A  street in downtown Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photograph: Adriana Zehbrauskas/The New York Times

Seventeen people, including three children, associated with an American Christian aid group, were kidnapped on Saturday by a gang in Port-au-Prince, H(...)

There are few more prestigious addresses nor a more admired building in Dublin that the American embassy in Ballsbridge. The Chancery Building, to gi(...)

Police offices stand on duty outside the Old Bailey, England’s Central Criminal Court, as they await the sentencing of British police officer Wayne Couzens. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty

An British police officer who strangled Sarah Everard with his police belt after kidnapping her under the guise of a fake arrest for breaking lockdown(...)

Former police officer Wayne Couzens, 48, who is on trial for kidnapping, raping and murdering Sarah Everard. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

Wayne Couzens used his warrant card and handcuffs to apprehend Sarah Everard under the pretence she had breached Covid rules before killing her with h(...)

40 Elgin Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, features an ‘entertaining’ kitchen on the first floor, a larger kitchen/breakfast room at ground-floor level and a wine cellar in the basement

When number 40 Elgin Road in Ballsbridge first came on the market, it looked an obvious embassy buy. Located beside the US embassy, the grand, double-(...)

Lawson Mpame at a rally on Monday in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement outside the US embassy in Ballsbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Children should learn about racism and black history from an early age while more teachers of colour are needed in our schools to encourage an underst(...)

The crowds marched from O’Connell Street to the American embassy in Ballsbridge. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

More than 5,000 people gathered on the streets of Dublin on Monday afternoon protesting the death of George Floyd and chanting “black lives matter”. (...)

Emer Davis and Sean Brady with their daughters Zaira and Iseult at the Taj Mahal during monsoon season.

Flying from Ireland into India five days before 1.3 billion people went into Covid-19 lockdown might sound like jumping from the frying pan into the f(...)

US president Donald Trump at a press conference with Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu in the White House on Tuesday. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Blooomberg

Donald Trump unveiled his long-delayed Middle East peace plan on Tuesday, saying it would lay the foundations for “a realistic two-state solution” to (...)

Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and taoiseach Charley Haughey after their meeting at Shannon Airport in April 1989. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

The US feared the Russians could be plotting an undercover Cold War spy base in a disused Cork dockyard, newly declassified government documents sugge(...)

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