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Myanmar’s Rohingya ethnic minority members  walk through rice fields after crossing the border into Bangladesh last September. Photograph: Bernat Armangue/AP

Myanmar’s military systematically planned a genocidal campaign to rid the country of Rohingya Muslims, according to a report released on Thursday by t(...)

Children from Thnout Khpous Primary School in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, who are involved in the Primark-funded education programme

Primark has agreed a three-year partnership with child-focused humanitarian organisation Unicef that will see it contribute to Unicef’s work in educat(...)

Planning permission for an Islamic prayer and cultural centre in Swords, north Co Dublin, has been approved. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Planning permission for an Islamic prayer and cultural centre in Swords, north Co Dublin, has been approved by Fingal County Council. Members of the(...)

Detained Myanmar journalist Wa Lone outside a courthouse following his ongoing pre-trial hearing in Yangon on Monday. Photograph:  Myo Kyaw Soe/AFP/Getty Images

A court in Myanmar on Monday charged two jailed Reuters journalists with obtaining secret state documents, moving the landmark press freedom case into(...)

Reports have piled up indicating that Ireland is moving more slowly to mitigate the causes of climate change than critics of government inaction feared. Photograph:  Lukas Schulze/Getty Images

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar admitted last January to the European Parliament that Ireland was a “laggard” in fulfilling its climate change treaty obligatio(...)

Sham marriages: the vast majority have been between Asian men and Eastern European women. They have been arranged, at a fee of up to €20,000 each, so men could secure the right to live and work in Ireland. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

More than 1,000 marriages between foreign men and women in the Republic have been identified by the Garda as sham marriages of convenience. The vast (...)

The audience heard that “spies, police and military intelligence officers and criminals all inhabit this deeply confusing world seeking out the latest cyber criminal and cyber espionage techniques”. File photograph: Getty Images

The British exit from the European Union will have a huge impact on cybersecurity in the western world, according to an international writer on the is(...)

Arsenal players in the the club’s new shirt for next season. Photograph: Arsenal FC

Politicians in the Netherlands – which pays tens of millions of euro a year in aid to Rwanda – are up in arms over a €34 million deal between the Rwan(...)

Health officials deposit a bat in a container after catching it inside a well at Changaroth in Kozhikode, Kerala on Monday. The Nipah virus outbreak has triggered a state-wide health alert. Photograph:  AFP/Getty Images

India’s federal authorities have dispatched a team of medical specialists to southern Kerala state to investigate the outbreak of the mysterious and l(...)

Cricket Ireland has confirmed the T20 double-header at Malahide on June 29th is sold out. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Cricket Ireland have announced that the Twenty20 international double-header on Friday June 29th has sold out, with a capacity of 8,500 set to pack in(...)

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