Monday, September 24, 2018
A loose wire shaped like a noose just says so much The interchangeable men in the smart navy suits talk a great game, says Brendan O'Connor. But Irish people see beyond it SOLUTIONS, NOT SOUNDBITES: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for...
The truth about globalisation - and its mistaken discontents Critics of globalisation are barking up the wrong tree. The real danger is a reversal of openness, writes Dan O'Brien Trader Gregory Rowe feels the strain as he works on the floor...
EU's migration policy all at sea as Italy rocks boat The Aquarius saga shows Rome's populist government may outsmart Merkel and Macron, writes Paddy Agnew An Italian coastguard boat, left, approaches the refugee ship Aquarius in the Mediterranean last week. Photo:...
US 'green light' for Yemen attack will cause humanitarian disaster Far away from the melee, America may have quietly decided the fate of millions of Yemenis, writes Patrick Cockburn Hodeidah port's cranes are pictured from a nearby shantytown. Photo: Reuters The Trump...
Migrants rejected by Italy find haven in Spain The first migrant (far left) disembarks from the Italian coast guard boat the Dattilo. Photo: JOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images Rescued migrants turned away by Italy and Malta arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia...
India urged to probe killing of Kashmir reporter Shujaat Bukhari was shot dead by assailants on a motorbike who fired a volley of bullets towards him and his guards. Kashmiri men carry the coffin of Shujaat Bukhari (Dar Yasin/AP) Indian authorities have...
Half of first-time buyer home loans are being refused Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy. Photo: Doug O'Connor Just 455 home loans have been approved under a Government scheme set up to help first-time buyers access cheap credit. The Rebuilding Ireland Home Loan was...
Sinn Fein votes to liberalise access to abortion Mary Lou McDonald. Photo: Niall Carson/PA SINN Féin has voted to amend its policy so that TDs can support legislation allowing for abortion up to 12 weeks. Despite campaigning for repeal of the Eighth...
Trump: I did a great service in firing ex-FBI chief Comey The Justice Department’s internal watchdog released a 500-page report finding that former FBI director James Comey was ‘insubordinate’. US President Donald Trump criticised James Comey again (Niall Carson/PA) Former FBI director...
Young Conservative to become Colombia’s next president He is poised to be Colombia’s youngest president in more than a century when he takes office in August. Ivan Duque greets supporters after voting during the presidential run-off election (Fernando Vergara/AP) A young conservative...

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