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Migrants in difficulty are approached by the Aquarius. Photograph: Patrick Barr/AP

In Tripoli, the capital city of Libya, Ibrahim is saving up money so he can try the sea again. He’s 17, a gay Somali who fled his home in Mogadishu wh(...)

A UNICEF staff member vaccinates a child against measles in Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila in 2015. With support from UNICEF, the Australian government and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, a drone program began in December, 2018. Photograph: Jeremy Piper/AFP/Getty Images

In the village of Cook’s Bay, on the remote side of the remote island of Erromango, in the remote South Pacific nation of Vanuatu, one-month-old Joy N(...)

If you have used Uber lately, listened to digital music from Sony or even attended a National Gallery of London exhibition, there’s a good chance that(...)

Mohammad Hamza, his wife Huriye and daughters Derin, Lorin and Tulin from Aleppo are beneficiaries of EU funded ESSN programme in Izmir, Turkey.

When Khalil and his wife Fayrouz crossed the border from Syria to Turkey in 2016, it was snowing. They had walked from Aleppo with their children and(...)

Aoife Murphy and Leo Varadkar in the Taoiseach’s office in Government Buildings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An Irish teenager ‘took over’ Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s office to call for young people to be given a say in decision-making on important issues affect(...)

A displaced child from Hodeidah province carries water supplies on a donkey: a child dies every 10 minutes in Yemen from preventable diseases. Photograph: Essa Ahmed/ AFP

UN Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths has postponed until the end of the year peace talks between the Saudi-led coalition and Houthi rebels which had been d(...)

Female genital mutilation has dropped drastically among African children this century, research shows, but campaigners said on Wednesday that teenager(...)

Yemeni government forces take part in military operations against Houthi positions in the port city of Hodeida on Monday. Photograph: EPA

The fight in Yemen has escalated dramatically over the past week, exacerbating a dire humanitarian crisis that the United Nations says could spiral in(...)

The Growing Up in Ireland study is the biggest and most complex social science project ever to be undertaken in this country and provides thousands of insights into the lives of children. Photograph: iStock

A quarter of our three-year-olds are overweight or obese; 50 per cent of Irish-born mothers don’t even start to breastfeed their babies; 16 per cent o(...)

Bill Gates, former Microsoft CEO and co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks as a jar of human feces sits on a podium at the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has kicked off a Reinvented Toilet Expo in China by using a jar of human faeces as a sidekick. The former chief(...)

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