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The Roger Casement statue. Photograph: Peter Cavanagh

Standing almost 10ft in height, an imposing bronze statue of Roger Casement, one of south Dublin’s most famous historical sons, was finally unveiled o(...)

Lionel Messi celebrates a goal against Athletic Bilbao with Pedri. Photograph: Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty

Lionel Messi’s wife collected him from Barcelona’s El Prat airport in mid-November after playing a couple of international games in South America. Mes(...)

Ethiopia Dam during construction in 2015. Photograph: Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images

Egypt and Sudan said on Tuesday that the latest round of talks with Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Kinshasa have ended wi(...)

A picture from the World Food Programme (WFP) taken on March 18th shows a temporary settlement centre in Palma, Cabo Delgado Province, Northern Mozambique. Violence has resulted in widespread displacement, loss of lives and casualties, massive destruction of infrastructure and disruption of humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable people in central and northern districts of Cabo Delgado. Photograph: Grant Lee Neuenburg/WFP/AFP via Getty Images

On March 24th 100 Islamist gunmen converged on the refugee-filled town of Palma in northern Mozambique. It was the latest bloody chapter in a three-ye(...)

The 2020 numbers, the third worst for tree loss since 2002, seal off a year that once carried great hopes for efforts to stop the destruction. File photograph: iStock

Destruction of the world’s forests increased last year even as pandemic shutdowns curbed economic growth, adding more pressure on nations and business(...)

Sierra Leone’s president Julius Maada Bio receives the Covid-19 vaccine  at the State House in Freetown on Monday. Photograph: Sally Hayden

More than half of African countries have now received Covid-19 vaccines, through a mixture of direct donations from countries such as China, Russia, I(...)

While experts broadly agree that plug-in vehicles are a more climate-friendly option than traditional vehicles, they can still have their own environmental impacts, depending on how they’re charged up and manufactured. Illustration: The New York Times

Around the world, governments and carmakers are promoting electric vehicles as a key technology to curb oil use and fight climate change. General Moto(...)

Fr Martin Kelly, provincial of the Spiritans: ‘These men’s lives carry their own value for those who care to look.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/ The Irish Times

Covid-19 has had its deadliest impact on older people, particularly those living in nursing homes. It is not a surprise then that members of the clerg(...)

In an image from video, United Nations peacekeepers guard the area where the UN convoy was attacked in eastern DRC. Photograph: Justin Kabumba/AP

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s foreign minister has promised her government will do “everything in its power” to find out who is behind the mu(...)

Ninety-one  newly commissioned officers in the Defence Forces celebrate after receiving their commissions at Dublin Castle. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

This week Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney, who also doubles up as Minister for Defence, received an anonymous letter from someone who signe(...)

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