Daniel Ramamoorthy: “I’m so excited for where it’s going and I’m grateful that I get to be a part of that story.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Daniel Ramamoorthy: arrived from India, 2010   Daniel Ramamoorthy hates when people ask “Where are you from?” It’s a difficult questi(...)

Hanover stadium ahead of the  Germany and Netherlands, which has been cancelled due to security concerns. Photograph: Peter Steffen/EPA

The Germany vs Netherlands friendly soccer match has been cancelled amid security concerns. Hanover stadium, which was due to host the match, was evac(...)

French fighter jets launched their biggest raids in Syria to date targeting the Islamic State’s stronghold in Raqqa. Photograph: Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images

French fighter jets launched their biggest raids in Syria to date targeting the Islamic State’s stronghold in Raqqa just two days after the group c(...)

British prime minister David Cameron at the annual Confederation of British Industry conference in London on Monday. He said Britain could survive outside the EU. Photograph: AFP Photo/Leon Neal

Britain’s retreat from the world is exhaustively chronicled, much lamented and non-existent. Despite not happening, it exercises foreign capitals and (...)

Yemenis unload food parcels provided by the Red Crescent in the southern port city of Aden. Yemenis’ ability to buy food has deteriorated. Photograph: Saleh al-Obeidi/AFP/Getty Images.

The UN World Food Programme yesterday appealed to fighting factions for access to the Yemeni city of Taiz where 240,000 civilians are in urgent need(...)

Mortgage restrictions and an increase in fees payable on property purchases were introduced in Dubai in 2012 to “cool the market”

Back in the heady days of Ireland’s property boom, quite a few other countries experienced similar nonsensical price increases, including Dubai in (...)

Illustration: Dearbhla Kelly/Irish Times Premedia

While budget 2016 announced additional teaching jobs at primary and secondary level, a huge lack of opportunity is still pushing many second-level (...)

A frame grab shows air strikes carried out by Russia’s air force at an unknown location in Syria. Photograph: Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation handout/Reuters

US and Russian military officials signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday that includes steps their pilots should take to avoid an inadvertent(...)

Relatives mourn a victim of the twin bombings in Ankara. Photograph: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images

Turkey’s blaming of Islamic State for Saturday’s bombing in Ankara points to a wider problem for countries that have supported the jihadists. The att(...)

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian:  the newspaper has urged Iran’s leaders to overturn the guilty verdict. He has 20 days to appeal.  Photograph: Zoeann Murphy/The Washington Post/Reuters

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who has been detained for more than a year on charges including espionage, has been convicted in Iran. (...)