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Military officials visit injured soldiers at a hospital after a suicide car bomb attack on a military camp in Gao, Mali, January 18th, 2017 in this still image taken from video. Screengrab: Reuters TV

At least 60 people have been killed after a suicide bomber in an explosives-laden vehicle attacked a camp in northern Mali. A total of 115 soldiers (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the rise of far-right parties and candidates is a cause of concern for European countries. Mr Kenny instanced the emer(...)

People watch on TV the screening of the start of the ICC  trial of former Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen who is facing  charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Uganda. Photograph: Isaac Kasamani/AFP/Getty Images

The world’s first permanent war crimes court, the International Criminal Court (ICC) was established in 2002 in The Hague, with 122 countries signing (...)

The asphalt road where  six-year-old Toussaint  was struck links cities in Cameroon’s Far North. Photograph: Andrew Esiebo/The New York Times

All life travels the ribbon of asphalt that cuts through this remote village. The women carrying their onions to market atop their heads step aside wh(...)

File image of Tunisian navigator Mohamed Ali Malek,  one of the survivors of a boat that overturned off the coast of Libya. A judge in Sicily has convicted Malek over the sinking of the boat. File photograph: Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo

A Tunisian man accused of being the captain of a migrant boat that sank, killing almost 700 people, was found guilty of multiple manslaughter and peop(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny presenting the European Movement Ireland European of the Year Award to Vice Admiral Mark Mellett. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The European of the Year award has been presented to the Defence Forces. The award, given by the European Movement Ireland, is in recognition of the D(...)

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi,  who was full of “genuine remorse, regret and deep pain” at the vandalism he caused,  the International Criminal Court in The Hague was told. Photograph: Bas Czerwinski/EPA

The only Islamist militant to stand trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been sentenced to nine years in jail for destroying centuries-(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker arrives to speak to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday. The European Commission president called for EU unity in the face of Brexit. Photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union is a “wake-up call” for the bloc but will not threaten its existence, European Commission president Je(...)

On September 2nd, 2015, the body of three-year-old Syrian refugee Alan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach. Alan, his mother, Rehana, and five-year-old brother, Ghalib, drowned together just 4km from the shore while attempting to cross the Mediterranean to seek refuge in Europe Photograph: Demir/AFP/Getty

In 1972, author and politician Leonardo Sciascia finished writing a collection of stories of his native Sicily called The Wine-Dark Sea. It weaves tog(...)

People bring flowers to the site of the terrorist attack in Nice, on July 15th. Some ordinary people in France have reacted heroically, risking their lives by fighting terrorists when they found themselves in the midst of an attack. Photograph: Dmitry Kostyukov/The New York Times

Terrorist attacks in France come often enough that they can seem to be variations on a painful pattern: carnage followed by disbelief, then condemnat(...)

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