Yahoo webcam images intercepted and stored – Irish Times

Irish TimesA spokeswoman for Yahoo said the actions of the surveillance agencies represented “a whole new level of violation of our users’ privacy”. Photograph: Reuters/Robert Galbraith. Colin Gleeson. Topics: News

59 pupils killed in Nigeria boarding school attack – Irish Times

Irish TimesA boy searches the ground next to a burnt-out vehicle, caused by an attack from Boko Haram militants, in Bama, Borno State, on February 20th, 2014. Photograph: Reuters. Topics:…

Ukraine urges Russia not to promote separatism – Irish Times

Irish TimesA man salutes during a memorial ceremony yesterday for those killed in recent violence in Kiev’s Independence Square. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters. Daniel McLaughlin. Topics: News

World’s oldest Holocaust survivor dies aged 110 – Irish Times

Irish TimesPeru’s president Ollanta Humala lays a wreath during a ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem this month. Photograph: Baz Ratner/Reuters. Topics:…

Priests criticise holding back of Vatican questionnaire results – Irish Times

Irish TimesThe very process of gathering information on the views of people was in the spirit of Pope Francis, said Martin Long, spokesman for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Photograph:…

Priests critical of decision to hold back Vatican questionnaire results – Irish Times

Irish TimesThe very process of gathering information on the views of people was in the spirit of Pope Francis, said Martin Long, spokesman for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Photograph:…

Focus shifts to Renzi as Letta resigns as Italian PM – Irish Times

Irish TimesEnrico Letta arrives at the presidential palace to tender his resignation after his Democratic Party backed leader Matteo Renzi’s call for a new government. EPA/Alessandro Di Meo. Paddy Agnew.…

Suspect UK parcels bear ‘hallmarks’ of North terrorism – Irish Times

Irish TimesThe Army Careers office in Canterbury, Kent, one of the armed forces recruitment offices where suspected explosive devices have been found. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire. Topics: News

Man lynched at army ceremony in Central African Republic – Irish Times

Irish TimesCentral African Army Forces soldiers gather during a speech by interim president Catherine Samba-Panza at the National College of Administration and Magistrature in the capital Bangui today. Photograph: Siegfried…

French president ends relationship with first lady – Irish Times

Irish TimesFrench president Francois Hollande and Valerie Trierweiler. The president announced his separation from the first lady over the weekend. Photograph: Reuters/Eric Feferberg. Lara Marlowe. Topics: News

Six police officers killed in Pakistan protecting Spaniard on cycling trip – Irish Times

Irish TimesPakistani Shiite Muslims in Quetta, Pakistan, yesterday refuse to bury the bodies of the victims of suicide bomb attack until the arrest of the people behind the attack. Photograph:…

Assad tells Russians he plans to stay in power – Irish Times

Irish TimesSyrian president Bashar al-Assad: issue of stepping down will not be discussed at peace conference. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. Michael Jansen. Topics: News

French first lady thanks supporters after hospital release – Irish Times

Irish TimesA file photograph of French first lady Valerie Trierweiler, as she attends the Bastille Day Military parade. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA. Topics: News

Hollande’s political future is likely to be decided by the economy, not his affair – Irish Times

Irish TimesKnown for her volatile temperament, Valérie Trierweiler could yet do or say something that endangers François Hollande’s already poor chances of re-election. Photograph: Reuters/Philippe Wojazer. Lara Marlowe. Topics: News

Spanish princess in corruption inquiry – Irish Times

Irish TimesSpain’s Infanta Cristina will appear in court in March charged with tax fraud and money laundering. Photograph: Daniel Aguilar/ Reuters. Guy Hedgecoe. Topics: News

Seized ivory destroyed by officials in effort to combat illegal trade – Irish Times

Irish TimesA worker walking on a pile of elephant tusks of confiscated ivory prior to crushing by Chinese customs officials in Huangpu Port yesterday. Photograph: EPA. Frank McDonald. Topics: News

Stash of weapons found at Palestinian embassy complex in Prague – Irish Times

Irish TimesA worker removes equipment from the residence of Palestinian ambassador Jamal al-Jamal, in Prague, yesterday. The ambassador was killed in an explosion at his apartment after he opened his…

Criminal case against Greenpeace activist dropped – Irish Times

Irish TimesA polar bear replica displayed by Greenpeace activists inside a block of ice at Paulista avenue in Sao Paulo this month. Photograph: Rodrigo Paiva/Reuters. Topics: News

Pussy Riot pair criticise Putin after release – Irish Times

Irish TimesMaria Alyokhina, a member of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, speaks to the media yesterday after her release from a penal colony in Nizhny Novgorod. Photographs: Reuters. Topics: News

Paddy Power to host match dubbed ‘Big Bang in Pyongyang’ – Irish Times

Irish TimesRetired US basketball star Dennis Rodman shakes hands with officials upon arrival at Pyongyang airport, North Korea. Photograph: Kyodo/Reuters. Mark Hilliard. Topics: News