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An April 2015 file photograph shows Mount Everest in the background and the Nupse-Lohtse massif in the foreground. Photograph: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images

Climbing Mount Everest is among the most dangerous pursuits in the world with a fatality rate of 6.5 per cent of climbers who attempt to summit. To (...)

Carmiña Martínez in Birds of Passage

Once in the bluest of moons, we encounter a freshly minted classic that feels as if it has been around forever. Ciro Guerra’s Embrace of the Serpent f(...)

Waheed Mohiuddin at the Irish Writers’ Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Waheed Mohiuddin was 10 years old when his parents took him out of school. The young student had a serious stammer and was bullied because of his inab(...)

A general view of the Pearl Continental hotel in Gwadar in 2017. Photograph: Akhtar Soomro/Reuters

Pakistani security forces have killed three separatist insurgents who had stormed a luxury hotel in the port city of Gwadar 24 hours earlier, the mili(...)

Guards at an entrance to the five-star Pearl Continental Hotel in Gwadar, Pakistan. File photograph: Getty Images

Three gunmen attacked a luxury hotel in Pakistan’s southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday, killing at least one guard and battling security for(...)

Pakistani security officials at the scene of a bomb attack that targeted a Police vehicle outside the Sufi Muslim Data Gunj Buksh shrine in Lahore, Pakistan. Photograph: EPA

A bomb targeting Pakistani police outside a major Sufi shrine in the city of Lahore on Wednesday killed at least 10 people and wounded more than 20, o(...)

Ahmadi refugees from Pakistan   at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Centre in Pasyala, Sri Lanka, . Photograph: Reuters/Thomas Peter

There is growing concern in Sri Lanka for the welfare of hundreds of refugees who have been targeted by mob violence in the wake of last week’s Islami(...)

Asia Bibi is a Pakistani Christian who spent eight years on death row for blasphemy. Photograph:   British Pakistani Christian Association

At least 45 children died in the bombings in Sri Lanka. Some of them were first communicants and some were recently baptised babies. Were they murdere(...)

A file photograph of a measles vaccination being administered. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

The number of measles cases in Ireland has increased more than three-fold, according to a United Nations (UN) report that warns millions of children w(...)

The front page of a Sri Lankan newspaper, showing coverage of the Easter Sunday blasts. Photograph: by Ishara S. Kodikara / AFP

After the horrific Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka, which left hundreds dead and hundreds more injured, the government there moved to shut down acc(...)

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