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A man walks past the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels. The compromised material provides insight into Europe’s struggle to understand the political turmoil engulfing three continents. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Hackers infiltrated the European Union’s diplomatic communications network for years, downloading thousands of cables that reveal concerns about an un(...)

Charles Michel: had being trying to put together a working majority in parliament since the right-wing nationalist New Flemish Alliance (NVA) walked out nine days ago. Photograph:  Piroschka Van De Wouw/Reuters

Belgium’s Francophone liberal prime minister Charles Michel has resigned in the wake of a bitter falling out with his erstwhile Flemish coalition part(...)

The most recent figures from the Central Statistics Office show that women were paid 14 per cent less than men in Ireland in 2014

Ireland has dropped one place to ninth position among the most advanced countries globally in narrowing the gender gap, according to a new report publ(...)

A girl walks near her house destroyed in an air strike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Faj Attan village, Sana’a, Yemen, last Thursday. Photograph: Mohamed al-Sayaghi/Reuters

The Yemeni ceasefire and disengagement deal agreed last week is a substantial breakthrough and the most hopeful sign yet that this disastrous war can (...)

Protestors face off against the police during an anti-migrant demonstration outside of EU headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: AP

Thousands of people marched in Brussels on Sunday against a UN pact aimed at fostering co-operation on migration, eclipsing a smaller demonstration in(...)

COP24 president Michal Kurtyka during the final session of the UN climate change conference in Katowice, Poland. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters

Officials from around the world have agreed upon a set of rules to govern the 2015 Paris climate accord after two weeks of UN talks in Poland. Michal(...)

Yemen’s foreign minister Khaled al-Yamani (left)  and rebel negotiator Mohammed Abdelsalam shake hands in the presence of of United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres at the end of  peace talks in Rimbo, on Thursday. Photograph:  Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images

Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah and its surrounding governorate, the United Nations secretary (...)

Anne Anderson, former Irish ambassador to the US.

Smurfit Kappa has appointed former Irish ambassador to the United States, Anne Anderson, as an independent, non-executive director to its board with e(...)

UN special envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths (third from right) takes part in a work group  as part of peace consultations taking place at Johannesberg Castle in Rimbo, north of Stockholm, Sweden, on Wednesday. Photograph:  Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images

Yemen’s warring parties agreed on Wednesday to reopen Sana’a airport in the Houthi-held capital and resume oil and gas exports, sources said, as Weste(...)

DUP MP Ian Paisley Jnr apologising to the House of Commons in London for failing to register two family holidays funded by the Sri Lankan government earlier this year. File photograph: PA Wire.

Democratic Unionist Party MP Ian Paisley Jnr, whose seat in Westminster was under threat earlier this year over his non-declaration of holidays paid f(...)

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