More than 30 Heads of State, UN representatives and ambassadors are to attend a special summit in Cork to highlight challenges small island nations face from climate change and to galvanise efforts to protect the world’s seas.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
A high-ranking Vatican priest working in the Holy See's embassy in Washington has been recalled after US prosecutors asked for him to be charged in an investigation into images of child abuse, officials said.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
The Vatican’s former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who had been charged by church prosecutors with sexually abusing children in the Caribbean country, died of apparent natural causes as he awaited trial, the Vatican said.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
Europe’s attempts to clean up tax evasion and money laundering took a step forward yesterday when an international task group said that Austria — a eurozone nation that was until recently falling short —was almost fully compliant with new international standards.
Tue, 04 Aug, 2015
From the gold laden glitter of an Aztec headdress adorning Miss Honduras to the perky buzby sported by Miss Great Britain and the fearsome Celtic warrior floated on stage by Ireland’s Lisa Madden, the national costume show was all about pride of place during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition at Florida International University in Miami.
Fri, 23 Jan, 2015