On October 23rd and 24th, Russia hosted representatives from all 54 African countries at the first ever Russia-Africa summit, with the aim of improving partnership and trade links. This event shows that Russia is clearly seeking to further its influence in Africa. But why is Russia so interested in improving ties with African states?
Samantha Power arrived at her home city of Dublin and was greeted in Trinity College Dublin’s Regent’s House to rapturous applause. Although she’s best known for her government career in diplomacy, it is her staunch moral compass and dedication to humanitarian issues which have underpinned her career, and do so again in her memoir.
To help you understand the recent military attacks against the Kurdish population at the Syrian border, STAND News takes a look back at the history of the Islamic ethnic group.
It cannot be denied that homelessness is a devastating issue gripping contemporary Ireland, but perhaps the solution is closer than it seems.
The Direct Provision system must comes to an end as it violates several human rights. Especially, women’s right.
Venezuela is in the midst of a severe political and economic crisis and ripple effects of which are now felt at an alarming rate across the hemisphere.
Deepthi Suresh looks at how media coverage of migrations influence our own perceptions of refugees.
Rising inequalities and decrease in foreign aid funding are to blame for a rise in world hunger, writes Amyrose Forder.
When Sea Watch captain Carola Rakete forced her way into Lampedusa harbour to bring rescued refugees to the Italian shore, she became a symbol of defiance, write our editor Cassie.
In the DRC, the Ebola virus is not only spreading, but intervention has been made difficult by conflicts in some parts of the country.