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Daniel Mullan is due to be extradited from Ireland to the United States today. Photograph: Ireland International News Agency.

A 80-year-old who the FBI believes has been producing and selling child pornography for at least 30 years is due to be extradited from Ireland to the (...)

A boy cools down  a fountain in Berlin, Germany during the heatwave. Photogtaph: Kay Nietfeld/dpa/AP

A lot has been happening with Irish abroad this week as a heatwave with recording-breaking temperatures hit much of Europe, more news on extending the(...)

Enda O’Brien is a climate scientist at the Center of Excellence in Climate Change Research at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Enda O’Brien works as a climate scientist at the Center of Excellence in Climate Change Research at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.(...)

An RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft, similar to the drone shot down over the Strait of Hormuz by an Iranian surface-to-air missile overnight on Wednesday. Photograph:AFP/Getty Images

Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after t(...)

It is highly unusual for planes to turn around or divert midair for anything other than technical or passenger health reasons. File Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA

A Malaysia-bound plane had to turn back to Saudi Arabia after one of the passengers realised she had left her baby in the terminal. The pilot made th(...)

‘I honestly don’t get it,’ Kahlifa says when asked to wear a flowing, form-concealing garment

With Basma Kahlifa’s personal documentary Inside the Real Saudi Arabia (BBC One, Tuesday, 11.45pm) we have the strange case of a film that manages to (...)

Kerry Group headquarters in Naas, Co Kildare

Food group Kerry said it would buy Fleischmann’s Vinegar Company and AATCO Food Industries in a deal worth an expected €365 million. The company sai(...)

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo meets  Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman  in Riyadh on Tuesday. Photograph: Leah Millis/New York Times

One of the suspects identified by Turkey in the disappearance of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi was a frequent companion of Crown Prince Mohammed(...)

A horse rears in the street as major crowds gather to welcome returning leaders of the once-banned Oromo Liberation Front  in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. Photograph: Mulugeta Ayene/AP Photo

Overnight ethnic-based attacks in the outskirts of Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, resulted in the deaths of several people and caused hundreds to fl(...)

Saudi authorities have arrested an Egyptian hotel worker for eating breakfast with a female co-worker. File photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Saudi authorities have arrested an Egyptian hotel worker who appeared in what officials described as an “offensive” video eating breakfast with a fema(...)

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