Yosef Haim Ben-David (centre) the third defendant for Killing Palestinian teenager Mohannud Abu Khdeir last year, is escorted by Israeli policemen at the district court in Jerusalem on November 30th, 2015. Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images

Two Jewish minors were found guilty on Monday of the 2014 murder of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem and a third man accused will have a p(...)

Poachers realise that any animal that's got one of these collars or units attached to it is basically off the list

The war against rhino poaching in South Africa is going high tech in an attempt to curb a death toll that continues to spiral despite money (...)

Israeli troops fire tear gas towards Palestinians gathering this week near the scene of what the Israeli army said was a suspected Palestinian stabbing attack, at the West Bank Al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron. Photograph: Mussa Qawasma/Reuters

A 21-year-old Palestinian has died in clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank, officials said. Yehya Taha died in a Ramallah hospital of bullet w(...)

 French comedian Dieudonne M’bala who has been sentenced to  two months in jail for incitement to hatred during a show in Belgium. Photograph:   Loic Venanceloic/Getty Images

A Belgian court sentenced controversial French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala on Wednesday to two months in prison and a €9,000 fine for making anti(...)

Jose Mourinho has insisted his players were happy to travel to Haifa ahead of tonight’s Champions League fixture against Maccabi Tel-Aviv. Photograph: Afp

José Mourinho has claimed he had no “Graeme Le Saux” in his Chelsea squad as he confirmed none of his players had expressed reluctance to travel to (...)

An Israeli soldier stands near the bodies of a   Palestinian and Isreali killed    at a West Bank petrol station: Eighty-six Palestinians,   20 Israelis and an American student have been killed in the spate of violence since October 1st. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

A Palestinian stabbed and killed an Israeli at a petrol station in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Monday. Meanwhile, in Jerusalem two Palestinian (...)

Israeli soldiers investigate  the scene of  a fatal stabbing of an Israeli woman at a bus stop and hitch hiking post outside Efrat in the West Bank settlement block of Gush Etzion, south of Jerusalem,  November 22nd, 2015. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

An Israeli woman was stabbed to death and three Palestinian attackers were killed in a series of incidents in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Sunday(...)

 On a  new summer camp programme, children of the Irish diaspora will  ‘learn about the country’s history and to experience the modern face of Ireland’. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Children with Irish connections living in the US will be invited to Ireland next summer to participate in “an orientation course on what it is to be I(...)

Irish troops  in eastern  Chad in 2008. When the Army Ranger Wing was about to travel there, news broke of an all-out rebel assault on the capital. Photograph:  Finbarr O’Reilly/Reuters

The terrorist attack in Mali could not have come at a more alarming time for the Irish Government. Armed extremists struck the luxury hotel in the ver(...)

A protester holding a poster calling for the release of Jonathan Pollard. A former Navy intelligence analyst, was arrested on November 21st, 1985 after trying unsuccessfully to gain asylum at the Israeli embassy in Washington. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

Israel says the United States has freed convicted spy Jonathan Pollard from federal prison after nearly 30 years. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Neta(...)