Shares in  London-based Tullow Oil, headed by Aidan Heavey, fell 8.8 per cent in midafternoon trade on Tuesday to €3.27. (Photograph: Nick Bradshaw)

Joe Brennan Tullow Oil shares slumped in Dublin on Tuesday after influential brokers Goldman Sachs and Macquarie each downgraded the stock on valuati(...)

A northern white rhino: only three of its kind are left in the world. Photograph: Siegfried Modola/Reuters

The future of Africa’s elephants and rhinos depends on the ability of the continent’s nations to battle together against poaching, Kenya’s president a(...)

Tullow Oil chief executive Aidan Heavey said it had made “excellent progress” in West Africa with the TEN Project

Tullow Oil reported lower than expected first-quarter production ahead of its annual general meeting today. The trading update for the period January(...)

A man carries bread as he walks past damaged buildings in Aleppo’s al-Ansari al-Sharqi neighborhood December 2, 2013. Photograph: Mahmoud Hebbo/Reuters.

One morning in mid-2014, before the summer sun had reached its peak, two elderly men in Aleppo, Syria, sat on plastic chairs, chatting quietly and dr(...)

Redressing the balance: organisers of Our Table pop-up restaurant Fiona Corbett (left) and Michelle Darmody (second right) with Annet Mphahlele (second left) and Ellie Kisyombe: “This is another way of bringing in people, making friendships.” Photograph: Eric Luke

This month marks 16 years since a temporary measure for housing asylum seekers became the long-term limbo thousands of people have been channelled th(...)

Mountain Gorillas in Virunga National Park in the in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photograph: Brent Stirton/Getty Images

Militia groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have killed two park rangers in one of the world’s last sanctuaries for the endangered mountain(...)

Boris Iduhayeneza (18), a Rwandan who came to Ireland by himself when  he was 16 after his mother was killed. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Boris Iduhayeneza (18) was at boarding school the day his mother was killed. He remembers getting a call saying he needed to return home immediately,(...)

Joan Ross  President of the Claddagh Association, Perth, Australia When police in Perth contacted the local Irish club after finding a dead ho(...)

The US military said it mounted an air strike using manned and drone aircraft (above) targeting a training camp run by Somali Islamist group al Shabaab, about 120 miles north of the Somali capital, Mogadishu. File photograph: Getty Images

More than 150 people were killed in a US air strike on a Somali jihadist camp at the weekend, the Pentagon said on Monday. The US military mounted t(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un visiting a  machine factory in Nampo city this week. Photograph: AFP Photo

The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously yesterday to adopt tougher sanctions against North Korea. The council adopted a draft resolution(...)