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A screen promotes recruitment for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army: Beijing has territorial disputes of varying degrees with all of its neighbours. Photograph: Andy Wong

China’s People’s Liberation Army made a strong show of force over the Lunar New Year holiday, with fighter jets training over Tibet “to confront any t(...)

Ireland, Kerry Gary O’Driscoll & Co is seeking €250,000 for this four-bedroom bungalow in Knocknahilla, Kilflynn, Co Kerry. France, Po(...)

Maldivian police officers stand guard near the Maldives Democratic Party opposition party headquarters after Maldives president Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency for 15 days. Photograph: Reuters

India has placed its military on “high alert” in anticipation of its possible deployment to neighbouring Maldives, following appeals by the island rep(...)

Maldivian police officers detain an opposition protester demanding the release of political prisoners during a protest in Male last Friday. Photograph:  Mohamed Sharuhaan/AP

Maldives president Abdulla Yameen’s administration said on Tuesday it had put down a coup after declaring a state of emergency the day before and arre(...)

Protesters shout slogans demanding the release of political prisoners during a protest in Male, Maldives, on Friday. Photograph: Mohamed Sharuhaan/AP

Maldives president Abdulla Yameen on Monday declared a state of emergency for 15 days and security forces stormed the supreme court in an escalation o(...)

‘Elephants Watering Amongst Water Lilies, Ceylon’

Two watercolour paintings of 19th century Ceylon – today known as Sri Lanka – by an Irish artist, are to go under the hammer in a travel-related aucti(...)

A rocket is fired from the Indian Navy destroyer ship INS Ranvir during an exercise drill in the Bay Of Bengal off the coast of Chennai on April 18th, 2017. Photograph: Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images

India is to establish its first overseas military base on the Seychelles archipelago, considerably strengthening its naval presence in the Indian Ocea(...)

Ireland opening bowler Aaron Cawley took two early wicketes against Sri Lanka in the Under-19 World Cup match in Whangharei, New Zealand. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland’s under-19 side went down to a seven-wicket defeat against Sri Lanka in their opening World Cup match in Whangharei, New Zealand. Batting fi(...)

26 Rockboro Heights, Waterpark, Carrigaline, Co Cork

Michael Pigott Auctioneers and Valuers is seeking €220,000 for the above three-bedroom house at 26 Rockboro Heights, Waterpark, Carrigaline, Co C(...)

Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed was one of three  international captains who has reported illicit approaches in the past two months. Photograph: Getty Images

The International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption unit is understood to be conducting up to seven live investigations into fixing, with three intern(...)

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