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Latvia’s prime minister Maris Kucinskis: the Baltic state sought to restore confidence in its scandal-hit banking sector.  Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

Latvian officials are due to hold an emergency meeting on Monday after the European Central Bank wound up the country’s third-largest lender, ABLV, wh(...)

Air Canada:  in recognising its environmental accomplishments, ATW cited the carrier’s commitment to emissions reductions

Air Canada has been named the eco-airline of the year in Air Transport World’s (ATW) 2018 annual achievement awards. In recognising Air Canada’s envir(...)

Dutch minister for foreign affairs Halbe Zijlstra: opposition parties are demanding his resignation. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty

Dutch foreign minister Halbe Zijlstra admitted on Monday he had lied about hearing Russian president Vladimir Putin make comments about plans for a “g(...)

KamaGames managing director Andrey  Kuznetsov: “We are self-funded since day one . . .  so we didn’t need any grants.”

KamaGames, a Russian gaming company, has seen its valuation jump threefold to about $500 million (€404 million) since moving to Dublin in 2012, despit(...)

 Local rescuers carry the body of a man killed by the shelling of a bus  at the Olenivka checkpoint between Ukrainian  controlled territory and the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic this week. Photograph: Alexander Ermochenko/EPA

Government troops and Russian-led militia in eastern Ukraine appear to be preparing for an escalation in fighting, international monitors warned on Tu(...)

“Monty Python’s Life of Brian”. Seriously, who can look at Dáil politics without thinking of the People’s Front of Judea and the Judean People’s Front?

Ah, Christmas. The season of goodwill, merriment and watching movies while draped across the couch, simmering in the fruits of your seasonal excess. D(...)

George and Mary Sugrue are the husband-and-wife team behind the Chernobyl Children International Dental Programme, and have also volunteered with Adi Roche’s Chernobyl Children International for over two decades. File photograph:

A Co Kerry couple who bought an ambulance so they could bring dental and medical equipment to disabled children in Belarus have been given the honorar(...)

North Korean soldiers watch a fireworks display to celebrate the North’s declaration on November 29th it had achieved full nuclear statehood. Photograph:  Kim Won-Jin/AFP/Getty Images

North Korea can indeed reach Washington with its latest ballistic missile, but it still needs to develop critical technology to deliver a nuclear warh(...)

The new regime in Luhansk took power amid a flurry of fatal clashes between Russian-controlled militia and government troops. Photograph: Reuters

The eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk has a new separatist leader following an armed standoff between local warlords, amid a flurry of fatal clashes(...)

Shells explode during the joint Russia-Belarus strategic military exercises Zapad in Belarus. Photograph: Tatiana Zenkovich

Russia’s “Zapad” war games have come under further scrutiny after its military admitted that a helicopter had accidentally fired on bystanders, and se(...)

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