Ireland has raised concerns with Russia over controversial naval exercises planned for next month within the State’s exclusive economic zone. Photograph: iStock

Ireland has raised concerns with Russia over controversial naval exercises planned for next month within the State’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ). T(...)

Russian ambassador to Ireland Yury Filatov. File image: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The Russian ambassador to Ireland Yury Filatov and the Chief of Defence Staff Lieut Gen Seán Clancy have met to discuss armed contacts between the two(...)

The European Union is reported to be months away from issuing Covid-19 immunity certificates.

The European Union is still months away from issuing Covid-19 immunity certificates, raising the risk of another lost tourism season for the bloc’s av(...)

A traveler undergoes a swab test at a Covid-19 test center at Duesseldorf Airport. Photograph: Sarah Pabst/Bloomberg

In 1933, 23 countries, including Austria and Australia, Syria and South Africa, signed the International Sanitary Convention for Aerial Navigation to (...)

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau speaks to environmental activist Greta Thunberg in Montreal on Friday. Photograph: AP

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg hit back at critics including US president Donald Trump on Friday, saying their mockery of children shows her message (...)

Qatar’s neighbours last month severed diplomatic and transport links to punish it for allegedly backing Islamic militants

Qatar Airways, which has been losing passengers after a flight embargo from four Arab countries, is still making money and will go through with jet or(...)

The Trump administration is likely to expand a ban on laptops on commercial aircraft to include some European countries. File photograph: Anwar Amro/AFP/Getty Images

The Trump administration is likely to expand a ban on laptops on commercial aircraft to include some European countries, but is reviewing how to ensur(...)

Aviation was excluded from the Paris accord to fight climate change, though the industry produces about 2 per cent of carbon dioxide emissions.

The European Union is set to extend the exclusion of foreign airlines from its emissions trading system to give a United Nations-brokered global deal (...)

‘The kind of behaviours that ... might be acceptable on the ground take on a completely different complexion when you’re in the air’. Photograph: iStock

Reports of unruly passengers disrupting airline flights have soared almost 17 percent worldwide in 2015, with incidents such as passengers being verba(...)

President Barack Obama: “You can’t get any higher than the American president,” says Enda Kenny. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has renewed his appeal to United States authorities to approve a licence for Norwegian Air International’s plan for low-cost tran(...)

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