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Flag-draped transfer cases with the remains of American soldiers repatriated from North Korea at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu, Hawaii. Photograph: Ronen Zilberman/AFP/Getty

US president Donald Trump thanked North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for his “kind action” in returning the remains of American soldiers killed in the Ko(...)

The remains of American servicemen from the Korean War arrive at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu, Hawaii. Photograph: Hugh Gentry/Reuters

Fifty-five cases containing the remains of presumed US soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War were returned home on Wednesday and will now be analy(...)

Croatia’s tiny and remote Vis island, pictured here, is enjoying its final days of obscurity as it takes on the role of a Greek Island in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, due to hit the cinemas this weekend.

Croatia’s tiny and remote Vis island, with its endless beaches, is enjoying its final days of obscurity as it takes on the role of a Greek Island in M(...)

A sea bird amongst the Atlantic waves in Kerry. The Irish Atlantic coastline has some of the most energetic waves in Europe. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

When Storm Ophelia was setting new wind-speed and wave-height records last autumn, ocean energy researchers were once again reminded of the challenges(...)

This photo provided by the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources shows damage to a tour boat after an explosion sent lava flying through the roof. Photograph: Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources via AP

A blob of hot volcanic lava struck an ocean tour boat just off the Big Island of Hawaii on Monday, injuring nearly two dozen people in the worst casua(...)

Inside Ryanair flight FR7213 after the oxygen masks dropped. Photograph: Conor Brennan

Humans cannot survive long at the heights reached during flights, because the air is so thin, and so aircraft cabins are artificially maintained (...)

 Donald Trump ordered his first travel ban just a week after taking office in January 2017, prompting widespread chaos and protests at airports and in cities across the US. File photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

President Donald Trump hailed a decision by the US supreme court on Tuesday to uphold his controversial travel ban, claiming a “vindication” of his im(...)

Trinity College botanist Prof John Parnell with the stump of the Oregon Maple Tree which died last week in the college. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Stress is the probable cause of death of the majestic 170-year-old Oregon Maple tree, which “catastrophically and unexpectedly” collapsed last Saturda(...)

Captain of his own ship in Hawaii - Eamon Guilfoyle

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Eamon Guilfoyle from Ki(...)

Grace Doyle surfing a wave. “Surf competitions are about luck as well as skill. I’ve been unlucky sometimes in heats where just a few waves come through”

School’s out for summer, and for one mathematics teacher the last bell means time to concentrate on preparing for the World Surfing Games in September(...)

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