Ukrainians freed by pro-Russian rebels during a prisoner exchange are welcomed in Kiev on December 29th, 2019. Photograph: Sergei Chuzavkov/AFP

After more than five years in captivity, Mykola Karpiuk did not believe he was really going home until he boarded a Ukrainian plane at Moscow’s Vnukov(...)

 Thousands of Iraqis demonstrate in the heart of Baghdad on Friday  to demand the ousting of US troops from the country. Photograph:  Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP via Getty Images

Tens of thousands of men, women and children poured into Baghdad on Friday for a “million man” march demanding the expulsion of the 5,000 US troops fr(...)

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave this week decided that he would garner some attention for himself by pouring a very personalised form of scorn on the entire Irish journalistic trade. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Media workers and journalists in particular are irrepressible navel gazers. We all know this. It is a deficiency in the breed. Prominent business peop(...)

IBM claims that it has developed a newbattery, with an entirely new chemistry, which does away with the need for rare substances such as lithium and cobalt

The fact that we need to move to battery power for our transport needs has never been clearer. In spite of the gnashing and wailing of the climate cha(...)

A march in Warsaw on Saturday protesting against the country’s court reforms will see Supreme Court judge Mr Justice John MacMenamin carrying a letter of support from Chief Justice Frank Clarke (above). Photograph: Collins

Polish judges have welcomed news that Irish Supreme Court judge Mr Justice John MacMenamin and dozens of European colleagues will join a march on Satu(...)

Relatives of victims accompanied by a private prosecutor hold a press conference after the promulgation of the Maguindanao Massacre case in Taguig City, Philippines. Photograph: Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

A Philippine court found the bosses of an influential political clan guilty on Thursday of masterminding a 2009 massacre of 57 people, a ruling cheere(...)

An Elizabeth Warren presidential campaign billboard. It seems like Washington DC has belatedly become alive to the undesirability of unchecked Big Tech. Photograph: Justin Kaneps/The New York Times

How will the media industry change over the next decade? Will it be the Stuck Twenties, the Bubbly Twenties or the Thank-You-Next Twenties? Halfway t(...)

Move is part of an overhaul of the Garda approach to human rights which will also see it conduct urgent reviews of its policies regarding high speed chases and the use of firearms. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The Garda is to select “champions” among its ranks who will be responsible for generating conversations about human rights within the force and encour(...)

 People walk near a burnt-out bank after protests in Tehran last month. Photograph: Nazanin Tabatabaee/West Asia News Agency via Reuters

Iranian state television has acknowledged that security forces killed “rioters” in several cities during the protests that convulsed the country last (...)

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty said the review had found that the current legislation is “too onerous” for children aged 16 and 17 years. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

New legislation will make it easier for teenagers between the ages of 16 and 17 to change gender legally. Currently 16- and 17-year-olds have to go(...)

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