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Gena Heraty, from Liscarney, Co Mayo, with residents and staff from Kay Christine Home, in Kenscoff, Haiti: “Nobody wants to donate money to an organisation to pay salaries. But staff are the ones who keep programmes going.”

The first day Gena Heraty went to work at a residential home in Haiti, she became a mother for the abandoned children in her care. She was 23 back the(...)

Robert Fisk, a man of ‘extraordinary courage and journalistic genius’. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/EPA

IN A NEW MEMOIR, JOURNALIST LARA MARLOWE RECALLS THE LIFE SHE SHARED WITH HER FORMER HUSBAND When the British journalist Robert Fisk died of a s(...)

Colin Powell: Journalist Muntadher al-Zaidi tweeted, “I am sure that the court of God will be waiting for him.”  Photograph: Shawn Baldwin/Bloomberg

World figures have extolled the virtues of the former US secretary of state and military chief Colin Powell, who died on Monday of Covid-19 complicati(...)

US secretary of state Colin Powell speaks adresses the United Nations Security Council in 2003 ahead of the Iraq War. Photograph: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images

Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation was forever stained when he went before t(...)

Former US secretary of state Colin Powell. He had undergone treatment for multiple myeloma, which compromised his immune system, a spokeswoman said. Photograph: Tim Sloan/AFP via Getty Images

Colin Powell, the former US secretary of state who played a pivotal role in attempting to justify the 2003 invasion of Iraq, has died from complicatio(...)

Women look at their ballot papers at a polling station in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad. Photograph: Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP via Getty

Iraq held a parliamentary election on Sunday that drew one of the smallest turnouts on record, electoral officials indicated, a result that suggested (...)

Smoke pours out of the World Trade Center during a  terrorist attack on September 11th, 2001, in New York City. Photograph: David Surowiecki/Getty Images

'I felt irrationally that he was looking at me and appealing for help and I could do nothing': Conor O'Clery remembers watching the attack unfold f(...)

The last US service member to leave Afghanistan, Maj Gen Chris Donahue,  boarding a C-17 cargo plane at Kabul airport. Photograph: US Central Command via The New York Times

The US “war on terror” has likely killed more than one million people at a cost of $8 trillion since it was launched following the September 11th, 200(...)

 Lahur  Talabani: accused of smuggling, extortion and spying. Photograph: Feriq Ferec/Anadolu Agency/Getty

It was a great story. Lahur Talabani was the south London boy who brought the fight to Islamic State in his native Kurdistan, playing a leading role i(...)

Walking away: Like his predecessors, Joe Biden has fulfilled an election promise. But there is no link between political closure at home and the script that foreigners will follow. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

So it has come full circle. What started as an operation to eradicate al-Qaeda has ended two decades later with the return of its Afghan enablers to p(...)

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