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Police stand at the door to a nightclub in Gwangju, South Korea. Photograph: Lee Jin-man/AP Photo

Two people have died and 16 others have been injured after an internal balcony at a nightclub in South Korea collapsed on Saturday. Hundreds were at (...)

Mom is right when she says to eat your peas. In one of the largest surveys of data on global dietary habits and longevity, researchers found that con(...)

Kazakhstan’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev waves to audience during a rally in  April, 2015. File photograph: Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters

Nursultan Nazarbayev, the president of Kazakhstan, announced his resignation on Tuesday saying the oil-rich central Asian nation he has ruled for 30 y(...)

Gulnara Karimova, eldest daughter of Uzbekistan’s late president Islam Karimov, was being pursued by authorities seeking recovery of over $1.3bn of assets she controlled in foreign jurisdictions. Photograph: Muhammad Sharif/Getty

Gulnara Karimova’s spectacular fall from grace took a new twist this week after the daughter of the late president of Uzbekistan was transferred to ja(...)

The EU and European Economic Area has seen a 20 per cent drop in the rate of new diagnoses among men who have sex with men since 2015

The number of people diagnosed with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Ireland rose by 8 per cent last year with 531 diagnoses in 2018, up from 492(...)

Agadir in Morocco is likely to feature very highly on many Irish traveller’s plans for 2019.

As the new year starts in earnest and memories of Christmas fade, it is time to look to brighter, sunnier times ahead and share all the travel trends,(...)

Investigative journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Confidential evidence from alleged sex abuse victims of a notorious priest are among sensitive files seized by detectives in Northern Ireland investig(...)

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Answer all 100 questions in our special Christmas Quiz to be in with a chance of winning one of the following prizes: 1st prize: One night (...)

The elimination of rubella is a great day for public health in Australia and sends a powerful message that vaccinations work, the Australian health mi(...)

US permanent representative to UN Nikki Haley:  called rights body a “protector of human-rights abusers, and a cesspool of political bias”. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

A few years ago, I covered a long hearing in the cavernous hall in Geneva where the UN Human Rights Council holds its plenary meetings. Ireland was in(...)

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