A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
This year is the centenary year of the Limerick Soviet.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
The founder of the Irish charity which has helped thousands of children affected by the world’s worst nuclear accident says she hopes the global reaction to the critically-acclaimed US TV miniseries Chernobyl will translate into donations.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
The world must have the technical solutions to guarantee the credibility of countries’ promises if denuclearisation is to succeed, writeand .
Fri, 08 Jun, 2018
The rise of pro-Putin parties in the recent Italian elections has again underlined how American leverage has waned in comparison, writes John Lloyd.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
Former Taoiseach and Fine Gael leader Liam Cosgrave has died at the age of 97.
Wed, 04 Oct, 2017
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have been ramping up the rhetoric in recent weeks. The crisis must reach a peaceful conclusion — and China will play a key role, writes
Tue, 15 Aug, 2017
Espionage at the very heart of the government has always occurred. looks at some of the more famous cases in the United Kingdom.
Sat, 12 Aug, 2017
IT would, perhaps, be too optimistic to suppose that President Donald Trump has ever perused the famous treatise on war written by the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu.
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017
Businesses and governments around the world are counting the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals and banks.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
The Russian military said it has successfully test-fired a submarine-launched intercontinental ballistic missile.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
talked to author Peter Conradi about the authoritarianism behind the growing tension between a former superpower and its neighbours in the Baltic and the EU.
Sat, 18 Mar, 2017
As an ex-communist, Russian president, Vladimir Putin will be respectful of the revolutions of that shaped his country, but will not endorse too much freedom, says.
Fri, 10 Mar, 2017
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
The love between the two characters of ‘Doctor Zhivago’ was based on real life, but the truth was repressed both by biographers and by Boris Pasternak’s family. That has now changed, writes.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2016
75 years on, the consequences of Pearl Harbour have yet to be fully played out,
Sat, 03 Dec, 2016
Fidel Castro was ‘the great master of political seduction’ and survived over 100 assassination attempts to build his revolutionary state, write Reuters journalists and
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
Sat, 19 Nov, 2016
ANYONE who thinks the election of Donald Trump is a bit of a laugh should think again.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
There is a long history of ‘disinformation’ between Russia and the US. This presidential campaign, heavily affected by WikiLeaks, is laden down with it, writes
Tue, 25 Oct, 2016
The American military and industrial complex needs a new enemy to justify its massive budget and Vladimir Putin is the right person at the right time, argues.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2016
Mikhail Gorbachev’s latest book contains plenty of righteous anger at the state of modern Russia but is marred by being one-sided and presenting a lack of context for the general reader,
Sat, 25 Jun, 2016
Russia and its military has proven prowess in learning lessons from its failures, writes
Sat, 11 Jun, 2016
General Richard Shirreff seems to think it is almost a foregone conclusion that Russia will attack one of the Baltic States next year.
Tue, 24 May, 2016
The infamous spies who infiltrated Britain in the 1950s and ‘60s came from the wealthy upper classes and went unchallenged in their roles, writes
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
Ryle Dwyer (US foreign policy under Kissinger cost thousands of lives, March 16) presents an interesting case for the prosecution against the former US secretary of state.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a veteran Egyptian diplomat who helped negotiate his country’s landmark peace deal with Israel but then clashed with the US when he served a single term as UN secretary-general, has died aged 93.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2016
In November 2005, the United Nations officially designated January 27 as Holocaust Remembrance Day under Resolution 60/7.
Tue, 02 Feb, 2016
Tue, 05 Jan, 2016
Investors sought safety in low-risk government debt yesterday after Turkish jets shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border, while European tourism-linked stocks fell after a US travel warning due to “increased terrorist threats”.
Wed, 25 Nov, 2015
North Korea will establish its own time zone next week by putting the clocks back by 30 minutes.
Fri, 07 Aug, 2015
Tomorrow is the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, which killed 70,000.looks at how and why we ushered in the age of the megaton bomb.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
With Greece teetering on the brink of a eurozone exit there has never been a more pressing time to reform the EU, writes
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015
Germany was fooling itself if it believed the peaceful post-WW2 neighbourhood it helped create transcended the logic of brute force, as the Ukraine crisis reveals, writes.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015
Richard Nixon had a great influence and his impact is still apparent in much of US public life, says.
Sat, 16 May, 2015
The Soviets were crucial to the Allied victory in WW2, but 70 years on there is a rift again, says
Sat, 02 May, 2015
Nationalist supporters of Russian president Vladimir Putin brought together controversial far-right politicians from across Europe yesterday to demonstrate international support for Russia and weaken EU commitment to sanctions imposed on Russia over its role in Ukraine.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2015
Ukraine’s citizens are fighting bravely against a ruthless aggressor and have been betrayed by the West who has abandoned them to their fate, write .
Mon, 16 Mar, 2015
A linguistic storm is brewing in Luderitz, where some residents of the remote Namibian town are protesting plans to change its name to !Nami#nus.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015
We must remember that without the efforts of the Red Army , the Nazis would have been able to complete their attempted genocide of Europe’s Jews, writes
Fri, 30 Jan, 2015
Bells tolled in celebration and teachers halted lessons as President Raul Castro told his country Cuba was restoring relations with the United States after more than 50 years of hostility.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
The politics of power and the arrogance of the military-industrial complex in the US is what started the momentum towards what is now unfolding in Russia, writes
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
THE water charges unveiled yesterday will do nothing to conserve water or reflect ability to pay and may not work to fix our creaking system. The plan was hatched by a Government which is, as the Right to Water Campaign said this week, “on the run”.
Thu, 20 Nov, 2014