Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz: “Donald Trump alleges that my Dad was involved in assassinating JFK. Now let’s be clear: this is nuts, this is not a reasonable position, this is just kooky,” he said. Photograph: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz called Donald Trump “a pathological liar” in an angry outburst after he claimed that the Texas senator’s fa(...)

When it comes to street food, there are few places in the world as exciting as Vietnam. Among the many brilliant snacks to choose from, the bahn mi s(...)

Crew members of Japanese submarine Oyashio (left) work on the deck while Japanese destroyers  dock at a port of the former US naval base in Subic bay, north of Manila, in the   Philippines.  China has an ongoing row with Tokyo over the ownership of islands in the region. Photograph: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images

China has expressed “strong dissatisfaction” after foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) bloc of advanced economies issued a statement strong(...)

 Refugees and migrants face Macedonian soldiers at the border fence with Greece  on April 11, 2016.  BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images

Across the world, women, men and children are being forced to leave their land. It is their distress that creates in them a motivation to leave. That (...)

Since humble beginnings in Dublin, the chain now boasts over 300 stores in 10 countries and 62,000 employees

Next week, on April 14th, Primark will open its first store in Italy. The store is in Arese, about 12km from fashion hotspot Milan, in a former Alfa (...)

A Bangladeshi woman collecting water from the polluted Buriganga in Dhaka. Some 20 million poor Bangladeshis are still drinking water contaminated with arsenic. Photograph: AFP Photo

Nearly 20 million Bangladeshis are still drinking water poisoned with high levels of arsenic despite millions of wells being tested and hundreds of th(...)

Cody Mitschelin (14) gained viral fame after mowing lawns in order to take his girlfriend out for a pizza.

So sweet: a 14-year-old boy goes door-to-door asking people if they want their lawn mowed for the very competitive price of $5. Cody Mitschelin wasn(...)

Turkey’s president Tayyip Erdogan with his wife Emine arrive in  Washington for this week’s Nuclear Security Summit. Several countries are balking at safeguards promoted by the United States or are building new stockpiles. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

As US president Barack Obama gathers world leaders in Washington this week for his last Nuclear Security Summit, tonnes of materials that terrorists c(...)

Patrick Blaney of UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School: ‘Aviation is a global business, and you can’t do business in different countries unless you understand how the business culture operates there’

The Irish aviation sector, one of the country’s outstanding international success stories, plays a significant role in the economy. According to the I(...)

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang gesturing during a press conference after the closing session of the National People’s Congress in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photograph: Getty Images

China’s premier Li Keqiang struck a conciliatory tone on regional disputes during his annual news conference at the end of the National People’s Congr(...)