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German chancellor Angela Merkel greets French president Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday during German-French government consultations near Gransee in Germany. Photograph: Michele Tantussi/Getty Images

The Republic has joined 11 other euro-zone countries in signing a joint email urging a wide-ranging discussion among European Union leaders next week (...)

The Irish Hotels Federation has since Wednesday housed thousands of displaced passengers for airlines travelling through Dublin Airport.

Ireland must learn to react better to extreme weather events, instead of simply “shutting down and going home for a few days”, according to the genera(...)

The Lost City consists of a series of 169 terraces carved into the mountainside, a net of tiled roads and several small circular plazas. The entrance can  be accessed only by a climb up some 1,200 stone steps through dense jungle. Photograph:  Thierry Tronnel/Corbis via Getty Images

My fellow trekkers and I stand side by side looking out from our lodgings to a glorious night-time jungle scene. The dense scrub lights up like a Chri(...)

The 17-year-old gorilla Harambe who was fatally shot Saturday, May 28th at Cincinnati zoo in Ohio after a three-year-old boy fell into its exhibit. Photograph: Jeff McCurry/Cincinnati Zoo/ AP

The Cincinnati Zoo will reopen its gorilla exhibit on Tuesday with a higher, reinforced barrier installed after a young boy got into the exhibit and w(...)

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik: ‘I wonder why Fianna Fáil privatised Aer Lingus in 2006. I wonder why Fianna Fáil got rid of the government’s controlling share.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway expressed reservations about the Aer Lingus sale. “Any sale of Aer Lingus would have significant implications f(...)

Two women rest and sleep in a football field in Siliguri on Sunday  hit the region on April 25th.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Efforts are continuing to make contact with all Irish citizens known to have been in the region affected by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal. Min(...)

The union Siptu will seek assurances on the future of 1,500 Aer Lingus jobs before deciding whether or not to back the bid. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Britain’s competition regulator could end up playing a key role in International Consolidated Airlines Group’s (IAG) €1.36 billion bid to take over Ae(...)

Swinburne University, Melbourne

Arriving early for meetings one morning at the University of Sydney, Australia’s oldest university, I took a stroll through the quadrangle at the c(...)

Pope Francis attends yesterday’s opening Mass of the Synod of Bishops in St Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Photograph: Franco Origlia/Getty Images

The prevailing mood among Catholics concerning the papacy of Pope Francis is one of uncertainty. Frequently, this is accompanied by anxiety – at the p(...)

Soldiers guard an area where a mass grave was found in Colonia las Parotas on the outskirts of Iguala, in Guerrero State. Photograph: Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters.

Missing students were likely among charred corpses found in mass graves in southwest Mexico and local security officials are suspected of conspiring w(...)

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