While Donald Trump declared state of emergency on the US border with Mexico in order to gain funds for building a border wall to prevent migration into the States, a lesser known fact is the health problems Central Americans face when they are deported back.
Sat, 20 Apr, 2019
Some 2,800 people have been displaced by fighting between rival militias over Tripoli, the UN humanitarian co-ordinator in Libya said.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2019
More than a million people are struggling to rebuild their lives in flood-affected parts of Mozambique, many of whom are in urgent need of assistance for the basics to survive.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
The internal squabbles of the EU seem petty in comparison with the calamities in the countries fled by many of the migrants who try to get to Europe.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2018
This Champions League final is all about two great attacks: two sides with the ability to blitz opponents in a matter of minutes.
Sat, 26 May, 2018
Bob Geldof uses his celebrity as a battering ram, but he usually gets results, writes .
Sat, 16 Dec, 2017
International groups representing doctors and patients have launched a fresh challenge to the patent on Gilead Sciences’ hepatitis C drug Sofosbuvir at the European Patent Office in order to increase access to the treatment.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
Sat, 04 Feb, 2017
The LÉ Samuel Beckett broke records last night with the biggest migrant transport to safety in one single day onboard a Naval Service, with the ship steaming towards an Italian port with 652 rescued men, women, and children.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
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Sat, 20 Aug, 2016
Almost €1.3 million was paid in fines into the court poor box in 2015.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2016
The Naval Service is edging close to rescuing 9,000 migrants after the latest mission by the crew of LÉ Róisín resulted in a further 395 people being picked up in the Mediterranean Sea, including 15 children.
Tue, 24 May, 2016
Wed, 04 May, 2016
European Union leaders have pressed Turkey to take back thousands of migrants and prevent others from setting off for Europe. But will that really offer a solution, asks
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Tue, 16 Feb, 2016
A makeshift clinic supported by Doctors Without Borders has been destroyed by an air strike in northern Syria, a spokeswoman for an international aid agency has said.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
As drownings in the Mediterranean continue and winter grips the perilous routes refugees are beating towards Europe, EU leaders remain divided over how to deal with the largest movement of people since the Second World War.
Mon, 01 Feb, 2016
One of the special DB10 Bond cars built for the Spectre film by Aston Martin will be sold at auction for charity. The sale, in aid of Medecins Sans Frontieres, will take place on February 18 and is expected to raise around £1 million (€1.3 million).
Sat, 30 Jan, 2016
Wed, 20 Jan, 2016
Tuberculosis is still killing millions of people, particularly in the developing world, but the urgent action needed to stop it does not seem to be in place, writes
Thu, 17 Dec, 2015
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Fri, 04 Dec, 2015
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Here’s a briefing on some of the stories and issues highlighted on irishexaminer.com today.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres denied that Taliban fighters were firing from its hospital at Afghan and NATO forces before a suspected US air strike killed at least 19 people in a battle to oust the Islamist insurgents from an Afghan city.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
The EU and its asylum and border rules were descending into chaos last night, increasing pressure on poorer states outside the union, including Serbia.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
Europe has not, will not, and cannot stop the flow of humans seeking a better life. So they should deal with the situation humanely, legally and quickly, writes
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
Dozens of people from the Middle East have reached the Greek island of Kos from nearby Turkey, joining thousands already camped in wretched conditions.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015
Hundreds of migrants are feared drowned after a fishing boat said to be carrying as many as 700 people capsized in the Mediterranean yesterday.
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015
Living in Yemen is like being trapped in a complex, faulty, Rubik’s Cube. Every day you face puzzles that may have no right answers. A move in any direction can lead to blindly exploding shells, airstrikes or stray bullets.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
EU leaders are planning to agree a system of detaining migrants, forcibly returning them and destroying vessels to deter them crossing the Mediterranean.
Wed, 24 Jun, 2015
Karen Buckley’s family face an agonising wait before they can bring her body home for burial; Médecins Sans Frontières is launching a search-and-rescue operation for Italian migrants; and Leinster scuppered by Toulon.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015
At least 3,500 refugees drowned close to European shores in 2014, but the EU shows no willingness to change the very policies that have led to this crisis, writes.
Thu, 16 Apr, 2015
A new sea rescue operation is to be launched in May to try to reduce the number of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers killed making the treacherous crossing from Africa to Europe, medical charity Medecins sans Frontieres and the Migrant Offshore Aid Station said on Thursday.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
Médecins Sans Frontières says its warnings that the ebola epidemic was spiralling out of control and that it could not respond were dismissed as alarmist, writes
Tue, 24 Mar, 2015
A computer tablet which can withstand being dropped into chlorine and sterilised has been designed by technology experts to aid medical staff working in the parts of Africa hardest hit by the ebola outbreak.
Sat, 21 Mar, 2015
I SPENT a month in Sierra Leone, at the front line of the largest Ebola outbreak in history.
Sat, 29 Nov, 2014
There was absolutely no monkey business when Fota Wildlife Park carried off the main prize at an internet awards ceremony.
Sat, 22 Nov, 2014
The World Health Organisation yesterday set out plans for speeding up development and deployment of experimental ebola vaccines, saying hundreds of thousands of doses should be ready for use in West Africa by the middle of 2015.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
Norway and Spain have confirmed their two ebola victims are clear of the disease, while Nigeria has been declared free of the disease in the first good news to come in the battle against one of the world’s deadliest diseases.
Tue, 21 Oct, 2014
The WHO chief wasn’t told of the scale of the crisis until three months after it was detected and bureaucratic messes delayed deployment of vital aid, write
Mon, 20 Oct, 2014
The Minister for Development, Trade, Promotion is travelling to Sierra Leone to assess the response to the Ebola outbreak
Wed, 01 Oct, 2014
Recent days have seen a significant increase in the global response to the Ebola crisis: China and Cuba are sending doctors, the World Bank approved a $105-million grant, and the United States pledged 3,000 troops and training for hundreds of health care workers.
Thu, 18 Sep, 2014