The departing papal nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, at a reception at Áras an Uachtaráin with President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina in early 2018. Photograph: Tom Honan

One of the most influential if low-key papal nuncios to serve in Ireland will leave shortly for Prague following the Vatican announcement of his appoi(...)

Padraig O’Keeffe and his rescue dog Cooper will undertake a mission in Ukraine. Photograph: Sheila Fitzgerald

An Irish man who joined the French Foreign Legion at the age of 20 and has worked as a security expert all over the world is due to travel to Ukraine (...)

The man who was rescued after he was found straddling the hull of a boat that capsized near the Fort Pierce Inlet on Florida’s Atlantic Coast. Photograph: US Embassy Nassau via The New York Times

Rescue teams have found one body in their search for 39 people reported missing after their boat capsized off Florida’s coast, the US coast guard said(...)

The container of the lorry was smashed open by the force of the impact. Photograph: Alfredo Pacheco/Getty Images

Most of the victims of a truck crash in southern Mexico on Thursday that killed at least 54 people were Guatemalan migrants, authorities said on Frid(...)

 Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó. Photograph: Yuri Cortez/AFP via Getty Images

Venezuela’s main opposition bloc will field candidates in November’s regional and local elections for the first time in four years as it prepares to r(...)

People make repairs and create shelter after spending the night outside in the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti. Photograph: Reginald Louissaint jnr/AFP via Getty

Haitians left homeless by a calamitous earthquake that killed about 2,000 people were on Wednesday increasingly angry at the slow pace of government (...)

People search for survivors amid the rouble of a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti. Photograph: Richard Pierrin/Getty Images

Medical teams and aid workers were racing to save lives and provide food and shelter on Monday as Haiti’s prime minister warned the official death tol(...)

 Les Cayes, Haiti, following  the powerful earthquake. Photograph: Ralph Tedy Erol/EPA

The death toll from the earthquake in Haiti has risen to 227, Haiti’s civil protection service has said. Haiti’s prime minister has said “numerous” l(...)

Jamaica’s  Elaine Thompson-Herah crosses the finish line to win the gold medal in the women’s 100m final at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

It finished with the crowning of the undisputed fastest woman on earth, Elaine Thompson-Herah going where no women’s sprinter alive has gone before, a(...)

Outdoor dining on Capel Street, Dublin, amid a July heatwave combined with a new  surge in Covid-19 infections. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Another 1,377 cases of Covid-19 have been reported on Saturday by the Department of Health, with 78 persons in hospital and 22 in intensive care. Dr (...)

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