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Albert Bello: ‘It [regularisation] was a dream come true. It changed a lot of lives instantly, we had the trust to say it’s finally going to happen now.’   Photograph: Tom Honan

Albert Bello had only been living in Dublin a few weeks when his plans to spend a year studying abroad in Ireland fell apart. He and more than 200 ot(...)

Ukrainian refugees at Creggs rugby club in Galway. Photograph: Noel Galvin

Gima Olifir was hours away from catching a flight home to Kyiv on February 24th, the day the Russian invasion began. Boarding in Sri Lanka – where he(...)

Tanzanian president Samia Suluhu Hassan and US vice-president Kamala Harris at the White House. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Pool

Shortly before midnight on a spring night last year, Samia Suluhu Hassan, then Tanzania’s first female vice-president, appeared on television to annou(...)

Racheal Diyaolu pictured with her father, Taiwo Diyalou, mother Yemmy Diyalou, sister, Christiana Diyalou, and brother, Sam Diyalou.

Irish medical student Racheal Diyaolu from Carlow who was stranded in northeastern Ukraine has finally started her journey back to Ireland. The famil(...)

Jane Goodall: The English anthropologist is known for her 60-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees in Tanzania. Her study of nature informs her religious belief. Photograph: Getty Images

Since its launch in French Guiana on Christmas Day, the James Webb Space Telescope has journeyed about a million miles into space where it is expected(...)

Jonathan Redmond, climbing instructor, Wales

Less than 200km from Dublin, Snowdonia’s offering of endless hiking, scrambling and rock-climbing lured Jonathan Redmond across the Irish Sea. “I can (...)

Mozambiques president Filipe Nyusi (left) and Zambian president Hakainde Hichilema (right) at the Southern African Development Community Heads of State Extraordinary summit on the state of security in Mozambique at the Bingu International Convention Centre in Lilongwe on January 12th.  Photograph: Amos Gumulira/AFP via Getty

The two international forces helping Mozambique to tackle an Islamist insurgency in its northern provinces need to better co-ordinate their operations(...)

The Monastery or Ad Deir in Petra: Flights to Petra in Jordan are up by 22 per cent this year as interest in long-haul holidays picks up. Photograph: iStock

Pent-up demand for longer and more expensive holidays signal a return to foreign travel unseen since 2019 Grandparents going on epic holidays wi(...)

Patients queue prior to being vaccinated in Uganda, one of the countries which received aid from Ireland in 2020. File photograph: Luke Dray/Getty

Ireland contributed over €150million to help mitigate the effects of the pandemic in developing countries, as part of a global response to Covid-19 in(...)

The explosion took place on Friday night after a speeding truck collided with a fuel tanker making a turn. Photograph: Sally Hayden

In hospitals in Freetown, Sierra Leone, medics worried they are fast running out of medical supplies, as crowds of anxious family members waited at th(...)

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