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Search continues for missing plane
The search continues for a Malaysia Airlines plane missing for more than 24 hours ago with 239 people on board, with no sightings of wreckage reported.
US warns Russia not to annex Crimea
The US warns Russia that any moves to annex Crimea would close the door to diplomacy, as Moscow tightens its grip on the peninsula.
Italy up in arms over David advert
Italy's culture minister expresses outrage over an advertisement by a US weapons firm showing Michelangelo's David holding a rifle.
Beirut rally against domestic abuse
Thousands of people have marched through the streets of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, to demand politicians pass a law against domestic violence.
Libya threatens to bomb oil tanker
Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan threatens to bomb a North Korean-flagged tanker if it tries to export oil from a rebel-controlled port.
Thousands join Venezuela protest
Thousands of Venezuelan students and opposition supporters take part in an anti-government rally in the capital, Caracas, on Women's Day.
Ex-military chief's Afghanistan plea
Former head of the British armed forces Gen Lord Richards appeals for western powers not to give up on Afghanistan once troops withdraw.
Saudis and Qatar 'destabilise Iraq'
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Maliki accuses Saudi Arabia and Qatar of seeking to destabilise his country by supporting insurgent groups.
Ukraine beat Russia to biathlon gold
Vitaliy Lukyanenko wins Ukraine's first gold at the Sochi Winter Paralympics, in the men's 7.5km visually impaired biathlon.
Sri Lanka seal Asia Cup final win
Sri Lanka beat holders Pakistan by five wickets with 22 balls remaining at the Asia Cup final in Dhaka.
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Oil slicks spotted in search for Malaysian plane
Officials in Vietnam have said that rescue planes searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane that vanished from radar screens over the South China Sea with 227 passengers and 12 crew on board have spotted oil slicks.
John Kerry warns Russia over future actions
US Secretary of State John Kerry has told his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that any Russian steps to annex Crimea would close the door to international diplomacy.
Flannery urged to appear before PAC
Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness has called on Frank Flannery to come before the committee following newspaper reports about his lobbying efforts on behalf of the charity Rehab.
PM says Iraq is being destablised from abroad
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has said that Saudi Arabia and Qatar are destabilising Iraq by supporting militant groups and have effectively declared war on the country.
Two men injured in explosion at house in Dublin
Two men have been injured following an explosion in the back garden of a house in Coolock in Dublin.
Derry pipe bomb attacks treated as hate crimes
The PSNI is treating two separate pipe bomb attacks in Derry early today as hate crimes.
Cannabis worth ?2.5m seized in Dublin
A man has been arrested following the seizure of ?2.5m worth of cannabis herb in Dublin.
Italian Minister criticises Michelangelo advert
Italy's Culture Minister Dario Franceschini has called for a US gun dealer to withdraw an advertisement using an image of Michelangelo's David which shows the famed statue holding a bolt-action rifle.
Appeal to trace teenager missing in Limerick
Gardaí have issued an appeal to trace a 19-year-old man who has been missing in Limerick since yesterday.
Hepatitis C support group meets after funding cut
The Hepatitis C support group, which has had its public funding cut by the HSE, has held an emergency general meeting in Dublin.
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No winner of Lotto jackpot
There was no winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot of ?2m.
Two injured in Dublin explosion
Gardai have confirmed that two men in their 20s have been injured following an explosion in Dublin.
Dublin make the most of poor Lilywhite defence
Dublin dismantled Kildare?s creaking defence on their way to a resounding NFL Division One victory at Croke Park.
Liam Neeson: I turned down James Bond role
Liam Neeson refused to play James Bond because he wanted Natasha Richardson to marry him.
Green Party calls for new home-focused economic model
The leader of the Green Party, Eamon Ryan, called for "a new vision" in how we rebuild the Irish economy and society today.
Christian Bale expecting a new child
Christian Bale is to become a father again.
Eto'o and Ba bring Chelsea four goals clear
Samuel Eto?o came of age and substitute Demba Ba scored twice as Jose Mourinho?s Chelsea beat Tottenham 4-0 to move seven points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League.
Eaton nears new world record, retains title
All-round great Ashton Eaton narrowly missed out on a world record in retaining his heptathlon title at the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Poland tonight.
Schmidt hails the 'magician' O'Driscoll
?The magician? Brian O?Driscoll is the ?final bastion? of creative centre play, according to Ireland boss Joe Schmidt.
Women easily dispatch scoreless Italy
The Ireland Women kept their hopes of retaining the Six Nations title alive with a comprehensive 39-0 win over Italy in the first ever Women's international to be played at the Aviva Stadium.
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