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(...)