Since early 2020, several hundred cannabis growhouses have been uncovered by gardaí. Photograph: iStock

Human trafficking plays an integral part in the domestic production of cannabis in Ireland, a human rights expert has revealed as a new exhibition hig(...)

A US military aircraft armed with cruise missiles. File photograph.  Photograph:  US Air Force/Getty

A US defence contractor has been fined $13 million (€10.8 million) for exporting sensitive military blueprints to Ireland and four other countries in (...)

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AP

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has lifted longstanding restrictions that limit US diplomatic relations with Taiwan, in a move that is likely to inc(...)

Padraig O’Morain: Forced sex-trafficking is an evil trade

Compare and contrast. Within a fairly short drive of wherever you live you could probably find a woman to have sex with for money. She could be a woma(...)

‘That part of my life, I block it out.’ (Picture posed by model.) Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Laura* arrived in Ireland in 2010. Today, she still struggles to talk about the years before she came and those that came afterwards when she was left(...)

Walt Disney World Florida reopens amid a surge in coronavirus cases on Saturday, July 11th. Photograph: John Raoux/AP.

US coronavirus cases rose 2.3 per cent on Saturday with a record 71,389 new infections, exceeding the 1.9 per cent average daily increase of the previ(...)

The annual Trafficking in Persons Report, published today by the US Department of State, placed Ireland on its ‘tier two watch list’. File photograph: iStock

Ireland has been criticised for “major failings” in its treatment of human trafficking victims after the State was downgraded in a major annual US gov(...)

Recycle: Plastic bottles and cardboard boxes being transported to a sorting centre for recyclable materials in Beijing, China. Photograph: EPA

This year’s Earth Day is set to engage more than a billion people across the planet as the web hosts thousands of events drawing attention to “the mos(...)

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo  had blocked five state department officials from providing depositions to Congress. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/New York Times

Two officials who were instructed by US secretary of state Mike Pompeo not to appear before Congress as part of Democrats’ impeachment inquiry are to (...)

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo: listened in  to the phone call between Mr Trump and President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on July 25th. Photograph: Tom Brenner/Getty Images

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has blocked five state department officials from providing depositions to Congress, accusing Democrats of trying to (...)

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