Kei Nishikori has pulled out of his second round match at Wimbledon with a calf injury. Photograph: Reuters

Wimbledon men’s fifth seed Kei Nishikori of Japan has pulled out of the tournament due to a left calf injury. Tournament referee Andrew Jarrett announ(...)

A minesweeper heads to work clearing a minefield laid by guerrillas in La Virgen, Carmen de Viboral Municipality, Antioquia department Colombia. Photograph: Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images

Colombia’s FARC rebels shot dead three police officers on Thursday and brought down an energy pylon, cutting off power to half a million people in (...)

 Former  Spanish prime minister Felipe Gonzalez speaks to journalists after a meeting  Lilian Tintori (right)  and other  wives of Venezuelan imprisoned opposition leaders, and  members of the opposition alliance  in Caracas, on Monday. Photograph: Miguel Gutierrez/EPA

Former Spanish prime minister Felipe González has made a short visit to Venezuela to offer support to two jailed politicians in a move which has he(...)

Fiona Dolan: ‘They are truly happy to see foreigners visiting what, less than 20 years ago, was the world’s most dangerous city, home to Pablo Escobar and his infamous drugs cartel.’

This article was received as an entry into the Generation Emgiration “Why I love living in...” competition, which closes this Saturday, June 6th. For (...)

Cuba’s president Raul Castro shakes hands with US president Barack Obama : Cuba was added to the terror list in 1982 after the US accused it of supporting terrorist groups in Latin America, including the Revolutionary Armed Forced of Colombia, Farc. Photograph:Jonathan Ernst

In a further step towards normalised relations, Washington has removed Cuba from its list of states that sponsor terrorism, paving the way for restora(...)

Commander of the Farc-Ep leftist guerrilla Pablo Catatumbo reads a statement during the peace talks with the Colombian government at Convention Palace in Havana. Photograph: Alberto Roque/AFP/Getty Images

The Colombian armed forces’ aerial bombing campaign against leftist guerrillas killed a member of the rebel negotiating team who had participated in p(...)

Niloo Sarafan and Conor McGreevy on their wedding day

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Colombian soldiers carry the body of a comrade killed after a rebel attack in La Esperanza village, Colombia, last month. Farc rebels on Friday suspended a ceasefire after government troops killed 26 of its fighters. Photograph: Reuters/Jaime Saldarriaga/Files

Colombia’s Marxist Farc rebels suspended a unilateral ceasefire after government troops killed 26 of its fighters, the guerrilla group said on Friday,(...)

People remain at the landslide in Salgar municipality, Antioquia department, Colombia on May 18th, 2015. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

A landslide sent mud and water crashing onto homes in a town in Colombia’s northwest mountains on Monday, killing more than 50 people and injuring (...)

A view of  Salgar in Antioquia department, Colombia  after a landslide that has killed at least 48 people. Photograph: Colombian National Police handout/Reuters

A landslide sent mud and water crashing onto homes in a town in Colombia’s northwest mountains, killing at least 48 people and injuring dozens, offici(...)