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The wreckage of the Ukrainian  passenger   aircraft downed by Iranian armed forces on January 8th, 2020, near Tehran, killing all 176 people  on board. Photograph:  EPA/Abedin Taherkenareh

A year after Iran shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran airport it is under growing international pressure to try those responsible and comp(...)

Julian Assange: has been held in high security Belmarsh prison since he was carried out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Photograph:  Victoria Jones/PA Wire

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the United States to face espionage charges because of the risk of suicide, a British judge h(...)

A UK judge will decide on Monday if WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange can be extradited from Britain to the US to face  charges over the publication of secret US military documents The Wikileaks. File photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

WikiLeaks has called for the United States to drop charges against Julian Assange ahead of a judge’s decision on whether he will be extradited from th(...)

Donald Trump is  now in his final days in the White House after losing the November election to president-elect Joe Biden. File photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty

US president Donald Trump suffered a stinging rebuke in the US Senate on Friday when fellow Republicans joined Democrats to override a presidential ve(...)

Posters providing public health information about the coronavirus pandemic on display in Kabul, Afghanistan. Even  as public health officials confirm a second deadly virus wave, Covid-19 is an afterthought. Photograph: Jim Huylebroek/New York Times

For Mohammad Wakil (23), social distancing is an abstract concept. Every working day, he shakes hands with scores of customers at the teeming bazaar w(...)

Supporters of US president Donald Trump at Freedom Plaza in Washington on December 12th. Photograph: Jose Luis Magana/AFP via Getty Images

In 1979, the US suffered the twin ignominies of the Iran hostage crisis and the Soviet capture of Afghanistan. Inflation took off as the helpless pres(...)

US president-elect Joe Biden steps off a plane at New Castle Airport in New Castle, Delaware on  Tuesday.  Photograph: Patrick Semansky/AP

US president-elect Joe Biden will get the Covid-19 vaccine as soon as next week, transition officials said on Wednesday, as US authorities try to buil(...)

 A girl reacts as she waits to get a school bag provided by a local aid group, Mona Relief Yemen, at a public school in Sana’a, Yemen. Mona Relief Yemen has distributed school bags to encourage girls to keep attending classes as the number of out-of-school children is estimated at more than two million. Photograph: EPA/YAHYA ARHAB

Yemen is the country most at risk of humanitarian catastrophe in the coming year, according to a report by the International Rescue Committee (IRC). (...)

Moore St. Dublin 1972

Last year, 76-year-old retiree Michael Foley uploaded a number of beautiful old photos of Moore Street fruit and veg traders and their customers to Fa(...)

President-elect Joe Biden introduces retired US army general Lloyd Austin (left) his nominee to be secretary of defense, in Wilmington, Delaware on Wednesday. Photograph: Hilary Swift/The New York Times

US president-elect Joe Biden has staunchly defended his choice to lead the Pentagon, amid signs of significant backlash from Democrats and Republicans(...)

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