Alan Kurdi

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Daisy McCarthy at work in the clinic in Lesvos.

The camp was imposing with its huge fences bristling with razor wire. I kept my sunglasses on and my head down as we made our way to the makeshift cli(...)

The mother of Layla Ghandour, a Palestinian baby of eight months who died during Monday’s violence in Gaza, holds her at the morgue of al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City on Tuesday. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images

Layla Ghandour, an eight-month-old girl with sparkling green eyes, was in the arms of her grandmother when a cloud of tear gas engulfed them at the pr(...)

The ‘Jungle’, Calais, in  November 2015.  The first 80 students were taken  from the camp in October 2016 and they were joined by 51 more students last month. Photograph: NurPhoto via Getty Images

Seven women and 124 men from a dozen countries survived the Calais “Jungle” and other refugee encampments to enrol as full-time students at the Univer(...)

A paramilitary police officer carries the body of Alan Kurdi (3)  after a number of migrants died when the boats carrying them to the Greek island of Kos capsized near the Turkish resort of Bodrum on September 2nd, 2005. Photograph:  AP Photo

At least 8,500 people have died or disappeared while attempting to cross the Mediterranean since the death of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian bo(...)

In late 2015, as Donald Trump called for a ban on Syrian refugees and the body of three-year-old Alan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish shore, my friend an(...)

Winner of the World Press Photo 2016  photographer Burhan Ozbilici (right) and Lars Boering  of the World Press Photo Foundation during the announcement in Amsterdam on Monday. Photograph:   Jeroen Jumelet/EPA

The decision by the World Press Photo jury to award their main prize to an image of the murder of Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov in an Ankara art ga(...)

Peter Bazalgette: “If you take the average working environment now you spend most of your time not talking to people or even phoning them but sending them an email.” Photograph: Stuart C Wilson/Getty

On January 20th, 2008, then US president Barack Obama stood before a congregation in Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta and said: “The biggest deficit(...)

Ballaghaderreen’s Market Square: For more than three decades the town has had a significant Muslim population. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The old hometown’s just the same. If under something of a strain. Ballaghaderreen is a welcoming place. A sign at one entrance is a reminder. It rec(...)

 Bana al-Abed first captured global attention three months ago with Twitter messages about bombs, death and despair in eastern Aleppo. Photograph: Thaer Mohammed/AFP/Getty Images

She is a 7-year-old with dimples, pink hair ribbons, a missing front tooth and halting English who first captured global attention three months ago w(...)

Rugby player and Oxfam Ireland ambassador Andrew Trimble tries on a handmade jacket which fits his shoulders but not quite his arms during a visit to a tailors’ workshop set up by Burundian refugees with the support of Oxfam at the Nyarugusu refugee camp in Tanzania. Photograph: Mary Mndeme/Oxfam

Just over a week after returning home from the Ireland rugby tour in South Africa I found myself heading back to the same continent but for very diffe(...)

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