Mahmoud  al-Werfalli: alleged to have executed or overseen the execution of up to 33 unarmed prisoners.  ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is relying on evidence from videos posted on Facebook and other social media. Photograph: Abdullah Doma/AFP/Getty Images

A case being taken against a Libyan commander is set to be a game-changer for the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC). It is not the heino(...)

A file image of a demining robot in France. File photograph: Jacques Demarthon/AFP/Getty Images

The United Nations is to open a new office in the Netherlands to monitor leading-edge trends in the development of robotics and artificial intelligenc(...)

Maurice Curran came to public prominence in 1991 when appointed by then minister for industry and commerce Desmond O’Malley as government inspector to(...)

In the many accounts of the history of the emergence of Ireland from isolation from the late 1950s onwards, the name of Brian Joseph O’Connor, who has(...)