Probation Service’s outgoing director Vivian Geiran: ‘Research everywhere shows that people who go to jail for short sentences have the highest recidivism rate.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ireland should consider introducing privacy laws to protect the identities of sex offenders being released back into the community, the outgoing direc(...)

Migrants warm themselves on a snowy day at the Vucjak refugee camp outside Bihac, northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina. Photograph: Fehim Demir

Bosnia has pledged to move hundreds of migrants from a squalid makeshift camp on the country’s border with Croatia and shut down the site after a top (...)

Protesters hold pictures of Daphne Caruana Galizia during a demonstration to demand justice over the journalist’s murder, outside the office of the prime minister at Auberge de Castle, in Valletta, Malta, on Friday. Photograph: Yara Nardi/Reuters

A political crisis of corruption, cronyism and conflict of interest engulfs Malta two years after the campaigning journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia wa(...)

 A woman holds a poster reading “We are all concerned - Stop Femicides” during a rally against femicide led by  feminist movement Nous Toutes (All of Us) as they march against gender-based violence and sexual harassment against women, in Paris, France, on Saturday. Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Paris and other French cities on Saturday to protest against domestic violence in the wake of the (...)

A protester holds a sign in support of an Irish Language Act in Northern Ireland in this  photograph of a 2018 protest on Dublin’s Merrion Square. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

An umbrella organisation representing minorities across Europe was in Dublin on Thursday to present a package of legal proposals aimed at protecting m(...)

Migrants outside the camp.  ‘As the authorities are aware, the Vucjak site is located close to landmine-infested areas and there is a high risk of fire and explosions due to possible underground pockets of methane gas,” the UN said. File photograph: Elvis Barukcic/AFP/Getty Images

The United Nations office in Bosnia has urged the country to evacuate migrants from a squalid and dangerous makeshift camp near the Croatian border to(...)

Elizaveta Kiseleva (9): her body was found in an abandoned garage in Saratov on Thursday evening, the day after she disappeared on her way to school.

Police in the southern Russian city of Saratov used pepper spray to disperse hundreds of protesters demanding that the suspected killer of a local sch(...)

France’s president Emmanuel Macron: believes the far right must not be allowed to continue to monopolise the immigration issue. Photograph: Eric Cabanis/AFP via Getty Images

Immigration is the most explosive issue in French politics, yet president Emmanuel Macron decided to make it a key theme this autumn. The National Ass(...)

Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, greets Ukrainian prisoners upon their arrival near Kiev on September 7th. Photograph: Efrem Lukatsky/AP

Ukrainian officials hope to negotiate another prisoner swap with Russia this year, following an exchange that US president Donald Trump praised as a “(...)

Participants carry placards and rainbow-coloured flags at Sarajevo’s first gay pride parade, on  September 8th. Photograph: Fehim Demir

The European Union has praised Bosnia for holding its first gay pride parade, which passed off peacefully on Sunday despite protests from opponents an(...)

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