Former president of the UN General Assembly John Ashe. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

US authorities charged a former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and four others on Tuesday(...)

Charges against  Eric Eoin Marques relate to images on more than 100 “anonymous websites” described as being extremely violent, graphic and depicting the rape and torture of prepubescent children.

A hearing in the extradition case of an Irish man claimed by the FBI to be the “largest facilitator of child porn in the world” is set to resume next (...)

US president Barack Obama pauses as he speaks in press briefing room at the White House in Washington, while discussing the mass  shooting at the community college in Oregon. Photograph: AP

US president Barack Obama put words to the desperation of millions of Americans – and the despair of the rest of the world – on Thursday night after a(...)

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte. There have been reports of one prospective politician telling a youth wing meeting of Rutte’s Liberal party that he feared “beheadings” on the streets. Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

It should be reassuring for all of Europe when the national counter-terrorism co-ordinator for the Netherlands takes the unusual step of saying public(...)

The PSNI and new National Crime Agency’s combined efforts during Operation Jarra resulted in the arrests of 25 people in Northern Ireland

The PSNI and new National Crime Agency have combined in an operation against people who access indecent images of children online in Northern Irela(...)

Pope Francis arrives to lead the weekly general audience in Saint Peters Square last week. Photograph: Alessamdro Di Meo/EPA

US authorities arrested a 15-year-old last month for allegedly plotting an Islamic State-inspired attack that targeted Pope Francis, according to ABC (...)

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness speaks to reporters at Stormont Castle in Belfast on Monday. Photograph: Getty

Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness has said there should be no preconditions to any talks held between Northern parties to resolve the impasse that has bro(...)

Originally from Limerick city, Jason Corbett (39) died on August 2nd, 2015,  in his home in North Carolina, US,  during a domestic disturbance.

The family of the late Jason Corbett have strongly rejected claims that he was about to seek joint Irish-US citizenship for his children, describing s(...)

Mourners began gathering at Crosses funeral home on Lower Gerald Griffin Street in Limerick shortly after 5pm on Tuesday evening to sympathise with the Corbett family.

Hundreds of people gathered in Limerick on Tuesday night for the removal of Jason Corbett who was killed in North Carolina earlier this month. The 39-(...)

Limerick man Jason Corbett (39) whose children Jack (10) and Sarah (8) Corbett  are at the centre of a custody battle.

A brother of an Irish man killed in America has described an appeal of a custody ruling concerning his niece and nephew made in a North Carolina court(...)