Samantha Power

113 results

EY Entrepreneur of the Year Nicola Mitchell: ‘I don’t want to end up in snake oils. I’m a scientist so I want to understand mother nature.’ Photograph: Laura Hutton

If one were to draw up a list of rousing dinner party topics, it’s reasonable to suspect that veganism might get a look in while climate change could (...)

Samantha Power participates in a ceremonial swearing-in with US vice-president Kamala Harris at the White House complex in Washington, DC. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

Former US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power paid tribute to vice-president Kamala Harris as Ms Power was sworn in as the new head of the United Stat(...)

 US president Joe Biden: A  declaration would not carry any tangible penalties beyond humiliating Turkey and tainting its history with an inevitable comparison to the Holocaust. Photograph: Doug Mills/EPA

Joe Biden is expected to recognise the Armenian genocide, becoming the first US president to formally designate as such the killings that occurred mor(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin will also speak with US vice-president Kamala Harris and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. File photograph: Julien Behal

Virtual meetings with US president Joe Biden, vice-president Kamala Harris and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi will headline Taoiseach Micheál Marti(...)

Samantha Power: to lead presentation of the overall ‘Press Photographer of the Year’ award.   Photograph: Stephen Kelleghan

A historic visual record of the past Covid-19-dominated year in Ireland is being prepared by press photographers and offered to the State. Members of(...)

Dublin-born Samantha Power, the former US ambassador to the United Nations, will head up USAid, America’s main federal aid agency. Photograph: Don Emmert/AFP via Getty Images

Throughout his almost 50-year career in politics, Joe Biden has often recalled the words of his grandmother. “Remember, Joey Biden, the best drop of b(...)

Samantha Power said she felt ‘immensely fortunate to have the chance to serve again, working with the incredible USAID team to confront Covid-19, climate change, humanitarian crises, and more.’ File photograph: Don Emmert/AFP via Getty Images

Former US ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power has been nominated by president-elect Joe Biden to lead USAid, the government’s top developm(...)

Santa Claus isn’t taking any chances in this Christmas shop in Stirling, Scotland. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

IMAGE OF THE WEEK: SANTIBODIES Fair play to Santa Claus, who has an “innate immunity” to Covid-19, US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci told US(...)

Chris Krebs (centre), then head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on May 14th, 2019. File photograph: Amr Alfiky/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump fired the top US official responsible for overseeing election security, claiming without evidence that he made “highly inacc(...)

Green tea Taoiseach Micheál Martin was sorely disappointed with Nphet but determined to move on in a renewed spirit of working together for the sake of the nation. File photograph: The Irish Times

Their approach to business may have been different but there was no doubt this week that the Taoiseach and Tánaiste were fuming over Sunday night’s le(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »