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Nigeria has been warned it risks a humanitarian disaster if the government goes ahead with its threat to throw aid agencies out of the northeast of th(...)

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani at a press conference in New York on Thursday. Photograph: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has denied he offered to remove all sanctions on Iran in exchange for talks, contradicting comments made by the Iranian pre(...)

Nigeria is embroiled in a fight with Process & Industrial Developments (P&ID), which was founded by Irish investors Michael Quinn and Brendan Cahill, over a failed 2010 deal to develop a gas processing plant. Photograph: iStock

Irish authorities and AIB are being drawn into a high-profile international legal dispute between Nigeria and a company founded by Irish investors tha(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets British prime minister Boris Johnson during the UN General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York, US. Photograph: Michael Nagle

The UK supreme court ruling that Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament was unlawful and void make a no-deal Brexit on Cotober 31st less likely, Gov(...)

President Michael D Higgins delivers his address at  New York University on Tuesday. Photograph: Maxwell’s

President Michael D Higgins has urged the United States to revisit its decision to leave the Paris climate change agreement, as he argued that climate(...)

 Businesswoman Gina Miller, who brought a legal challenge over the suspension of parliament, outside the supreme court on Tuesday after a ruling that prime minister Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament was unlawful. Photograph: Hollie Adams/Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn has promised that when MPs return to Westminster on Wednesday, they will hold Boris Johnson to account for his unlawful attempt to suspe(...)

President Donald Trump addressing the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday. “We want partners, not adversaries,” he said. “While anyone can make war, only the most courageous can choose peace.” Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump presented a strong denunciation of globalism in his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, as he hit out(...)

US president Donald Trump: appears to admit he questioned the Ukrainian president about corruption allegations involving Hunter Biden. Photograph: Saul Loeb

US president Donald Trump hit out at Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Monday, claiming that if a Republican had said or done what Mr Biden(...)

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani leaving Tehran to attend the UN General Assembly summit in New York on Monday. Handout photograph: EPA

Yemen’s Houthi rebels and Iran have seized the political initiative ahead of debates in the UN General Assembly on Tuesday in New York. The Houthis ha(...)

In 2018 global carbon dioxide emissions grew 2 per cent, reaching a record high. Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

All new revenues raised by new or increased carbon taxes in Ireland will be ringfenced to pay for coping with climate action and helping the poor to d(...)

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