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Rafi Eitan, who was a member of the Mossad team that captured Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in 1960. He was a legend in Israel because so many feats of espionage and international intrigue seemed to bear his fingerprints. Photograph: Gali Tibbon/AFP/Getty Images

Rafi Eitan, the Israeli spymaster who commanded the Nazi-hunting team that captured Adolf Eichmann in Argentina, and many years later was unmasked as (...)

Republican senator Martha McSally   speaking on Wednesday during a Senate armed services committee  hearing on sexual assault in the military. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

US senator Martha McSally, the first female combat pilot in the US air force, has said she was raped by a superior officer but did not report it becau(...)

“The commercial development of wave energy converters is moving towards reality and is led by an Irish company,  Ocean Energy.” Photograph; Getty Images

The big climate issue facing Ireland is reducing greenhouse gas emissions and switching to a low carbon way of living, and Prof Tony Lewis believes th(...)

Dark web: 'I could make you physically sick in minutes by showing you stuff now, but the second or the third or fourth time you see it you can get desensitised.' Illustration: iStock/Getty

A “regular” murder can be arranged for $45,000, while making a victim disappear without a trace costs $60,000. A straightforward crippling is $12,000 (...)

William Clyde Allen III appears in a booking photo provided by Davis County Sheriff in Utah. Photograph: Reuters

The FBI on Wednesday arrested a Navy veteran suspected of sending two envelopes sent to the Pentagon this week that contained raw materials for the de(...)

Former US president Barack Obama speaks at the memorial service of US senator John McCain  at National Cathedral in Washington on Saturday. Photograph:  Chris Wattie/Reuters

Former US president Barack Obama has honoured John McCain as “a warrior, a statesman, a patriot who embodied so much that is best in America” as he le(...)

During peak season, about 40,000 people visit Fujiazhuang beach in Dalian every day. Photograph: VCG

Bathers at the world’s busiest beach, Fujiazhuang in the northeastern Chinese city of Dalian, are too busy slapping on the factor 50 and edging betwee(...)

A sea bird amongst the Atlantic waves in Kerry. The Irish Atlantic coastline has some of the most energetic waves in Europe. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

When Storm Ophelia was setting new wind-speed and wave-height records last autumn, ocean energy researchers were once again reminded of the challenges(...)

Captain of his own ship in Hawaii - Eamon Guilfoyle

Working Abroad Q&A: Each week, Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Eamon Guilfoyle from Ki(...)

Barry Ward played Jimmy Gralton in Ken Loach’s 2014 film ‘Jimmy’s Hall’.

On the 13th of August 1933 the M.V. Britannic pulled away from Cobh Harbour with a remarkable passenger on board. Next to Passenger 17’s entry on the (...)

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