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A statue of Mao shaking hands with a Uighur villager in Hotan, southwestern Xinjiang, China. Photograph: Gilles Sabrié/New York Times

Visiting Urumqi recently, the capital of the northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang, you somehow had the feeling you were never alone. Whenever I l(...)

Was at the supermarket checkout the other day. A charming young lady was collecting for some worthy local charity or other, there being only that kind(...)

European Commission secretary general Martin Selmayr: “You cannot run the European Commission like a Montessori school,” he once said. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Martin Selmayr, the most controversial, powerful and shortlived head of the European Commission’s civil service who one critic said should be sent to (...)

Health officials spraying disinfectant on a dead pig at a farm in Hanoi before burying it in an isolated quarantined pit to stop the spread of African Swine Fever. Photograph:  AFP

South-east Asia is battling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, known as “pig Ebola”, which has already led to the culling(...)

Munster  head coach Johann van Graan has made seven changes to the squad. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Munster v Zebre  Thomond Park (7.45, live on TG4, Eir Sport, Premier Sports) Jack O’Donoghue will make his first start in his second appearance (...)

The Panama Papers reporting grew out of a trove of files leaked from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. Photograph: Getty Images

Nearly a fifth of countries in which the Panama Papers investigation was reported saw at least one instance of concrete reform, researchers from the U(...)

Ulster’s Darren Cave will make his 222nd appearance for the province.

Ulster v Zebre, Kingspan stadium (Saturday, 7.35, live on Premier Sports) This represents a huge match for Ulster in the context of the race for play(...)

Perhaps the strongest sign the Trump administration is turning its back on Brussels is the decision to downgrade the status of the EU ambassador in Washington. Photograph: John Thys/AFP

Earlier this week members of Congress, officials and senior foreign policy experts squeezed into a conference room on Capitol Hill for a panel debate.(...)

Teacher Martin Brennan said: “Four weeks from Christmas, we’ve lost our jobs.” Photograph: Sorcha Pollak

More than 100 international students gathered on the banks of the Grand Canal at Portobello Bridge in south Dublin on Monday morning after discovering(...)

Hamine eggs with hummus

My sister recently bought me Claudia Roden’s revolutionary A Book of Middle Eastern Food. Originally published in 1968, it revealed the delicious wond(...)

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