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We are becoming ever more vulnerable, partly because daily life is becoming more dependent on computers, and partly because cyber-offence is far ahead of cyber-defence. Photograph: iStock/Getty

If you’re worried about terrorism, here’s a bigger threat to lose sleep over: an all-out cyberattack. Suddenly, the electricity goes out at the offic(...)

US president Donald Trump had called for Opec to lower prices. Iran’s Opec governor said his tweet had the opposite effect, claiming prices had risen $10. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump, who recently called on Opec producers to help reduce oil prices, has raised prices through his tweets, Iranian Opec Governo(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said media, ‘should not consider itself above criticism’. Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

A free press is as important as the parliamentary or courts system in a democracy, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said in response to controversy over his exp(...)

UN special envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths (centre): called this week’s talks with rebel leader Abdel Malik al-Houthi “positive and constructive”. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty

The UN children’s agency has castigated Yemen’s warring parties for killing, wounding and starving children, who make up half that country’s populatio(...)

Internally displaced people from Deraa province arrive near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights in Quneitra, Syria, on June 29th. Photograph:  Alaa Al-Faqir/Reuters

Fears are mounting about the safety of more than 270,000 civilians who have fled recent fighting in southern Syria, with aid groups and local doctors (...)

 Shares in Glencore, the world’s largest producer of cobalt with large operations in the DRC, fell 13 per cent. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

US authorities have demanded Glencore, the Swiss-based mining and commodities trading giant, hand over documents about its business in the Democratic (...)

Irish Ambassador to the US Daniel Mulhall. Photograph: Department of Foreign Affairs

Brexit is likely to lead to a strengthening of the US-Irish bond and the emergence of Ireland as the main bridge between the US and Europe, the Irish (...)

US permanent representative to UN Nikki Haley:  called rights body a “protector of human-rights abusers, and a cesspool of political bias”. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

A few years ago, I covered a long hearing in the cavernous hall in Geneva where the UN Human Rights Council holds its plenary meetings. Ireland was in(...)

Poland’s prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki  said the purpose of the law was to “fight for the truth” of the second World War.  Photograph: Agencja Gazeta/ Slawomir Kaminski via Reuters

Polish MPs voted on Wednesday to water down a Holocaust law that angered the United States and Israel, and remove parts that imposed jail terms on peo(...)

Protesters chant slogans at the Grand Bazaar in Tehran on Monday. They swarmed the historic bazaar, news agencies reported, and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls in apparent anger over the Islamic Republic’s troubled economy. Photograph: Iranian Labour News Agency via AP

Hundreds of merchants in the vaulted streets of Tehran’s Grand Bazaar have shut down their shops this week in protests against a sliding currency that(...)

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