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The Amazon rainforest on fire near  a  highway in Para state, Brazil. Photograph:  Nelson Almeida/AFP via Getty Images

The year is 2035; location is The Hague in the Netherlands. Disgraced former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro (80) is scheduled to appear before th(...)

  President Michael D Higgins laying a wreath during the National Day of Commemoration Ceremony  at Collins Barracks in Dublin. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Ceremonies were held on Sunday in several locations across the country to mark a National Day of Commemoration for Irish men and women who have died i(...)

Bosnian Muslim women mourn in front of the casket of a newly identified victim during a burial ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre on Saturday. Photograph: Elvis Barukcic/AFP via Getty Images

Bosnians have commemorated the massacre of some 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica, marking the 25th anniversary of killings that shocked the wor(...)

Defined by his walrus moustache, John Bolton became an almost cartoonish caricature of a certain kind of American conservative. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

The former US national security adviser, now one of his president’s harshest critics, shares his controversial views on Donald Trump, Ireland, Brex(...)

Moses (10) sells eggs outside a petrol station in Gulu to support his family. Photograph:  Sally Hayden/Thomson Reuters Foundation

Every morning soon after dawn, 10-year-old Moses leaves home carrying trays of hard-boiled eggs and walks for half an hour to sell them outside a petr(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe was chosen as the candidate who could bridge divides. Photograph: AFP via Getty

The appointment of Paschal Donohoe by his fellow euro-zone finance ministers to lead their powerful Eurogroup for the next 2½ years puts Ireland at th(...)

Protester holds flare as Serbian police fires tear gas in front of the National Assembly building in Belgrade. Photograph: Andrej Isakovic/AFP

Serbian police said 23 people were detained and scores of police officers and demonstrators injured in clashes that erupted after the country’s presid(...)

Lydia Gratis, Nick Reynolds, Jeanne Nicole Ní Áinle, Aghogho Sophie Okpara and Nubi Kay. Photograph: Tom Honan

GINA AKPE-MOSES Gina Akpe-Moses is a 21-year-old athlete who came to Ireland from Nigeria at the age of three. From a very early stage, Akpe-Moses sh(...)

The ‘UnBlocked Cash’ project is currently undergoing a second-phase trial in Vanuatu with more than 5,000 individuals and 100 vendors participating. Photograph: Keith Parsons/Oxfam

Oxfam Ireland has received €1 million in grant funding from the European Commission for a pilot project that aims to deliver international aid via blo(...)

Protesters in the Arab town of Arara in the Wadi Ara region of northern Israel demonstrate against Israel’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank. Photograph: Getty

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has missed his self-imposed target date for annexation of occupied Palestinian territories, as France warned(...)

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