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The Irish Women’s hockey squad will travel to Malaysia on Friday as part of their preparation for the conditions they will face in Tokyo this summer. (...)

Paula Gahan in Times Square in New York

Most of the time you don’t appreciate the good times while they’re happening, figuring it out only in retrospect, but I knew I had the best job in the(...)

Web Summit cofounder Paddy Cosgrave said the plan was to have events throughout the year in the run-up to Web Summit in Portugal.

Technology conference Web Summit is to hold a second event in Japan, its chief executive said, as the company signed a five-year deal to bring its tec(...)

Tahir El Shirif (68), a Libyan national, fears he may never see his Irish children again unless he can at least get an emergency travel document to return from Tripoli

An Irish citizen in failing health says he is stranded in Libya as he has been unable to renew his Irish passport. Tahir El Shirif (68), a Libyan nat(...)

Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak arriving at the courthouse in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday. Photograph: Vincent Thian/AP

Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak has been found guilty of all seven charges in his first trial linked to the multibillion-dollar 1MDB scan(...)

Goldman Sachs headquarters in New York. Settlement with Malaysia follows investment fund scandal dating back to 2012 and 2013. Photograph: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg

The Malaysian government has agreed to a $3.9 billion (€3.37 billion) settlement with Goldman Sachs over losses suffered from a multibillion-dollar sc(...)

Kim Yo-jong: In North Korea, future top leaders must build credentials as someone who can stand up against South Korea and the United States.  Photograph: Jorge Silva/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

When North Korea decided to join the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea and kick off a giddy period of rapprochement on the peninsula, its charm offe(...)

A member of the Malaysian Royal Armed Force guards a street in a neighbourhood that has been put under Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO) on May 1st, 2020 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photograph: Rahman Roslan/Getty Images

Malaysian authorities are rounding up undocumented migrants as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus, officials said, after hundreds of(...)

Women wearing masks  in the Mall of Dubai on  Tuesday. The shopping centre has been reopened as part of moves in the Gulf emirate to ease lockdown restrictions imposed last month to prevent the spread of  Covid-19. Photograph: Karim Sahib/AFP via Getty Images

As some countries begin to lift restrictions and emerge from lockdown, we invited readers around the world to tell us about their experiences this wee(...)

Irish couple Laura Malone and David O’Connor

David O’Connor thought the Covid-19 pandemic had put a stop to his fledgling business recruiting English-speaking teachers to work in China. “It start(...)

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