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UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon during the opening of the International Criminal Court complex in the Hague, The Netherlands. Photograph: EPA/Koen van Weel

When King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands officially opened the first permanent home of the International Criminal Court yesterday, there was no d(...)

Ben Phillips: “Listening to Irish expatriate NGO workers, diplomats, business people, as well to the most inspiring Irish nuns who work in Nairobi’s toughest slums, I was struck by how the values of Ireland’s rebels still inspire such a broad swathe of Irish people today.”

This Easter, people across Ireland are proudly commemorating 100 years since Padraig Pearse and his comrades led the Rising against British Imperial r(...)

Fr Joseph Mallin, son of Michael Mallin, with then taoiseach Bertie Ahern at Kilmainham Gaol in 2006. Now aged 102 and living in Hong Kong, Fr Mallin was this week awarded the freedom of  Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Patrick Pearse’s closest relative and the nephew of a famous RAF flying ace are among those who will be attending this weekend’s Easter Rising commemo(...)

A Jakarta taxi driver stands on his car during a protest against transportation apps with a sign reading ‘Remove!! Uber, Grab’. Four men torched a car from the lift hailing company Uber in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Wednesday, police said. Photograph: Beawiharta/Reuters.

Four men torched a car from the lift hailing company Uber in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Wednesday, police said. The incident occurred on the sam(...)

Lead analyst Dr Mark Maguire said the researchers had “no intention of alarming anyone” and that such attacks remained “extremely rare”. Photograph: The Irish Times

People’s behaviour during the first 10 minutes of so-called “marauding” terrorist attacks, such as the one in which 130 people died in Paris, is to be(...)

A boy passes a mural in Yemen: Fulfilling a commitment made by President Barack Obama in 2013, the US government plans to release details of the number of militant suspects and civilians killed in drone strikes since 2009. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty

The US government plans to release details of the number of militant suspects and civilians killed in drone strikes since 2009 in an effort to increa(...)

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