A Palestinian carries an injured protester during clashes with Israeli forces near the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel east of Gaza City on May 14th, 2018. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty

Today, Palestinians everywhere will commemorate the 1947-1949 Nakba (Arabic for catastrophe) – the ethnic cleansing of the majority of indigenous Pale(...)

 John McGuirk in the No campaign HQ, ‘Life House’, Gardiner Place, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It’s a supposedly democratic contest that has nonetheless raised suspicions, with long-standing rumours of votes swayed by underhand tactics and nefar(...)

Mattie McGrath:  “I’m asking you, Taoiseach, to have some accountability for your Ministers”

Arrest Simon Harris now. Because it’s not good when the Minister for Health is running around with a delinquent crowd of human rights hooligans, and i(...)

Palestinian demonstrators run for cover during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip. Photograph: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

After five weekends of bloody clashes on the Gaza border, Israel’s high court on Monday considered a number of petitions filed by human rights groups (...)

The Repeal the 8th Maser artwork outside the Project Art Centre being painted over by  Cian O Brien. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A mural backing repeal of the Eighth Amendment has reappeared in Dublin’s Temple Bar following its ordered removal from a nearby wall earlier this wee(...)

Claire Malone believes the legal restrictions on abortion put her life at risk. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

A Co Wexford woman who believed her pregnancy could kill her due to her existing health conditions was unable to have a termination after doctors judg(...)

Supporters  gather outside the Madrid court as eight people go on trial accused of assault and terrorist threats on two civil guard officers in   northern Spain in 2016. Photograph: Fernando Villar/EPA

The trial has got under way of eight people charged with terrorism-related offences for their alleged role in an altercation which led to two Spanish (...)

Glencore, the largest producer of cobalt from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has warned that a new focus on sourcing cobalt from small-scale miners(...)

Viktor Orban (third right) celebrates his party’s election victory.  Photograph: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

Hungary’s government is set to continue its battle with the European Union over migration and with liberal civil society groups at home, after prime m(...)

The life of a Belfast-based journalist has been threatened by loyalist paramilitaries. File photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

The life of a Belfast-based journalist has been threatened by loyalist paramilitaries following media coverage of criminal activity in the North. Th(...)

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