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One of the core objectives of the project which Ulster University is leading is to improve health outcomes for children in underdeveloped areas in the world

A team from Ulster University is leading a project aimed at dealing with one of humanity’s great challenges – access to clean, safe water. According t(...)

People walk near the recently reopened Nassib border post in  Deraa province, at the Syrian-Jordanian border south of Damascus Photograph: Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images

The road to Deraa runs through flat, velvet-green fields and abandoned villages, where houses stare through black, blank windows. Sheep graze lazily i(...)

The scene where people were injured when gunfire erupted at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ, in Nashville, Tennessee. Photograph: Metro Nashville Police Department/Reuters

A woman was killed and at least six people suffered gunshot wounds when a man opened fire at a Tennessee church on Sunday morning before shooting hims(...)

Commander Olmedo Ruiz with his dog, Costenho, of the Farc’s 57th Front at the demobilisation camp in Chocó, Colombia, on March 3rd, 2017. Photograph: Julieta Aponte

In a small clearing in a seemingly endless jungle of plantain trees, two austere, uniformed men sit with assault rifles in their laps. Cloud cover has(...)

 Rescuers seek people among the rubble left by mudslides following heavy rains in Mocoa, Putumayo department, southern Colombia on Saturday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Flooding and mudslides in the Colombian city of Mocoa sent torrents of water and debris crashing onto houses in the early hours of Saturday morning, k(...)

A man pictured  at the Khan al-Jumruk entrance to  the government controlled Old City of Aleppo, Syria  on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

What was so special about Aleppo, sitting on a bleak and dusty plain with no river, oasis, port or sheltering mountains, that led it to become Syria’(...)

A voter casts her ballot in the referendum on a peace accord  between the Farc and the Colombian state last Sunday. The  referendum was defeated by a narrow margin. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

That only one in three (37 per cent) should turn out to vote in Colombia’s “peace” referendum last weekend is almost as shocking as the narrow No vote(...)

A handout picture released by the Colombian Presidency showing Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos who has  acknowledged  that voters had rejected his peace accord with  Farc rebels but he vowed to continue efforts to end the 52-year war. Photograph: AFP

Colombians have rejected a peace deal to end 52 years of war with Farc guerrillas, throwing the country into confusion about its future. With countin(...)