(...) poverty in Africa and the Middle East. Most are Syrians. Greece is the largest arrival point, putting a(...)

Mark English looks despondent after finishing third in the Men’s 800m at the Cork City Sports today. Photo: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

(...) himself trailed off with 2km remaining, as Lebogang Shange from South Africa pressed ahead to take the win(...)

A man injured during an attack on a residential complex in Soko Mbuzi village of Mandera town at the Kenya-Somalia border is wheeled on a stretcher as he arrives at the Kenyatta National Hospital in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. Photograph: Reuters

Al Shabaab gunmen killed 14 people, mostly quarry workers, officials said, in an overnight attack on a residential complex in northeast Kenya that the(...)

Location of the town of Zaria in Nigeria. Photograph: Google Maps

Africa’s biggest oil producer and richest economy mired in poverty. Nigeria’s police force last night(...)

Novak Djokovic will resume his Wimbledon fourth round tie against Kevin Anderson today with the match level. Photograph: Reuters
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(...)-set deficit in his Wimbledon fourth round tie against South Africa’s Kevin Anderson to force a decider before(...)

Irish naval ship LÉ Eithne arrives with rescued migrants at the Palermo harbor in Italy on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015. Photograph: AP/Alessandro Fucarini.

Africa and other regions of Africa, and the humanitarian support which we provide in Syria and the region(...)

“No” supporters shout slogans during celebrations following Sunday’s referendum   in Athens. Photograph:  Reuters/Dimitris Michalakis 1:50

Bank it set up with Brazil, India, China and South Africa as an alternative to the International(...)

Roger Casement: said he wanted Ireland to be restored to Europe. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) previously unpublished letter that has come to light in South Africa, where it is being auctioned in Cape(...)

China’s president Xi Jinping: the bank is a key part of his  efforts to boost China’s influence, called “peripheral diplomacy”, and redress  China’s poor levels of representation on international bodies such as the World Bank and ADB.  Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

(...) claims in the South China Sea. Denmark, Kuwait, Malaysia, Poland, South Africa and Thailand also did not(...)

  Liberian nurses in 2014 carrying  the body of an Ebola victim from a home   on the outskirts of Monrovia  . Photograph:L EPA/Ahmed Jallanzo

(...) in West Africa over the last nine months. Two GOAL staff will be among the initial recipients with a(...)