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“Any world leaders who thought they could hit the snooze button have been given a final wake-up call.” Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/EPA

Increasing coal, oil and gas use are pushing global carbon emissions to an all-time high, climate scientists have told the UN climate talks in Katowic(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un: agreed he  would become the first North Korean leader to visit Seoul before 2018 was out. Photograph:  KCNA via KNS/AFP/Getty Images

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may still make a historic first visit to Seoul this year but only if stalled denuclearisation talks with the US resume(...)

One possible pitfall for Ireland is that South Korea may also want its citizens to be included in the visa scheme which is currently only available to Australia.

A possible Senate vote on a proposal to extend the E3 visa scheme to Irish citizens is likely to be delayed, as the US Capitol focuses on memorials fo(...)

Ukrainian ships detained in Kerch Strait on Sunday are seen at a dock  in this still image from video released by the Russian Federal Security Service.

US president Donald Trump has suggested he may cancel his planned meeting with Vladimir Putin over Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian naval ships las(...)

Fortnite: the largest Fortnite tournament in Europe will take place at the Dublin Games Festival this weekend at the RDS

You might have missed the news but, earlier this month, South Korea became World Cup holders for the third time in a row. China took home the second-p(...)

 Alexander  Prokopchuk, a general in the Russian Interior Ministry who serves as an Interpol vice president, was edged out of the top post following US, British and EU lobbying. Photograph: Russian Interior Ministry/Handout via Reuters

South Korea’s Kim Jong Yang has been elected as Interpol’s next president, edging out a veteran of Russia’s security services who was strongly opposed(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un leads the testing of a newly developed tactical weapon, in this undated photo released on November 16th. Photograph: North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency

North Korea’s leader publicly inspected a new weapon for the first time in nearly a year, state media reported on Friday, while Pyongyang also decide(...)

  HaiYing Huang: “For the foreseeable future Ireland is my home.” Photograph:   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

HaiYing Huang was a teenager when her mother left the family home in the small town of Dongfu in northeastern China and moved to South Korea for work.(...)

US president Donald  Trump arrives at the Elysee Palace amid rain to meet with French president Emmanuel Macron  in Paris, France. Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

President Donald Trump could not attend a commemoration in France for US soldiers and marines killed during the first World War on Saturday because ra(...)

Top of the list: Seven Samurai, directed by Akira Kurosawa. His Rashomon came in at No. 4

Over the last few years, BBC Culture has been asking the world’s critics – including this writer and my colleague Tara Brady – to vote for their 100 f(...)

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