Poland's prime minister has cancelled plans for his country to send a delegation to a meeting in Jerusalem after the acting Israeli foreign minister said that Poles "collaborated with the Nazis" and "sucked anti-Semitism with their mothers' milk".
The assertion by the two Korean leaders, Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un, after an unexpected meeting on Saturday that North Korea is committed to “complete denuclearisation” and that a North Korea-US summit must be held offers a ray of hope in a dark, sometimes impenetrable situation.
IN 10 days’ time, the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo will be marked. That great and brutal event was one of modern Europe’s defining moments and is still regarded in some countries’ military histories as one of the continent’s first concerted responses to tyranny.
Longford man Paul Devaney caught the mountaineering bug by accident on a holiday trek to see Mount Everest in 2005. Nine years later he is back in its shadows but this time preparing to climb the highest peak on the planet as part of the seventh and final leg of an amazing journey around the world’s most challenging mountains.