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Oghenetano John Uwhumiakpor: “My 16-year-old son is keen to leave this country; not to study but to go and live abroad for good. He’s not really comfortable with what’s going on here.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Oghenetano John Uwhumiakpor was in his late teens when his sister underwent female genital mutilation (FGM). He recalls overhearing as a young child t(...)

Ronan Scully sets off with friends on the  Bay to Bay charity  walk from  Ardmore Bay in Waterford  to Galway Bay this weekend.

A former Operation Transformation contestant will bring the distance he has walked for charity over the past 27 years to 10,000 miles in the coming we(...)

Unaccompanied minors, who have escaped Eritrea, chat in Shagarab refugee camp, eastern Sudan. Many of those crossing the border are girls trying to escape mandatory, indefinite military service. Photograph:  Sally Hayden

Hunched in concentration in a refugee camp in northern Niger, Hamid draws pictures of the woman he left behind in Eritrea. They’re basic but spirited,(...)

 Indian forces  outside a polling station during  paramilitary elections in Kulgam, south of Srinagar in 2019. Photograph:  Idrees Abbas/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

We like to complain about the toxicity of social media and talk about our plans to unplug for the holidays and just take a break from it all. On the o(...)

Public offices were reportedly been shut down in Ehtiopia to allow civil servants to take part in the tree planting. Photograph: Office of the prime minister of Ethiopia

About 350 million trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according to a government minister. The planting is part of a national “green (...)

Lisa McNamee: A rose crown was placed on the bride’s head, and she was seated in the centre of a large circle.

It’s the time of the year when wedding celebrations are in full flow in Ireland, with most following a familiar formula . But what unusual and surpris(...)

Photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

Boeing posted its largest-ever quarterly loss on Wednesday, diving nearly $3 billion (€2.69 billion) into the red as it wrestles with a longer-than-ex(...)

Since the March 10th crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max  jet, Boeing shares have dropped 15%, the biggest decline on the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Boeing plans to report a $4.9 billion (€4.36bn) accounting charge related to its beleaguered 737 Max jetliner, and said the aircraft would return to s(...)

Members of the Israeli security forces detain a protester during a demonstration in Tel Aviv against police violence. Photograph: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images

Police mobilised across Israel on Wednesday night to prevent a repeat of incidents the previous night, when much of the country came to a standstill a(...)

Videograb of Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed, dressed in military uniform, addressing the public on television after the failed coup attempt. Photograph: Getty Image

The general accused of organising a failed coup in Ethiopia last weekend was killed by security forces on Monday, the government announced, as the pri(...)

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