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 The story of how Adolf Eichmann, one of the architects of the “final solution”, was brought to justice features in the film The People vs Fritz Bauer. Photograph: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Just back from Japan last autumn and full of renewed admiration for that extraordinary country, with its endless resilience, efficiency, and decorum, (...)

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The World Bank on Wednesday trimmed its global growth forecasts slightly for 2019 and 2020 due to a slower-than-expected recovery in trade and invest(...)

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaidó is helped to climb a railing in an attempt to reach the National Assembly building in Caracas, on January 5th. Photograph: Federico Parra/AFP via Getty

The chavista regime in Venezuela has been sharply criticised by its South American neighbours and the European Union for orchestrating the ousting of (...)

U Dhammaloka dressed in the traditional attire of a Burmese monk in 1902. Photograph: The Buddhist Society

The first Irish people to set foot in what is now Argentina were two cabin boys from Galway, William and John,  who were brothers but their surna(...)

Hundreds of thousands of protesters  took to the streets of  Santiago, capital of Chile, this year, many fighting running battles with police. Photograph: Claudio Reyes/AFP via Getty Images

If one date defines the year in Latin America it is October 18th, when Chile erupted in rage. It was the day when a week of protests against a rise in(...)

Martin Peters: technique and opportunism were supreme assets that took him to the World Cup finals. Photograph: Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty

Martin Peters Born: November 8th, 1943 Died: December 21st, 2019 Martin Peters, who has died aged 76, was a key figure in England’s 1966 World Cu(...)

 Emiliano Sala and Cardiff City chief executive Ken Choo on January 18th, 2019, in Cardiff, Wales. Photograph: Cardiff City FC/Getty Images

January On the 16th of the month, Nantes visited Nimes in Ligue 1. Nantes’s 72nd-minute substitute was their number nine, Emiliano Sala, a 28-year-ol(...)

People   watch Argentina’s president Alberto Fernandez and vice president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner speaking on stage after the presidential inauguration in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

In Argentina it is normal for students of economics to be taught “the example of two countries”. The year is 1950. One country is hugely abundant in r(...)

Munster’s Ben Healy,  last year’s Ireland U-20s outhalf, in action in the Guinness PRO14 against Edinburgh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Securing a regular high-level playing outlet for the premier young talent in Irish rugby remains a conundrum for the IRFU. There are a finite number (...)

US President Donald Trump: “The China trade deal is dependent on one thing: Do I want to make it?”Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Markets were jolted after Donald Trump suggested a trade deal with China could be delayed until after the US presidential election in November next ye(...)

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