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Gavan Kennedy in Sitio Marna, in the Philippines

Gavan Kennedy is from Glasson, Co Westmeath. He left Ireland in 1991 to go to George Washington University, in Washington, DC, and returned in May 201(...)

Actor and martial artist Bruce Lee poses for a Warner Bros publicity still for the film Enter the Dragon in 1973 in Hong Kong. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Generally, the plotlines were weak and character development non-existent. The romantic interest for the lead man was zero and the dialogue poor to ex(...)

Micheál Martin set out various ways in which Ireland hopes to build a presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

Ireland’s membership of the UN Security Council should help it strengthen relationships in the Asia-Pacific region where it hopes to reach €100 billio(...)

A three-part documentary series about the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in Co Cork is to be broadcast next year by Netflix, and the makers have been given exclusive access to Ms Toscan du Plantier’s family.

A three-part documentary series about the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in Co Cork is to be broadcast next year by Netflix, and the makers have (...)

A resident sits outside destroyed houses after Typhoon Vamco hit on Saturday in Rodriguez, Rizal province, Philippines. Photograph:  Ezra Acayan/Getty Images

The death toll from the deadliest cyclone to hit the Philippines this year has climbed to 67, while many areas remained submerged in a northern region(...)

 A Filipino villager  wades along a flooded road in the typhoon-hit town of Nabua, Camarines Sur, Philippines, on Sunday. Photograph: EPA

A super typhoon weakened after barrelling through the southern part of the Philippines’ main island of Luzon on Sunday, with officials reporting at le(...)

US president Donald Trump stands on the Truman Balcony upon returning to the White House from the Walter Reed Medical Center on Monday. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/New York Times

Eva Perón addressed the Argentine people from one. Communist Romania’s Nicolae Ceausescu gave his final speech on another. As for Mussolini, he liked (...)

 Maria Ressa, editor and chief executive of Rappler: The government was “weaponising Facebook and the internet”. Photograph: Ezra Acayan/Getty Images

Maria Ressa feared the election of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016 would be bad news for the Philippines but even she could not have predicted the t(...)

Munich-based Wirecard collapsed in June under €3.5 billion of debt in one of Germany’s largest postwar accounting frauds. Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP

German prosecutors suspect Wirecard was looted before its spectacular collapse in June, with $1 billion funnelled to opaque partner companies even as (...)

Shoppers wait in a long queue outside a shop in Melbourne on August 2nd, 2020 as people queue for provisions. Photograph: WILLIAM WEST/AFP via Getty Images

Mexico has recorded more than 9,000 daily coronavirus cases for the first time, as the country overtook the UK with the world’s third-highest number o(...)

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