Place: United Nations
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
We live in a world where investors often operate with incredibly short time horizons.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019
John Finucane was eight when loyalists murdered his father in the family home. Three decades later the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Belfast is juggling his search for answers with a law practice, the challenges of Brexit, and the captaincy of Lamh Dhearg in tomorrow’s Antrim SFC final.
Sat, 05 Oct, 2019
Are US President Donald Trump and British prime minister Boris Johnson just not coping with mental health challenges? Or is it really the case that they are Manchurian Candidates, asks
Tue, 01 Oct, 2019
WHEREVER Greta Thunberg is right now I hope it is quiet and somewhere that gives her enjoyment. It is the least the 16-year-old deserves after a sustained period of almost literally carrying the weight of our ever-heating world on her young shoulders.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
Boris Johnson claimed the “paralysed” Parliament will keep “sabotaging” Brexit negotiations as he addressed the Commons.
Wed, 25 Sep, 2019
Speaking in the Commons, he said: “If every time I lost a case, I was called upon to resign, I would probably never have had a practice.”
Wed, 25 Sep, 2019
What a difference one teenage girl and one year makes.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
Philip Pullella Pope Francis, ending a landmark conference on sexual abuse of children by clergy, has called for an “all-out battle” against a crime he said should be “erased from the face of the Earth”.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2019
Sigmund Freud didn’t have an answer to his famous — or perhaps infamous — question: what do women want?
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018
A vanity exercise? No way, says Leo.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2018
The Palestinian president hit out at US president Donald Trump in a fiery, two-hour-long speech on Sunday, saying "shame on you" for his treatment of the Palestinians.
Sun, 14 Jan, 2018
A lawyer for General Ratko Mladic has said it is not certain the former Bosnian Serb military commander will appear in a United Nations courtroom when judges deliver their verdicts in his long-running trial for allegedly masterminding atrocities during Bosnia's 1992-95 war.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
reviews the life and internationally renowned work of Irish-American architect, Kevin Roche
Sat, 07 Oct, 2017
No man or woman — and especially no Irish politician — who takes on the mucky business of leading a political party and a government can expect to sail through his or her career without critics and, from time to time, enemies.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2017
Former Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Liam Cosgrave has died at the age of 97.
Wed, 04 Oct, 2017
Boris Johnson is preparing for crunch talks with Theresa May amid recriminations over the Brexit blueprint that left him clashing with officials and facing criticism from colleagues.
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017
From visiting the White House and the United Nations to taking selfies with former US vice-president Joe Biden, Irishwoman Sinéad Burke is blazing an international trail.
Sat, 29 Jul, 2017
Molly McCloskey’s novel, When Light is Like Water, is about an American woman who moves to Ireland and falls in love, and then divorces, as she did, says
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
The US has slapped new sanctions on eight members of Venezuela's Supreme Court, accusing them of abusing power and damaging their nation's democratic fabric as the Trump administration raises concerns that socialist president Nicolas Maduro is moving toward one-party, authoritarian rule.
Fri, 19 May, 2017
Minsters are at odds about revealing if Ireland helped Saudi Arabia get on a UN body protecting women, amid concerns the Government is turning a blind eye to human rights violations.
Fri, 05 May, 2017
Charity founder Adi Roche has appealed to all children and families to remember, on this Wednesday, the Chernobyl disaster which occurred 31 years ago.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
His multi-million selling book, Earth From Above, began an odyssey for Yann Arthus-Bertrand that has brought him to Cork to show his film as part of the city’s celebration of French cinema, says
Fri, 03 Mar, 2017
Fri, 16 Dec, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump is connecting with foreign leaders and considering new cabinet prospects as he gathers with his family for a long Thanksgiving weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.
Fri, 25 Nov, 2016
I AM outraged. Horrified and disgusted. Appalled and let down by the direction in which things are heading, writes.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016
takes a look at what’s happening in the world of design and interiors this week.
Sat, 22 Oct, 2016
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
Ten people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden car outside the United Nations Mine Action Service offices in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, a police official said.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
speaks to the people taking over at the new An Oige hostel as it moves to Wellington Road.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
Wed, 08 Jun, 2016
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
Tue, 05 Jan, 2016
Mortars lit up the dawn sky when they were fired on a United Nations base in the northern Mali city of Kidal, killing at least three people.
Sat, 28 Nov, 2015
Jimmy Carter has been one of the most influential former US Presidents through his work promoting international peace and democracy.
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
Privacy and data protection legislation worldwide is ill-equipped to deal with the Big Data revolution, according to a University College Cork professor.
Wed, 21 Oct, 2015
Wed, 07 Oct, 2015
British prime minister dismisses efforts to back Bashar al-Assad
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
Six French fighter jets have targeted and destroyed a training camp run by the so-called 'Islamic State' group in eastern Syria, President Francois Hollande has confirmed.
Sun, 27 Sep, 2015
Pope Francis has landed in Havana at the start of an historic 10-day trip to Cuba and the United States after serving as secret mediator of the rapprochement between the former Cold War foes.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015
The public are being assured they will get to play their part in welcoming refugees as the Government prepares to make formal commitments to the EU on the country’s intake today.
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
Friends and loved ones of those who died in the US balcony collapse have begun paying emotional tributes.
Thu, 18 Jun, 2015
In the ‘30s, up to 40% of the New York Police Department (NYPD) was Irish or of Irish descent. Now that figure has fallen to under 100 Irish immigrants. One of them, Finglas man Luke Waters tells what it’s like on one of the toughest beats in the world
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015