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Banks were among the biggest losers, with AIB tumbling 8.94 per cent to €1.14 while Bank of Ireland declined 7.81 per cent to €1.86. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP

Banks and oil companies led European stocks lower on Tuesday as investors turned wary ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s policy meeting. DUBLIN The I(...)

People enjoy a warm day at the beach in Melilla, Spain, on the day the autonomous region starts phase two of the government’s plan to gradually ease the lockdown measures. Photograph: F G Guerrero/EPA

Spain has reported no deaths in a 24-hour period from Covid-19 for the first time since March. Emergency health response chief Fernando Simon said th(...)

Residents clear debris outside their home following the landfall of Cyclone Amphan in the Khejuri area of East Midnapore, West Bengal, on Thursday. Photograph: Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP via Getty Images

The most powerful cyclone to strike eastern India and Bangladesh in over a decade killed at least 82 people, officials said, as rescue teams scoured d(...)

A man rides a bicycle under the rain ahead of the expected landfall of Cyclone Amphan in Midnapore, West Bengal, India. Photograph:  Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP via Getty Images

A powerful cyclone tore into eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, destroying mud houses and embankments and whipping up a storm surge along the(...)

Residents being evacuated in Dhalchar village on the island of Bhola as super cyclone Amphan barrels towards Bangladesh’s coast. Photograh:  District Administration of Bhola/AFP via Getty Images

Authorities in eastern India and Bangladesh were scrambling on Tuesday to move tens of thousands of villagers away from coasts expected to suffer wid(...)

Rohingya refugees gather near the fence at the ‘no man’s land’ zone between the Bangladesh-Myanmar border. The first cases of coronavirus in the refugee camps have been reported. Photograph: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA

Aid groups have warned of a looming humanitarian disaster after coronavirus was detected for the first time in the sprawling camps that host about one(...)

About 40% of the world’s population do not have facilities to wash their hands with soap and water at home.

An additional 6,000 children could die daily from preventable causes over the next six months due to pressure by the Covid-19 pandemic on health syste(...)

Harry O’Callaghan:  “His death was a tragedy as he had so much more life to live”

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

A wooden boat carrying Rohingya migrants being detained in Malaysian territorial waters off the island of Langkawi. Photograph: The New York Times

Somewhere in turquoise waters, perhaps where the Bay of Bengal meets the Andaman Sea, wooden boats filled with Rohingya refugees are listing, adrift n(...)

A girl wears a protective face mask at a makeshift camp for refugees and migrants next to the Moria camp, during a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, on the island of Lesbos, Greece. Photograph: Elias Marcou/Reuters

Although to date there been few reports of significant coronavirus clusters in overcrowded refugee camps, whether in huge camps like Cox’s Bazar in Ba(...)

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