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Ahmad Muselmani: ‘That was my purpose, to bring my family here. I want my younger sisters to have a new life.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

When Ahmad Muselmani decided to leave Syria in 2015 his parents pleaded with him not to go. They knew how dangerous life was for a young man in Aleppo(...)

Rohingya refugees  at the site of Monday’s fire at a   camp in Balukhali, southern Bangladesh. Photograph: Shafiqur Rahman/AP

At least 15 people have been killed in a massive fire that ripped through a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, while at least 400 remain missing, th(...)

  John Nkengasong: “If you add 400 million doses to the 270 million doses, I think we are beginning to make very good progress.” Photograph:  Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

The African Union has secured an additional 400 million doses of coronavirus vaccines for its 54 member states, the Africa Centres for Disease Control(...)

Ferdinand Grapperhaus (left)  has been scathing about members of the public who broke the rules during the summer, describing them as ‘sloppy, lazy and anti-social’. Photograph: Sem van der  Wal/EPA

In an extraordinary feat of political survival, the Dutch justice minister has clung to his job despite the publication of two damning sets of photogr(...)

Migrants have a meal on board the SeaWatch 4 civil sea rescue ship, that is waiting for permission to run into a port, on sea between Malta and Italy. Photograph:  Thomas Lohnes/AFP via Getty Images

A boat carrying dozens of refugees burst into flames off the coast of southern Italy on Sunday as its passengers were being transferred to Italian nav(...)

Yvonne Watterson: ‘From where I sit in paradise, the truth is that I miss who we used to be.’

Having now spent most of every day for 60 days in a beautiful house that is not yet home, this quarantine has me in its grip, a relentless barrage of (...)

Lucy Agnes Smyth (L) with her daughter Sheila O’Leary at their home at Old Cabra Road in Dublin.Photograph: Meabh

When the worldwide call from the Irish health services came to Irish citizens, for frontline assistance with the emerging Covid-19 crisis in Ireland, (...)

Airbnb ookings have nose-dived in Ireland in recent weeks, following the coronavirus outbreak, with many hosts moving to rent out properties instead.

Airbnb is hoping to persuade hosts to house 100,000 healthcare professionals and frontline workers across the world for free during the Covid-19 crisi(...)

The sudden imposition of identity checks on Poland’s border with Germany caused a traffic jam of 60km along one of Europe’s major trade arteries.  Photograph: Rolf Schulten/Bloomberg

The coronavirus pandemic may be the greatest challenge the EU has ever faced. For now the virus has suspended the bloc’s totemic achievement: freedo(...)

 Daniel Defoe:  It’s probably just as well he  didn’t live to see WhatsApp. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Investigating the strange situation London pubs found themselves in on St Patrick’s Day, a Guardian reporter visited The Tipperary on Fleet Street, on(...)

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