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Irish PM to remain party leader
Brian Cowen says he will not resign as head of Fianna Fail party but offers colleagues secret ballot on his leadership.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2011 18:51 GMT
Irish budget wins first vote
Parliament narrowly approves tax hikes as part of Ireland's most brutal budget in history.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2010 03:55 GMT
Markets react to Irish bailout
European stocks fall but others rise following $113bn EU-IMF loan to Ireland, which has sparked fears of debt contagion.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2010 15:06 GMT
Thousands march against Irish cuts
Fresh protests in Dublin against planned cutbacks aimed at reducing budget deficit to meet terms of EU and IMF bailout.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2010 21:28 GMT
Ireland unveils austerity plan
Debt-ridden country aims to save $20bn, enabling it to receive a bailout package from the EU and IMF.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2010 18:21 GMT
Irish election set for early 2011
Prime minister to seek early dissolution of parliament in new year after country's emergency budget has been passed.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2010 23:07 GMT
Greens call for snap Irish election
Government's junior coalition partner calls for polls in January following multi-billion dollar bailout by IMF and EU.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2010 15:41 GMT
EU 'will bailout Ireland if needed'
EU mulls support for Ireland after Irish bond yields soared to record levels on public debt fears.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2010 00:37 GMT
Irish economy suffers contraction
Figures show contraction of 1.2 per cent in second quarter, after government denies it will need to seek help from IMF.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2010 10:25 GMT
Israel deports aid ship activists
Israel begins deporting
passengers and crew after seizing ship.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2010 11:32 GMT
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
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