A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
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Fine Gael is in full crisis mode as it is set to lose more than 15 seats, with several senior ministers in jeopardy.
Fri, 07 Feb, 2020
The election will be "one of the most important for generations", Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said as he warned voters not to back populist promises and “amadain economics” when they vote on Saturday.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2020
Bestselling author Isabel Allende talks toabout life, grief, and why it’s never too late to fall in love
Sat, 25 Jan, 2020
Geopolitically, there is much to be concerned about at the moment, suggesting the first year of the 2020s will likely have oversized impact on the following nine, says
Fri, 03 Jan, 2020
Climate change is increasing global hunger, with some countries worse off today than a decade ago, a new study shows.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2019
The three-week conference in the Vatican is working on how to develop the faith in the Amazon, and will discuss whether it is time to loosen the Church's tradition of celibacy.
Sun, 06 Oct, 2019
Irish company Fyffes has reassured over an outbreak of a banana fungus in major producer Ecuador that destroys the fruit, saying that the worldwide industry is coping in fighting back against the plant disease.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
It is nearly always the case that when a society, or even a section of society, take to the streets to oppose autocracy, the usual cheering from a distant, safe sideline is quickly tempered by prudent apprehension. There are too many examples of human aspiration crushed by brook-no-argument force.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
Governments are right to focus on creating good jobs. But often the solution lies in policy areas not amenable to tools wielded by ministers, writes
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide as a result of war, persecution and other violence, the UN refugee agency said.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
Crude oil prices are likely to remain steady around current levels, as growing macro uncertainties, rising US output, and large availability of core Opec nations’ spare capacity will offset supply constraints from Iran and Venezuela, according to Goldman Sachs.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2019
Kate Sadleir was weighed down with boxes and brochures when she finished her business at the Irish Georgian Society on Dublin’s South William Street last Tuesday.
Fri, 24 May, 2019
This year, Berlin celebrates the life of a distinguished son; Alexander von Humboldt, who was born in the city 250 years ago.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
A woman has died in clashes between protesters and security forces in Venezuela.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
After a brief ceremony in Tokyo today, Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan, will become emperor and ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
It appeared to be a confrontation between humanitarianism and military force.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Crude posted the longest weekly winning streak since November 2017, amid concerns over supply shortfalls from countries like Venezuela and optimism over US-China trade talks.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2019
Trump shows his political skills against the Democrats
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
Paris, Hong Kong and Singapore tied for the top spot in the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2019 Worldwide Cost of Living Survey.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
Protesters carrying coffins draped with the flags of Iraq, Libya and Afghanistan have gathered outside Leinster House to urge Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to tell US president Donald Trump to stop invading other countries amid talk of a Venezuelan intervention.
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019
So that’s Monday nearly wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2019
Venezuela's vice president is visiting Russia, seeking stronger ties with Moscow amid mounting pressure from the United States.
Fri, 01 Mar, 2019
These shipments are rarely just about saving lives, writes
Tue, 19 Feb, 2019
The President has unveiled a plaque to mark the birthplace of a Cork man who is revered in Venezuela as a liberator, but who remains largely anonymous here.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019
As I write the US is organising the groundwork for a coup in Venezuela. Things are progressing along a tried and tested plan which was used in Chile in 1973 and recently in Ukraine.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2019
Venezuela may be on the brink of civil war. What should we be doing?
Wed, 30 Jan, 2019
Far from bringing freedom and democracy to these countries, US intervention left all of them is chaos.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2019
International intervention in a country’s affairs almost always ends in conquest or civil war.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2019
Tipperary councillor David Doran is the latest public representative to quit Sinn Féin, describing the party as “an affront to democracy”.
Sat, 26 Jan, 2019
It would be mackerel stupid to believe that the international campaign to expel Saddam Hussein’s army from Kuwait in 1990 was undertaken, at vast expense in lives, treasure, and political-system capital, to defend democracy — or for what then passed, and still does, for democracy in the Middle East. There was other, far more lucrative skin in that game.
Fri, 25 Jan, 2019
Margaret Jennings speaks to a vibrant 72-year-old champion bodybuilder who believes we can reinvent ourselves at any age Josefina’s workout for mind, body, and spirit.
Fri, 16 Nov, 2018
US equity markets have passed the point which signified the longest bull run since the Second World War, writes
Fri, 07 Sep, 2018
A 24-year-old motorcyclist was almost five times over the legal limit when he crashed and died early on Christmas morning.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has described the US decision to quit the UN Human Rights Council as a “mistake”.
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018
The United States is withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council, the US ambassador to the world body said, calling it "an organisation that is not worthy of its name".
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
A lot riding on next week’s Opec meeting in Vienna.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018
Money managers who are reducing their bullish bets on oil are following a “dangerous” strategy, according to Goldman Sachs.
Fri, 18 May, 2018
Dustin Johnson got to world No 1 by combining scintillating wedge play with enormous power and precision iron play.
Fri, 11 May, 2018
Investigators believe prisoners started the blaze that killed 68 people in one of the worst jail fires in Venezuela's history by setting some mattresses on fire, the country's chief prosecutor said.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2018
Your morning bulletin...
Thu, 29 Mar, 2018
As Easter approaches most of us are looking forward to a weekend of indulgence centred on chocolate.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2018
Venezuela's constitutional assembly has ordered presidential elections by April 30 as the ruling socialist party seeks to consolidate its grip on power amid a worsening economic crisis.
Wed, 24 Jan, 2018
Oil prices edged higher to touch their highest levels since May 2015, supported by Opec-led production cuts and expectations that US crude inventories have dropped for an eighth week.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2018
In the run-up to multiple votes around the world in 2016, including the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote and the United States presidential election, social media companies like Facebook and Twitter systematically served large numbers of voters poor-quality information — indeed, often outright lies — about politics and public policy.
Tue, 02 Jan, 2018