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Multiple funeral pyres can be seen burning as people perform the last rites of their relatives who died with Covid-19 in the outskirts of New Delhi. Photograph: Anindito Mukherjee/Getty

As a second coronavirus wave ravages India, overwhelming its already inadequate medical and public health facilities, the mood among the majority of t(...)

Health workers attend to a suspected Covid-19  patient in Kolkata,  India on Saturday. Photograph: Piyal Adhikary/EPA

India’s coronavirus infections rose by 346,786 overnight, the health ministry said on Saturday, setting a new world record for the third consecutive (...)

Sir Michael O’Dwyer: believed the most successful periods of British and Irish history were when ‘the Anglo-Norman and the Gael’ were united

In August last year commentary began to appear across Irish media concerning the controversial removal of listed statues from the front of Dublin’s Sh(...)

Aam Aadmi Party Punjab unit president Bhagwant Mann (2-R) grieves with the relatives of people who died after consuming tainted liquor, in Tarn Taran, India. Photograph: Raminder Pal Singh/EPA

Indian police have arrested 25 people on suspicion of selling tainted alcohol that killed at least 69 people this week in northern Punjab state. A st(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: many anticipated the impact of the commemorations on Fine Gael’s election chances. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

More than 200 messages sent to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the height of the controversy over Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) commemorations varied from (...)

Max Arthur Macauliffe,  the eldest in a family of 11, grew up in Co Limerick.

The name Max Arthur Macauliffe means very little to most people in Ireland. Up until recently, this man, who is revered by millions around the world, (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during a visit to the Sikh temple, Serpentine Road, Dublin for Vaisakhi which is one of the most significant events in the Sikh calendar. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

If it was a coincidence that all the senior Fine Gael figures who visited the Sikh temple on Sandymount’s Serpentine Avenue on Sunday afternoon to mar(...)

An Indian girl looks at a painting depicting the  Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, in the run-up to the 100th anniversary pf the atrocity on April 13th, 1919. Photograph: Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images

After a long and tempestuous life in the service of British imperialism, Sir Michael O’Dwyer had got used to a quiet life. He endured years of recrim(...)

More than 2,000 people attended the Nagar Kirtan Procession around Sandymount in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

One of the happiest men among the estimated 2,000 people taking part in the Sikh parade at Dublin’s Sandymount area on Sunday was Ravinder Singh. In(...)

January 18th: The Paris Peace Conference opens. The tone is set early. French president Raymond Poincare declares: “You are assembled to repair the ev(...)

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