Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner:  a judge has accused her of heading up a “criminal organisation” during her eight years as president between 2007 and 2015. Photograph: EPA/David Fernandez

Former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner has said her opponents can “excavate all of Patagonia” in their bid to prove her corruption, but said the(...)

Tom Lehrer, mathematician, singer, songwriter and satirist, was born in New York 90 years ago. He was active in public performance for about 25 years (...)

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Max Stahl in Santa Cruz cemetery: one of a few foreign journalists working secretly in the country, he filmed the soldiers shooting, beating, and dragging people away. Photograph: Mary Boland

November 12th, 1991. As day breaks, an eerie quiet hangs over Santa Cruz Cemetery in Dili, East Timor. Among the pretty headstones – some painted whit(...)

The Galápagos Islands is one of the most renowned wildlife-watching destinations in the world. Photograph: Getty

Playing an underwater game of Simon Says with a sea lion is one of those improbable encounters you come to expect when you visit the Galápagos. She ap(...)

Caroline Dwyer, mother of Michael Dwyer, at Leinster House following a Foreign Affairs, Trade and Defence Committee meeting on the killing of Mr Dwyer in Bolivia. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Members of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs, Trade and Defence have committed themselves to supporting Caroline Dwyer, the mother see(...)

 Corruption charges have long swirled around Cristina  Fernandez and her husband. File photograph: David Fernandez/EPA

Former Argentine president Cristina Fernandez was indicted on Tuesday on charges she ran a corruption scheme with a public works secretary who was arr(...)

Wreckage from the Munich air crash in 1958 in which eight Manchester United players were among the 23 people killed

A chartered plane with Brazilian first division football team Chapecoense has crashed in Colombia while on its way to the finals of a regional tournam(...)