0 in the second leg of the 2nd qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League in Baku. Qarabagh are through to the 3rd qualifying round thanks to a 4-1 win on aggregate. Qarabag`s …

Rescuers reach lost Irish climbers at Mount Elbrus

Rescuers reach lost Irish climbers at Mount Elbrus

  A rescue team managed to find the Irish climbers after they went off route due to fog, but one mountaineer lost his life while descending Mount Elbrus in southern Russia, local authorities said. A group of 10 …