Britain Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Tuesday that 12 British passports used in the Dubai assassination plot were forged when they were handed over to Israel for inspection.
03/23/2010 01:49 pm
Britain said Tuesday it would expel an Israel diplomat after a government probe found it likely that the Jewish state had forged UK passports used in the Dubai assassination of a senior Hamas official. Foreign Minister David Miliband is due to address Parliament this afternoon.
03/23/2010 12:27 pm
Pope Benedict XVI responded to a blossoming abuse scandal in Ireland with a letter that addressed Church failings in handling sexual abuse of children by priests. But he did not promise an end to the secrecy that has surrounded the church's policing efforts.
03/21/2010 01:58 pm
Pope Benedict XVI ordered an investigation into an Irish church.
03/20/2010 04:32 pm
Many in Ireland are stunned that the once high-flying 'Celtic Tiger' is now just another battered economy – and by fresh revelations of coverups of sexual abuse of children in the Roman Catholic church as Pope Benedict XVI apologized directly to Irish abuse victims.
03/20/2010 09:40 am
In Ireland, news that Pope Benedict is sending a letter on the Catholic sex abuse scandal was met by disagreement over whether the church can regain its moral authority. The letter will be made public Saturday.
03/19/2010 04:14 pm
Global News Blog As Ireland breaks for St. Patrick's Day, Ulster Unionists turn to Flash Harry for votes
The Ulster Unionist Party, once the powerful voice of pro-British activism in Northern Ireland, has turned to Freddy Mercury impersonator Flash Harry to improve its political standing.
03/17/2010 03:46 pm
There is no shortage of great books about Ireland. Here's a sampler to help you celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
03/17/2010 12:42 pm
Guinness sells 10 million glasses of beer daily (but no green beer) and far more on St. Patrick's Day. That's a new phenomenon. Not long ago, all pubs in Ireland closed on St Patrick's Day.
03/17/2010 10:36 am
On St. Patrick's Day, a look at how three well-known traditions came to be.
03/17/2010 09:52 am