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Salvator Mundi: the painting sold for $450 million  after being attributed to Leonardo da Vinci. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty

Salvator Mundi, the world’s most expensive painting, will not be part of this year’s big Leonardo da Vinci show in Paris because curators at the Louvr(...)

Houthi  forces withdrawing from Saleef port in Hodeidah province, Yemen.  Photograph: Abduljabbar Zeyad/Reuters

The withdrawal of rebel Houthi forces from Yemen’s three Red Sea ports is proceeding according to plan despite Saudi-backed government accusations tha(...)

A helicopter hovers with an oil tanker in the background as the USS John C Stennis makes its way to the Gulf through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21st, 2018. File photograph: Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters

Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an att(...)

Mr Justice McDonald said he did not find credible the evidence of either Mr Ryan, who was also principal of the architects firm HKR Dublin, or Winthrop Engineering firm founder, Barry English

An architect and an engineer agreed a scheme to move shares in a firm worth $8 million (€7.1 million) when the architect got into financial trouble an(...)

Tommy Tiernan shows up unprepared. The effect is electric

To judge by conventional talk show standards, Tommy Tiernan makes for an awful interviewer. The host of The Tommy Tiernan Show (RTÉ One, Saturday, 9.(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh: ‘I’ll also organise townhall meetings to meet with them and see what we can do.’ File photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Education Joe McHugh is to host a series of townhall-style meetings with Irish teachers based in the United Arab Emirates this summer in (...)

Members of rebel commander Khalifa Hafter’s Libyan National Army head out of Benghazi to reinforce troops advancing towards Tripoli, on April 7th. Photograph: Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters

The UN envoy for Libya has made his strongest attack yet on the military strongman Khalifa Haftar as his forces intensify their assault on the capital(...)

 Norman Crowley from Crowley Carbon at his office at Powerscourt House: ‘Revolution is in the blood.’ Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

“We don’t f**k the customer.” The blunt sales message boldly adorns the wall of Norman Crowley’s second floor office, between two sash windows overloo(...)

The White House said that Mr Trump ‘recognised Gen Haftar’s significant role in fighting terrorism and securing Libya’s oil resources’.

The UN has warned that international rivalries and support for competing Libyan factions has helped push the oil-rich north African state to the brink(...)

Libyan National Army (LNA) members, commanded by Khalifa Haftar, head out of Benghazi to reinforce the troops advancing to Tripoli, Libya. Photograph: Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters

The United States evacuated its small contingent of troops from the Libyan capital Sunday as rival militias raced to stop the forces of an aspiring st(...)

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