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(...)

A Police van is parked at the cordoned off crime scene at the Bataclan concert hall on Monday. Photograph AFP Photo/ Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images

How many attackers are on the run? Seven of the terrorists who carried out a series of co-ordinated attacks in Paris on Friday night were killed: six (...)

French President François Hollande delivers his speech during an exceptional joint gathering of both of the French houses of parliament in Versailles.  Photograph: Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images

France will intensify its air offensive against Islamic State (IS) and extend its state of emergency for three months, president François Hollande dec(...)

Sympathisers put a candle  outside the French ambassador’s residence in Dublin. Ireland should not be shy about making its  experience and position known. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Basing our response to Friday’s attacks in Paris on a long-held and comfortable self-image of Ireland as a non-aligned, benevolent country could le(...)

French prime minister Manuel Valls (centre) arrives with interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve  and defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at the Gare du Nord railway station in Paris. Photograph: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images

Every terrorist attack in France in recent years, from Toulouse in 2012 to the atrocity at the Charlie Hebdo offices in January, has been accompanied (...)

 Medical staff carry the body of a victim in front of the Bataclan theatre in Paris which was one of six sites attacked by terrorists on Friday.  At least 120 people are feared dead. Photograph: EPA

It is clearly extremely early in the investigation. But the best guide to who might be behind the attacks in Paris is earlier violence in France or in(...)

A Russian employee of a hotel teaches belly dancing to Russian tourists in Sharm el-Sheikh on Tuesday. Photograph: Asmaa Waguih/Reuters

The likelihood that a bomb caused the crash of a Russian airliner flying from Sharm al-Sheikh to St Petersburg has already had a devastating impact on(...)

Yemenis play the victims of air strikes in a performance during a protest in front of the UN offices in Sana’a, Yemen on Sunday against ongoing Saudi-led military operations in the country. Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA.

More than 50 people were killed in Yemen at the weekend in fighting that pits an Arab coalition against Houthi fighters backed by troops loyal to form(...)

Left to right: Mohamed Ahmed, Sheikh Zane Abdo and Khalid Rahman. Photograph: Alex Schlacher

In early September, when David Cameron told the House of Commons a Royal Air Force drone had killed three fighters from the so-called Islamic (...)

A man  tries to stop his car being swept   away by flood waters in Yemen after a  rare tropical cyclone came ashore. Photograph: Reuters

A cyclone with hurricane- force winds made landfall on Yemen’s Arabian Sea coast yesterday, flooding the country’s fifth largest city and sending thou(...)