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Trócaire has outlined five priority areas for the next Government including championing the Paris Agreement on climate change. Photograph: Kim Haughton

Trócaire, the Catholic bishops overseas development agency, has called on all political parties to put climate action and human rights at the heart of(...)

Clare Doherty: ‘Christmas on Waiheke is pretty special.’

Thousands of Irish people around the world will be celebrating Christmas far from home. Many are finding ways to keep Irish festive season traditions (...)

Members of the XV Caravan of Central American Mothers looking for missing migrant children in Talisman, Chiapas state, on the Mexican border with Guatemala. Photograph: Getty Images

Guatemala is marketed across the globe as the “Heart of the Mayan World”. Photographs of spectacular jungle pyramids and smiling indigenous women, car(...)

Abelino Chib Caal from Guatemala in Dublin  after he was awarded the  Romero International Award by Trócaire, for his work defending human rights. Photograph: Dave Meehan

On April 26th, 2019 Abelino Chub Caal walked free after spending 813 days in prison. Less than six months later, the Guatemalan activist stood before (...)

 Portland Thorns supporters display a sign against racism in Oregon after their goalkeeper Adrianna Franch suffered racial abuse during an  away match in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photograph:  Diego Diaz/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images.

The Salt River High School girls’ volleyball team were trailing 2-1 in the fourth set of their playoff clash with Caurus Academy when their coach, Kyr(...)

In Ireland, only 15% of the population not already involved in entrepreneurial activity said they planned on starting a business within three years.

Ireland ranks as the eighth most entrepreneurial nation in the world, just behind the US, a new survey has found. The ranking looked at a number of (...)

Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen:  said China was trying to isolate and demoralise Taiwan, and force it to accept the ‘one country, two systems’ formula. Photograph: David Chang/EPA

In a surprise move, billionaire Terry Gou has opted out of the upcoming Taiwan presidential race, a call that could help unite the Beijing-friendly Ku(...)

Migrants waiting near the Paso del Norte Bridge at the Mexico-US border. Photograph: Paul Ratje/AFP/Getty

The Trump administration has scored a significant legal victory after the supreme court backed the US president’s move to limit asylum rights. The na(...)

Namita Pradhan, second from right, works alongside colleagues at iMerit’s technology center in Bhubaneswar, India. Tech executives rarely discuss the labour-intensive process that goes into the creation of artificial intelligence. Photograph: Rebecca Conway/New York Times

Namita Pradhan sat at a desk in downtown Bhubaneswar, India, about 40 miles from the Bay of Bengal, staring at a video recorded in a hospital on the o(...)

Alejandro Giammattei: “If we don’t have the capacity to look after our own people, imagine what it will be like for foreigners.” Photograph: Oliver de Ros/AP

Guatemalan conservative Alejandro Giammattei secured a crushing victory in a presidential election on Sunday, and promised to seek better terms for hi(...)

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