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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(...)

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi – also known as Abu Tourab –  at the International Criminal Court in The Hague on Monday.  He expressed his deep regret to the people of Timbuktu and Mali. Photograph: Patrick Post/EPA

The first Islamist militant to appear before the International Criminal Court (ICC) has pleaded guilty to the destruction of sites of historic and rel(...)

A team from MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) arrives to aid 133 migrants crammed onto a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean. Photograph: Adam Alexander

“My God,” says 19-year old Miriam from the Gambia, holding her hands over her face and shaking her head. “I wouldn’t wish that journey on my own wors(...)

Francois Hollande in Government Buildings, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

France and Ireland must work together to promote peace, co-operation and the protection of the ideals of liberty and freedom of speech in the face of (...)

French president François Hollande is greeted by President Higgins and Sabina Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

French president Francois Hollande has agreed the Peace Process and Common Travel Area between Ireland and Britain should have a special status in Bre(...)

French President Francois Hollande  shares Mr Kenny’s belief in liberal economic policies, but has encountered great difficulty putting them into practice in France. Photograph:  Mehdi Fedouach/AFP/Getty Images

French president François Hollande is to visit Taoiseach Enda Kenny and President Michael D Higgins in Dublin on Thursday, one week after a Tunisian (...)

A woman looks at flowers and messages placed in tribute to the victims of the deadly Bastille Day attack in Nice. Photograph: Getty Images

Victims of conflicts all over the world, from the Philippines and Pakistan to Iran and Turkey, were remembered by Galway’s French honorary consul Cath(...)

 Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan, Flor Sylvester, Razan Ibraheem, Daniel Ramamoorthy  and journalist Sorcha Pollak during the ‘New to the Parish’ one-year anniversary event panel discussion. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Dozens of men, women and children who have featured in the Irish Times New to the Parish series gathered in the Liquor Rooms bar on Wellington Quay in(...)

Irish and Romanian soccer fans in Versailles ahead of Euro 2016. File photograph: ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an emergency number for Irish fans attending Euro 2016 in France. The number is +33144176780 and has go(...)

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini: aim of the plan is to “save lives in the Mediterranean”. Photograph:  Vincent Kessler

The European Union is to spend up to €8 billion over the next five years to help non-EU countries tackle migration, in what has been hailed as a “new(...)

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