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Samantha Power in Co Kerry. Photograph: Stephen Kelleghan

SAMANTHA POWER’S NEW MEMOIR TRACES HER JOURNEY FROM IRISH IMMIGRANT TO WAR CORRESPONDENT TO US AMBASSADOR TO THE UN. SHE TALKS ABOUT HER TRAUMATIC (...)

Former  UN secretary general Kofi Annan:  plaudits for his  softly spoken mediation are balanced by a number of ugly conflicts that spun out of control while he was UN chief. Photograph: EPA

Kofi Annan, the former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate who died on Saturday, will be remembered as a dedicated humanit(...)

Members of the International Committee of the Red Cross stand near a storehouse after a Ukrainian convoy delivered humanitarian aid for eastern Ukrainian regions. The number of attacks on aid workers last year set an annual record, at 460. Photograph: Roman Pilpey/EPA

Attacks on international aid workers have risen sharply over the past year and a half, with spikes in the numbers of killings, injuries and abductions(...)