“Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” asks men (and women) to put on high heels and walk a mile at one of three venues in Dublin, Cork and Galway in aid of Women’s Aid and Concern.

“Are you man enough?” That’s the challenge from Concern and Women’s Aid for their upcoming fundraiser. “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” asks men (and women)(...)

A nurse helps a wounded man after he was shot by a sniper loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s Salaheddine neighbourhood. Photograph:  Ammar Abdullah/Reuters

Only a very limited amount of aid is getting into Syria despite the millions of people in need of help, charities working in the conflict-torn country(...)

It sounds simple: if you want to maximise the value of your crop, sell it at the market offering the best price. But until recently, lack of real-time(...)

North Korean soldiers with military dogs take part in drills in an unknown location in this unauthenticated picture released by North Korea's official KCNA news agency. Photograph: REUTERS/KCNA RS

Concern, the only Irish non-government organisation to provide aid to North Korea, is set to return to the area after suspending operations the(...)

Most Zambians are sympathetically disposed towards former president Kenneth Kaunda – the man who led them to independence. Photograph:  Tony Karumba/Getty Images

It was a long way to Tipperary then, and it still is. Even so, when Kenneth Kaunda led Zambia to independence in 1964, it was from Ireland ’s l(...)