An Irish fatality of the war has emerged who was most likely 14 and no more than 15. Pte Edward Francis Hawe from Mullinhane, Co Tipperary, died on September 20th, 1916.

Among the rows of war dead at Poelcapelle military cemetery in Flanders, there is one grave which is usually a riot of colour set against the neat whi(...)

Geoffrey Holderi in the 1973 James Bond movie Live and Let Die, which brought some of the wilder cliches of voodoo to the moviegoing public

Ireland’s largest private collection of African tribal art was among the diverse lots in this week’s two-day Summer Fine & Decorative Art Sale (...)

A screengrab from a video showing one of the two British teenage victims of an acid attack disembarking from a vehicle at the airport in Zanzibar. Photograph: Reuters TV

Men riding a motorbike threw acid at two British teenage girls in Tanzania’s semi-autonomous Zanzibar region, leaving them with facial, chest and back(...)

Rescuers search for survivors amongst the rubble of a collapsed building in the Kariakoo district of central Dar es Salaam. Photograph: Emmanuel Herman/Reuters

At least 15 people were killed in Tanzania's commercial capital today when a building under construction collapsed, a police officer said at th(...)