Snow collects on a bicycle during a snow storm in Cambridge, Massachusetts on January 24th.   Forecasters are warning of up to 90cms of snow for part of the east coast of the US on Monday.  Photograph: Reuters 1:00

America’s financial capital and most populous city to stay off the roads and to “prepare for something(...)

The Buenos Aires  building complex where state prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

The first journalist to report on the death of an Argentine state prosecutor, who was investigating the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community cent(...)

A vigil organised by Muslim groups in Berlin  to commemorate the victims of the recent   attacks in Paris. Photograph:    Sean Gallup/Getty Images

(...). God moves in Europe, in Africa, in the Americas, in Asia. As God moves, God suffers with people, sheds(...)

Camp X-Ray: detainees at Naval Base Guantánamo Bay, in Cuba, in 2002. Photograph: Petty Officer 1st class Shane T McCoy/US Navy/Getty

A beating Around 5.30pm __________ brought me my cold MRE. I had gotten used to cold portions; I didn’t savour them, but I had been suffering weight l(...)

Treated like beasts: prisoners working in the crematorium at Dachau concentration camp, which Erwin Strunz avoided with the help of Hubert Butler and his wife, Peggy Guthrie. Photograph: LAPI/Roger Viollet/Getty

(...) to settle in the Americas. This was a deeply personal activity – Butler’s daughter Julia remembers(...)

Censored: Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s brother Yahdih Ould Slahi shows redacted pages of Guantánamo Diary. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty
The Forrest Gump of Guantánamo
  • World
  • January 24, 2015, 01:00

A memoir of a Guantánamo Bay detainee was published this week in 20 countries. Guantánamo Diary, by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, has taken nearly a decade(...)

Alberto Nisman was found dead in his apartment late last Sunday, a gunshot wound to his head and a  pistol by his side along with a single shell casing. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

Argentina suspects rogue agents from its own intelligence services were behind the death of a state prosecutor investigating the deadly 1994 bombing o(...)

CRH chief executive, Albert Manifold, wants to buy into cement in emerging markets.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

(...) the businesses, which are spread across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Davy analysts Barry Dixon and(...)

Dub kingpin the Bug is back
  • Music
  • January 23, 2015, 07:42

Hebdo shootings in Paris. “I mean, with America’s shoot-to-kill-black-people policy lately, with Israel(...)

(...) from America’s funk, soul and R&B revolutions began to make waves in the homeland. The melting pot(...)