HIgh Court asked to approve transfer of health policies to Luxembourg based insurance entity ‘iptiQ’, which has a branch in Ireland. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh, Irish Times

(...) following a successful joint bid by the Liberty International group and the Anglo Irish Bank group.

Palestinians watch as Hamas militants execute Palestinians suspected of collaborating with Israel in Gaza City today. Photograph: Reuters

(...) targeted Israel’s business centre Tel Aviv and near Ben Gurion airport, its international hub.Yesterday, Mr(...)

Racing Metro have offered Ireland outhalf Jonathan Sexton  a new four-year deal that would keep him in Paris until June 2019. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

(...) also joined the club this season, adding to a long list of international calibre players like Welsh(...)

A man walks  debris caused by fighting in the Syrian war in Ain Tarma in the eastern Ghouta suburb of Damascus yesterday. Photograph: Bassam Khabieh/Reuters.

(...)-checked, reflects a reality of killing and torture while the civil war has “dropped off the international radar”, UN(...)

 Darron Gibson could play in  Everton’s Premier League game  against Arsenal at Goodison Park on Saturday. Photograph:   Paul Thomas/Getty Images

(...) international midfielder Ross Barkley faces a lengthy lay-off after he suffered a medial ligament injury in(...)

A Russian aid convoy of white trucks waits to enter Ukraine at a border control point with Ukraine in the Russian  Rostov region. Photograph: EPA.

(...) and had allowed it to pass to avoid “provocations”.“Ukraine will liaise with the International(...)

US secretary of defence Chuck Hagel (L) and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen Martin Dempsey prepare to leave  a media briefing at the Pentagon in Washington last night. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters.

(...) attention and international condemnation to the terrorist group that has seized a swath of Syria and Iraq in(...)

 Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, USA last night. The National Guard is to withdraw from Ferguson as nearly two weeks of  protests have finally waned. Photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA.

(...) of arrests.The turmoil has cast the community of 21,000 people into the international spotlight as an(...)

Outgoing UN human rights commissioner Navi Pillay giving  an interview  in her office in Geneva earlier this month. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters.

(...), Sudan and Ukraine “hammer home” the international community’s failure to prevent conflict.“None of these(...)

Royal Malay Regiment army personnel in Kuala Lumpur  carry a coffin to a waiting Royal Malaysia Airforce aircraft so it can be flown to the home town of the  victim of the MH17 plane disaster. A flight arrived from Amsterdam this morning carrying the remains of 20 Malaysians who were aboard the flight which was downed over Ukraine last month. Photograph: Azhar Rahim/EPA.

Malaysian Airlines jet arrived at the international airport from Amsterdam, where the bodies of all the(...)