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Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir giving a speech in Nyala, the capital of South Darfur province, in September 2017. Photograph: Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images

For the past 11 years, since he was first indicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir has had the dubious int(...)

Frank Kamara (29), of Loreto Park, Rathfarnham, leaving court. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man who told his supervisor he emailed him a video of a baby being raped to highlight the dangers of child sexual exploitation has avoided being jai(...)

Although half of Islamic State’s foreign recruits may have been killed in action, survivors have dispersed and sprung up across the globe. Photograph: Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty

The fall of the last pocket of Islamic State territory at the village of Baghouz in southeastern Syria does not signal the defeat of the terror group.(...)

Precisely because Catholics are a minority in Britain, there is not the baggage associated with the church’s position in Ireland and decades of close ties with the State and a dominant role in national life. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The decisive vote last May to remove article 40.3.3 banning abortion from Bunreacht na hÉireann has generally come to be seen as dramatically underlin(...)

Fr George Rutler said the state of the Catholic Church in Ireland was “a warning to Catholics in the United States, because such is what happens when religion is only a political and ethnic sentiment”

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was “elected while publicly living in perverse contempt of the sacrament of Holy Matrimony”, and “Druids returned and defiantly(...)

Local people at the scene of the building collapse in Lagos, Nigeria on  Thursday. Photograph: AP/Sunday Alamba

Families kept a vigil at a hospital on Thursday for children pulled from the wreckage of a collapsed school building in the Nigerian city of Lagos, as(...)

A child (in  blue top) is pulled from the rubble of a collapsed school building in Lagos, Nigeria, on Wednesday. Photograph: Sunday Alamba/AP Photo

An unknown number of people have been killed and up to 100 children were among those feared trapped after a four-storey building containing a primary (...)

 Felicia Olusanaya moved to Ireland from Nigeria with her mum when she was 7 years old. Now 23, she works in marketing and is trying to make it as a full-time spoken word artist. Photograph: Alan Betson

Felicia Olusanya was 14 years old the first time she experienced racism in Ireland. She was leaving a youth meeting at the local church with friends w(...)

Pope Francis. “If the church is to have any credibility, it must be matched by radical, irreversible reform from the very top.” Photograph: Ettore Ferrari/EPA

In the wake of the synod on the protection of minors, it is clear that there is a massive task ahead for the Catholic Church worldwide even if progres(...)

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD. File Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A new overseas development aid policy, published by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Thursday, will have a particular focus on issues such as gender balance,(...)

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