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
Teenagers at a North Cork school brought children from Angola, Portugal, Spain, Germany and Austria to Cork City Hall to join pupils from 22 Irish second- level schools as part of the country’s largest model United Nations conference.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
The knitted chickens that raise thousands each year for cancer research are the result of the concerted efforts of many – but it all started 13 years ago when a Fermoy ICA cancer survivor wanted to give something back.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016
Pope Francis tempered his Easter Sunday message of Christian hope with a denunciation of “blind” terrorism, recalling victims of attacks in Europe, Africa, and elsewhere, as well as expressing dismay that people fleeing war or poverty are being denied a welcome, as European countries squabble over the refugee crisis.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2016
Austria said 71 refugees including a baby girl were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 82 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe and scores more were feared dead.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
With many Africans denouncing the International Criminal Court as ‘white man’s justice’, the trial of Chad’s former dictator in Senegal on charges of crimes against humanity offers the continent a chance to show it can hold its leaders to account.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
As Minister for Defence Simon Coveney reviewed 189 troops at Sarsfield Barracks, Limerick, yesterday, prior to their departure for a six-month tour of duty of the Lebanon, it was a bittersweet occasion for the second-in-command of the 47th Infantry group, Comdt Bryan Carley, and his wife Suzie Lacey.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
After carrying out a mass rescue of 200 girls and 93 women from the forest stronghold of an Islamic insurgent group, Nigeria’s military is evacuating the females and plans to check their physical and mental health, an army spokesman has said.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
The UN’s human rights chief has said his office has received reports that Boko Haram fighters retreating from advancing military forces in Nigeria murdered women and girls they had taken as “wives”, along with other captives.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2015