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Candice Gordon, first full-time cultural officer for the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, based  in the Irish embassy Berlin: “Cultural diplomacy is about opening dialogue and finding connections between countries, not forcing things down people’s throats.” she says.   . Photograph: Tom Taylor

Ireland’s image in Germany is “positive but limited”, with ingrained ideas of hard-drinking wild Celts playing traditional music, says Candice Gordon,(...)

People wearing face masks walk in Sanlitun in Beijing, China, on Thursday. Photograph: EPA

The World Health Organisation reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Friday, with the total rising by 292,527. The biggest increas(...)

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong  was among those banned from running   in a key election. Photograph:  Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images

Hong Kong on Thursday disqualified a dozen pro-democracy candidates from running in a key election, citing reasons including collusion with foreign fo(...)

A series of Aer Lingus flights to China   to collect PPE supplies required for medical staff during the  Covid-19 outbreak took place between March and June. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Aer Lingus is to receive almost €30 million from the Health Service Executive for the transport of vital supplies of personal protective equipment (PP(...)

Chinese president Xi Jinping and Iranian president Hassan Rouhani at a meeting at Saadabad Palace in Tehran, Iran, in January 2016. File photograph: Iranian Presidency/Anadolu Agency/Getty

The Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign involving the imposition of punitive sanctions on Iran and Syria has backfired by driving both (...)

 A man walks past the building of the former US consulate in Chengdu, on Monday. The US Consulate General in the southwestern Chinese city was ordered to cease operations as a reciprocate measure following the closure of the Chinese Consulate in Houston, USA. Photograph: EPA

China took over the premises of the US consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu on Monday, after ordering the facility to be vacated in retaliat(...)

US consulate in Chengdu:  China has revoked its licence as tensions mount between Beijing and Washington. Photograph: Yuyang Liu

For a brief moment screams and panic punctuated the carnival atmosphere outside the shuttered US consulate in Chengdu. With hundreds of police and m(...)

Photograph: iStock

US equity futures edged down on Friday amid concern over escalating Sino-American tensions and worries the recovery in the world’s largest economy has(...)

The need to fix the online groceries profit condundrum is critical for many of today’s supermarkets. Photograph: iStock

Jo Ronan had never done a grocery shop online before Covid-19. Now, she and her husband Mike doubt they will venture back into a supermarket until at (...)

Pier with the sun setting behind a distant lighthouse in the Sea of Japan/East Sea. Photograph: Fábio Nascimento

The battered wooden “ghost boats” drift through the Sea of Japan for months, their only cargo the corpses of starved North Korean fishermen whose bodi(...)

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