The Greek island of Lesbos has been a transit point for hundreds of thousands of refugees and asylum seekers. Moria refugee camp is a former detention centre with capacity for less than 3,000 people. Caoimhe Butterly meets some of the families caught up in the chaos and despair.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
The worst outbreak of desert locusts in decades is currently underway in the Horn of Africa. It is the biggest of its kind in 25 years for Ethiopia and Somalia – and the worst Kenya has seen for 70 years. Pakistan is also affected.
Thu, 13 Feb, 2020
Who said the following: “The vast majority of asylum seekers are free-loaders, blackguards, and hoodlums. They are hunted out of their own placeby their own people. I’d take a genuine asylum seeker and put him under my own roof. But where is he?
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019
A man who murdered his infant son 17 years ago is seeking to have his conviction declared a miscarriage of justice on grounds that he was diagnosed with schizophrenia in recent years.
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018
Citizens of eight countries, including North Korea and Venezuela, will face new restrictions on entry to the US under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump that will replace his expiring travel ban.
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017
The killer burst of speed down the home straight, the arms outstretched in victory as he crossed the line, eyes so wide they looked in imminent danger of popping out of their sockets, a mixture of joy and pain etched across his face - the scenes were nothing new.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
The US military has said it carried out a drone strike in Somalia that killed a member of the al-Shabab extremist group, while Somalia's government said it believes the strike killed a high-level al-Shabab commander responsible for several deadly bombings in the capital.
Mon, 31 Jul, 2017