Pope Francis greets faithful as he arrives to the Campus Misericordiae during World Youth Day in Brzegi near Krakow, Poland, Sunday. Photograph: Reuters/David W Cerny

Pope Francis brought the curtain down on the World Youth Day celebrations in Poland on Sunday with a message to young Catholics that was strong on hop(...)

Pope Francis waves as he arrives for a prayer vigil with youth at Campus Misericordiae in Brzegi, Poland as part of the World Youth Day. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images

For much of this week in Krakow at the Catholic Church’s World Youth Day, Pope Francis has been concerned about the concept of violence in the modern (...)

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A Chinese container vessel navigates through the Agua Clara locks during the first ceremonial pass through the newly expanded Panama Canal in Agua Clara, Panama. Photograph: Carlos Jasso/Reuters

Panama opened the long-delayed expansion of its shipping canal yesterday, with just a dozen of the 70 heads of state invited to see the debut of the t(...)

“This [the Irish] is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever” – Freud never said it. Never wrote it. Almost certainly didn’t even think it

Who said the following: “This [the Irish] is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever”? The last time I came across this in(...)

 Melissa Reid (22) at  International Airport Jorge Chavez in Callao, Peru, prior to returning to Britain,  June 21st, 2016. She was jailed in 2013 after trying to smuggle cocaine from Peru to Spain. Photograph: Sebastian Castaneda/EPA

Irish drug smuggler Michaella McCollum will have to stay in Peru on parole even after a judge allowed the Scottish woman with whom she was arrested to(...)

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has claimed victory in Peru’s presidential election. Photograph: EPA/Ernesto Aria

Former investment banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was on track to become Peru’s next president after a near-final vote tally gave him a slim lead in the(...)

Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori, daughter of the imprisoned former dictator: her campaign has been hit by accusations that some of her backers are involved in drug trafficking. Photograph: Mariana Bazo

For the second time in five years a presidential election in Peru has been turned into a referendum on the legacy of imprisoned former dictator Albert(...)

University in Lima, Peru by Grafton Architects

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