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Islamist gunmen shoot a wounded police officer on the ground at point-blank range, as they flee the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, in this still image taken from amateur video shot on January 7th, 2015. Photograph: Reuters

The Islamist attack on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo made France the third deadliest country for journalists in 2015, just behind Syria and Iraq, me(...)

lluminated artwork sits outside the Fifa headquarters following an executive committee meeting in Zurich yesterday. Photograph: Alessandro Della Bella/Bloomberg

The investigation into corruption and bribery in soccer that in May rocked Fifa to the core reached new levels yesterday. United States officials u(...)

Flowers and fruit on the  previously unknown tree found in Cusuco National Park, Honduras, by the team from Trinity College Dublin

Botanists from Ireland have discovered a previously unknown tree species in Honduras but almost immediately it was put on to a “critically endangered”(...)

Policemen escort five Syrian men after they were detained at Toncontin international airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

A group of five Syrians paid smugglers $10,000 (€9,340) each to travel through multiple countries before being detained for carrying false Greek docum(...)

The translation system captures a teacher’s voice and translates it into Honduran Sign Language, displaying the results on screen through a female avatar who signs at the viewer. Photograph: Marvin Salgado

A three-dimensional humanoid avatar is being designed to help students with with hearing difficulties in Honduras. The translation system captures a (...)

‘The US Supreme Court will decide before the end of this month whether gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry. If the court says yes, all state laws against equal marriage will fall. The outcome would represent another major step towards the vindication of LGBTI rights generally (and, as a trivial aside, would allow us to congratulate American friends on their judiciary having caught up with the plain people of Ireland). Supporters of same-sex marriages  outside the US Supreme Court on April 28th, 2015. Photograph:  MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images

The US Supreme Court will decide before the end of this month whether gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry. If the court says yes, a(...)

The Honduran people are warm and open, but living in a climate of violence and intimidation has taken its toll

Waking up in a hotel in San Pedro Sula, said to be the most dangerous city in the world, is much like waking up in any other city – until you read th(...)

An image of Oscar Romero looks down on his beatification ceremony  in San Salvador. More than 250,000 people gathered in the capital for the occasion.  Photograph: Rodrigo Sura/EPA

Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday, the final step before sainthood, 35 years after he was shot at the altar by a right-wing(...)

Colectivo Lesbico, Gay, Trans y Bisexual protest against police abuse in Tegucigalpa ahead of the celebration of the International Day Against Homophobia. Photograph: Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images

Like many teenagers her age, Ana Maritza Soto swipes through her smartphone looking at photographs. But these images could easily be stills from a (...)

 Young residents of  the Bordo Gavión, a riverside slum community in San Pedro Sula. Photograph: Adaly Cabrera

The windowless room in downtown San Pedro Sula, Honduras’s second city, bustles with activity as more than a dozen women take their seats at a long oa(...)

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