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(...)

The site of the bomb attack on the Argentinian Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, on July 18th 1994. Iran denies responsibility. Photograph: Ali Burafiali/Getty

An Argentinian prosecutor who accused President Cristina Fernández of orchestrating a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin greets Shaikh Hussein Halawa, the imam of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland after Mass in the Pro-Cathedral. Photograph: John McElroy.

The need to build “a culture of dialogue and respect’’ was stressed by Archbishop of Dublin Dr Diarmuid Martin at a Mass in the Pro-Cathedral in solid(...)

Marsha Mehran lived a reclusive life, an inquest heard

A coroner in Co Mayo has recorded an open verdict at an inquest into the death of an Iranian novelist at a rented apartment in Co Mayo.Marsha Mehran ((...)

Pope Francis says he intends to travel to Africa once and to Latin America three times next year. Photograph: L’Osservatore Romano/EPA

Pope Francis has said he would like to “open the doors” to the divorced and remarried, saying they must be “integrated” into Church life.“In the case (...)

President Michael D Higgins throws the ball in to start the South Africa Gaels Blitz final match with Keith O’Leary of ESB International on the fourteenth day of the President’s 22-day visit to Ethiopia, Malawi and South Africa. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell

It was a GAA final like no other. The winning team was of mixed gender, nearly all were black, but, most extraordinarily, all wore Mayo’s red and gre(...)

South Africa Gael’s Mayo captain Steven Malinga lifts a cup after being presented with it by President Michael D Higgins and Sabina Higgins following a Gaelic football match in Pretoria, South Africa. Photograph: Department of Foreign Affairs Twitter.

It was a GAA final like no other. The winning team was of mixed gender, nearly all were black but, and most extraordinarily, all wore Mayo’s red and g(...)

 The ramparts of Skala de la Ville in Essaouira, Morocco

I am a widow looking for a six- to eight-week holiday in January and February. I would like to be in a country during their summertime. I don’t min(...)

Michael Dwyer: an elite police unit stormed the hotel  in which he was staying   on April 16th, 2009. Mr Dwyer and two others were shot dead in the raid. Photograph: PA Wire

The mother and sister of Michael Dwyer have made an “emotional but necessary” visit to the hotel room in Santa Cruz where the Irish man was shot dead(...)

Pope Francis gestures while speaking to journalists aboard the flight from South Korea to Italy on Monday. Photograph: Daniel Dal Zennaro/EPA

Three relatives of Pope Francis, two great nephews and their mother, have been killed in a traffic collision in Argentina. The dead include a baby of (...)