This weekend, as Kilkenny and Tipperary enthralled; as our rugby team fell short again; as TV panellists at Crufts discussed joint replacement for dogs, the UN warned the world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
To understand why Saudi Arabia changed course and decided Opec should go back to managing supply, look at two of the kingdom’s biggest policy challenges: The urgent need to plug holes in its budget and the plan to sell a stake in the state-owned oil monopoly.
Wed, 07 Dec, 2016
Wed, 30 Dec, 2015
Your editorial (“It’s time for a cultural shift”, Irish Examiner, April 21) argues that Europe needs to accept permanent large-scale immigration from Africa and the Middle East because of the poverty, tyranny and religious extremism which bedevils those regions.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2015
Now that the Scottish independence referendum has been put to bed, the United States is looking after ebola and ISIS, and the Dail has returned after its much-deserved, long summer break, we must not forget that the real problem of the modern age has not gone away.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2014
With stakes high and expectations low, Syria’s government and its opponents sit down face to face at an international peace conference this week for the first time – muscled to the negotiating table by foreign powers which fear the bloodiest of the Arab Spring uprisings may engulf the entire region in sectarian war.
Mon, 20 Jan, 2014